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

Follow the Interoperability Journey in Helsinki

Without interoperability patients are not empowered, clinicians are not informed, and care is less targeted.

Interoperability is the interconnecting thread throughout the journey, it allows information systems to access, exchange, integrate and cooperatively use information in a coordinated manner. Pioneering digital health solutions - such as big data, personalized care, artificial intelligence and data exchanges across the continuum of care - all require interoperability to operate efficiently.

Follow the Interoperability Journey across educational sessions, workshops and showcase demonstrations throughout the HIMSS & Health 2.0 European Conference in Helsinki to learn about the benefits and achievements of interoperable systems, meet international key stakeholders and discuss obstacles, challenges and opportunities.

Nordic Workshop – June 11, 12.00 -16.00

Nordic Interoperability Project update followed by a panel discussion with high-level policy-makers, including the European Commission. After a year since its launch, this project is one of the most consolidated efforts to demonstrate the value for the patient from a seamless cross-border exchange of health data.

HIMSS Interoperability Showcase TM – June 12 -13, all day

The HIMSS Interoperability Showcase highlights organizations’ cooperation to further interoperability, and improve health outcomes around the world. Come engage with demonstrations focused on the impact technology can make to the individual and their community. Thank you to Medisante, NantHealth, Rhapsody for their support. In addition, the Nordic Interoperability Project will walk you through a patient’s journey across the Nordics. For demonstration details, and the latest information, please see the conference website and app.

KANTA Services Session at the Finland Pavilion – June 12, 14.15 -15.15

Kanta is Finland’s digital health and social care treasure. Join the discussion about the use of IHE-profiles in cross-border prescription and imaging infrastructure as well as about Kanta PHR ecosystem for citizen empowerment.

"We need to talk about Interoperability" in the Finland Pavilion – June 12, 16.15 -16.45

Key leading expert from Finland representing Sitra, National Institute for Health & Welfare, HL7 Finland, Helsinki University Hospital, Sensotrend and Oriola will come together to exchange views.

Keynote Session: Extending the Care Team Beyond Hospital Walls -  June 13, 9.00 – 10.00

Charles Jaffe, HL7 CEO is joining leading international experts to talk about importance of standards and interoperability within the context of creating interoperable data flow beyond hospitals.

Trillium Award – June 13, 15.00 – 15.15

Within the framework of the EU funded Trillium II project, this prize is promoting the use of HL7’s FHIR standard for international patient summaries. Meet the Awardee and the Founders of the Global Community for Digital Health Innovation.

Open Forum: Pushing the frontiers of interoperability to Community-based care – June 13, 15.30 -16.30

Discuss with IHE Europe, HL7 Europe, the European Patient Forum and the Nordic Institute for Interoperability Solutions how to work together to support the adoption of standards and profiles to create a framework that enables innovation throughout the citizen’s journey in health and social care and beyond.

PCHA Technical Summit – June 10 -14, all day

Sessions and working groups to advance the Continua Design Guidelines, which specify an end-to-end ICT framework for personal connected health solutions based on recognized open standards, to create a secure and interoperable health data exchange.

Hope you will join me and 2,000+ other stakeholders on the Interoperability Journey in Helsinki on 11-13 June to shape the future of health and care together.

Anett Molnar
Senior Manager, Public Policy & Engagement

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