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Denmark - the Key to World Class Life Science

April 23, 2019

The Danish life sciences industry is one of the most important sectors in the Danish economy. Recognized internationally for innovative products and services, Danish companies are global leaders in the treatment of diseases such as diabetes, depression, Alzheimer’s, skin diseases and allergies as well as leaders in medtech areas such as hearing aids, disposable medical devices, and innovative medtech supplies and products. This publication gives an introduction to the Danish approach to world class life science.

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White Paper: Nordic Smart Digital Health

March 13, 2019

Nordic Welfare Solutions is one of six flagship projects under the Nordic prime ministers’ initiative “Nordic Solutions to Global Challenges” and aims at paving the way for increased export through Nordic cooperation, stronger Nordic branding, and storytelling. This white paper presents some of the smart digital health solutions developed and implemented in the Nordic countries with the purpose to, among other things, help patients monitor and manage their own conditions and improve treatment and diagnostics.

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White Paper: Emergency Medical Services

February 04, 2019

During the past few decades, Emergency Medical Services (EMS) have come to play an increasingly important role in the Danish healthcare system. This White Paper presents some of the key features of Denmark’s EMS system, focusing on the transformation it has undergone in recent decades. It also introduces a broad range of innovative solutions that contribute to providing life-saving emergency medical care to all citizens.

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White Paper: Denmark - A dementia friendly society

April 19, 2018

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.

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White Paper: Denmark - A telehealth nation

April 06, 2018

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.

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Healthcare in Denmark - an overview

March 21, 2017

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.

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White Paper: Hospital Logistics

February 09, 2017

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.

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Digital Economy and Society Index 2016

February 29, 2016

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.

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Digital Economy and Society Index 2015

March 02, 2015

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.

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MedCom - How Things Turned Out

April 24, 2014

This brochue presents the results and visions of the Danish non-profit cooperation, MedCom, between 2012 and 2013.

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Making eHealth Work - National Strategy for Digitalization of the Danish Healthcare Sector 2013-2017

September 05, 2013

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.

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OECD reviews of health care quality: Denmark

April 15, 2013

Executive summary, assessment and recommendations, 15 April 2013.

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