Nordsjællands University Hospital Hillerød, Region Hovedstaden
Nordsjællands Hospital Hillerød is a large Danish University Hospital affiliated with University of Copenhagen. It hosts an outpatient clinic under the Department of Endocrinology and Nephrology, taking care of more than 2,000 people with diabetes, hereof 1,000 with type 1 diabetes, and the remaining mainly with insulin-treated type 2 diabetes. A total of eight endocrinologists, a number of diabetes specialist nurses and educators, dieticians and a foot clinic are associated to the clinic. Also embedded in the department is an endocrine clinical research unit with focus on diabetes and staffed with GCP-certified study nurses, highly experienced in performing RCTs initiated by industry and others, as well as experimental and observational studies. The research unit has a dense collaborative network within the institution, regionally and internationally.
Role within MELISSA
NOH is the lead of work package 4 - Clinical validation.
This includes planning and conducting the randomised controlled clinical trial with the objective to validate the artificial intelligence-based mobile application to support self-management of insulin therapy.
NOH is also one of the clinical partners recruiting patients for and performing the clinical trial.