Strong health care services, diagnostics and therapies in the new digital era

World-class interdisciplinary research

DigiHealth - Digitalized solutions for future Healthcare

DigiHealth is an interdisciplinary strategic profiling theme of the University of Oulu, funded by the Academy of Finland. It is aiming to develop and validate novel digital technologies for data-driven health applications, valorizing our strong expertise in medicine, wireless solutions, big data analytics and business. Through a wider uptake of eHealth solutions, interoperability and cost-effectivenes we are responding to bottlenecks in health care and services.

DigiHealth research topics

Novel technologies and technological solutions are becoming more intelligent, invisible and ubiquitous to be utilized for data-driven health applications. Applications of novel digitalized solutions will be developed or already exist within the DigiHealth to predict progression of diseases and offer personalized therapies in a patient-centric way. New discoveries in the programme will build on interdisciplinary collaboration providing transformative knowledge aiming to strengthen the health technology ecosystem of Oulu.

The DigiHealth includes Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine, and Oulu Business School. There are 31 principal investigators linked to four above-mentioned research areas.

Contact persons:

Professor Simo Saarakkala
+358 294486002
simo.saarakkala​@​oulu.fi

Coordinator Tuire Salonurmi
+358 294486314
tuire.salonurmi​@​oulu.fi

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