MedCom is a public funded, non-profit corporation that facilitates the cooperation among authorities, organizations and private firms linked to the Danish healthcare sector. MedCom has developed standards and profiles for the exchange of health data throughout the Danish health care sector, and has supervised and monitored their technical and organizational implementation. MedCom also tests, certifies and labels Health IT systems regarding these standards. Through this MedCom contributes to the development, dissemination and quality assurance of electronic communication and information exchange in the healthcare sector. MedCom is financed and owned by the Danish ministry of health, Danish regions and local governments.
MedCom engages both in Danish and international projects regarding eHealth and telemedicine, with participation in a range of national and international projects including universAAL, Antilope, Persona, ReAAL and Dreaming. Furthermore MedCom has ongoing service- and technology activities regarding national infrastructure components, which include The Danish Healthcare Data Network and databases of home monitoring and telemedicine initiatives.
For more information go to www.medcom.dk.