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EHTEL, eHealth Focal Point for Europe

"Our Digital Health ... is everyone ready?"

Breaking News (given Alert Level 4 - now 3 - in Brussels): Much of Joint Digital Healthcare Symposium is postponed to 19-20 January 2016. The session in the European Parliament "eHealth in Europe: reality and challenges ahead" is maintained as scheduled. For this parliament session only, participants need to re-register!

Join MEP Eva Kaili and participate in the eHealth Policy Event at the European Parliament in Brussels. Doers from the field will confront policy makers of what it really means to use eHealth and mHealth at scale to transform healthcare delivery.
eHealth in Europe: Reality and Challenges Ahead

Given the re-organisation of events a NEW REGISTRATION for participation at the European Parliament is needed at NB: The deadline has been extended to 26 November.

Details of the Networking Dinner on 1 December evening tba


Learn about the headline lessons learned and outcomes from the evaluation of the large scale European telehealth deployment project United4Health. As the pace of technology innovation is ever increasing, you will be invited to look forward into the future of healthcare transformation.

EHTEL 2015 Thought Leadership Debate at eHealth Week
Healthcare on the Move - The mobile triangle of information EHTEL Thought Leadership Event 2015 - Healthcare on the Move - Event Report

EHTEL, Assuta and MSD provided a series of visionary talks - nicely supported by the view on the skyline of Riga. Our distinguished guests - leaders in mobile health and integrated healthcare - have reflected on the mobile triangle of health information (patients, physicians and provider organisations). This triangle opens up fascinating new opportunities for patients at the point of care as well as for health professional practice. “Move the information, not the patient” has never held more true. [touch images or here for event report]
Challenged by George Crooks (EHTEL), panellists Guy Eiferman (MSD), Dany Engel (Assuta), Joan Cornet (Mobile World Capital), Peteris Zilgalvis (EC) and the Latvian Health Ministry will debated questions like
- How to best leverage mobile options for patients and health professionals?
- How to avoid "digital burnout" by (not) flooding devices with unfiltered alerts.
- How to securely manage medical data of patients and consumers in the cloud?
- How to balance privacy and the promises of Big Data?
EHTEL Thought Leadership Event 2015 - Healthcare on the Move

    The EHTEL Board of Directors [All directors have been (re-)elected on 3 Dec 2013]

    • Members of the Executive Board [since 18 February 2014]:
      President: Professor George Crooks OBE (NHS24 / Scottish Ambulance Service, UK),
      Vice-President: John Crawford (IBM, UK)
      Treasurer: Päivi Hämäläinen (THL - National Institute for Health and Welfare, FI)
    • Members of the Board of Directors [since 3 December 2013 / in alphabetic order]:
      Joan Cornet Prat (Mobile World Capital - ES), John Crawford (IBM Europe - UK), Professor George Crooks OBE (NHS24 / Scottish Ambulance Service - UK), Martin Denz (SATMeH), Arno Elmer (gematik - DE, up to 30 June 2015), David Garwood (Avebury Mgt Services Ltd - UK), Päivi Hämäläinen (National Institute for Health and Welfare - FI), Nicole Hill (Alcatel-Lucent - FR), Guido Iaccarino (Regione Campania – Reference Site EIP-AHA – IT), Russell Jones (Chorleywood Health Centre - UK), Rachelle Kaye (Maccabi Healthcare Services and MaccabiTech - IL), Line Helen Linstad (Norwegian Centre for Integrated Care and Telemedicine - NO), Claus Duedal Pedersen (Odense University Hospital - DK), Tatjana Prenđa-Trupec (Croatian Health Insurance Fund, on behalf of the Ministry of Health - HR), Mário Romão (Intel Corporation – BE).
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