5G4Healthcare is one of the six research projects funded in the context of the 5G Innovation Programme of the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure.
The objective of the project funded by the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure is to explore the feasibility, possibilities and limits in the field of improving the effectiveness and efficiency of healthcare in rural areas to derive recommendations for action for scalable solutions through 5G technology. Under the leadership of the Technical University of Applied Sciences Amberg-Weiden, the use of 5G in the two use cases of Integrated care and Home care are designed (phase 1), implemented in model form (phase 2), tested and evaluated (phase 3). The new 5G mobile communications standard forms the basis for innovative medical care and services such as ECG real-time transmission from the ambulance, robot-assisted operations and remote monitoring and analysis of patient vital signs. From the results of the project, new solutions are to be developed that serve as a blueprint for a consistent and reliable digital health-supported medical care approach in rural areas.