HEALTH INNOVATION CENTRE IN KRISTIANSUND KOMMUNE
Innovation has always been important to Kristiansund kommune (municipality of Kristiansund).
Kristiansund is a small city with about 24 500 inhabitants and has a total area of 87 km².
Like other Norwegian municipalities, the municipality of Kristiansund is responsible for the primary care for their inhabitants. The municipalities are responsible for providing reasonable, high-quality healthcare and social services to everyone in need of them - regardless of age or diagnosis.
Norway faces an increasing demand for healthcare services and a shortage of personnel. Service innovation, digitalisation and technology introduction may enable the future provision of high quality healthcare.