In the future, patients will, in a larger extent, be able to define individually when they need healthcare professional contact. The Virtual Ambulatory is the future service for patients that needs flexible treatment.
Den samfundsøkonomiske analyse af HEART-interventionen til HIV-smittede indikerer, at man kan levere en ekstra helhedsorienteret service for HIV-smittede patienter til nogenlunde samme pris som ambulante standardbesøg.
As part of the Government's objective of strengthening the close and coherent health service, the Ministry of Health and the Elderly Ministry has initiated the 3-year project "Patient-reported information (PRO) in general medical practice ”. The project aims to test and disseminate an electronic PRO system for handling of patient-reported information in general practice.
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.