Bogi Eliasen

Bogi Eliasen is director of health at the Copenhagen Institute for Futures Studies. He comes from the Faroe Islands and is educated in Political Science from the University of Aarhus. Eliasen has been employed in the Faroe Business Affairs and Ministry of Foreign Affairs and worked as a consultant over the last 20 years for politicians, the public sector and private companies. Since 2014 he has been affiliated to CIFS where he has worked in bridging genomics and digital health. Internationally Eliasen is known for his strong network, his ability to communicate complex issues and for promoting Nordic Health 2030 Movement pushing for a fundamental shift from sick care to preventive health to ensure the longevity of our healthcare systems and improved quality of life both in the Nordics and globally. With his leading role in the Future Proofing Health concept he is driving the shift toward data driven health decisions. Eliasen received the HIMSS Future50 International Achievement Award in 2019 for his long standing commitment for the digital transformation of health and care.

By Bogi Eliasen 09:54 am March 03, 2021
A bold vision for data-driven Latin American health, illustrated by a Peruvian pilot.
health equity, covid-19
By Bogi Eliasen 02:01 am January 19, 2021
The right to health, not just the access to healthcare, requires a holistic understanding of how we can provide a better quality of life and wellbeing for the individual and society, argues Bogi Eliasen, director of health at the Copenhagen Institute for Future Studies and a member of the HIMSS Future50 Community.
By Bogi Eliasen 03:08 am July 22, 2020
Without cross-border co-operation the potential of personalised health cannot be realised, acccording to Bogi Eliasen, director at the Health Copenhagen Institute for Futures Studies and HIMSS Future50 leader, who will be speaking at HIMSS & Health 2.0 European Digital Event taking place 7-11 September.
By Bogi Eliasen 04:27 am May 01, 2020
How far could we have been in managing the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic if we used the tools available to us such as data sharing, genomics, apps, and pandemic warning systems, instead of waiting to implement them on a rainy day? Bogi Eliasen, director of health at the Copenhagen Institute for Futures Studies and HIMSS Future50 leader asks...

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