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4th Digital Health Society Summit

4-5 October - Online
DHS is delighted to announce the date for its

4th Annual Summit (to be held virtually)

The 2-Day Virtual Summit promotes the latest thought leadership of the DHS, showcases innovation, research, European funded projects and addresses the latest digital and data challenges facing digital health.

The Summit will focus on the topic “Data & Digital services to support the recovery of health systems across the globe” which is one the 3 themes of the Global Health Connector Partnership Flagship events in 2022 in the US (Boston, Las Vegas and Washington), India (New Delhi), Africa (Kenya), Spain (Barcelona) and Switzerland. The DHS Summit will build on almost 1000 registrations from 68 countries across the globe.

Highlights DHSS 2022

International high-level speakers

Virtual exhibition space

Free registration

Networking opportunities

2 Day programme

Agenda

(content subject to change)
Day 1 - 4th October 2022: 10:00 -18:00 CEST
Facilitators: Bleddyn Rees (Chair at Digital Health Society) & Karolina Mackiewicz (Innovation Director at ECHAlliance)

10:00 – 10:15 Welcome & introduction

10:15 – 11:15 Data & Digital services to support the recovery of global health systems

11:15 – 11:30 How our ECHAlliance community has grown and what we are doing next with our International Ecosystems network

11:30 – 11:45 Break

11:45 – 12:30 How do you maximise the use of health data for innovation and recovery?

  • Giovanna Ferrari Ph.D, Pfizer, Regional Labeling Lead at Pfizer and Project Lead for Gravitate Health project
  • Barbara Di Camillo, Full Professor in Computer Science, Department of Information Engineering, University of Padova for Brainteaser project
  • Oscar Zanutto, ISRAA-Fabbrica Europa Coordinator – Faber & Italy, Treviso Health Social Care Innovation Ecosystem. Value Care Project

12:30 – 13:00 How do you collaborate globally for health care. What does the Global Health Connector Partnership do.

13:00 – 13:30 Lunch & Networking

13:30 – 14:00 How can data guide the development of digital skills workforce recruitment, retention and resilience

14:00 – 14:45 Past EU Council Presidencies panel

Moderator: Tapani Piha, Special Adviser to the Finnish Ministry of Social Affairs and Health and to the Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra / Special Adviser, Ministry of Social Affairs and Health & Sitra

  • Hrvoje Belani, Head of e-Health and Cybersecurity at Ministry of Health, Croatia
  • Isabelle Zablit-SchmitzInternational Director and eHealth Europe at the Ministry of Health in France, France

14:45 – 15:00 Break & Networking

16:30- 17:30 The importance of evidence in digital health and pitfalls to avoid

  • Joe Kvedar, Editor In Chief at npj Digital Medicine

17:30 – 17:45 Challenges and opportunities of the Green Digital twin transition in health and care.

17:45 – 18:00 Closing & Wrap up

Day 2 - 5th October 2022: 10:00 - 17:30 CEST
Facilitators: Bleddyn Rees (Chair at Digital Health Society) & Karolina Mackiewicz (Innovation Director at ECHAlliance)

10:00 – 10:15 Welcome & introduction

10:15 – 11:15 The DHS Round table session

12:00 – 12:15 Break & Networking

12:15 – 13:00 A panel looking at the latest developments with the European Health Data Space

13:30 – 13:45 How to build successful consortia and bid for European and international projects?

13:45 – 14:15 Lunch Break

14:15 – 14:45 How can we use data to tackle health inequalities

14:45 – 15:15 AI & healthcare

15:15 – 16:00 Tackling the gender bias in health data and services

  • Jenny Thomas, Programme Director at DigitalHealth.London Ecosystem
  • Maria Isabel Iñigo Petralanda, Research Ethics Committee UCA Pontificial Catholic University & Argentinian Ecosystem Coordinator
  • Andrea Barbiero, Digital Health & Social Innovation Expert Consultant & Argentinian Ecosystem Coordinator

16:45 – 17:15 How can we support the rebuilding of the Ukrainian Health system in a digital way

17:15 – 17:30 Closing & Wrap up

Speakers

Ann Mond Johnson American Telemedicine Association
CEO
Andrea Barbiero SalusCoop
Digital Health & Social Innovation Expert Consultant
Andy Bleaden ECHAlliance
Community Director
Barbara Di Camillo Department of Information Engineering, University of Padova Full Profes
Full Professor in Computer Science
Bleddyn Rees The Digital Health Society
Chair
Brian O’Connor ECHAlliance
CEO
Dipak Kalra IHD
President
Giovanna Ferrari Ph.D Pfizer
Regional Labeling Lead
George Valiotis EHMA
Executive Director
Hrvoje Belani Ministry of Health Croatia
Head of e-Health and Cybersecurity
Ilias Iakovidas European Commission
Adviser
Isabelle Zablit-Schmitz Ministry of Health France
International Director and eHealth Europe
Karolina Mackiewicz ECHAlliance
Innovation Director
Oscar Zanutto Faber & Italy
ISRAA-Fabbrica Europa Coordinator
Rachel Dunscombe Digital Health Society
Director
Tapani Piha Ministry of Social Affairs and Health & Sitra
Special Adviser

Registration

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Become a partner to increase your networking and business opportunities and engage with and learn from the “Doers” of the health and care transformation globally.

Highlights DHSS 2021

68 Countries

20 Virtual Booths

780+ Registeers

48 International Speakers

22 Sessions

9 Partners

Check out the 3rd Digital Health Society Summit here

Check out the 2nd Digital Health Society Summit here

Watch the 1st DHSS highlight video here

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