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Join the Webinar “Digital Health Society: update, report from Task forces & next steps” 2nd Oct

19 September 2017   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Heather Smith
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Monday 2 October 2017, 12h-14h CET

Launched during the Estonian EU Presidency in 2017, the Digital Health Society (DHS) has convened a multi-stakeholders group with policy-makers, European patients and citizens groups, researchers, healthcare providers and professionals, large companies and SMEs/start-ups, large pan-European and international NGOs, insurers, investors, etc. Several activities have been launched from 1st of July:

  1. The DHS Declaration: manifesto expressing the challenges we are facing in Europe to implement Digital health in all health and social care systems - open to online contributions this summer (thank you to the many of you who responded) a new version is to be published early October and endorsed  by contributors mid-October
  2. The DHS Task Forces: experts groups around specific topics:

a.            Interoperability standards and Digital Telehealthcare protocol

b.            Citizen-controlled Data Governance

c.            Legal framework for Free Flow and 2nd use of health data

d.            Digital Transformation & change management in health & social care organisations

    3. High Level eHealth Tallinn 2017 conference on October 16-18

This webinar will be the opportunity to update all interested stakeholders on all these activities, but will have a specific focus on the presentations by the DHS Task Forces Leaders of the main results of the work done this summer. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions on each topic.

This 120min session will allow time also to discuss the next steps for the Digital Health Society (DHS) until the end of 2017 and the sustainability plan beyond the Estonian EU Presidency.

Please see the detailed agenda here