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Virtual study tour

This site presents a virtual study tour of digital health in Norway. These insights were collected and curated from 2021 to 2023.

You will find information, web articles and videos with examples of the digitalisation of healthcare services in different parts of Norway. We have talked to researchers at universities and hospitals about the ways technological tools and digital home care change workflows in health systems. It can improve how support and care is being delivered to citizens, ensuring a more personalised and holistic approach. Government directorates share some strategic roadmaps for health innovation. They also discuss how the health services can benefit from using artificial intelligence to improve prevention, prediction, diagnosis and treatment.

The knowledge products are created as part of a project where we collaborate with the Ministry of Health in Poland: Tackling social inequalities in health with the use of e-health and telemedicine solutions.

The project is funded by Norway grants.

Learning from each other

Welcome to this site. Here, you will find examples of Norwegian innovations in healthcare. This video with Eirin Rødseth and Lene Lundberg, Norwegian Centre for E-health Research, gives you an overview of the content.

Virtual study tour: News

Step up your leadership with Step Up

Shaping the future of healthcare requires leadership. The responsibility can feel tough and lonely, but with Step Up you get help to lead yourself and others in innovation.

21-12-2023

Create better healthcare services with Step Up

The future of healthcare requires effective solutions that truly work. Step Up is a way of working that increases the likelihood of success for innovation projects.

20-12-2023

Online event 11 October - Digital divide

Our next Open Day takes place on 11 October. Join us online, to hear about the consequences digitalisation in healthcare has for non-digital citizens.

26-09-2023

Five steps towards successful e-health

Bodø municipality has a lot of experience with welfare technology and remote care. What is the secret behind a successful project and a smooth transition to daily operations?

13-07-2023

Can be independent longer

Norwegian health authorities agree that remote care and monitoring is here to stay. Municipalities are responsible for making it happen and the national government assists with guidance and financing.

28-04-2023

Municipalities embrace radical innovation to cope with an ageing population

The sharp increase in the number of elderly people and the shortage of health personnel require new digital solutions for health and care services.

10-04-2023

The patients who track and report their own data

“What do you want to be able to do?” This important question is how the remote care and monitoring service in Larvik municipality in Norway starts a conversation with a potential patient. How does remote care and monitoring work?

01-02-2023

People must be trained in using digital technology in care

It is urgent that we create societies that are good for everyone to live in. People are now being trained for new health technology jobs. These professions of the future hardly exist yet, but are already important.

12-01-2023

Technology can lead to inclusion, but also exclusion

As the world around us becomes more digital, we often hear about how technology can be used to increase inclusion. However, according to Margunn Aanestad, professor in e-health at the University of Agder, technology can also increase exclusion. A report from the Norwegian Institute for Adult Learning showed that roughly 600 000 Norwegians are non-digital, and at risk of being excluded from the digital society.

25-06-2022

Digital outpatient services - focusing on the person, not the diagnosis

Moving health services home to people can have several positive effects. Researchers are studying patients with different diagnoses, to investigate the usefulness of communicating via an app with healthcare professionals. In this article, researcher Heidi Holmen at Oslo University Hospital and project manager Anna Hurrød in Dignio are interviewed.

17-05-2022
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