vCare will have an impact on various dimensions within and beyond the healthcare system. The main impacts are to be expected in patient-centered, social, technological and economic fields, as shown below.

The established ICT services will foster the innovative Virtual Coaching concept that will contribute to the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing (EIPonAHA) vision to increase the number of healthy life years of the European citizens by two until 2020. In particular, improving the coordination of all treatment and care participants and actively involving non-professional stakeholders should significantly delay the further progress of chronic diseases.