Johan is heading the Healthcare, Welfare and Education (HWE) unit in Tieto, with 1,300 people in 32 offices across the Nordics and India. Johan is passionate about transforming the public sector through new business models, innovation and digitalization. He has extensive international business and functional leadership experience and is an appreciated leader with expertise in business strategy, organizational development, lean methods and open source culture. Johan has been named one of the top 20 most influential people within the medtech and life science areas in Sweden.
In a smarter society, the healthcare and welfare sectors will be characterized by its efficiency, its new ways of working, and by an empowered citizenry who will have control over how they engage with and receive digital services. And that smarter society is not very far away. More
Interview with Johan Höglund and Tomaž Gornik, Co-Chair of openEHR Foundation and CEO at Marand. Electronic health records (EHRs) are stored on closed systems. This is the biggest obstacle to fully digitalizing healthcare. In Sweden, Tieto wants to lead the way in building open ecosystems for EHRs and believes this will improve healthcare and even create jobs. More
Last year the Swedish government introduced the "Vision e-health 2025” initiative with the ambitious target for Sweden to become the world leader in e-health by 2025. This is in line with the goals of Sweden’s Nordic neighbors (Norway, Finland and Denmark) who also aim to become leaders in e-health. A coherent vision is critical in shaping direction and stating objectives. But how do you move from vision to action? How do you begin making this vision tangible? More