Challenges in personalized systems for Personal Health Care

Fernandez-Llatas C., Martinez-Romero A., Bianchi A. M. , Henriques J., Carvalho P., Traver V.

3rd IEEE EMBS International Conference on Biomedical and Health Informatics (IEEE BHI), Nevada, United States Of America, 24 - 27 February 2016, pp.356-359 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • City: Nevada
  • Country: United States Of America
  • Page Numbers: pp.356-359


Personalization is one of the drivers to deal with the sustainability of the health care systems in Eastern or Western countries. This position paper presents a set of challenges in personalized systems for Personal Health Care, especially in the field of cardiovascular diseases. Authors present the LINK initiative to push for this paradigm change, moving from personal to personalized health care, pointing different actions that need to be addressed. Therefore, a wellfocused strategy on big data, behavioral aspects, translational research and patient empowerment can pave the way for a real Personalized Health Care in a very close future.