Background reports

These background reports cover trends regarding MEDICA 2016. They are investigated by our feature writer Dr. Lutz Retzlaff (Neuss).


Overview: Background Reports

MEDICA HEALTH IT FORUM addresses workable solutions


How are people responding to this innovation? In her presentation entitled ‘x-Health’, Prof. Dr Britta Böckmann, Information Sciences and Medical Information Sciences at Dortmund's University of Applied Sciences, will be looking into how current developments in the health sector could be focused on people and their needs.
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What will the health sector's networked future look like? The MEDICA CONNECTED HEALTHCARE FORUM to provide answers


Digital healthcare solutions deliver progress. What sounds trite on the one hand deserves a more differentiated consideration on the other. On each day of the fair, the MEDICA CONNECTED HEALTHCARE FORUM – to be staged within the scope of MEDICA 2016 will be looking at what the networked future of healthcare will look like.
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MEDICA MEDICINE + SPORTS CONFERENCE takes a look into the future: What will sports medicine look like in 2030?


The MEDICA MEDICINE + SPORTS CONFERENCE is an established component within MEDICA in Düsseldorf, which – with 5,000 exhibitors from a good 70 countries – is the world's leading trade fair for the medical sector. The fourth edition of the conference with presentations by top experts will be exploring the future of sports medicine. What will it look like in 2030?
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MEDICA App COMPETITION 2016: New opportunities for mobile solutions


The application period for this year’s MEDICA App COMPETITION has been running since the middle of May and will end on 30 September 2016. Developers from all over the world will be able to submit their medical app ("medical mobile solution”) up until that time.
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