mHealth Symposium

mHIMSS Europe
Monday 13 May: 9:00 – 15:20
Tuesday 14 May: 8:55 – 15:30

mHIMSS, a new member community of HIMSS, will be hosting a two-day mHealth Symposium as a dedicated part of eHealth Week 2013. The event will feature presentations from global mHealth leaders on topics including:

  • Opportunities to transform patient access to services
  • The potential for seniors to benefit from mobile and the future of healthy ageing
  • mHealth tools and their impact on chronic disease management
  • How mHealth tools are transforming the lives of healthcare professionals and solving the resource problems
  • A look to our mHealth future when everything is connected

Rate to attend €199 ex. VAT, registration required.

mHealth Symposium Exhibitors/Sponsorships
David Doherty: david_doherty@3GDoctor.com
Direct number: + 353 876 745 287

Day 1 – Monday 13 May

9:00 – 9:05

Welcome and Introductions
Rainer Herzog, Director, mHIMSS Europe

9:05 – 10:05

Opening Keynote: Integration of mHealth into the Health Care System: People, Process, & Technology

Moderator:
Patricia Wise, Vice President, mHIMSS

Keynote Speaker:
Hal Wolf, Senior VP & COO, Kaiser Permanente, USA

mHealth has tremendous potential for patient engagement and improved clinical care, but in order to realize that potential, we must not only be thoughtful about the technologies we select but also develop processes to optimize their utility and effectively manage the changes involved for the people impacted by them.

10:05 – 10:45

Tackling the Tsunami – Building an mHealth Strategy

Speaker:
David Collins, Sr. Director, mHIMSS

Setting an mHealth strategy is key to the success of mHealth integration. The mHIMSS Roadmap provides strategic guidance for privacy and security, standards and interoperability, ROI/payment, technology, new care models, and policy.

10:45 – 11:00

Break

11:00 – 12:00

Bending the Cost-Quality Curve: Leveraging mHealth for Home Monitoring and Remote Care

Moderator:
Nard Schreurs, Project Manager, ICT Norway Health, Welfare Technology, Smart Home

Speakers:
Dr. Giovanni Vizzini, Director Department of Medicine, ISMETT-UPMC, Italy
Karol Ziółkowski, Business Development Manager, Comarch

ISMETT-UPMC Palermo – “Home-monitoring”: How to deliver high-specialty care at Home after Liver Transplantation: a sustainable approach. Clinical experience of the use of an innovative method of clinical monitoring (home-monitoring) for the clinical surveillance of patients discharged from hospital after a liver transplantion.

Comarch will explore how many players from various market segments think about distant care seriously nowadays, but despite the wide range of ventures in the subject worldwide, it seems that those able to provide End-to-End solutions are closest to the successful and lucrative deployment and operations of Remote Care.

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12:00 – 13:30

Lunch
Networking

13:30 – 14:20

Changing the Care Paradigm – mHealth Enhancing Treatment of Chronic Care

Moderator:
Nard Schreurs, Project Manager, ICT Norway Health, Welfare Technology, Smart Home

Speakers:
Clint McClellan, President and Chairman of Continua Health Alliance, Continua
Prof. Jonathan C. Javitt, M.D., M.P.H., Co-founder, CEO, and Vice Chairman, Telcare
Adjunct Professor, Johns Hopkins Medicine

Continua will share insight into standards and case studies to advance personal connected health by promoting end-to-end, plug-and-play connectivity of personal health devices and establishing industry standards for interoperability.

Telcare will explore how its cellular technology and social networking bridge the last mile between patients with diabetes, their caregivers, and their families in order to transform the care of chronic illness.
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14:20 – 15:20

BYOD: The Risks, Rewards and Challenges

Moderator:
Rainer Herzog, Director, mHIMSS Europe

Speakers:
Hal Wolf, Senior VP & COO, Kaiser Permanente, USA
Petra Wilson, Chair, HIMSS Europe Governing Council
Pat Walshe, Director of Privacy, GSMA
Nicole Denjoy, Secretary General, COCIR

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) presents many challenges and opportunities including setting an implementation policy, privacy and security, infrastructure, and cost benefit. This panel will explore BYOD from multiple perspectives.

Day 2 – Tuesday 14 May

8:55 – 9:00

Welcome and Introductions
Rainer Herzog, Director, mHIMSS Europe

9:00 – 10:00

Integrating mHealth into the Hospital Environment

Moderator:
Rainer Herzog, Director, mHIMSS Europe

Speakers:
Colin Sweeney, Director of ICT, King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Michele Torresani, ICT Project Manager, Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori di Milano
Tjalling van der Schors, Head Pharmacist, Westfries Gasthuis Hospital, Netherlands

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust will cover the challenges of introducing mobile technology and the various devices tried, both successful and unsuccessful.

Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori di Milano will share implementation of RFID and bedside solutions for clinical practice, including a recently developed Android platform to be deployed using new-generation tablets with NFC antenna.

Westfries Gasthuis Hospital will share the complexity of the medication process, and how technology will support the process, as well as the barriers that still have to be lifted to make technology easily applicable in all hospitals.

10:00 – 10:30

Break

10:30 – 11:30

Mainstreaming Telehealth Services: The Need for Impact Assessment – Renewing Health, powered by

Moderator:
Claus Duedal Pedersen, Odense University Hospital, Denmark

Speakers:
Anna Kotzeva, Catalan Agency for Healthcare Quality and Assessment, Spain
Claudio Saccavini, Arsenal.IT, Italy
Anne Sorknæs, Odense University Hospital, Denmark

Health care system needs assessing the impact of a telehealth service prior deciding about its inclusion in routine care. Renewing Health has gained a huge experience in assessing the impact of 21 telehealth services in 9 European Regions (www.renewinghealth.eu).

11:30 – 13:15

Lunch (On Own)

13:15 – 13:55

Mobile and eHealth Platform as Basis for Chronic Disease Management

Moderator:
Karina Tellinger, Strategist, Development National eHealth, Center for eHealth in Collaboration

Speaker:
Dr. Sinisa Varga, Director, Croatian Institute for Health Insurance

Healthcare system in Croatia is fully ICT interconnected and results are present in all areas. Further evolution includes mobile health platform as basis for prevention, selfcare and chronic disease management programs.

13:55 – 14:35

Mobile Applications (apps) within Healthcare – Use of Patients in the Design

Moderator:
Karina Tellinger, Strategist, Development National eHealth, Center for eHealth in Collaboration

Speaker:
Eirik Årsand, Ph.D., Senior Researcher, Norwegian Centre for Integrated Care and Telemedicine (NST), University Hospital of North Norway (UNN)

Even though the technology and infrastructure for mobile-phone-based apps now finally are in place, there are still many surrounding factors that need to be addressed in health care.

14:35 – 14:45

Break

14:45 – 15:30

Future of Healthcare – Multiple Perspectives: mHealth’s Challenges and Opportunities

Moderator:
Patricia Wise, Vice President, mHIMSS Europe

Speaker:
Laurent Vandebrouck, General Manager,
Qualcomm Life

Roundtable Reaction Panel [30 minutes]:
- Colin Sweeney, Director of ICT, King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
- Dr. Siniša Varga, Director, Croatian Institute for Health Insurance
- Dr. Johnny Walker, Hermitage Medical Clinic and Founder, HealthFounders

Today’s healthcare system has many challenges and opportunities to drive efficiency while managing cost and improving quality. Hear various perspectives on how the value of mHealth will continue to transform the delivery of healthcare!

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