Grupo EMI Falck Denmark A/S runs emergency and medical operations in Latin America. Through Falck’s subsidiary - Grupo EMI - Falck offers a wide range of medical services to 901,228 private subscribers in Columbia, El Salvador, Venezuela, Panama, Ecuador and Uruguay. The services include e.g. pre-hospital care services; ambulance services; EMS services; medical consultations defined as health situations relating to chronic and acute diseases that are not time critical including pediatric consultations; service whereby the subscriber can be attended by a group of specialist doctors at a favorable fee and hospitalization at home: offering medical attention and nursing at ”hospital standards” at home when hospital infrastructure is no longer required but the patient still needs complex attendance and active monitoring. The need for emergency and medical services of high quality in Latin America is high, so this market is in rapid growth.
The system has been in operation for nearly 6 years in a rural part of Denmark, where on average 180 first responders (2/3 bystanders with min. 12 hours BLS training) have been activated at nearly 4000 alarms from control center. An evaluation made by two university hospitals documents main results: - 3 first responders on site in 89,1% of all alarms - No. 1 first responder on site in a mean time of 4:09 minutes - AED was brought on site in 99% of all alarms - Mean time of arrival of an AED was 5:47 minutes
Getting old has it's benefits, but it can certainly also be a challenge, if anyone knows this, it's my grandfather. Getting into his mid 80's, he started experiencing problems with his back. I figured i would give him a swivel cushion. This cushion consists of two layers of slippery fabric, that when connected on the middle by an axis, slides and swivels freely on one another. The cushion helps my grandfather keep his back in a straight position when he gets into the car, and as a result, he is experiencing less back pain.
Langagergaard: The care-center Langagergaard is a state of the art retirement home on Sealand. It was officially opened in 2012, and holds 85 spacious and pleasant apartments for elderly or people suffering from dementia. The apartments are divided into eight sections, each with a common area for leisure and socializing as well as a dining room. In the care-center of Langagergaard, there is also a café, hair-dresser, nurse-center, hot-water swimming pool and a daycare activity center. All this is a part of Forenede Cares philosophy of enabling each individual to take part of a social everyday life, also when you become older. Langagergaard home page:Read more here
We entered a framework agreement with the capital region, to help patients from spending too long time from being referred to actual treatment is started. In this agreement the region saved money by bying a collective number of places, and the patients got treatment earlier.
The Danish hearing aid manufacturer, Oticon, had an overall desire to find a more effective way to pack their orders. The company were struggling with time waste when packing orders. After having examined the existing system, Frontmatec's technicans implemented a customized version of the GO.Guide that met the concrete needs of Oticon. By installing the solution, Oticon is now capable of managening twice as many orders as before. Furthermore, the implementation of GO.Guide has given the employees much more flexibility during the workday.
Ergo Pro have made an evaluation of SPB and their conclusion is that SPB has a great potential. According to their report, SPB meets two of the great demands in the healthcare business: preventing bed sores and moving bed ridden patients. These two demands have not been integrated in the same product before now. SPB is easy to use and is very cost effective.
The eHealth platform can be understood as the central part of the German-Danish eHealth Innovation Center. One of the main purposes of the platform is to create a connecting tool for partners from science and business online. It gives Danish and German companies the opportunity to sign in for free, be part of the network and benefit from information on the health care industry of their bordering country or on relevant events and much more. For signing in or more information please visit the portal´s website at http://ddk-eic.eu/en/.
"I would like to express my sincere thanks for the high quality of the visit to Denmark. The Danish examples show us that it is possible to reconcile modernity and humanism by using a patient-centered approach." - Jean Marie Barbot, Président de l'ADRHESS, France - "We had a really productive time whilst in Denmark. The group learned a lot due to the brilliant organisation by Healthcare DENMARK. The experience and the content of the program were really appreciated by everyone." - Joe Simpson, Director, Leadership Centre, UK - "The visit to Denmark was among the best and the assistance provided by Healthcare DENMARK was the best in-country assistance we have encountered. All of the speakers were very open and shared information that helped us understand the Danish healthcare system and the innovations in healthcare in Denmark." - David Schmidt, President of TPG-International Health Academy - "I am pleased with everything I have seen and with the hospitality extended to me and my colleagues during our stay in Denmark. We are grateful to the Healthcare DENMARK team for being wonderful hosts to us and for the excellent organization of our visit." - Dario Nakić, Croatian Minister of Health