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.

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.

NewIcon in Odense – OUH-deal on the way

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Uge 10 - NewIcon og OUH

NewIcon has established a Danish subsidiary, in which Hanne Hansen-Nord has begun as the Key Account Manager on 1 February, 2017. The first smart medicine cabinet trial unit will be installed at Odense University Hospital in the end of March 2017.

New robot ensures prompt results on blood tests

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New OUH is investing in new technology that provides patients with answers to their blood tests within a day. Via colour coding, the robot sorts the tests and sends one every 3 seconds to the lab. Both tissue- cell- and blood samples are handled more delicately and with fewer mistakes, which benefits the patient as well as the hospital.

Telemedicine is the future – can we keep up?

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Doctor, isolated on white backgroun,  holding digital tablet - E-Health

Bent Hansen, the chairman of the Danish Regions, wishes the launching of projects within telemedicine in the public sector were much further than it really is. The problem, Bent says to MedWatch, is the non-decision making of the public sector. It is one thing to be safe, and another thing to be slow, he says.