Digitization and innovation in Swedish health care transformation

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University of Newcastle, NeW Space X101

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Newcastle, NSW 2300

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Join Dr Thomas Linden for his talk entitled "Digitization and innovation in Swedish health care transformation - The e-health 2025 strategy”

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Dr Thomas Linden, Director/Chief Medical Officer, The National Board of Health and Welfare, Department for Knowledge-Based Policy of Health Care, Stockholm, Sweden is visiting the University of Newcastle and will deliver a talk on Sweden's e-health 2025 strategy.

Dr Thomas Linden is a Swedish physician, a specialist in neurology and psychiatry whose clinical and scientific focus is emotional and cognitive consequences of neurological disorders. He is also a MSc in epidemiology and public health and has been a clinical leader for many years. He has twice been elected to the board of the Swedish medical association and been part of as well as chaired its ethics board for many years.

He did his post-doc at the Australian National Stroke Institute and is still a visiting professor to the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health in Melbourne and a conjoint associate professor at the University of Newcastle in Newcastle, Australia.

He has contributed to the establishment of the Swedish national structure for knowledge-based direction of the health care system and is currently the Director of the Department for knowledge-based policy of health care at the National Board of Health and Welfare as well as the Swedish Government's Chief Medical Officer.

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Newcastle, NSW 2300

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