Summary: An award-winning ICT-based early detection of Parkinson’s Disease aims to support healthcare sustainability and more personalised care for at-risk adults.

Population ageing, which entails an increasing share of older persons in the population, is a major global demographic trend, which will intensify during the twenty-first century (United Nations 2013). Increasing life expectancy raises the question of whether longer life spans result in more years of life in good health (expressed via the quality-adjusted life years [QALYs]), or whether it is associated with increased morbidity and more years spent in prolonged disability and dependency (expressed via the disabilityadjusted life years [DALYs] (Ezzati et al. 2006).

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