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Denmark starts telemedicine for COPD, cancer, epilepsy

Saturday 26 September 2015 | 09:04 CET | News
The Danish Digitisation Authority has announced a telemedicine programme for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), epilepsy, prostate cancer, and anyone receiving chemotherapy. The programme is a joint venture by the national, regional and local governments. It will provide COPD patients with home monitoring equipment to measure their blood pressure and bloody oxygen saturation, and to weigh themselves.

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