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Smarter together - the future investment areas in digital health

Reference number
Funding from Vinnova SEK 1 200 000
Project duration April 2016 - October 2016
Status Completed
Venture Digital health

Purpose and goal

The aim of the project was to provide knowledge and the capabilities to seize the opportunities of digital services in mental health. Through a situation analysis and the outline of a vision, strategy and action plan, the aim of the project was fulfilled.

Expected results and effects

The results of the project identify areas for further investigation: These are: 1) how digital services can meet the needs of people who are at risk of mental illness (and even prevent mental disorders), 2) the positive and preventing impact digital services can have on people´s mental health, and 3) the interdependence between different public actors ´ objectives and work. Overall, the results target how digital services can enable people to take advantage of their basic rights in areas such as health, education and working life.

Planned approach and implementation

The project was divided into three phases; assessment of the current situation, development of goal/vision and the outline of action plans. The digital services available in the field of mental health was assessed by identifying people´s need for, the actual supply of, current use and benefit of such digital support. A research-based case study of patient empowerment and digitalization was performed. In collaboration with the reference group of the project, a strategy and thereto related action plans were outlined.

The project description has been provided by the project members themselves and the text has not been looked at by our editors.

Last updated 25 November 2019

Reference number 2016-02140

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