Nokia Technologies has partnered with Helsinki University Hospital (HUS) and University of Helsinki, Faculty of Medicine to develop novel solutions for outpatient care.

As part of the deal, Nokia and HUS will start the first project in this quarter, whichl includes the development of remote patient monitoring solutions.

The collaboration will enable input from HUS clinicians and patients to improve the quality and effectiveness of its remote patient monitoring solutions.

Nokia Technologies digital health vice president C├ędric Hutchings said: "Our vision is to empower people to make good decisions about their health by providing them and their physician with the critical information they need, when they need it.

"I’m excited about our collaboration with HUS as it will help us extend our span of care from everyday health and wellness devices to clinical solutions that help improve patient/physician interaction while informing our continued research and development in the clinical space."

In May, Nokia acquired France-based Withings that provides digital health products and services.

The company produces products such as activity trackers, weighing scales, thermometers, blood pressure monitors, home and baby monitors.