The Fontane Study, with GETEMED as Lead Technical Coordinator, has now come to a successful completion.
The recently completed Fontane Study has scientifically demonstrated that telemedicine saves the lives of patients suffering from congestive heart failure. In addition, the study verified that the approach is suitable for patient living in both rural and metropolitan regions. Over a five year period, more than 1,500 patients took part in the study, which was performed by the Charité University Clinic in Berlin together with numerous medical and technology partners in close co-operation with two major health insurance providers. More information can be found on: http://www.gesundheitsregion-fontane.de/?p=874
The excellent results further motivate us to continue our commitment to develop innovative products and services for telemedical applications with the aim of making telemedicine part of the standard care setting for chronically ill patients. Recent breakthroughs in the field of artificial intelligence further encourage new approaches in patient treatment, so that hopefully patients can benefit from this form of care in the foreseeable future.