HIMSS and Health 2.0 European Conference

Thank you for attending the 2019 event.
We look forward to seeing you again 26-28 May 2020!

11-13 June, 2019 | Helsinki, Finland


June 12, 2019
11:15 - 12:15
Room 204 & 205

We are excited to invite you to the HIMSS Italian Community as a delegation to the HIMSS Europe 19 & Health 2.0 (11-13 June 2019, Helsinki).  The HIMSS Italian Community is composed of ICT Healthcare professionals who strongly believe in the importance of shared experiences and results to get better Healthcare services at a local, regional and national level. The Community represents an exchange platform for professionals, Industry Partners, Universities, Public and Private Healthcare Organizations, regional and national institutions with the aim to put together the relevant knowledge and experiences and create a general advantage in terms of better healthcare services and models.


The main subject identified by the Italian Community for HIMSS & Health 2.0. European Conference 2019 - “Data Driven Health and Care Model” –focus on the importance of smart use of data in the Healthcare world, to open new organizational perspectives that could lead to a more efficient and integrated Regional and National Healthcare System, with great benefit for professionals, patients, and economic sustainability.

Artificial Intelligence, Big Data Analytics, and Machine Learning technologies represent a great opportunity to significantly raise the general healthcare service level at National level and encourage the possibility to work together to reduce the differences among the different Italian areas through intelligent and shared use of ICT and Digital Data.

The Italian Community Workshop will describe the different approaches adopted at Regional and National level to better organize the different healthcare systems through the adoption of innovative organizational models, with full respect for data protection and security issues.


Welcome and opening note Fabrizio Massimo Ferrara

11:15 "From HIE to the secondary data usage: the value of data" 

Claudio Saccavini

11:30 “Big Data Analytics in practice - a strategic approach to manage the Regional Healthcare System”

Andrea Soranzio e Beatrice Delfrate

11:45 “Privacy and Data Protection in Healthcare”

Giovanni Livraga

12:00 “A national GDPR code of conduct and a strategy for possessing and using data”

Fabrizio Massimo Ferrara

Fabrizio Massimo Ferrara

Scientific Coordinator of Healthcare Information Systems Lab - Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

Claudio Saccavini

Claudio Saccavini

Technical Director - Arsenal.IT Consortium


Andrea Soranzio

R&D – eHealth Innovation Manager – Insiel

Beatrice Delfrate

Beatrice Delfrate

Health Information Analyst, Healthcare Information System Director - Friuli Venezia Giulia Region

Giovanni Livraga

Giovanni Livraga

Assistant Professor at University of Milan


Also join the HIMSS Italian Community at the spotlight stage two days to get more insights about the Italian challenge in data-driven healthcare model, intelligent use of healthcare data and many more.




Wednesday June, 12 - 10:30 - Massimo Picchi - Engineering

"Medical Devices & Machine Learning: how to make Intensive Care more secure and efficient"

Wednesday June, 12 - 10:40 - Anund Rannestad - Imatis

"Lightweight ICT platform for intelligent use of healthcare data" 


Wednesday June 12, 12:30 “Situational awareness requires connectivity” Markkus Sani – Ascom

Wednesday June 12 12:40 “ Automatic Definition of Structured Diagnoses from Narrative Text by means of AI Algorithm - Vieri Emiliani - Artexe

Wednesday June 12 12:50 “Digital health and care in Italy towards the Connected Care” Paolo Locatelli



Wednesday June, 12 - 14:45 - Renato Del Frari e Antonio Cerqua - Almaviva

"AI4Health: predictive analytics architecture as a clinical service" 


Thursday June, 13 - 10:00 - Fabio Tigani - Carestream

"Creating Value in Enterprise Imaging Platforms with Artificial Intelligence" 

Thursday June, 13 - 10:10 - Michele Butti - Philips

"Artificial Intelligence algorithms in Digital Pathology: challenges and opportunities”

Thursday June, 13 - 10:20 - Alessandra Mazzucco e Luca Foti - Reply

"X-RAIS The Third eye" 


View our Italian Community partners here

Come and visit the Italian Country Pavilion

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