Australia inspired by Danish digital health, hospital IT and education

October 05, 2019
On October 3-4, 2019, delegates from Western Health from Australia visited Odense and Copenhagen to gain insight in Danish digital health and hospital IT and education.

The visit started at Odense University Hospital with an introduction to the Danish healthcare sector and the Odense University Hospital and New Odense University Hospital. Here, the delegation got introduced to the use and implementation of welfare technology and robot technology.

Afterwards, the visitors learned about Systematic Service Logistic and the improvement of fundamental service functions at the hospital as well as demand of better service, increased productivity, and task Management solutions. Before wrap-up and dialogue, the delegation was given a guided tour at the hospital.

Hereafter, the delegation arrived at University of Southern Denmark and got introduced to the Department for Sport Science and clinical biomechanics. Furthermore, the delegates learned about treatment and prevention, and how the Center for Muscle and Joint health has initiated an international network with collaboration between different professions in treatment and prevention of muscle and joint disorders. Rounding off the day, was a guided tour at the University.

On October 4, the delegates visited Copenhagen Health Tech Hub Copenhagen & Cerebriu. Here the visitors got insight in the vision of Health Tech Copenhagen and how Cerebriu improves global healthcare by helping radiology using AI solutions. After, the visitors arrived at ‘Center for Sundhed og Samfund’ and learned about how the Epital Concept works and helps keeping patients out of hospitals. Before heading back to Australia, the delegates got insight in health and digital health literacy, how it can be addressed, and how the staff can be trained and certified.

The visit was organized and hosted by Healthcare DENMARK. For more information about this visit, please contact Chief Consultant Anne Beck Henriksen.

If you are interested in visiting Denmark and seeing these or other Danish healthcare initiatives yourself, please do not hesitate to request a visit. Healthcare Denmark will tailor a program to your specific preferences.