Itway’s e-Health data governance
the new APP for remote monitoring of COVID-19 patients
Ravenna, 2 April 2020 – Itway SpA, a company listed on the MTA segment of Borsa Italiana, active in the IT, Cyber Security and Artificial Intelligence (AI) sector, announces that it has presented, through its parent company Be Innova, to the Ministry of Innovation and Digitization, as part of the Telemedicine and Monitoring Systems for Contrast COVID-19 initiative, a new digital solution (APP) aimed at monitoring individual patients directly at their homes, able to quickly intercept any critical signals regarding the pandemic, and at the same time giving patients a greater sense of security and proximity to healthcare facilities.
The presentation of the digital solution with the addition of an APP was made possible thanks to the experience gained with the SMARTYS (Smart Monitoring & Archiving Remote TechnologY System) product, the result of huge investments started in 2014 and still underway, in the context of the most large ADAPT project (Accessible Data for Accessible Proto-Types in Social Sector) co-financed by MIUR, within the SMART CITIES AND COMMUNITIES AND SOCIAL INNOVATION programs, projects outlined to improve the services and quality of the communities in which we live and social innovation , thanks to technological research.
e-Health Data Governance: SMARTYS is a product that allows you to integrate the services provided by the National Health Service, by the welfare associations, by non-profit organizations and by private entities operating in the health sector, with continuous monitoring of patients directly at their own house, ensuring high Cyber Security standards in communication and in the exchange of sensitive information. SMARTYS sales forecasts for the three-year period 2020-2022 will amount to approximately Euro 2 million.
“Today more than ever, all of us are in the war trench called to fight against the ongoing pandemic.” declares G. Andrea Farina, President and CEO of the Itway Group, “Especially when Italian citizens are required to stay at home and not go to the hospital except for very serious reasons, it is necessary to integrate and move the control operated by Public Healthcare, following patients at their homes, quickly picking up any critical signs, and at the same time guaranteeing patients a greater sense of tranquility and proximity to healthcare facilities. This can be done through an App with remote monitoring technologies of the daily behaviors and some health parameters of the subjects, combined with the control services through safe and reliable structures in charge, available 24 hours a day “.
SMARTYS is a product that allows the collection of data from sensors and devices installed in users’ homes, integrated with the medical records of patients held in hospital and care facilities. It is a decision support tool for the optimization of tele-assistance and tele-support services for patients (Digital Social Sensor – DSS) with modularity and interoperability of regional social-health files with the heterogeneous systems used by local authorities ; security and integration of critical emergency infrastructures and the provision of social and health services in 24/7/365 mode (CERT PAL);
The digital solution is composed of:
– wearable devices, equipped with non-invasive sensors, which can be used both at home and not, to collect position, movement, physiological and biomechanical data;
– App for the patient, and his family members, to provide useful information and collect additional data not available from the sensors;
– platform with data collection, analysis and processing functions with control and alarm systems used for integrated monitoring purposes.
For the information version of the App, identification is not required, while for the service version, the identification of patients takes place in compliance with the EU – GDPR.
This press release is available at the Company’s registered office, on the Company’s website at www.itway.com and at the authorized centralized storage mechanism “Emarket Storage”, managed by Spafid Connect SpA, which can be consulted at www.emarketstorage.com.
Founded in Ravenna on 4th July 1996, Itway S.p.A. he is the head of a group that operates in the IT sector for the design, production and distribution of technologies and solutions in the field of cybersecurity, artificial intelligence (AI) cloud computing and big data. For over 25 years, the group has been the point of reference in the area of Digital Transformation solutions and services. Since 2001 Itway has been listed on the Italian stock exchange.
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