Visit from Tokyo Metropolitan Government on elderly care and technologies

Wednesday the Elderly Housing Unit of Tokyo Metropolitan Government had a visit to the Lundbeck Center, Aalborg Municipality, Center for Welfare Technologies, Aalborg and Laboratory for Welfare Technology – Digital Health & Rehabilitation, Department of Health Science and Technology, Aalborg University.

Tokyo Metropolitan Government

The aim of the visit was to learn about elderly care and use of new technologies for future elderly care. The visit was part of the JD TeleTech network.

What did we learn from the COVID-19 pandemic regarding the use of digital technology in healthcare?

Come and participate on August 29-30 at the international conference on “Digital Health Beyond Covid-19: Lessons Learned” at Aalborg University (AAU) in Copenhagen.

The final program is now complete and available here.

You can register for the conference here no later than August 8.

There will be more than 40 exciting presentations from over 10 different countries. The conference is organized by the Transatlantic Telehealth Research Network (TTRN), International Society of Telemedicine & eHealth and AAU. Thanks to the Novo Nordisk Foundation for supporting the conference.

We hope to see you at the conference.

Worlds eldest application developer visited Aalborg University

We are honored that Ms. Masako Wakamiya from Japan today visited Laboratory for Welfare Technology – Digital Health & Rehabilitation, Aalborg University.

Ms. Masako Wakamiya at AAU

Ms Wakamiya is 87 years old and started getting IT knowledge/skills in the late 50s and has become IT evangelist. She is known as the oldest application developer in the world, and because of it, she was invited to WWDC by Tim Cook, CEO, Apple in 2017. When Tim Cook visited Japan, she met him upon his request. Furthermore, she had a talk show with Audrey Tang, IT Minister of Taiwan last year. She has a broad network also in Japan and been respected by the staff of Digital Agency and other IT related agencies/sections in Japan.

Ms. Wakamiya is in Denmark this week exploring how elderly persons use digital services in Denmark and how we deal with digital inclusion in practice. We had a fruitful discussion.

Ms Wakamiya also had a visit at Lundbygades Nursing home in Aalborg Municipality today.

Visit from Japan

Today Laboratory for Welfare Technology – Digital Health & Rehabilitation, AAU and JD TeleTech had visitors: Anne-Marie Thoft, Invest in Denmark; Masaki Teraoka, the Royal Danish Embassy in Tokyo and Akihiro Sakurai, KMD (DNP), Yusuke Matsuura, DNP; Mika Yasuoka-Jensen, RUC; Mao Uchida Japannordic and team.

We discussed the new digitalization strategi in Denmark within digital health and research collaboration possibilities within digital health between Denmark and Japan.

So nice to be able to meet in persons again.

International conference: Digital Health Beyond Covid-19: Lessons Learned, August 29-30, 2022

TTRN-CPH2022, International conference: Digital Health Beyond Covid-19 - Lessons Learned; Copenhagen August 29-30, 2022

Aims of conference

  • To present and share experiences on research on implementation of the newest digital health technologies and services in the healthcare sector during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • To identify, communicate and compare lessons learned on digital health beyond COVID-19
  • To identify knowledge gaps and challenges for further research within digital health beyond the pandemic
  • To identify potential opportunities for exchange of knowledge and research collaboration in the field of digital health
  • To provide younger researchers within digital health the opportunity to present their work to a broad range of international scholars and colleagues

Follow this link for further information on program, invitation & call for abstract and posters, grants for younger researchers and more…

Invitation to webinar, Dec. 16th: “New Horizons for Digital Health & Future Technologies”

Invitation to webinar:

New Horizons for Digital Health & Future Technologies

How can Japanese and Asian companies and researchers benefit from the Nordic frontrunners

Time: December 16, 2021 at 10.00 am – 11.30 am (CET) / 18.00 – 19.30 (JST).

The aim of the webinar is to facilitate cooperation between Japan and Denmark within Digital Health.

See the program here. It is free to participate.

Registration at this link.

The webinar is organized in collaboration between Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark, Invest in Denmark, Danish Embassy Deloitte, Japan and JD TeleTech Network.

Online lecture on Danish Healthcare system and telehealth

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Thursday September 9, 2021 professor Birthe Dinesen gave an online lecture on the Danish Healthcare system and telehealth in Denmark for Master students and Phd students at Sct Lukes International Hospital in Tokyo.

The students had also prepared a lectures on the Japanese Healthcare system. It was a very fruitful session with good discussions.

Invitation to Japan-Denmark TeleTech Webinar on Oct. 14th 2020

Exploring the Future TeleHealth: eHealth accelerates the change of healthcare in the Post-Corona Era

Information in Japanese is available here.

Wednesday, October 14th at 18:00 JST (Japan) / 11:00 CET (Denmark)

It is hard to see or predict the end of coronavirus problem. Under these circumstances, the society pay more attention to Telemedicine and Tele-rehabilitation. This webinar focuses on the new initiatives/technologies that accelerate Telemedicine and make people continue Tele-rehabilitation with a joy. Also be touched upon the Japanese companies’ challenges in the Era of post-corona. In addition, we would like to introduce what JD Teletech has done so far.

Listening to the new ideas or difficulties from many of the participants (as many as possible), we hope this webinar could be an opportunity of investigating other new initiatives in the Era of Post-Corona.

Please register here – You will receive a link to the webinar after your registration.

For more details, incl. program and registration link, see PDF in English and in Japanese.

JD TeleTech was established in April 2019. Since then, JD TeleTech has organized roundtables and workshops in Japan as well as in Denmark. JD TeleTech is going to continue these activities in both countries.