is a 5-year research and innovation project (April 2021 to March 2026) funded by the European Union within the framework of the H2020 Research and Innovation programme. The overall aim of GERONTE
is to improve quality of life – defined as well-being on three levels : global health status, physical functioning and social functioning- for older multimorbid patients, while reducing overall costs of care. To this end, GERONTE
will co-design, test, and prepare for deployment an innovative cost-effective patient-centred holistic health management system, hereafter referred to as the GERONTE
intervention will rely on an ICT based application, Holis™, for real-time collection and integration of standardised clinical and home patient-reported data. This data will be available to a
(HPC) consisting of all physicians and health professionals managing the same multimorbid patient, led by a referral physician and which will act as a
intervention will be demonstrated in the context of care of multimorbid patients having cancer as a dominant morbidity, and be versatile to any other combination of morbidities.
to implement the proposed patient-centred intervention in at least 10 European countries representative of contrasted health system organisations– besides Belgium, the Netherlands and France where
will be performed, so as to fuel their replication and scale-up for the benefit of the European economy and society as a whole.