According to the World Health Organization, at least 80 % of…
What is Future Care Finland?
Future Care Finland is a platform that highlights Finnish innovations, technologies and applications that aim to facilitate customized patient care. The current examples are focused on future possibilities of individualized cancer care.Read more
Future Care Finland platform is developed and maintained by Medaffcon.
The focus of health care is shifting from reactive treatment of diseases to their prevention. Sophisticated systems biology approaches, where longitudinal data collected from multiple different sources is analysed using new measurement and visualisation technologies, as well as computational and mathematical tools, are expected to further increase our understanding of factors impacting on early transitions from health to disease.
Accumulating knowledge of predisposing genetic alterations, disease pathogenesis and specific risk factors facilitates prevention, detection of diseases in earlier stage and development of personalized treatments. Preventive healthcare pilot projects, which in Finland include e.g. GeneRisk and Digital Health Revolution and abroad e.g. The Hundred Person Wellness Projects, SciLifeLab Wellness Profiling study and Digital health study utilizing wearable biosensors, have raised awareness of individuals´ own role in the management of health, by providing people actionable information of their personal risk factors together with the health behaviour coaching.