EHTEL Networking Event at conhIT 2012 / NZ White Paper Launch
Moving towards eHealth 2020 in Europe and beyond: Linking policies and practice: Moving towards an era of digital health, eHealth agendas must link policy and practice. Starting from key principles of the Digital Agenda for Europe, the EU Directive on patient rights in cross-border healthcare and plans for eHealth 2020, the discussion identified what is needed in Europe and the Member States to implement meaningful eHealth services in health and social care. Lessons learned in New Zealand provided a global perspective to this discussion: The i.e. the New Zealand Ministry of Health presented it's recent White Paper “Better Information for Better Care – New Zealand’s Approach to Efficient and Affordable Care” bringing together Lessons learned there and in Europe [see below for download options].
Apr 24, 2012
from 03:30 PM to 05:00 PM
|Where||Fairgrounds Berlin, Germany|
|Contact Name||Stephan Schug|
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To provide quick orientation on the current status of eHealth implementations this event is guided by three main elements of recent European (e)Health policies, i.e.
- Digital Agenda for Europe (key action 13 on patient online access to their personal health data and telemedicine services as part of routine healthcare).
- Directive on patient rights in cross-border healthcare (article 14 and more).
- Upcoming eHealth 2020 Action plan and its main lines of action.
Introductory presentations by the moderator and invited speakers highlighted as exemplar projects epSOS, eHGI (eHealth Governance Initiative), RENEWING HeALTH and SUSTAINS.
For an open-minded global view on eHealth, Chai Chuah, Director of the National Health Board Business Unit, at the New Zealand Ministry of Health presented the recent White Paper “Better Information for Better Care – New Zealand’s Approach to Efficient and Affordable Care” [download Executive Summary | download full White Paper | visit NZ White Paper Website] bringing together Lessons learned there and in Europe.
Chair and Introduction: Stephan Schug, Chief Medical Officer, EHTEL
- Clemens-Martin Auer, eHealth Gov. Initiative, Fed. Ministry of Health, Austria;
- Marco d'Angelantonio, RENEWING HeALTH & SUSTAINS Co-ordinator, HiM SA, Brussels;
- Chai Chuah, National Director, National Health Board Business Unit, New Zealand Ministry of Health
- Matthias von Schwanenflügel, Federal Ministry of Health, Germany
- Arno Elmer, gematik, Germany.
- Klaus Juffernbruch, Continua Health Alliance, Brussels