04.03.2016

Health Village Reinvents Productivity

HUS Health Village project is a virtual hospital entity, comprising portals offering information in format of news, stories and articles, self-help guides, self-evaluation surveys and quiz including gamification concept. HUS Health Village is open 24/7.

HUS Health Village offers information and advice, information and symptom evaluation, and self-care services. Multi-channel services can be used nation-wide and there are huge opportunities for personalised care with help of digital tools. Use of artificial intelligence, Big Data and Data Mining will improve significantly further development of digital health services.

Innofactor will further develop Health Village services in the coming years. The target is to provide reliable services to be used on daily based for the citizens and different patient groups. Development work will be co-ordinated by HUS driven Virtual Hospital project during the years 2015–2018.

Background Information

Hospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa (HUS) is a Joint Authority formed by 24 municipalities. Its task is to offer member municipalities and their residents the necessary services for specialized medical care and care of the mentally disabled. The Helsinki University Central Hospital (HUCH), which operates as part of HUS, is also responsible for providing care for patients with rare illnesses or otherwise requiring specialized care in its responsibility area, which is larger than the hospital district, and in some cases, in the entire country. The responsibility area of HUCH includes, in addition to the Hospital District of Uusimaa, the South Karelia Social and Health Care District (Eksote) and the Kymenlaakso Social and Health Services (Carea).

Microsoft Honours Innofactor and HUS for the Health Village with “Reinventing Productivity” Award

The Health Village initiative received recognition for Reinventing Productivity in Microsoft Empowering Health event organized January 2016 in Brussels, Belgium. This annual event brings together Microsoft’s customers and partners from Europe, Middle East and Africa.

Päivi Havisalo
Health Lead, Public Sector Accounts

Päivi has extensive expertise on the health care IT industry and she works as Health Lead at Innofactor Plc.

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