HIMSS and Health 2.0 European Conference

Helsinki, Finland
June 11-13, 2019

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Date: 11 June
Location: HUS, Helsinki, Finland

Come and discover first hand what Helsinki’s hospitals have to offer. This visit includes a tour of the new state-of-the-art Children’s Hospital full of striking design and new technologies, as well as a visit to the Terkko Health Hub to explore the hospital applications of emerging AI and VR solutions.

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Date: 11 June
Location: Kotona, Helsinki, Finland

During the HIMSS & Health 2.0 European Conference 2019, delegates will have the opportunity to visit the Digital Service Center Helsinki, see and experience what virtual care is all about from a workers and a client’s point of view.

First our visitors will see our Kotona (at Home) – show room. The visitors will be guided around the office and they will have the opportunity to participate in our virtual healthcare daily tasks. Helsinki currently already has 24.000 virtual contacts/month for elderly people living at home. They will be able to make a virtual nursing call to each other and see how group activities such as virtual rehabilitation and virtual lunch groups are handled. Virtual lunch groups gather a group of our clients to sit down to enjoy their lunch around big virtual lunch table. During virtual group activities, the clients will see and hear each other so they’ll have a chance to interact and engage.

After the tour around the office, the visitors have a possibility to see and try out our gadgets e.g. our GPS tracking device and our safety bracelet, at the show room with our experts giving them information about the devices.

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Transforming healthcare with 5G

Date: 9-10 June
Location: Oulu, Finland

Transforming healthcare with 5G

OuluHealth, one of the main partners of the HIMSS & Health 2.0 European Conference, is holding a side event in Oulu on 9-10 June 2019.

Oulu has earned a reputation as one of the strongest ICT and health technology centers in Europe so this event will be an excellent opportunity to see what really makes it be the forerunner in digital health. Get insights on how the 5G technology is used in Finnish social- and healthcare and what new opportunities it brings. Visit Oulu University Hospital testbed, an innovative test environment in hospital premises and find out about the future hospital, an investment of 1,6 mrd€ that aims at creating in the city the smartest 5G hospital in the world. The agenda includes also a variety of demos, site visits and plenty of time to network with other professionals in the sector.

See how future healthcare services are being developed in Oulu, explore Finland at its best time of the year, experience nightless nights and simply enjoy the spirit of the north.


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Date: 11 June
Location: National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland

At the event, national authorities and core actors come together to share good practices on the secondary use of health data. The focus will be on how public health data can be utilized. The event is free of charge but requires registration. See the full program and register here: https://thl.fi/fi/ajankohtaista/tapahtumat/tapahtumakalenteri/-/event/4498449

Organisers: Ministry of Social Affairs and Health, the National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL), Sitra and Business Finland.

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