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Claus Duedal Pedersen


Claus Duedal Pedersen holds a master’s degree in Economics from The University of Southern Denmark (Denmark). He is currently Director of the Sentinel Unit at, a unit that is in charge of a national quality and research infrastructure based on clinical data from specialist physicians. Previously, he was Chief Innovation Officer at the Centre for Innovative Medical Technology at OUH Odense University Hospital. OUH is the largest hospital in Denmark with 1,300 beds and more than 900,000 outpatient consultations every year. At the hospital, he oversaw CIMT (Centre for Innovative Medical Technology), a joint research center between OUH and the University of Southern Denmark.  In this position, Pedersen oversaw development, testing and implementation of telemedicine and eHealth solutions in a wide range of areas within the hospital. Over the last 4 – 5 years, various telemedicine solutions have moved from pilot phase to daily practice. The solutions have primarily focused on improving the cooperation between the hospital, the primary care sector and the patients.  

Pedersen also holds a position as external professor at Rome Business School.