Danish health data is of exceptional quality and represents a great research and innovation potential. In connection with several projects, however, the Innovation Fund has identified major challenges in accessing and using health data and thus in realizing these potentials. Examples include the fact that it has taken several years to obtain the necessary permissions to obtain and link different data sources.
Fundamental revolution is needed to truly enhance the proactive, personalized health maintenance for the benefit of individuals, society and business. The vision of Digital Health Revolution-initiative is that future health care will allow citizens to control and make use of his or her personal data.