Opdateret 12. december 2019

About MedCom

For more than 20 years, Denmark has seen a significant roll-out of IT services within the whole healthcare sector with the hospitals, general practitioners and municipalities leading the way.

Health data network

MedCom was established in 1994 as a public funded, non-profit cooperation. MedCom facilitates the cooperation between authorities, organizations and private firms linked to the Danish healthcare sector. MedCom is financed and owned by The Ministry of Health, Danish Regions and Local Government Denmark.

MedCom’s role is to contribute to the development, testing, dissemination and quality assurance of electronic communication and information in the healthcare sector in order to support excellent continuity of care.

MedCom is developing standards and profiles for exchange of health care related data throughout the entire Danish health care sector. Furthermore, MedCom supervises and monitors the national technical and organisational implementation of the standards/profiles.

Read more about MedComs national activities.