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!

Helsinki, Finland
June 11-13, 2019

Dr. Laura Mäkitie

consulting neurologist
Helsinki University Hospital

Dr Laura Mäkitie, M.D., PhD is a consulting neurologist and a manager of eHealth program in neurology and neurosurgery in Helsinki University Hospital (HUS). In HUS, the pricipal idea of eHealth solutions is to provide high quality services for patients and citizens without increasing the time of professionals using ICT. Dr Mäkitie has managed the building of BrainHub, information protal of brain diseases, visited nearly 1 million times last year (cf. Finland's population 5.5 million). For patients in neurology and neurosurgery, has been establised digital service pathways including chat, distant monitoring, information about the disease and virtual life style/risk factor coaching. Real-time eConsult service is created between the professionals in primary health care and specialists in hospitals. Dr Mäkitie is working in Health Village platform -program, HUS IT Management, and has engaged more than 100 neuroprofessionals to building of eHealth solutions.

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