IHE World Summit - Symposium

IHE International’s fourth World Summit takes place 24-25 March 2020 during The Connectathon Week.

 

IHE International’s fourth World Summit takes place 24-25 March 2020 during The Connectathon Week. For 2020 it is also incorporating the annual IHE-Europe Symposium. The theme for the World Summit is Interoperability in eHealth.

This global IHE event is connecting stakeholder representatives and IHE enthusiasts from around the world, introducing thought leaders on topics of international standards, interoperability, patient-centered care, information exchange and electronic health records and is providing a learning experience for all those interested in the future of eHealth.

The World Summit features high-level international keynote presentations and panel discussions ideal for strategic leaders, decision makers and system architects, facilitating the opportunity to interact with world experts in interoperability. Download the Program

Programme: Tuesday, March 24th, 2020

08:30

Registration & Coffee

09:00

Opening and Welcome

Michael McCoy, IHE International Co-Chair

The role of standards and profiles for Interoperability in the eHealth Strategy

Chair: Michael McCoy, IHE International Co-Chair

09:10

IHE Ecosystem and new directions

  • Jürgen Brandstätter, IHE Europe Co-Chair
09:30

The role of standards for Interoperability in the eHealth Strategy of the EC

  • European Commission representative
09:50

The role of standards for Interoperability in the eHealth Strategy of the ONC

  • Donald Rucker, National Coordinator, ONC, US
 10:10

Coffee Break

 10:40

The role of standards for Interoperability in the eHealth Strategy of the eHealth Network

  • Henrique Martins, SPMS, Portugal, Chair of European eHealth Network
 11:00

Panel: The role of Standards for Interoperability in eHealth Strategies

  • European Commission representative, Donald Rucker, National Coordinator, ONC, US
  • Henrique Martins, SPMS, Portugal, Chair of European eHealth Network
  • Jürgen Brandstätter, IHE Europe Co-Chair
 12:00

LUNCH

Interoperability in practice

Chair: Alexander Berler

 13:00

Evolving IHE Services: a new horizon in information exchange testing startegy

  • Claudio Saccavini, IHE-Services Transition Manager, IHE Europe
 13:20

Standards Interoperability Lab Asia: Asian Development Bank's work to advance Interoperability

  • Philip Zuniga, Director of SILA, Philippines
 13:40

Interoperability in practice, practical learning and feedback - Perspective 1

  • Jamie Ferguson, VP Health IT Strategy & Policy, Kaiser Permanente, US
 14:00

Panel: Interoperability in practice and market impact

  • Claudio Saccavini, IHE-Services Transition Manager, IHE Europe
  • Philip Zuniga, Director of SILA, Philippines
  • Jamie Ferguson, VP Health IT Strategy & Policy, Kaiser Permanente, US
  • Steve Wretling, Chief Technology and Innovation Officer, HIMSS
  • Nicole Denjoy, Secretary General, COCIR
  • Michael Strübin, Director Digital HealthMedTechEurope
 15:10

Coffee Break

The importance of Image Exchange in Radiology and Surgery for Patient Outcomes

Chair: Peter Mildenberger, ESR

 15:40

Carequality - Imaging Exchange Project in US: Interoperability and Experiences

  • Didi Davis, VP Informatics, Conformance & Interoperability, Sequoia, US
 16:05

Imaging taskforce survey: Feedback, best practices and lessons learnt on "sharing Images" in Europe

  • Alexander Schanner, Hospital Holding of Lower Austria, Austria
  • Pieter Devolder, Chair IHE Europe EU Affairs Committee
 16:30

Panel: Imaging and Patient Outcomes requires Interoperability from Enterprise to Cross-border level

  • David Durrant, US Spine Surgery Association
  • Sergio Aguirre, IHE Surgery
  • Charles Parisot, Chair IHE Services, IHE-Europe
  • Sham Sokka, IHE Radiology, USA
  • Jörg Uwe Meyer, IEEE-SA EMBS P2733 Working Group, Germany
  • Ron Schilling, Member IHE International Board, USA
 17:30

Closing First Day

 18:00

Museum Networking Reception

Programme: Wednesday, March 25th, 2020

08:30

Registration & Coffee

09:00

Good morning and assembling to Connectathon visit

Master of Ceremony

Experience Connectivity Testing

09:05

Connectathon Visit Briefing

  • Eric Poiseau
09:40

Connectathon Visit

  • Tour Guides: Charles Parisot, Alexander Berler, Karima Bourquard, Stephane Spahni.
 11:10

Welcome Second Day

The importance of "good data" for interoperability

 11:15

How to achieve better data quality for enabling semantic interoperability

  • Dr. Wylecia Wiggs Harris, CEO, AHIMA, US
 11:40

GS1 / IHE collaboration on Interoperability

  • A message from thought leaders attending the GS1 Healthcare Conference in Paris on how GS1 standards can enhance patient safety and supply chain efficiency
 12:30

LUNCH

Country perspectives and National Digital Health Strategies

 13:30

Switzerland: Benefits of Interoperability Testing in national projects

  • Adrian Schmid, CEO of eHealth Suisse, Switzerland
 13:50

Belgium: Why eHealth interoperability matters in Belgium

  • Karlien Erauw, Belgium
 14:10

The eGabon project: Gabon's national strategy on eHealth

  • Lloyd Eric Barro Moussavou, Project manager eGabon project, Ministry of Health, Gabon
 14:30

Coffee Break

New global collaborations on Interoperability

 15:00

The JIC: 9 international SDO's collaborating to support interoperability

  • Micheal Nusbaum, IHE delegate & Past Chair, Canada
15:10

Global Consortium for eHealth Interoperability (GCeHI) - HIMSS/IHE/HL7 

  • HIMSS/IHE/HL7 speaker tbd
 15:30

Panel: Global Digital Health Partnership (GDHP) - Agenda and Country Perspectives

  • Austria, Korea, Portugal, Saudi Arabia, Switzerland, US
 16:50

IHE Closing Keynote

  • Stephane Spahni IHE Europe Co-Chair
 17:10

Closing

  • Michael McCoy, IHE International Co-Chair

““Key speakers from national eHealth projects across Europe, Americas, Middle-East, Africa and Asia, and from influential organisations, including the European Commission and the World Health Organisation, will participate in an exciting programme being prepared and complemented by social events hence offering great networking opportunities””

Jürgen Brandstätter
Vendor co-chair, IHE-Europe.

 

Why you should attend

  • Work alongside experienced, world-renowned interoperability specialists and debate critical issues.
  • Engage with like-minded leaders and experts, who have managed successful eHealth implementations within regions and between countries.
  • Attendees will be exposed to the latest trends from the primary drivers looking to realise interoperability on a wide scale and will see what actually works in eHealth!
  • Experience the IHE Connectathon Floor as a VIP, observe European deployments performing their Projectathons and the planned mHealth Plugathon up close.
  • Meet those involved at the coal-face of interoperability and witness interoperability testing at close quarters.

 

Want to know more about how IHE-Europe Connectathon can help your eHealth programme or project?

Please contact IHE-Europe by email