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SINTEF Technology and Society will be integrated into other SINTEF institutes from 1 July 2018.

We re-organise the research activities to achieve closer integration of social science and technology research, as well as strengthening research areas such as, health, transport, technology management, safety and security, digital transformation and working life.

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HelsaMi - Development of Health Care Services and New Technologies for Outpatients with Chronic Diseases

HelsaMi - Development of Health Care Services and New Technologies for Outpatients with Chronic Diseases

Aging population combined with the fact that we live increasingly longer represent a formidable challenge for the Norwegian welfare state. We must intensify our efforts on welfare technology if Norway should, in the years to come, deliver health services of the same quality as today,

HelsaMi - Development of Health Care Services and New Technologies for Outpatients with Chronic Diseases
HelsaMi - Development of Health Care Services and New Technologies for Outpatients with Chronic Diseases

Within an innovation project for the public sector (IPO) Trondheim municipality, St. Olav's Hospital and SINTEF develops in cooperation new and enhanced services for outpatients with chronic disorders. The research combines expertise from both primary and secondary care, along with new ICT solutions. The project works closely with an innovative commercial project (IPN) for the industry businesses, where IMATIS AS develops applications for tablets and smartphones. This will enable people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or other chronic diseases to be independent in their own homes. The applications will include features for monitoring disease and prevent deterioration of health, social contact and training. IMATIS also test a prototype of a monitoring center, already installed in Region Zealand, Denmark, to evaluate and improve the solution for use amongst others within alerting and notification.

Published 15 August 2013

Project duration

02/01/2012 - 30/12/2015