Existing distance spanning solutions
With an ageing population and sparsely populated areas throughout the Nordic region, digitalisation and remote solutions are important prerequisites for maintaining the quality of the Nordic welfare model. But what distance spanning services for healthcare and care exists in the nordics?
Digital services for healthcare and social care at distance
Developments have progressed quickly in recent years and there are now a number of well-established services that are available to the population at local or regional level; for example, there has been a rapid increase in video consultations with doctors. However, few of the services, expect for video consultations, have managed to be rolled out to the wider public. Yet is shall be underlined that the pandemic have increased the access to these services across the Nordic countries.
24 practical examples
In our publication we are describing 24 practical examples of services that local and regional healthcare providers in the nordic region offer their citizens and that, through digital support, move the point where healthcare and social care are provided into or as close to the home as possible.
Implemented distance-spanning services in the Nordics
Lisbeth Kjellberg, Bengt Andersson and Niclas Forsling