Project Details


THALAMUS is a EUREKA-project with Swedish and Danish partners based on an in depth analysis of present in the health care system regarding patient information: The complexity of acquisition and exchange, journal administration, image administration in regards to digitizing of information and various electronic formats.
The lack of opportunities for free flow of information is a significant obstacle for further rationalization of the daily operation at any hospital department and minor health care units. At the same time the opportunity for quality and assurance is disabled. The introduction of the electronic patient journal has only resolved a limited part of the mentioned problem where Thalamus aims towards a complete solution with facilities making digitizing of all types of patient information, text, images, sound, film and at the same time integration these, with the possibility for immediate acquisition and transmission.
Effective start/end date20/10/1999 → …

Collaborative partners

  • Technical University of Denmark (lead)
  • University of Copenhagen (Project partner)
  • Mimer Information Technology AB (Project partner)
  • Rigshospitalet (Project partner)
  • Meditel A/S (Project partner)
  • Aalborg University (Project partner)
  • MediBase A/S (Project partner)


  • Unknown


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