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What new digital tools are there to cure us? ;) Let's hear the new trends in Smart Tech that is used in medicine!

Smart tech for health

23 May 2023

18:30 - 20:00

Bastard Bar

Strandgata 22, Tromsø, Norway

Event will be in English




University of Tromsø

How home health monitoring, smart sensors, small data and digital dust can save your life

Gunnar Hartvigsen, PhD, is professor at the University of Tromsø – The Arctic University of Norway (UiT), Faculty of Science and Technology, Department of Computer Science, and Head of the Health Informatics and -Technology group (HIT) (former: Medical Informatics & Telemedicine group (MI&T)). Hartvigsen is also professor 2/Forsker 1 (Senior researcher) at The Helgeland Hospital Trust/Helgelandssykehuset HF (from 2023). In 2018-2022, he was professor at Department of Health and Nursing Science, Faculty of Health- and Sport Science, University of Agder (UiA) (part time) and affiliated with the Centre for e-health, UiA.



Why papercuts could kill us, and how studying them can save millions of lives

I am a winter-loving scientist who moved from Sweden to Tromsø for skiing, family life and medical research! With a background as Immunologist from Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, I have dedicated the past years here in Tromsø to figuring out why the coagulation system is overactive in venous thrombosis – one of the most common cardiovascular diseases.





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