The PIQ research project (“Pflege im Quartier”) aims for optimizing communication and patient-centered care for elderly people by implementing a digital, patient-centered care platform, with particular attention is paid to the consideration of ethical, legal and social issues. In this work, an instrument for the ethical evaluation of social-technical arrangement was used to map features of the platform with ethical concerns. The results include precise ethical questions based on scenarios identified and possible solutions to address them, regarding the ethical and privacy issues. These insights will be continuously integrated in the future system design and implementation as well as research.
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