Better Health and Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) from a global, regional and local economic perspective
AbstractAssisting technologies aim to provide more support in the meeting of one's daily needs and the preservation of one's autonomy and quality of life. Continual developments in medicine, medical equipment, nursing and medical care are assumed to lead to new types of care being created. A high degree of social and economic relevance has been attributed to assisting technologies, as well as information and communication systems, by scientists and politicians alike, particularly in connection with the development, promotion and organization of so-called senior-friendly environments and with ambient assisted living (AAL).
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Date of creation: Jul 2009
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economic development; ambient assisted living; health care system; assisting technologies; health care; new technologies; health economy;
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- Eberhardt, Birgid & Fachinger, Uwe & Henke, Klaus-Dirk, 2009. "Better health and ambient assisted living (AAL) from a global, regional and local economic perspective," Discussion Papers 2009/3, Technische Universität Berlin, School of Economics and Management.
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