Claus Nielsen

Co-founder - Data for Good Foundation

Claus survived cancer and daily beats his diabetes with sweat, food and tech. He is an advocate for digital health and care technologies, and has been a thought leader convincing decision makers to embrace change. With an impressive career in Denmark, a happy and tech savvy nation, he has contributed to national and international projects, and helped make Denmark a global leader of digital health and care tech. He was a pioneer in launching mobile solutions back in the 1990s for health and social care, later promoting political awareness and uptake of IoT, robotics & tech services for citizens, patients and older adults. Today he is a digital nomad, working to enable access to affordable mobile healthcare in Thailand and other countries, and developing a platform to ensure that patients can exercise meaningful control over their data.  Claus tweets at @deadpoolNET

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Posted on 13.05.2019

Are you ready to use data for good?

I’ve been working with the health system and data for decades. But when my own child developed diabetes – and I was subsequently diagnosed with the disease myself – the dysfunction of the health data ecosystem came into sharper focus than ever. On the one hand, there is a mountain of data. Citizens (those with […]

By Claus Nielsen Co-founder - Data for Good Foundation