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EHTEL 2009 Anniversary Symposium "Joining for Visions of Person Centred Health"

The symposium "Joining for Visions of Person Centred Health" was held on 21-22 October 2009 together with the the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) at Rue Belliard 99, Brussels. We kindly thank all speakers and participants to the symposium. Presentations can be downloaded by pointing to presentation titles.


Welcome addresses (no presentation files)

  • Welcome address by the European Economic and Social Committee
    Irini Ivoni Pari, EESC Vice-President and Member of Group I (Employers)
  • A Decade for eHealth - Welcome address by EHTEL
    Martin Denz, President of EHTEL

Anniversary Addresses

Keynote speech:

Panel: Pulse of the industry - Global visions for the healthcare of the future
Chair: Ilias Iakovidis, Deputy Head of Unit, DG INFSO, European Commission

Introductory speakers:

Additional panellists:

  • Giancarlo Ruscitti, Department of Health & Social Services, Veneto Region, Italy
  • John Chave, PGEU (Pharmaceutical Group of the European Union)
  • Liuska Sanna, Programme Officer, EPF (European Patients' Forum)

Reality checks for eHealth and telemedicine in routine healthcare
Chair: Niels Rossing, Danish Centre for Health Telematics (Medcom)


Visions of tomorrow: moving eHealth beyond the "e"
Chair: Liina Carr, EESC Member, Group II (Employees), Estonia

Closing remarks:
A decade of eHealth has passed: what should we expect next?
Murray Bywater, Managing Director, Silicon Bridge, UK

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