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EHTEL 2013 Symposium "Sustainable Partnerships for Well-being and eHealth":
10 Dec 2013: Presentations and multimedia content ready for online access.


The yearly EHTEL symposium convened on 2-3 December 2013 once more the European eHealth community - European health policy leaders, strategic European projects and initiatives, NGOs, industry representatives and other stakeholders - at EESC in the heart of Brussels, Belgium. [Click image or here for Symposium details] .

Thank You for joining us at the Guiness Store House in Dublin:

The Evening Session "From Hindsight to Foresight - creating integrated communities of care" - co-organised by EHTEL and IBM at the recent eHealth Week featured a compelling Thought Leader Panel discussion at the recent eHealth Week in Dublin. 
Panellists Sara Burke, Journalist, broadcaster and health policy analyst (Ireland), George Crooks OBE, EHTEL President and Medical Director NHS24 (Scotland), Toni Dedeu, Senior International Officer, Ministry of Health of Catalonia (Spain) and Jean Hermesse, Secretary General, Christian Mutuality (Belgium) were lively moderated by Sean Hogan, Vice President, Healthcare Delivery, IBM. Participants found excellent opportunities to discuss on  opportunities to improve outcomes by integrating communities of care.

    The EHTEL Board of Directors [Directors have been elected on 3 Dec 2013, Exec. Board election pending for early 2014]

    • Members of the Executive Board [since 18 February 2014]:
      President: Professor George Crooks OBE (NHS24 / Scottish Ambulance Service, UK),
      Vice-President: John Crawford (IBM, UK)
      Treasurer: Päivi Hämäläinen (THL - National Institute for Health and Welfare, FI)
    • Members of the Board of Directors [since 3 December 2013 / in alphabetic order]:
      Joan Cornet Prat (Mobile World Capital - ES), John Crawford (IBM Europe - UK), Professor George Crooks OBE (NHS24 / Scottish Ambulance Service - UK), Martin Denz (Santé 24), Arno Elmer (gematik - DE), David Garwood (Avebury Mgt Services Ltd - UK), Päivi Hämäläinen (National Institute for Health and Welfare - FI), Nicole Hill (Alcatel-Lucent - FR), Guido Iaccarino(Regione Campania – Reference Site EIP-AHA – IT),  Russell Jones (Chorleywood Health Centre - UK, Rachelle Kaye (Maccabi Healthcare Services and MaccabiTech - IL), Line Helen Linstad (Norwegian Centre for Integrated Care and Telemedicine - NO), Claus Duedal Pedersen (Odense University Hospital - DK), Tatjana Prenđa-Trupec (Croatian Health Insurance Fund, on behalf of the Ministry of Health - HR), Mário Romão (Intel Corporation – BE).


    Contact Information

    rue de Trèves 49-51
    B-1040 Brussels, Belgium
    Tel: +32 2 230 1534
    Fax: +32 2 230 8440
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