Rationale of a study for patient empowerment and shared decision support for cardiorenal syndrome

Rimsevicius, Laurynas ; Stundys, Domantas ; Bileisiene, Neringa ; Miglinas, Marius ; Sukackiene, Diana ; Vaskeviciute, Loreta ; Pouliliou, Stamatia ; Papazoglou, Dimitrios ; Zagkas, Konstantinos ; Roumeliotis, Stefanos ; Drosatos, George ; Passadakis, Ploumis ; Kaldoudi, Eleni (2016-10)


Early detection and aggressive management of underlying causes and comorbidities are the most important aspects of cardiorenal syndrome. Preventing progression to end stage renal and/or cardiac deficiency may improve quality of life and help save health care costs. CARRE (Personalized patient empowerment and shared decision support for cardiorenal disease and comorbidities, EU-FP7 funded project, no.611140) employs internet aware sensors and sources of medical evidence to compile a variety of personalized alerting, planning and educational services. Within this project, patients are empowered and can make shared informed decisions.

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