News He wants to increase the work with digital solutions in health and care 2020-12-14 Projects in the Arctic create a cross-border platform 2020-10-29 Great interest in future rehabilitation 2020-10-26 Home monitoring for patients in Pajala 2020-08-28 Seminar about digital technology in the homes of the elderly 2019-11-15 When the new elderly housing in Kronandalen is now being built, it is discussed at the same time which digital technology can be good for both residents and employees. – We have an assignment to investigate what may be relevant to use, says Per-Olof Egnell, operational manager at EIC, at Luleå Un... Solemn inauguration of the Activity Lab 2019-10-24 Many ideas about future rehabilitation 2019-10-24 Norrbotten gets Award for the development of e-health 2019-09-25 The European Commission has appointed Norrbotten as a four-star Reference Site. This means that the county is one of the most prominent regions in Europe in terms of innovative work in healthcare. – Many ideas that lead to this award come from Luleå University of Technology, says Per-Olof Egnell, ... Distance care - an opportunity in the ArcticSom en del i den förstudie som görs inom Nordiska arktis 2019-09-02 As part of the feasibility study conducted in the Nordic Arctic innovation environments, the collaborating parties have visited Glesbygdsmedicinskt center (GMC) in Storuman. Among other things, they saw a so-called community room, where there are several techniques for the patients themselves to be ... Engaged at seminar on home care and healthcare 2019-08-26 Improved collaboration between the municipalities and the Norrbotten Region was one of the topics raised during the conference Needs Seminar: Healthcare and Home Care Services. – It is good to have confirmation that we are several who have the same concerns. And that we can come up with suggestion... Minister from Saxony visited the university 2019-06-24 Minister Barbara Klepsch from Saxony immediately wanted to try out the VR glasses a company showed up at the meeting that EIC had arranged at Luleå University of Technology. – It is an interesting visit and it is good to establish new contacts, says Benjamin Böhland, from the company Krankenhaus ge... Plenty of ideas for cooperation in the Arctic 2019-05-09 There were many ideas on possible collaborations that came up at the first meeting in the preliminary study, Nordic Arctic Innovation Environments, NAI. – I am very pleased and look forward to the next meeting in Oulu at the end of May, says Per Olof Egnell, head of operations at EIC, at Luleå Uni... New preliminary study on collaboration in the Arctic 2019-04-17 EIC at Luleå University of Technology has been granted funding to lead a feasibility study that will investigate collaboration opportunities in the area of health care and care. The project is called Nordic Arctic Innovation Environments, NAI. Conference on needs among the elderly and people with disabilities 2019-04-10 With the question of how digital technology can help develop services for year-old and people with disabilities, the first of four needs seminars that the Samuel project will have during the year 2019 was implemented. their needs, then companies, municipalities and Region Norrbotten will come in, sa... New digital collaboration platform for research 2019-03-27 Now it is clear that the Center for Innovation and eHealth and Region Västerbotten together with a number of other players receive support from Vinnova for the Rinaldo project to create a collaboration platform. Digital focus on this year's Nobel Day 2018-12-19 The Department of Health Sciences arranged for the second consecutive year a Nobel Day with focus on future health issues. – It was a good day and the participants seemed very happy with lectures and discussions, says Åsa Engström, Professor of Nursing. The project Samuel looks forward 2018-12-12 The project group of SAMUEL (Collaboration Environment for Home Care) recently met at Luleå University of Technology in order to discuss future activities. IT in Healthcare Prize for Coordinated Individual Plan 2018-12-12 A coordinated individual plan is established together with the patient if there is a need for interventions from both social services and healthcare. Today, anyone in Norrbotten who has a coordinated individual care plan can access it through the 1177.se care guide. The project was recently awarded ... Region Norrbotten at the forefront with the help of EIC 2018-12-03 The eHealth Innovation Centre (EIC) at Luleå University of Technology coordinated the application process and wrote the project application that led to a digitized individual care plan. The work was carried out in cooperation with Region Norrbotten, the municipalities of Norrbotten and Tieto. The project Samuel supported application 2018-11-27 Luleå Municipality's application "Safe and close care at home – supported by digital solutions" has been granted funding of SEK 500,000 by Vinnova. The project Samuel have together with researchers in health science supported the application process and with the strategic idea. How is activity promoted for people with dementia? 2018-09-13 During a full day, healthcare professionals, entrepreneurs in the digitization industry, researchers from Luleå University of Technology and patient organizations. The aim was to The aim was to promote increased activity for residents in care and housing care, by finding better planning tools for th... Collaboration will make Norrbotten healthier 2018-06-21 This article is only available in Swedish. Safer care with digital solutions 2018-06-19 Technique facilitates the elderly's everyday lives and frees human resources so that businesses can handle future demographic trends. It shows the results of the RemoAge project, which has developed and tested new working methods with digital solutions for three years. Workshop about activity in nursing home 2018-06-04 In the Samuel project, the needs analysis is one of the most central activities. They form the basis for which innovation and development projects to be prioritized as collaborative projects. A needs analysis of activities has been carried out at Midsskogen's nursing home. Paradigm shift in health care 2018-05-31 Organizational consultant Dag Norén claims that we are in a paradigm shift in care and care. At a lecture in the Luleå Region Hall he raised the new care logic. Collaboration forms the future of care 2018-04-26 The number of elderly is increasing and the workforce in healthcare is decreasing. In a newly launched project, companies, healthcare, researchers, and citizens will test and evaluate new working methods and technologies. Major improvement opportunities for coordinating health care efforts 2018-03-20 Staff lack knowledge of the process and the persons concerned felt that they could not affect health and care. That shows new research at Luleå University of Technology where studies have been conducted on coordinated individual planning. In media: Ethics is important when healthcare robots take place 2018-03-06 Per-Olof Egnell, head of the Center for Innovation and eHealth at Luleå University of Technology, talks about robots and ethics in health care. Video chat with Per-Olof Egnell on eHälsa 2018-01-19 Great interest in conference focusing on future care and health care 2018-01-19 The international RemoAge project was concluded with a conference in Luleå, where the project partners presented the experience of new working methods supported by digital technology. The conference attracted stakeholders from different countries, with 150 participants on location and 50 who followe... New laboratory for development of technology support in the home environment 2017-12-28 The Human Health and Activity lab is a new laboratory that will be used for research and education on how technology support in the home can be designed for people with health-related needs. An existing training studio at Luleå University of Technology is therefore equipped with techniques for ident... 12 million are invested in a collaboration environment for care in home environment 2017-12-27 The collaboration environment will be a natural place at Luleå University of Technology where researchers, caregivers and companies can meet to enable new projects to develop and test new ways of working with new digital products and services. The eHealth Innovation Centre is coordinator and project... Conference inspire the use of digital technology 2017-10-04 This week, a conference was held at Sunderby Hospital in Norrbotten, Sweden, with the purpose of spreading experiences about how digital technologies can be used in everyday work. At the conference, eight pilot projects presented different working methods using digital technology in Norrbotten. This... Ethical Issues in the Use of ICT 2017-10-02 The RemoAge project tests and implements several services that include the use of different ICT applications and tools to support vulnerable older people. In the planning and discussions that took place in the process of writing the proposal for the project ethical issues related to the implementati... Successful premiere in Skellefteå 2017-09-14 It was crowded at the premiere of the University Presents in Skellefteå. More than 100 people had come to listen to lectures on how new digital technology will change the future care. Meet university at The Great Northern in Skellefteå 2017-09-06 Gamification, IT security and how digital technology will change the future's care and care. It is part of the content of the Luleå University of Technology's new free lecture series in Skellefteå, "The University presents." Maria is a new project manager at EIC 2017-06-09 23 million to strengthen the patient's role in health care 2016-12-21 To increase patients' involvement in the planning and monitoring of their health and social care EU Structural Funds invests a total of 23 million as co-sponsors. It is the largest project related to both patients and health care workers in Norrbotten. Reality Lab tests new technology solutions 2016-12-05 Luleå municipality and eHealth Innovation Centre has received fundings for a pilot study by Vinnova for the future of nursing and care homes. In Living lab, new technology products and services will be tested in a real environment with a dozen permanent residents and staff around the clock. Spreading new ways of working with digital solutions 2016-11-24 Last week a conference was held on Sunderby hospital for sharing experiences and inspiring new ways of working with digital solutions in health care. Luleå University of Technology is one of the partners in the international project RemoAge, which tested several digital solutions presented at the co... Self-care is increasing with reassured and satisfied patients 2016-11-16 Scarce resources and frequent prescription of antibiotics for minor illnesses are a major problem. Therefore, self-care is important. New research at Luleå University of Technology shows how health professionals can support people with minor illness and increase satisfaction by focusing on reassuran... Joint development of health care in the region 2016-11-07 The health care system is facing major challenges. With two new professors in the subject of Nursing and a freshly signed letter of intent between Luleå University of Technology and the Norrbotten County Council, will the cooperation deepen and expand. Increased cooperation with Norrbotten County Council 2016-09-23 Luleå University of Technology and Norrbottens County Council increase their cooperation in areas such as research, innovation and competence development. Future senior housing 2016-08-29 New concepts for future senior, older - and sheltered housing should be developed by researchers in the construction, architecture and Health Sciences at Luleå University. With the future referred to 2050 as of today's technology developing rate there is room for futuristic visions. Doctor from the Western Isles inspires by RemoAge 2016-05-30 The transnational learning is an important part of the RemoAge project. Northern Sweden was recently visited by Kate Dawson, District Physician from the Western Isles, Scotland, who wanted to take part of the work being done within the project. New research shows deficits in discharge planning 2016-04-20 Discharge planning is a complex process that aims to secure the patients’ care transition from home to the hospital and back home. New unique research shows that there are hindrances on different organizational levels that affect the process workflow, which can lead to negative consequences for the ... International student collaboration on health 2016-03-30 In April, the students on the programme for Health Guidance will implement a project together with students from University of Texas at Austin, UT, United States. It is the first time international cooperation takes place between programs at the universities. The project is carried out with distance... Technology venture gives future occupational therapists 2016-03-03 At the occupational therapy program at Luleå University of Technology a unique project has started to strengthen the digital literacy. The project is implemented to prepare the students in their future profession to meet the digital development. Other arrangements 2015-11-23 Rewarded with award for her research 2015-11-16 During the Academic ceremony on Saturday, doctoral Sofi Nordmark received a scholarship in memory of Elizabeth Holmgren. The scholarship recognizes her research on communication and collaboration between various caregivers at discharge process, with a focus on secure information exchange. Development of child psychiatry with interactive technology 2015-11-12 eCAP, e-health services for child and adolescent psychiatry, is a newly started EU project with the aim to contribute to a more equal psychiatric care by increasing the possibility for children and youth living in rural areas to meet professionals. The goal is to create an organizational model that ... Text messages motivates teenagers to physical activity 2015-06-10 Young people of today are not sufficiently physically active. Instead, technology has taken a large place in their lives. Anna-Karin Lindqvist, researcher in physiotherapy at Luleå University of Technology, has examined how teens can start to move more with the help of technology and empowerment. Technology support lifestyle change in obesity 2015-06-03 Cooking shows and the constant availability of candy and unhealthy food can make it difficult for those who are obese to change their lifestyle. In the future, people over 55 see an opportunity to use technology to make a sustainable change. Lack of clarity when techology are introduced in health care 2015-05-25 There is a perception in the community that health care workers are resisting the introduction of Information and Communication Technologie, ICT. Maria Andersson Marchesoni, a PhD student at Luleå University of Technology, wanted to get a deeper understanding of how healthcare staff reason, and that... Technology support elderly to stay in rural areas 2015-05-21 Northern Europe's rural population is aging. To be able to stay in their homes as long as possible, the healthcare practices has to change. Now a three-year EU project takes on the challenge of finding new working methods supported by technology. Continued development of motion labs for assessments of motor control among humans and robots 2015-05-12 Luleå University of Technology Lab Fund has granted 1,2 milj SEK to develop LTUs motion labs. A joint application was made by the Health Sciences, HLV, and Computer Science, Electrical and Space Engineering, SRT, Departments. Ability to use technology after brain injury 2015-04-23 Ann-Charlotte Kassberg has recently doctorated in the subject occupational therapy at Luleå University of technology. She has studied the ability to use everyday technology after acquired brain injury, with a focus on work. – It has been very interesting and exciting. I have learned a lot. Above a... Great interest for the article on life stories 2015-04-13 Specialists caring for patients through video 2015-03-26 Luleå University of Technology and healthcare in northern Sweden are the first in the country to use and research on video consultation between specialists and patients in rural areas. Instead of waiting up to 18 months of referral to a medical specialist the waiting time becomes shorter than one w... Successful researchers in Venture Cup Nord 2014-12-17 Memorizon won the category Life Sciences & Technology in the regional finals of the Venture Cup Nord. The product aims to increase the quality of life of people with dementia and people with autism. Behind this idea is researcher in nursing and distributed computing systems at Luleå University. Strong interest in lifestyle projects 2013-10-15 The interest from the public was great when the project Lifestyle and lifestyle changes were presented at a public lecture in Kulturens hus i Luleå on October 10. App instead of doctor visits 2013-01-28 Apps and other communication may be the solution for the EU countries to cope with the care of a growing number of patients affected by the most common diseases, diabetes, heart disease and high blood pressure. LTU researchers Inger Lindberg and Siv Söderberg involved in the EU:s major flagship rese... EIC nominated for Svea prize 2011 2011-11-15 Four projects / activities have been nominated for Svea price. These four will be evaluated by researchers at eHealth at Linnaeus University, and attend a hearing at the Ministry of Social Affairs. Thereafter, a jury to convict the ruling.