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At MEDICA HEALTH IT FORUM you can listen - among others- to interesting lectures about mHealth.


For the 5th time, MEDICA 2016 will see the world's largest live competition for the best Medical Mobile Solution for use in the daily routine of a doctor or in the hospital - the MEDICA App COMPETITION 2016 - hosted in the 6th session of the MEDICA CONNECTED HEALTHCARE FORUM on Wednesday, 16 November 2016 in Hall 15 Stand 15C24.

More about the MAC-Live-Pitch
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Visit the MEDICA HEALTH IT FORUM and experience a range of programs at top notch level. Speakers from all areas of the healthcare industry, together with representatives from the cutting-edge research, will discuss on pioneering developments in healthcare IT, interdisciplinary and problem-solving oriented.

Our stage program covers the entire width of the healthcare innovation sector. The Red Stage (Leadership Arena) provides high-quality discussions the positions and points of contention major player, while presentations of innovative products and services are focused on the Green Stage in close networking with exhibitors.

Events at the MHIF will take place in Hall 15 stands 15E48 and 15E56.

More about MHIF here
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The Healthy Vision of Medical Apps and Connectivity

Claus F. Nielsen

Monday, 14 November
13.00 - 13.55 a.m.
MHIF Red Stage
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Towards eHealth Patient Summary in Germany: NFDM Sprint

Philipp Stachwitz

Tuesday, 15 November
3.00 - 3.55 p.m.
MHIF Green Stage

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From Assistive Data to Core Data

Josephine Yang

Thursday, 17 November
2.00 - 2.50 p.m.
MHIF Green Stage

More lectures at the MEDICA HEALTH IT FORUM

Red Stage

  • Ain Aaviksoo, "eHealth in a Digital Society: Empowered Citizens of Estonia", Monday, 14 Nov., 12.00-12.55 a.m.
  • Claus F. Nielsen, "The Healthy Vision of Medical Apps and Connectivity", Monday, 14 Nov., 1.00-01.45 p.m.
  • Stephan Schindewolf, "Diagnistics: Smart devices and Wearables in patient-centric health networks to improve health", Tuesday, 15 Nov., 2.00-3.50 p.m.

Green Stage

  • Merik Seven & Michiel Sprenger, "Towards Interoperable eHealth Services in the Netherlands", Tuesday, 15 Nov., 2.00 - 2.55 p.m.
  • Katrien Van Gucht, "Interoperability for Medication Records and ePresciptions in Belgium", Tuesday, 15 Nov., 3.00 - 3.55 p.m.
  • Alexander Steffen, "The Quirl Ecosystem – how UX helps to increase quality of life in children and juvenile patients", Wednesday, 15 Nov., 3.00 - 3.55 p.m.
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New E-Health Act: "Patients have control over their data"

Interview with Bernd Altpeter, CEO of the German Institute for Telemedicine and Health Promotion (DITG)
Read the interview here
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Big data in cardiology: IT platform to manage "flood of data"

In addition to patient counseling and clinical diagnostics, the lion’s share of a cardiologist’s work consists of collecting data to be able to better treat future cases based on the gathered information.
Read the article here

MEDICA TECH FORUM (MTF) - Hall 12, Stand 12E73

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Tuesday, 15.11.2016:

  • 2.30 – 3.00 p.m.: Marion Lükemann, Germany Trade and Invest, "Health – Made in Germany: How to match German expertise and foreign needs?"

Wednesday, 16.11.2016:

  • 12.30 – 13.00 p.m.: Nicole Denjoy, COCIR, "How Digital Health can support Integrated Care Models"

Thursday, 17.11.2016:
  • 11.30 a.m. – 12.00 p.m.: Dr. Markus Braun, Siemens Healthcare GmbH, "Refurbishing Medical Equipment – Opportunities & Challenges"
More information about MEDICA TECH FORUM here


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