Welfare technology saves municipalities half a billion

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Talking old lady through her medication

A recent study from Local Government Denmark (KL) concludes that the use of welfare technology has saved the municipalities over 500 million DKK from 2014 to 2016. A survey in the study also shows that the nursing staff’s work environment has improved as well as patients’ sense of security and quality.

SMOOTH project receives 11 million

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The robot fetches water, picks up laundry and follows the elderly to lunch. At the same time the robot can interpret emotions like fatigue. Scientists from SDU are developing this robot in collaboration with the municipality of Køge and Patient@home, which will be ready to use in nursing homes in 2 years.

WHINN 2017 – Value-based Healthcare Conference

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At this year’s WHINN, you have the opportunity the conference of Value-based Healthcare, where the innovation accelerators as augmented and virtual reality, next generation security, 3D printing, IOT, Cognitive and Robotics will be introduced and debated.

Multi Tower Robot secures 1 million Euro Investment

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In February 2017, Blue Ocean Robotics unveiled the plans for the innovative mobile patient-moving robot, Multi Tower Robot, designed to transfer patients carefully and without using fixed overhead lifts. The robot is now spun-out into an independent company, Multi Tower Company, after the completed Seed investment round. 

Care staff involvement makes implementation easier

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The biggest challenge for welfare technology companies is not the actual development of new products and solution – it’s the implementation of the technology in the day-to-day operation. Suma Care from Odense is aware of this challenge and has attempted to preempt it by collaborating with other companies to get input from the care staff and thereby further developing their … Read More

Nursing staff needs specializing within dementia technology

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Geriatric doctor taking care of elderly man with dementia.

Dementia costs the Danish society 24 billion kroner each year. Welfare technology can ease the economic pressure and give dementia patients a better life, but this must go hand in hand with the specialization of the nursing staff. That is the goal of a new Danish-German dementia collaboration.