eHealth Week Copenhagen 7-9 May 2012
Onderwerp: eHealth Week Copenhagen 7-9 May 2012
Verzenddatum: 2012-04-01 19:23:32
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eHealth Week’s optional sessions offer a range of topics that impact many aspects of healthcare information technology. Read on to find out more!

Optional Sessions

Monday 7 May 2012
• mHealth Symposium
• RFID & RTLS in Healthcare Workshop
• SME Competition
• EU-US Cooperation on eHealth
• IHE Symposium: European Interoperability Leadership and the International
  Momentum of IHE 

• Telehealth to Support patients with Spinal Cord Injury
• The Economics of Interoperability
• ATOS Stakeholder Workshop
• Organising Committee Sessions

Tuesday 8 May 2012
• Empowerment Café Denmark
• Boosting Your IT Capability to Deliver More
• Workshop: Healthcare IT Maturity Programme: Boost your Hospital’s IT
  Capability to Deliver More

• Accenture Focus Group: EMR/Connected Health Patient records - Is there a
  Single Source of Truth? 

• CSC Focus Group: Supported Coordinated Patient-Centred Care Through
  Innovative Telehealth / Telemedicine Solutions 

• Oracle Focus Group: Connect, Collaborate, Care – Enabling Collaborative
  Care with Oracle’s Scalable, Flexible HIE Architecture 

• Siemens Focus Group
• Microsoft Focus Group

Wednesday 9 May 2012
• Intel Focus Group: Liberating Patient Data”: Go Mobile , Go Virtual or
  Go Home - Intel & VMWare 

• eHealth Innovation Contest
• Accenture Focus Group: Health Management
  Is Free Public Health Sustainable in Times of Growing Chronicity?

Accenture’s theme for this year’s WoHIT is Connected Healthand Health management, which will be addressed by Accenture’s EALA Health managing director, Michael Pitsch, during a plenary session. Two compelling focus groups will be led by Accenture: “Patient records - is there a Single Source of Truth?” and “Is free public health sustainable in times of growing chronicity?”. Accenture is also conducting separate workshops on how to reduce costs in procurement, and on Health information exchanges. Please register here for attending.
Monday 7 May 2012

mHealth Symposium
Presented by 
10.00 - 17.00
Bella Center
Registration Fee: €199

This stimulating one day symposium will bring together leaders and key-decision makers in the field. The educational sessions will be focused on existing mHealth solutions with a view on success stories, overcoming challenges and concrete examples of technologies that are transforming healthcare. This year’s themes will range from cutting-edge Smartphone applications in use today, efficient return on investment on mobile, and international best practices in mHealth that go ‘beyond the hospital’. Read more.

Sponsored by: 

RFID & RTLS in Healthcare Symposium
15:00 - 17:00
Bella Center
Free of Charge

This symposium will focus on the many applications of RFID and RTLS technologies currently deployed within different sectors of the healthcare industry, and will present the technical and business essentials needed for successful implementation. Read more.

7.30 - 17.00
Free of Charge

The Region of Southern Denmark is acknowledged as an international hub and a national living lab for Health IT, Active Living and Healthy Ageing. Companies, researchers and end users participate in dynamic private public collaborations to innovate new products and solutions to assist or automate tasks in the healthcare and welfare sector. Read more.

SME Competition
Competition to reward the best eHealth solution developed by an EU SME.
10.00 - 13.00
Bella Center
Free of Charge

The objective of the Competition, organised by TICBiomed, is to support business success of SMEs by giving them visibility together with marketing opportunities to attract customers, partners and external capital. SMEs will compete first on a national level. Read more.

EU-US Cooperation on eHealth
10.00 - 12.30
Bella Center
Free of Charge

The objective of the workshop is to discuss current and future perspectives of EU and US cooperation on eHealth matters. The workshop will provide the opportunity to review and present ongoing cooperation. Read more.

IHE Symposium: European Interoperability Leadership and the International Momentum of IHE
12.00 - 15.00
Bella Center, Exhibition Showfloor
Free of Charge

This half day event brings together Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise (IHE), European Patient Smart Open Services (EpSOS), healthcare delegates, and Europe’s finest industry leaders in Health IT to answer your questions about interoperability and standards. The program will include educational sessions and a panel discussion where you can get answers to your questions directly from the experts. Read more.

Telehealth to Support Patients with Spinal Cord Injury 
12:00 - 13:15

Having a spinal cord injury (SCI) can have the most devastating consequences on the individual and his or her family. Such an injury has major effects on all aspects of the individualís life, such as loss of motor and sensory function; this workshop will address howtelehealth can help individuals with spinal cord injury to maintain quality of life and re integrate into society. Read more.

The Economics of Interoperability
13.15 - 14.45
Bella Center
Free of Charge

Moderated by HL7 International, this panel will discuss the business value of healthcare IT standards. Speakers will provide the background and supporting data that establish the ability of standardization to reduce direct and indirect costs, while improving healthcare quality and access. The evidence is broad and diverse, representing data accumulated from research in economically-developed communities and emerging nations.Read more.

ATOS Workshop
13.15 - 15.00
Bella Center
Free of Charge

Working together to improve efficiency in Healthcare
Which improvements in quality and costs can be obtained within a hospital, and where does the hospital need to improve the cooperation in the healthcare network ? How can patients, general practitioners, fysiotherapists, laboratories and other hospitals be involved in the work process. And will and can patients be in the lead?

In this workshop we will deliver our vision and give you the opportunity to exchange and obtain new ideas. Read more.

WoHIT Organising Committee Sessions
Tuesday and Wednesday
Bella Center
Free of Charge

WoHIT has an organising committee consisting of the following members: European Commission, HIMSS Europe, EuroRec, COCIR, EHTEL, EFMI, Continua. The organising committee members will behosting sessions throughout eHealth Week.Read more.

Tuesday 8 May 2012

Empowerment Café Denmark
10.15 - 18.00
Bella Center
Free of Charge

Attend the sessions showcasing assisting technologies for healthy ageing and chronic diseases developed through user-centric methods
1 to 1 business meetings with Danish and other international companies and experts. Organised by an innovation partnership for the promotion of Danish assisting technologies for healthy ageing and chronic diseases.

Read more.

Boosting Your IT Capability to Deliver More
10.15 - 11.15
Bella Center
Free of Charge

Intel Corporation, Innovation Value Institute (IVI) and HIMSS Analytics Europe have come together to create an industry leading programme for hospitals to enhance their IT strategy, underlying management capabilities and optimise outcomes. During this panel discussion these organisations will announce and discuss the emerging results conducted in Europe and in the US. Read more.

Workshop: Healthcare IT Maturity Programme: Boost your Hospital’s IT Capability to Deliver More
11.15 - 13.15
Bella Center
Free of Charge

During this free workshop, you will have the opportunity to

Understand how to combine IVI’s IT Capability improvement methodology, and HIMSS Analytics Europe’s model for adopting a paperless electronic patient record environment for accelerated outcomes
Learn more about programme benefits and participation
Complete an IT capability assessment
Afterward, receive a customised report; including analysis of your hospital’s IT capability, industry profile, and actionable improvement roadmap.

Read more.

EMR/Connected Health Patient Records - Is there a Single Source of Truth? 
11.45 - 12.30
Register here for this Focus Group.

Supported Coordinated Patient-Centred Care Through Innovative Telehealth / Telemedicine Solutions 
13.00 - 14.00
Register here for this Focus Group.

Connect, Collaborate, Care - Enabling Collaborative Care with Oracle’s Scalable, Flexible HIE Architecture 
14.15 - 15.15
Register here for this Focus Group.

Mr. Jürgen Kazmeier, Head of Managed Services, Health Services, Siemens AG
15.30 - 16.30
Register here for this Focus Group.

Dr. Bill Crounse, WW Health Senior Director
16.45 - 17.45
Register here for this Focus Group.

Wednesday 9 May 2012

Liberating Patient Data”: Go Mobile , Go Virtual or Go Home - 
Intel & VMWare

10.15 - 11.15
Register here for this Focus Group.

eHealth Innovation Contest
10.30 - 12.30
Bella Center
Free of Charge

The eHealth Innovation Contest features the brightest of Denmark’s eHealth entrepreneurs and innovators. Their pitches will be evaluated by a panel of technology and innovation officers from Microsoft, IBM, HP, Dell and VMware, accompanied by Kaiser Permanente’s CEO George C. Halvorson. Read more.

Health Management
Is Free Public Health Sustainable in Times of Growing Chronicity? 

11.30 - 12.30
Register here for this Focus Group.

Other Useful Information
  • Special rates at the Bella Sky Hotel adjacent to the Bella Center have been negotiated on behalf of the WoHIT delegates. Click here to reserve.
  • Limited seats available for the HIMSS Analytics Europe Stage 6 & 7 Awards Dinner! Don’t miss the opportunity to network with Europe’s key CIOs and decision makers. Book and secure your seat now!
  • Opening Reception
    Monday 7 May
    17:00 - 18:30
    Bella Center, Exhibition Hall C
    Free to all registered WoHIT and Ministerial delegates.
    The 2012 World of Health IT Conference & Exhibition will kick off with a Danish opening reception for all delegates on the exhibition floor. Catch up with fellow delegates and explore innovative industry solutions, whilst enjoying and getting a first look at the 2012 exhibitors. This is a network occasion you do not want to miss!
    Sponsored by: 
  • eHealth Week Special Event
    Wednesday 9 May
    National Museum, Ny Vestergade 10, Copenhagen
    19:30 - 23:00
    Admission fee: €99. Advance registration only; please stop by the registration desk to inquire.
    Get ready to dance the night away during eHealth Week’s special event! Network your way through an evening of fine food, drinks, music and friendly conversation. Connect with industry leaders and colleagues alike at this special event open to all registered eHealthWeek 2012 conference attendees.
    Co-sponosored by:  and 
  • Exhibition Show floor is filling up! The exhibition show floor will feature thousands of products and services and consists of many specialized areas, including the Interoperability Showcase, showing interoperability among many healthcare applications, the Partner Pavilion, SME Village and many more. Interested in becoming an exhibitor? Please contact

    Sean Roberts
    +44 755 733 7066">

Supporting Partners
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Media Partners
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WoHIT Diamond Sponsor
WoHIT Gold Sponsors
WoHIT Supporting 
Programme Partners
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in Action!
Confirmed Keynote Speaker

George C. Halvorson
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Kaiser Permanente, USA
Confirmed Exhibitors
As of March 20, 2012
Aal Joint Programme
Aalborg University
Agfa Healthcare
BMJ Group
Cambio Healthcare Systems
Carestream Health
Danish Regions
Dimensional Insight
Duodecim Medical Publications Ltd
e-health LATVIA/National Health Service
E-mergency Interactive Solutions
eHealth Industries Innovation Centre
eHealth Norway
Ekahau Oy
EMC Corporation
European Commission
Finniah Expertise Clusters
Forcare B.V.
GE Healthcare
Griffin Technology
GS1 Denmark
HITS Health Informatics Training System
Hyland Software Inc.
InterComponentWare AG
InterSystems Corporation
Karos Health Incorporated
LaserBand LLC
Leafsprout Technologies Inc.
Living Lab Denmark
Max Manus
Mobile People
Motion Computing
National Board of e-Health (NSI)
Ontario, Canada
Orion Health
Perceptive Software
Post Danmark - Post Nord
RealTime Medical
RL Solutions
Sensory Technologies of Canada Inc.
Systematic A/S
The Danish Society of Engineers, IDA
WaveMark, Inc.
Welch Allyn
High Level eHealth
Conference Organising
WoHIT Organising Committee
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Sean Roberts
Manager, Global Business Development, HIMSS Europe">
+44 755 733 7066

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Marketing & PR
Martina Lazzari
Coordinator, Marketing and Communications, HIMSS Europe">
+ 32 2 793 76 39

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Coordinator, Marketing and Communications">
+ 32 2 793 76 39

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