Healthcare and
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A priority project during 2018–2020 forming part of the Swedish Presidency Programme of Nordic Council of Ministers 2018. The priority project also covers the collaboration "ePrescriptions across country borders".

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Tools to support digital transformation of healthcare and social care services

The Norwegian tool for implementation, Roadmap for Service Innovation, has been translated to swedish. An English version of this document will soon be available. 

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PUBLICATION — 24 practical distance-spanning solutions for healthcare and social care

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VOPD status update

This has been a different year, for all of us. The Covid-19 pandemic has caused delays to the VOPD project implementation, resulting in a need to extend the VOPD collaboration. In this short update, we inform you about the next steps in the project and upcoming activities in the autumn.

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Cross-border ePrescriptions – Interim report

This Interim report describes the current situation regarding cross-border ePrescriptions in the Nordic countries and on a European level. The report is a result of the project Cross-border ePrescriptions in the Nordic countries which is part of the Nordic Council priority project Healthcare and care through distance-spanning technologies. The project was initiated as part of the Swedish Presidency Programme of Nordic Council of Ministers in 2018.

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The future healthcare and social care data source may already be attached to your wrist

The political ambitions in the Nordic countries are increased emphasis on patient centric healthcare and social care. Perhaps the most obvious example of technology that can provide self monitoring and self service possibilities for both healthcare and social care sector is wearables. Some regions and municipalities are already making use of these devices.

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Tools to support digital transformation of healthcare and social care services

The Norwegian tool for implementation, Roadmap for Service Innovation, is getting a lot of attention. According to us, this is one of the most sophisticated and successful Nordic tools for transforming service provision into distance spanning services with digital support.

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Second call outcome ­­­— 12 projects approved, 11 funded by VOPD

16 project applications were registered at the deadline for submission of Expression of Interest. 11 projects was approved and funded by VOPD at this second call for expert support for distance-spanning service implementation. A 12th project will actively be taking part through support by the Estonian government.

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