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MEDICA HEALTH IT FORUM - Hall 15, Stand 15E56 and 15E60
Pioneering IT trends in the healthcare sector
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.
MEDICA CONNECTED HEALTHCARE FORUM - Hall 15, Stand 15C24
What will the connected future of healthcare look like? "Connected Healthcare" is the networking of players, processes and systems within the healthcare sector. In the presentations of the MEDICA CONNECTED HEALTHCARE FORUM, the innovation forum in hall 15, new insights, technologies and solutions for connected and mobile healthcare will be presented.
Focal Topics 2017:
Enabling Tech for Healthcare Devices
Patient Centered IoT Solutions
Connected Health Platforms
Healthcare Certification & Standards
Innovative Start-ups Presenting Their Medical Solutions & Devices
Together with the Messe Düsseldorf, the TK health insurance company (Techniker Krankenkasse) presents the sixth MEDICA ECON FORUM by TK at MEDICA. More than 50 experts from politics, medicine, economy and science will discuss developments in the interface of research and practise in the four-day forum in hall 15. The main topics of MEDICA ECON FORUM will lie in the healthcare policy decisions after the election in 2017 and the opportunities and impact of digitization in the healthcare sector.
Energy efficient hospital - With sustainability into the future
Hospitals can reduce costs if they invest in sustainability. How this can be done, we asked the LVR-Klinik Bonn (LVR Hospital Bonn).
EUROPEAN HOSPITAL CONFERENCE
Focal Topic 2017: "Chances and Challenges of E-Health"
The 4th EUROPEAN HOSPITAL CONFERENCE (EHC) takes place as part of MEDICA 2017 and the 40th German Hospital Day on 16 November 2017 in the Congress Center Düsseldorf East (CCD East). The EHC will address different political, medical and economic topics from across all of Europe.
10.00 h – 12.00 h: Morning Session "European Strategy"
10.00 h – 10.10 h: Welcome (Session Chair: Gerry O'Dwyer, President EAHM) 10.10 h – 10.40 h: E-Health Action Plan 2012 – 2020 of the European Commission (Andrzej Rys, Director, Directorate General SANTE, European Commission)
13.30 h – 16.30 h: Afternoon Session "National E-Health Strategies"
13.35 h – 14.55 h: Specific national E-Health Concepts 13.35 h: Swedish concept (Tomas Lithner, Director for National Healthcare Services, Sweden) 13.55 h: Swiss concept (Adrian Schmid, Director, eHealth Suisse, Switzerland) 14.15 h: German concept (Andreas Grode, Head of Innovation, Society for telematics applications, Germany) 14.35 h: Danish concept (Morten Elbæk Petersen, CEO, Sundhed, Denmark)
14.55 h – 15.40 h: Specific examples for the implementation of the E-Health-Concept 14.55 h: Spanish concept (Arturo Romero Gutiérrez, Deputy Direction on Information Systems and Evaluation, Ministry of Health, Social Services and Equality, Spain (HOPE)) 15.10 h: Portuguese concept (Henrique Martins, MD, CEO, SPMS.EPE, Portuguese Ministry of Health, Portugal (AEMH)) 15.25 h: German concept (Peter Asché, CEO, Uniklinik RWTH Aachen, Germany (EAHM))