The age of Danish women at the birth of their first child has increased significantly in recent decades, and more and more women do not start a family until the age of 30, when the reproductive capacity of women is halved.
More than a third of all pregnant Danes are overweight or severely obese, and the number is increasing. This may cause complications at birth and increase the risk of pregnancy diabetes, overweight and consequently lifestyle diseases for the child.
In recent decades, large amounts of time and money have been put into the development, testing, and implementation of eHealth for a wide range of health problems, in the physical as well as the mental domains. Nevertheless, very few eHealth interventions make it into routine care.
Research and studies carried out at OUH have shown that patients lack a general view of their personal treatment course. They experience i.a. problems with what is happening and where, what the patient has to do on its own and why, and a connection between different treatments and analyses in the same course.
Psoriasis is a frequent chronic scin disorder with an appearance of 2-4 % among the population. Secondary complications such as arthritis, depression cardiovascular and metabolism diseases, and also the need for continuous treatment cause a great disease burden on the individual psoriasis patient.
Today, the clinical staff uses Infonet for instructions. But the Infonet can be "heavy" to navigate, it only functions from one computer, and it does not contain all the information that the individual clinic needs for their work.
PRO has become a focus area within the Danish health services, who have drawn increasing attention to the involvement of the voices of the patients in the treatment and decisions regarding treatment and rehabilitation courses.