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Patient@home – Future Welfare Technological Solutions

Patient@home is public-private collaboration project between healthcare personnel, patients, private companies and research institutions. The partners have joined forces to optimise the course of treatment in the Danish hospital service by linking traditional therapy with technology-supported home monitoring, care and rehabilitation.

The project’s solutions will support the necessary development in the health sector towards more ambulant treatments and outlays for the patient’s own home with the appropriate follow-up.

The goal is concrete products
The goal at the end of the project is to have developed technological welfare products for the market. These technologies will both minimise the pressure on hospital resources and increase the patient’s active involvement and motivation to take responsibility for their own health.

The focus of the project – close collaboration between healthcare personnel, patients, private companies and research institutions – ensures that the products meet the user’s specific needs. Simultaneously, it means that all results are based on the latest research, knowledge from companies plus the business plans from hospitals and municipalities.

Read more on www.patientathome.dk  

Participants
The project consists of a number of Danish and foreign research institutions, headed by the University of Southern Denmark, municipalities, hospitals and innovation environments and approximately 20 companies. Moreover, several international test environments participate.

For companies
Patient@home is open to new participants. Contact Louise Skovenborg Just to hear more.

For more information contact
Uffe Kock Wiil
Research Director and Professor
University of Southern Denmark
Phone: 6011 3565 / e-mail: ukwiil@mmmi.sdu.dk

Louise Skovenborg Just
Head of Secretariat, Patient@home
Phone: 6011 2741 / e-mail: just@mmmi.sdu.dk  

Resources and budget
Patient@home is licensed by the Danish Council for Strategic Research and the Danish Council for Technology and Innovation – both under the Ministry of Science, Innovation and Higher Education. The councils have granted 70 million kroner for a project period running from March 2012 to February 2018. Syddansk Vækstforum further supports Patient@home by 18,6 million kroner.

Combined with the contributions made by the project’s partners, the project Patient@home has a total budget of 190 million kroner.

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