HIMSS and Health 2.0 European Conference

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11-13 June, 2019 | Helsinki, Finland

Finland Pavilion Programming

Wednesday 12.6.

Moderator: Anne Lahnajärvi, Chief Editor of Mediuutiset

10:30 Finland Pavilion Program Highlights by Moderator Anne Lahnajärvi, Chief Editor of Mediuutiset

10:30-10:35 Welcoming words by Ilona Lundström, Director-General, Innovations and Enterprise Financing, Ministry of Economy and Employment


5G is Here –What’s the Change? - Olli Liinamaa, 5G Test Network Lead, Nokia & University of Oulu

Redesign the patient Care –Doctors perspective - Kiti Müller, Senior Researcher in Medical and Neuroscience, Nokia Bell Labs

The best of care at your fingertips – anywhere, anytime - Visa Honkanen, Director of Strategic Development, HUS Helsinki University Hospital

Digitalization Case: A point-of-care mobile sampling application - digitalization in a form of professionals mHealth solution - Mylab

10:45 Transforming Healthcare with 5G and digitalization 5G is Here – What’s the Change? Olli Liinamaa, 5G Test Network Lead

11:15-11:30 Keeping Finland happy: Preventative care through wearable data – Anna de Torres, Marketing Director, Firstbeat Technologies

11:30-11:45 Healthy Chronos – Proactive and Predictive Patient Monitoring

Richard Francken, Business Developer, Cerner Benelux & Juha-Matti Ranta, CEO, Medanets

11:45-12:00 Aging in place with dignity and freedom - case City of Helsinki

Jere Finne, Development Manager, City of Helsinki Service Centre

Matti Räty, CEO, Navigil

12:00-12:15 Pediatric Remote Early Warning Scores (PREWS) – A Pre-screening Hybrid AI Application for Remote Triage and Advice

Pekka Valmari, M.D., Ph.D, Lapland Central Hospital, Avaintec


Panel Discussion

Moderator: Marja-Liisa Niinikoski, CEO, Helsinki Business Hub

How to use Digital Twins for the prevention and interception of diseases? Opportunities to pioneer and pilot in Finland? – Panel Discussion
Timo Miettinen, Information Systems Manager at the Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland (FIMM)
Markus Leskinen, MD, Ph.D., Neonatalogist, HUS Helsinki University Hospital
Jukka Lähesmaa, Senior specialist, Finnish Ministry of Social and Health Affairs
Juho Paaso, VP of Engineering, BC Platforms

13:15-13:30 AI can predict A&E visit of home care customers

Jani Tikkanen, MD, Ph.D, Gillie.io Company Oy

13:30-13:45 Transforming Digital Health into Smart Care

Maria Lavonen, CEO, Vivago Ltd


A novel way to combine data from two or more sensitive data sources - for instance biobanks - Tuomo Pentikäinen, CEO, VEIL.AI

Patient deterioration; how using AI and APIs with EHR avoids alarm fatigue in clinical surveillance - Keijo Korhonen, COO, Co-Founder, Emfit Oy

AI-driven point-of-care testing solution to monitor symptoms and disease marker in Inflammatory Bowel Disease - Kaisa Helminen, CEO of Aiforia Technologies Oy

Concrete use cases of AI in healthcare from Silo.AI’s work - Anna Nykänen, Business Development, Healthcare, Silo.AI

14:15-15:15 KANTA SERVICES

Kanta PHR ecosystem for citizen empowerment - Anna Korpela, Product Owner / Software Analyst

Is Finland IHE-compliant? Use of IHE-profiles in cross-border prescription and imaging infrastructure - Konstantin Hyppönen IHE-Finland User Co-Chair

Access to your own health and wellbeing data - Anna Korpela, Software Analyst

A perspective to success factors when implementing national eHealth services - Kosti Kuokkanen Service Manager

15:15-15:30 Keeping Finland happy: Preventative care through wearable data

Joni Kettunen, Ph.D., CEO, Co-Founder, Firstbeat Technologies

15:30-15:45 Real-time resource management in healthcare services

Case Satakunta - Eero Kitinoja, Hygga

15:45-16:00 With Pirkko care optimizer, mental health services can be improved using existing resources!

Kalle Horjamo, Executive Vice President, Solutos Ltd

16:00-16:15 Use of RWE to advance patient-centric, effective and economically sustainable healthcare

Maija Wolf, PhD, Dos, Sr Scientific Advisor and Development Lead, Medaffcon Oy

16:15-16:45 We need to talk about Interoperability

Panel discussion

Moderator: Jukka Vahti, Leading Specialist, The Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra
Juha Mykkänen, PhD, Adjunct Prof., Development Manager, National Institute for Health and
Welfare; chair / HL7 Finland
Mikael Rinnetmäki, Founder, Sensotrend
Birgit Paajanen, Project Manager, HUS Helsinki University Hospital
Heli Salminen-Mankonen, Leader, Real World Evidence & Health Economics, Oriola


Digitalizing Asthma Self-care to Drive Better Patient Outcomes at Smaller Cost - Seppo Salorinne, CPO, KAMU Health

Crossing the chasm between blame and patient safety - four simple steps to success with digitalisation - Mika Pyyhtiä, CEO, airline captain and safety systems expert, Megical

When medication becomes connected/digitized, what opportunities does it create? - Timo Heikkilä, COO & Co-founder, Popit

Future healthcare: Live demo combining chat, bots, clinical study and videoconsultation - Ville Mujunen, CEO, Ninchat

17:15-17:30 Health Benefit Analysis – A Revolution in Public Health?

Timo Lukkarinen Medical Director, City of Helsinki

18:30-19:00 Ultrahack: hack the skin cancer finals

Location: Finland Pavilion

Thursday 13.6.

8:30–12:00 Jukka Vahti, Leading Specialist, The Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra
12:15–15:45 Sampo Sammalisto, Program Manager, Personalized Health, Business Finland

08:30-08:45 Care Gap Analyses to identify, who may benefit from interventions with best outcomes

Dr. Ilkka Kunnamo, Duodecim

08:45-09:00 The first clinical decision support solution in dentistry and oral health

Dr. Heikki Autti, MD, DDS, Maxillo-facial surgeon, Dental Mammoth Ltd

09:00-09:15 Company Presentation

09:15-09:30 Success cases of digital transformation at Terveystalo

Juha Juosila Chief Digital Officer, Terveystalo

09:30-09:45 Responding to the exponentially growing demand of quantified health data

Tapio Jokinen, M.D., Specialist in Clinical Neurophysiology, CEO, Medixine

09:45-10:15 The best care of people with diabetes is cooperation: in prevention, in quality of care, in prevention of complications, in technology, in shared decision-making. Together we succeed

Finnish Diabetes Association and partners

10:15-10:45 The Future of Healthcare - Risto Linturi Q&A session


It is the story why a surgeon quit his day job to found a start-up to solve a global problem - Dr. Arne Schlenzka, Osgenic

Power of co-creation: Leading Medical Doctors and Disior changing the world of medical image analysis - Anna-Maria Henell, CEO, Disior Oy

A joint pilot project “TARMO digital health ecosystem” implemented in Kotka during fall of 2018 - Jari Närhi, Business Development, Mobile Wellness Solutions MWS Oy / Wellmo

New way to triple rehab resources using Virtual Reality: revolutionary neurorehab at patient’s home - Joonas Pöllä, the founder and chairman, Peili Vision

11:15-11:45 Enabling independent life at home - Eetu Koski, CEO, Evondos Oy

11:30-11:45 Data-Driven Decision Support in Medical Practise - Arho Virkki DI, PhD on Applied

Mathematics, Leader of TYKS Centre for Clinical Informatics

11:45-12:00 New technological innovation supports both good life at home and co-operation between private and public health sector

Juho Remes, Head of Health Technology Services Business Unit, Tamro Oyj & Eveliina Saari, Chief Scientist, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health.

12:00-12:15 Helping patients with truly personalised medicine - enabling clinicians to utilise genomic data

Dr. Jari Forsström, PhD, MD, Specialist for Internal Medicine, Abomics


Moderator: Sampo Sammalisto, Program Manager, Personalized Health, Business Finland

New modalities
Building of Network Ecosystem for developing capabilities in Rare Diseases, Bio-logics and New Treatment Modalities
Anu Wartiovaara, Professor, University of Helsinki (Research)
Laura Laakso, CEO ELL MSc, Petsofi Oy (SME)
Christer Nordstedt, PhD, MD, Senior Vice President, Research and Development, Orion Oyj (Large Company)
CleverHealth Network
Ecosystem of Digital Health Innovations
Mirka Tammi, Project Director, HUS Helsinki University Hospital


Specialized Medical Care Testbeds - Timo Alalääkkölä, Manager, Testing and Innovations, Oulu University Hospital

Social and Health Care Testbeds- Sanna Hartman, Business Development Advisor, Health and Wellbeing, City of Helsinki

Testbeds as a Part of an Innovation System - Janne Lahtiranta, Senior Advisor, eHealth, Turku Science Park Ltd

Company experiences - speaker will be announced later

13:30-13:45 Enabling private healthcare to complement public primary care through a networking model

Ville Salaspuro, Medical Director, Mediconsult


Let’s use measured data to reduce the huge cost of work-related stress both in the EU and US - Niina Venho M.Sc, Moodmetric

Enabling tailored disease prevention utilizing data and genomics in Health Care - Kimmo Aro, CEO, Negen Oy

Hublet in hospitals - how to increase the welfare of your patients by offering them digital services - Sirpa Manner, CEO, Hublet Oy

Rapid Diagnostic Tests and Lower Health Care Costs - Dr. Mika Karilahti, CEO, Medigoo Oy Inc.

14:15-14:30 RWD (Real World Data) + PRO (Patient Reported Outcomes) = RWE (Real World Evidence)

Heli Salminen-Mankonen Ph.D, Adjunct Professor, eMBA, Team Lead of Real World Evidence, Oriola

14:30-14:45 PreMed project – a practical example of secondary use of data

Jaakko Lähteenmäki, Principal Scientist, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd


Findata: What kind of health data Finland can offer for secondary use? – Jukka Lähesmaa, Senior Specialist, Ministry of Social Affairs and Health

Finland’s unique national real time health care register (Avohilmo) - Aleksi Yrttiaho, CIO, National Institute for Health and Welfare

THL: Finland’s biggest open data provider in Health - Antti Tuomi-Nikula, Development Manager, National Institute for Health and Welfare

Research, innovation, and hands-on prototyping with clinical data - Arho Virkki, Head of Clinical Informatics, Turku University Hospital

Clever Health Network - Pekka Kahri, Technology Officer, HUS Helsinki University Hospital

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