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The Centre for Pervasive Healthcare (CfPH) is an interdisciplinary research centre dedicated to designing, developing, evaluating and understanding the usage of pervasive computer technologies for healthcare. The centre is composed of a multidisciplinary team of computer scientists, physicians, nurses, information and media scientists, industrial designers, engineers and ethnographers.

In our projects we facilitate innovation by close cooperation with companies and by rooting the processes in user-centered, experimental, participatory development strategies, also referred to as “User-Driven Innovation”. All of our projects have representatives from the clinical world (e.g. a hospital department), one or more private companies, and researchers.

A range of different healthcare domains are explored in our projects, ranging from hospital work, to accident response, surgery, assisted living, home care and self care.

 


Caretech Innovation – a platform for healthcare IT projects

The Central Denmark Region and EU has granted DKK 34.5 million to a 4-year IT effort within pervasive healthcare, ensuring the shortest way between research, implementation and business.

Caretech Innovation will initiate a number of new projects, the aim of which is to create innovative IT solutions in the healthcare sector in the region as well as in the rest of the country and abroad. All projects will have a clear commercial perspective as well as a high international research level. Furthermore, focus in on user-driven innovation.

Caretech Innovation is operated by the Alexandra Institute and is embedded in the Center for Pervasive Healthcare. The chairman of the board is Erik Stridbæk, external consultant at Mercon, and the day-to-day management consists of director, Morten Kyng, professor at the Dept. of Computer Science, University of Aarhus, deputy director Lone Faber, Head of Innovation within pervasive healthcare, the Alexandra Institute.

For more information on Caretech Innovation, please contact us at kontakt@caretechinnovation.dk or see www.caretechinnovation.dk.

Contact

Centre for Pervasive Healthcare
Aabogade 34
DK-8200 Aarhus N, DENMARK
Email: cfph@cfph.dk
Phone: +45 7027 8868
www.pervasivehealthcare.dk

Professor Morten Kyng
Dept. of Computer Science
University of Aarhus
Aabogade 34
DK-8200 Aarhus N, DENMARK
Email: mkyng@cs.au.dk
Phone: +45 2026 9911

Center Manager Lone Faber Alexandra Instituttet A/S Åbogade 34
DK-8200 Aarhus N
Email: lone.faber@alexandra.dk
Phone: +45 2518 8114

 

 

 


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www.isis.alexandra.dk

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Department of Computer Science - University of Aarhus
www.cs.au.dk