AIDAVA: Eurice Joins New EU Research Project Aiming to Automate Curation and Publishing of Personal Health Data Through Artificial Intelligence
The European Commission has set itself an ambitious goal: by 2030 citizens shall have full possession of their data, including health data, and have the necessary skills for making competent decisions about that data. However, reuse of personal health care data is particularly difficult as each individual’s data is typically scattered across different clinics, surgeries or hospitals and, increasingly, across providers of medical devices and personal health apps. In addition, much information is still in paper and in narrative form. Despite attempts to streamline and modernise health data management systems, seamless access and use of high-quality and integrated personal health data remains challenging for individual patients, health care providers, researchers, public health authorities and national insurances across Europe. Additionally, the data curation and publishing process of legacy data keeps being costly, time-consuming and manageable only by experts. As a consequence, much of the available personal health data is neither curated nor reusable for advanced algorithms supporting preventive and personalised medicine and clinical research; an unfortunate situation considering the wealth of information personal health data holds for entire healthcare systems.
Novel tools and AI-powered applications to innovate health data management
“The new research project AIDAVA sets out for a quantum leap in automating personal health data curation and publishing by orchestrating multiple Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based solutions. We at Eurice are proud to complement the 14 consortium partners with our expertise in project management as well as communication, dissemination and innovation management strategies to drive the research further in a field that promises to revolutionise healthcare management in a way that allows for a greater focus on patients’ health and wellbeing”, says Jörg Scherer, Managing Director of Eurice.
The project officially started on the 1st of September 2022 and will run for a duration of four years with a budget of EUR 8.6 million, 7.7 million of which will be funded by the European Union’s Horizon Europe Research and Innovation Programme. AIDAVA is coordinated by Maastricht University, The Netherlands.
For more information, please visit www.aidava.eu.