Healthcare DENMARK often receives queries on material and information about the Danish healthcare system and innovative solutions. Therefore, we are launching an ongoing series of information kits focusing on relevant themes within Danish healthcare.
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The first information kit about e-health is now available and we hope that this collection of slides, videos, and reports will inspire you.
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sundhed.dk is the public Danish e-health portal, where citizens and healthcare professionals can access patient medical records and information about healthcare services. This video illustrates how a combination of public infrastructure technology and a patient-centered focus makes Danish healthcare efficient and innovative.
The Nordic corporation in the field of healthcare relies heavily on innovation. That means that the Nordic countries share new ideas, new research, new technology, new solutions and work together in an extensive Nordic corporation to make this as best as possible for the patients. Watch this video and learn about innovative Nordic healthcare solutions.
Prehospital treatment is an important part of the Danish healthcare system. By combining the newest technologies with a patient-centered focus, medical staff is able to treat patients already during transport to the hospital. Watch this video (including German subtitles) to learn more about prehospital treatment in Denmark.
Denmark is a leading nation in the field of research and innovation. However, it can be a great challenge to transform research and innovation into implementable solutions. That is why a unique Living Lab concept for testing new ideas has been developed with the objective to speed up the process from research to implementation. Watch this video to learn about the innovative Danish Living Lab concepts.
Denmark has one of the most cost efficient healthcare sectors in the world. The Danish medtech industry has contributed to this leading position in terms of innovative solutions that improve healthcare and quality of life for patients, and at the same time benefit the society. Watch this video to learn how Denmark has achieved this status.
By 2040, one in four Danes will be 65 years or older. In order to keep a larger elderly population healthy and independent in the future, Denmark is moving towards more efficient elderly care, which empowers and supports senior citizens to stay healthy in their own home. This video illustrates how assisted living technology contributes to a more efficient elder care sector and empowers senior citizens.
The unique test facilities in CoLab Plug & Play are the first ever of their kind and allow companies, municipalities and hospitals to develop new healthcare technologies across sectors. Company product development time is shortened and streamlined while public policy makers have a solid foundation on which to base their investments. CoLab affords private companies the opportunity to test and develop their products in a realistic environment.
CoLab Denmark brings together and supports companies, public organizations, municipalities and hospitals in the process of development, testing and certification of technological healthcare products. The innovation process involves both citizens and medical personnel, and testing takes place in an authentic daily operation-like environment, which ensures that the product reaches a sufficient level of maturity before a potential implementation into operation is initiated.
CoLab Denmark is a specialist within healthcare technologies close to home and in public-private collaboration, and orchestrate and conduct tests that primarily focus on everyday life and create value across the health sector in collaboration with local stakeholders. As a meeting point and an accelerator, CoLab Denmark leads companies, municipalities and hospitals from idea to development through tests for implementation of technological healthcare solutions across sectors and local boundaries.
This video (including English subtitles) gives a short introduction to Danish healthcare, the general patient experience, and the solutions that make ours one of the most efficient healthcare sectors in the world.
Through public-private partnerships, Danish companies have gained great experience with innovative hospital construction. This video illustrates how state of the art design and equipment ensure a patient-centered focus throughout the hospital.
This video (including Chinese subtitles) gives a short introduction to Danish healthcare, the general patient experience, and the solutions that make ours one of the most efficient healthcare sectors in the world.
This video gives a short introduction to Danish healthcare, the general patient experience, and the solutions that make ours one of the most efficient healthcare sectors in the world.
The increasing productivity in Danish hospitals is primarily due to innovative hospital solutions, which make the overall treatment of patients, logistics, and IT more efficient. This short video showcases some examples of how IT and technology are used to reduce expenditures in the Danish healthcare sector.
Danish companies play a central role in improving healthcare, both nationally and internationally. In this video, CEO of Healthcare DENMARK, Hans Erik Henriksen, is interviewed together with three other experts about how exactly the Danish companies contribute to improving care.
Ivo Nelson is CEO of Next Wave Health, Chairman of Next Wave Connect, Board Member of iMDsoft, Chairman of Health Care Dataworks, and co-founder and previously Chairman of Encore Health Resources. In this video, we asked him what's significant in Danish healthcare.
Thomas Kibasi is partner at McKinsey & Company (UK), Associate Partner in the Health Systems Group of McKinsey & Company, Co-leader of McKinsey's research on innovative healthcare delivery, leader of McKinsey's relationships with the World Economic Forum, the Commonwealth Secretariat, and the Imperial Institute for Global Health Innovation. In this video, he tells his thoughts on what's so exciting about Danish healthcare.
Meg Hillier is a MP in the UK and member of the Digital Democracy Commission set up by the Speaker of the House of Commons. Moreover, she is a trustee of the charity War Memorials Trust and a member of the Digital Democracy Commission set up by the Speaker of the House of Commons. In this video, we asked her what other countries can learn from the Danish healthcare system.
Paul Grundy (MD, MPH, FACOEM, FACPM) is Global Director of IBM's Healthcare Transformation, he is a member of the Institute of Medicine, and recipient of the 2012 National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) Quality Award. In this video, he tells us what he thinks is so impressive about the Danish healthcare.
On October 27-28 in 2014, Healthcare DENMARK hosted the first international ambassador summit for thought leaders and experts within healthcare in Copenhagen. This short video sums up the entire event.
sundhed.dk is the public Danish e-health portal, where citizens and healthcare professionals access patient medical records and information about healthcare services. This video illustrates how a combination of public infrastructure technology and a patient-centered focus makes Danish healthcare efficient and innovative.
Prehospital treatment is an important part of the Danish healthcare system. By combining the newest technologies with a patient-centered focus, medical staff is able to treat patients already during transport to the hospital.
The presentation by Eric Hixson (Cleveland Clinic) from the Healthcare DENMARK session at HIMSS 2015 in Chicago.
The presentation by Helge Blindheim (The Norwegian Directorate of Health) from the Healthcare DENMARK session at HIMSS 2015 in Chicago.
The presentation by Claus Duedal Pedersen (Odense University Hospital) from the Healthcare DENMARK session at HIMSS 2015.
The presentation by Hans Erik Henriksen (CEO, Healthcare DENMARK) from the Healthcare DENMARK session at HIMSS 2015 in Chicago.
The presentation by Lars Hulbæk (MedCom) from the Healthcare DENMARK session at HIMSS 2015 in Chicago.
The presentation by Erik Jylling (Danish Regions) from the Healthcare DENMARK session at HIMSS 2015.
Denmark holds a leading position in providing high quality treatment and care within the field of dementia. Our position is based on a strong ambition to maintain dignity, safety and quality of life for people with dementia and their families. This White Paper introduces the Danish approach to dementia care based on the National Action Plan on Dementia 2025, and presents a broad range of unique Danish initiatives and solutions to the challenges in relation to dementia.Download report
Denmark has been working strategically with telehealth for years. At the core of these efforts are a number of small and large-scale telehealth projects carried out across the Danish healthcare sector. This White Paper describes some of Denmark’s most promising and successful telehealth concepts – along with the potential or documented gains for the patients as well as the healthcare system as a whole.Download report
This publication is issued by the Danish Ministry of Health and has been composed in close collaboration with healthcare DENMARK. Read about the organisation of health and elderly care in Denmark, patients’ rights, primary healthcare, hospitals, elderly care, psychiatric care, health promotion, digitisation and health data, medicines and pharmacies, financing of healthcare and elderly care, and the organisation of the Ministry of Health.Download report
In Denmark, the focus on hospital logistics has played an important role in achieving a 30 pct. increase in hospital productivity since 2003. This White Paper presents the Danish concept of Hospital Logistics including groundbreaking solutions that contribute to making Danish hospitals more efficient and improve patient safety and treatment quality.Download report
In the 2016 Digital Economy and Society Index, Denmark has an overall score of 0.68 and ranks 1st among all 28 EU member states, having improved slightly on last year’s top-ranking score. Danish citizens are the most advanced in the use of internet. 88 pct. of Danish internet users does e-banking and 82 pct. shops online. Read the full country profile on Denmark here.Download report
In DESI 2015, Denmark has an overall score of 0.68 and ranks 1st out of the 28 EU member states. Denmark has the most advanced use of digital public services, for example 69 pct. of internet users send return filled forms online to the public authorities. Read the full report here.Download report
This brochue presents the results and visions of the Danish non-profit cooperation, MedCom, between 2012 and 2013.Download report
Danish eHealth is top of its class internationally. The challenge ahead is to fully exploit the potential of these digital solutions in the treatment of patients, to ensure greater coherence between digitalization efforts across the healthcare sector, and to ensure greater visibility of outcomes. This report describes the prepared strategy for the Danish healthcare sector from 2013 to 2017.Download report
Executive summary, assessment and recommendations, 15 April 2013.Download report