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ECHAlliance@CHC 2018 Agenda
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Humanizing Digital Health: Towards the Digital Health Society


Wednesday 17th October


Venue: Seaport World Trade Center. Workshop room: Waterfront 2/3







Welcome and opening,

by Brian O’Connor, Chair of the ECHAlliance - View presentation here



Track 1: Building Trust



Panel discussion, moderated by  Bleddyn Rees, ECHAlliance Deputy Chair 


  • Digital Health and Data Protection in Europe,

 by Pier Weinrich, Senior Councel at Osborne Clarke - View presentation here


  • Investing in data interoperability and platforms,

by Sean Cheng, Venture capital at Philips Venture - View presentation here


  • Blockchain and Interoperability: The Keys to Trusted Healthcare

by Charles Aunger, Managing Director Technology (Chief Technology Officer) & Advisory Board Member, Health2047 - View presentation here



    Coffee Break



    Standards: enabling the Free Flow of Data

    moderated by Tim PostemaMinistry of Health, Welfare and Sport of Netherland - View presentation here





    Lunch and networking



    Track 2: Breaking down the Data silos for holistic health



    Keynote address: Artificial intelligence: the future of preventive and predictive care

    by Sajid Ahmed, Chief Executive Officer at WISE Healthcare - View presentation here




    Panel discussion, moderated by Alex Szucs, President, Canada Integrated Health Alliance (CIHAlliance) - View presentation here


    • Transforming data into intelligence,

    by Laurie HawkinsAdvocate for Health/Human Services Directories and E-Resident of Estonia - View presentation here


    • Data-driven precision medicine: opportunities and challenges,

    by Jaakko Lähteenmäki, Principal Scientist at VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland - View presentation here


    • The Great Interoperability Hurdle in Healthcare – Breaking Down Data Silos,

    by Arnaub Chatterjee, Senior Expert/Associate Partner, McKinsey & Company


    • Data integration to improve population health and social services in cities,

    by Jose Pagan, Professor and Chair at Department of Public Health Policy and Management, College of Global Public Health, New York University - View presentation here



    Coffee Break




    Track 3: Humanizing technologies



    Panel discussion, moderated by  Mark StevensPartner at EnableHealth (USA)

    • Engaging and Empowering People with Technology,

    by Edward M. Brown, MD, M.S.M.,Chief Executive Officer at Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN) - View presentation here


    • Bridging the human-technology divide - Australian Digital Health companies putting the human element back into healthcare,

    by Bronwyn Le Grice, Australian National Digital Health Initiative - View presentation here


    • Transforming the Patient Experience while Improving Lives,

    by Neil GomesChief Digital Officer & Executive Vice President for Technology Innovation and Consumer Experience, Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health System - View presentation here



    Global Digital Health Funding Insights,

     by Mark Liber, Moonshot Academy Manager at StartUpHealth - View presenation here



    Conclusions and Closing,

    by Brian O’Connor, Chair of the ECHAlliance 





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