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Digital services of the Trentino healthcare system: TS4.0 and councilors Segnana and Spinelli discuss them with Minister Colao today

27/05/2021 By

As part of the Government’s broader effort to promote the sharing of good practices between Regions, an online institutional meeting was held this morning between the Minister for Technological Innovation and Digital Transition, Vittorio Colao, the representatives of the Ministry of Health, of the State General Accounting Office/MEF and Sogei (Società Generale d’Informatica SpA – the Information Technology company of the Ministry of Economy and Finance), the councilor for health, social policies, disability and family, Stefania Segnana, the councilor for economic development, research and labor, Achille Spinelli, the general manager of the Department of health and social policies, Giancarlo Ruscitti, the general manager of the Trento province Healthcare System, Pier Paolo Benetollo, FBK’s Secretary General, Andrea Simoni, and representatives of TrentinoSalute4.0.
The aim of the meeting was to present the TreC ecosystem (Citizen’s Clinical Records) and the digital health innovations adopted in the province of Trento. At the end, Minister Colao said he was willing to further explore the topic in a future meeting, with a specific focus on artificial intelligence.

The TreC platform that is currently used in Trentino by over 150 thousand people and allows access to the Electronic Health Records (FSE) integrated with telemedicine functions, and to the other online services of the Trento Province Healthcare System, was presented to the minister and officials during the meeting. Also, the operation of the TreC portal, the TreC_FSE app and the clinical dashboard of TreC Cardiologia were illustrated with a demo.

“Today’s opportunity” – pointed out councilor Segnana – “allowed Minister Colao to experience first hand our technologies and show that the digital health model implemented in Trentino through TrentinoSalute4.0 can really provide services close to citizens and local communities, designed and built starting from the real needs of the population”. “The technologies that we develop and test here” – added Ruscitti – “allow Trentino to represent a national laboratory of innovation in Italian digital healthcare”.

Councilor Achille Spinelli reminded everybody that “to guarantee quality health services it is necessary to continue investing in innovation and research. A work of non-stop growth, which can allow us to explore new frontiers, also through the use of artificial intelligence. Healthcare is certainly one of the areas that more than ever can benefit from the potential of these tools, with the aim of responding more effectively to the needs of citizens”.

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Marzia Lucianer: Marzia Lucianer, giornalista scientifica, responsabile Press Office and Digital Communication di TrentinoSalute4.0