CCTR's mission is to develop innovative end-to-end solutions that will enable extramural diagnosis, monitoring, coaching and treatment, to provide scientifically sound knowledge on how this technology can be safely and effectively used in new concepts of care and care relate prevention,  and as a  whole implemented  in daily life and  care practice, and  to  make  a significant  contribution  to  economic  activity  in  this field.

Projects

Title: Acare2move
Projectleader: Mirjam Vollenbroek-Hutten, m.vollenbroek@rrd.nl
Abstract:
This Telerehabilitation project focuses on the iterative design, implementation and evaluation of a remote monitoring and treatment (RMT) service for patients with cancer who have undergone thoracic or abdominal surgery for  lung-, liver-, esophageal-, stomach, pancreatic or colorectal cancer.

Title: ADMIRE
Projectleader: Ton Rövekamp, ton.rovekamp@tno.nl
Abstract:
The question is: “Can we transfer medical care in a safe way to a home setting without loss of quality of care?” The goal is to develop and implement a Disease Management System, including medical devices, that offers support for selfmanagement as education, self-monitoring, storing of measurements including interpretation and feedback compared with personal guidelines. An evidence based best practice for implementation in the home setting in the context of selfmanegement components will be developed.  Besides a blood pressure device, a new medical device for self measurement of creatinine will be introduced in this study.

Title: AlwEN -Ambient Living with Embedded Networks
Projectleader: Lex van Gijsel, lex.van.gijsel@devlab.nl
Abstract:
Within ALwEN boby sensors, environment sensors and mobile networks and telemedicine are combined. The goal is to lift the WSN technology to a commercial level with a period of three years.
The developed technology is evaluated within an experiment with the following research question: Can we get a reliable insight in the ADL-activities (Activities of Daily Living) of a user by using WSN technology?

Title: ASHLEY, Artificial intelligent Systems-approach network for Healthy Life by Empowering Yourself
Projectleader: Jan van Erp, jan.vanerp@tno.nl
Abstract:
Developing methods that enhance patients’ ability of self help with regards to life style and health.

Title: Biosensing
Projectleader: Rianne Pas, r.pas@mumc.nl
Abstract:
The main goal of project Biosensing is further developing existing technology that is able to measure and interpret human bio-parameters from a distance. The existing technology will be integrated into prototypes that can be applied in hospitals and if possible extramural such as in home environments. Next to that sport applications for the same technology will be explored.

Title: BraveHealth, Patient Centric Approach for an Integrated, Adaptive, Context Aware Remote Diagnosis and Management of Cardiovascular Diseases
Projectleader: B.J. van Beijnum, b.j.f.vanbeijnum@utwente.nl
Abstract:
To transform a passive patient to an informed consumer, selecting wellness maintenance and treatment from a collaborative global healthcare community that provides personalized evidence based care. Remote monitoring, diagnostics, risk assessment and lifestyle change support for patients with chronic cardiovascular disease.

Title: CoCo
Projectleader: Rianne Huis in t Veld, r.huisintveld@rrd.nl
Abstract:
This project is aimed at enlarging CoCo, a fitness coach, by including CoCo in regional care programs related to COPD, pain and hip/knee cases.

Title: COPDdotCOM
Projectleader: Hermie Hermens, h.hermens@rrd.nl
Abstract:
Design, develop and demonstrate a proto typ self management system that supports diseasemanangement of COPD. The focus is on technological development and demonstration.

Title: Dried Blood Spot (BloedSpot)
Projectleader: Rianne Pas, r.pas@mumc.nl
Abstract:
The aim of the project is developing a quick and safe modus operandi and service for analyzing, data processing and logistics regarding determining medical and forensic data from blood values using the DBS method.  The goal is to develop proof of concepts of both devices and modus operandi for High Throughput and PoC applications.

Title: e-Cardio care
Projectleader: Anita Lieverdink, anita.lieverdink@tno.nl
Abstract:
e-Cardio Care is about telemonitoring including instruction, education and feedback for CHF patients using the setop box that is connected to a TV with a scale and blood pressure-/ heartbeat measurer that automatically transfers results.

Title: eLabEL
Projectleader: Luc de Witte, luc.dewitte@zuyd.nl
Website: www.caretechnologyresearch.nl/elabel

Abstract: Within eLabEL ten primary care centres will be established as Living Lab. In co-creation with health care professionals and patients from these Living Labs care technologies will be selected, implemented and integrated in the primary care centres. The aims of the study are:

  1. To monitor the impact of using care technologies as part of the care process from a patient, professional and organizational perspective.
  2. To study technical barriers and opportunities that arise when introducing different care technologies in primary care centres and integrating these technologies into the IT infrastructure of the centres.
  3. To study optimal strategies for implementation of care technologies in primary care.

Title: The Innovative Medical Devices Initiative (IMDI)
Projectleader: Hermie Hermens, h.hermens@rrd.nl
Website:
http://www.imdi.nl/
Abstract: The aim of the IMDI project is to develop new technologies in order to meet the challenges of the aging population and increasing healthcare costs. The development of these technologies is conducted by a consortium of eight Centres of Reseache Excellence (CoRE’s). CCTR is one of the members of this consortium.

Title: Primary care innovation psychosocial symptoms
Projectleader: Mark Spigt, m.spigt@maastrichtuniversity.nl
Abstract:
What are the effects of a new integrated diagnose structure via internet and the accompanying treatment advises regarding clinical recovery and the cost effectiveness compared with the ordinary care for patients with psychosocial issues?

Title: Eolus
Projectleader: Sharon Prins, sharon.prins@tno.nl
Abstract:
Would it be possible when artificial respiration is applied at home to perform the setting- monitoring and telecare process in a safe and effective way at the patients home? We will examine the medical, economical, social and technical feasibility.

Title: EurSafety Health-net
Projectleader: J. van Gemert-Pijnen, j.e.w.c.pijnen@utwente.nl
Abstract:
Improving cross-border patient safety by antibiotic stewardship in public health and hospital care. A 4 year phd-research track using e-health Roadmap (development and implementation).Via co creation with stakeholders and business modeling technology will be developed from within the targetgroup. As well as business models that will be developed for the implementation.

Title: FOVEA Food Valley Eating Administrator/adviser
Projectleader: Dr Val Jones, V.M.Jones@utwente.nl
Abstract:
Investigate how best to influence eating, drinking and exercise behavior in order to improve health in a sustainable way. General advice on health eating has a very limited effect. Public information campaigns about the serious health consequences of unhealthy eating and drinking have had little or no effect in changing behavior.

Title: IMPAC3T (Improving Management of Patients with Acute Cough by C-reactive protein point-of-care testing and Communication Training)
Projectleader: Jochen Cals, j.cals@maastrichtuniversity.nl
Abstract:
The aim of the study is to assess the effect of general practitioners (GP) use of CRP point-of-care (PoC) testing and GP communication skills training on consultation frequency for new respiratory tract infections (RTI) and use of antibiotics of patients originally recruited for the IMPAC3T trial, over a median follow-up period of 3 years.

Title: IS-ACTIVE (Inertial Sensing Systems for Advanced Chronic Condition Monitoring and Risk Prevention)
Projectleader: P. Havinga, p.j.m.havinga@utwente.nl
Abstract:
Design, develop and demonstrate a proto type care solution for patients with chronic disease, supporting their physical fitness using mobile sensor technology.

Title: It’s Life!
Projectleader: Luc de Witte, l.dewitte@maastrichtuniversity.nl
Abstract:
The aim of this project is further developing, testing and proving the effectiveness of a device that measures movements and provides feedback to COPD and diabetes patients about their own motion-behavior. The aim of this device is to help COPD and diabetes patients to be more active. Next to that we will examine in which way the general practitioners or physiotherapists can make optimal use of this device and what type of supervision they should give accordingly.

Title: Monitoring Frailty
Projectleader: Luc de Witte, l.dewitte@maastrichtuniversity.nl
Abstract:
How to develop a simple technical system that can monitor physical frailty indicators in the course of time, which is a technically feasible possibility and practical in use for the target group ‘elderly with early indications of frailty’?

Title: MUST, Effectiveness of ultrasound imaging in general practice: optimising the management of patients with non-chronic shoulder pain. Maastricht Ultrasound Shoulder pain Trial
Projectleader: Rob de Bie, ra.debie@maastrichtuniversity.nl
Abstract:
What are the effects of diagnostic echography and the accompanying treatment decisions on clinical recovery and the costs, compared to the usual care of patients with non-chronic shoulder pain?

Title: High Tech Health Farm NociTRACK
Projectleader: J. Buitenweg, J.R.Buitenweg@utwente.nl
Abstract:
Clinical Proof of Concept of large scale monitoring hyperalgesie with regards to pain management and prevention of chronic pain and the implementation of a measure system for hyperalgesie monitoring in clinical practice (with regards to replication and product development).

Title: Niet-invasieve markers in uitademingslucht als nieuwe techniek voor een vroege diagnose van astma en voor vroegdetectie van exacerbaties/infecties
Projectleader: Edward Dompeling, e.dompeling@maastrichtuniversity.nl
Abstract:
What non-invasive substances can predict asthma at an early age? (The ADEM study, Asthma Detection and Monitoring.)

Title: PERISCOPE
Projectleader: Ton Rövekamp, ton.rovekamp@tno.nl
Abstract:
PERISCOPE aims at innovating ICT components in self management systems. The focus is put on the issue of health information within the framework of self management and the human-machine interaction. The research question is: in which way can personalization and contextualism of information contribute to the effectiveness of self management support systems based on eHealth?
Based on a  framework model for selfmanagement, including use cases for diabetes and kidney disease an evidence based best practice for implementation of personalization and contextualism in the context of selfmanegement components will be developed.

Title: Rosetta
Projectleader: Irek Karkowski, irek.karkoswki@tno.nl
Abstract:
How can we help chronic patients with Alzheimers or Parkinsons to live longer independently in a safe way?

Title: SENIOR
Projectleader: J.Ingenbleek, Jan-Willem.Ingenbleek@centric.eu
Abstract:
The main goal of the project is researching and developing of sensor- and communication technology in order to measure and recognize physical activity in so called “free living conditions” for elderly. The measurements are used for diagnostics, prevention, warning and training.

Title: SMARCOS
Project leader: R. op den Akker, infrieks@ewi.utwente.nl
Abstract:
Which factors determine interusability of multi-device remote monitoring and coaching service systems and what is the effect of the use of embodied human like interfaces on therapy adherence and usefulness? User centered design,
iterative development of  personal coaching service system with context-aware feedback.

Title: Tailored telemonitoring in patients with heart failure (the TEHAF-study)
Projectleader: A. Gorgels, t.gorgels@maastrichtuniversity.nl
Abstract:
What are the effects of telemonitoring on the need for care and the costs?
What are the effects of telemonitoring on therapy loyalty, self-efficiency and quality of life?
Are there significant determinants that influence the use of telemonitoring?

Title: Telecare at Home
Projectleader: N. Oudshoorn, n.e.j.oudshoorn@utwente.nl
Abstract:
Anticipating conflicting norms in telemonitoring technologies for chronic patients. How can telemonitoring technologies be developed that carefully balance between surveillance by technological devices and control and autonomy of patients and nurses?

Title: Teledermatology
Projectleader: J. van Gemert-Pijnen, j.e.w.c.pijnen@utwente.nl
Abstract:
How can teledermatology improve homecare via early diagnosis and preventions of complications (infections)? Business modeling (roadmap eHealth) for needs assessment, value specification; technical requirements and business models for design of technology (mobile).

Title: U-Care – User-tailored Care services platform
Projectleader: Marten van Sinderen, m.j.vansinderen@utwente.nl
Abstract:
Is it possible – from a technical and economical point of view- to provide elderly with ICT based care solutions in their home environment?

Title: UCR4W – User Centric Reasoning for Work en Well-being
Projectleader: Wessel Kraaij, (Marten van Sinderen, m.j.vansinderen@utwente.nl)
Abstract:
What technological innovations are needed and feasible in order to better support healthy working and living?

Title: Tailored Care
Projectleader: Charles Willems, C.G.M.H.Willems@hszuyd.nl
Abstract:
What are the effects of the use of the QuietCare system for clients and caregivers? By making use of infra red motion sensors the QuietCare system automatically and passively monitors activity in the elderly’ home. Whenever larger distortions are detected in the daily pattern of the elder or in possible unsafe situations, care givers of the responsible care organization are alarmed.