chapter  5
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Building a Health Support Ecosystem through Links Across Industry, Academia and Government

ByMITSURU KODAMA

In local societies in the 21st century, the effective use of ICT in achieving local revitalization, especially in the creation of virtual communities in the fields of medical care, welfare and health, has been an important issue in the creation of new value within and between communities. Remote-area medical and home care support utilizing ICT have the potential to build new health support ecosystems.