IHE World Summit - Symposium

IHE International’s fourth World Summit takes place

3-4 November 2020.

 

For more information, please see HERE.

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.

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Programme: Tuesday, November 3rd, 2020 

08:30 - 09:00

Registration & Coffee

09:00 - 09:10

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 - 09:35

IHE Ecosystem and new directions

  • Jürgen Brandstätter, IHE Europe Co-Chair, Austria
09:35 - 10:00

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

  • Ceri Thompson, Deputy Head of Unit "eHealth, Well-Being and Ageing", DG CNECT, EU (to be confirmed)
10:00 - 10:25

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

  • Donald Rucker, National Coordinator, ONC, USA (to be confirmed)
10:25 - 10:55

Coffee Break

10:55 - 11:20

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

  • eHealth Network representative
11:20 - 12:00

Panel: The role of Standards for Interoperability in eHealth Strategies

  • Donald Rucker, National Coordinator, ONC, USA
  • Ceri Thompson, Deputy Head of Unit "eHealth, Well-Being and Ageing", DG CNECT, EU
  • eHealth Netork representative
  • Jürgen Brandstätter, IHE Europe Deputy Co-Chair
12:00 - 13:00

LUNCH

Interoperability in practice

Chair: Alexander Berler, IHE Services Director, IHE-Europe

13:00 - 13.20

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

  • Claudio Saccavini, IHE-Services Transition Manager, IHE Europe
13:20 - 13:40

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

  • Philip Christian Zuniga, Director, Standards Interoperability Lab Asia, Philippines
13:40 - 14:00

Interoperability in practice, practical learning and feedback 

  • Jamie Ferguson, VP Health IT Strategy & Policy, Kaiser Permanente, USA
14:00 - 15:10

Panel: Interoperability in practice and market impact

  • Steve Wretling, Chief Technology and Innovation Officer, HIMSS
  • Danny Van Roijen, Digital Health Director COCIR
  • Michael Strübin, Director Digital HealthMedTech Europe
  • Claudio Saccavini, IHE-Services Transition Manager, IHE Europe
  • Philip Christian Zuniga, Director, Standards Interoperability Lab Asia, Philippines
  • Jamie Ferguson, VP Health IT Strategy & Policy, Kaiser Permanente, USA
15:10 - 15:40

Coffee Break

New global collaborations on Interoperability

Chair: Jürgen Brandstätter, Co-Chair IHE Europe 

15:40 - 15:50

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

  • Micheal Nusbaum, IHE delegate & Past Chair, Canada
15:50 - 16:10

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

  • Chris Carr, Secretary, IHE International
  • Steve Wretling, Chief Technology and Innovation Officer, HIMSS
  • Jamie Ferguson, HL7 representative, VP Health IT Strategy & Policy, Kaiser Permanente, USA
16:10 - 17:30

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

  • Austria: Clemens Auer, Special-Advisor for eHealth, Ministry of Health, Austria
  • Korea: Byung Kwan Choi, CIO, Pusan National University Hospital, Korea
  • Netherlands: Dr Ron Roozendaal; Director of Information Policy/ Chief Information Officer (CIO), Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport, Netherlands (to be confirmed)
  • Portugal: Henrique Martins, SPMS, Portugal; Chair of European eHealth Network, Portugal
  • Saudi Arabia: Tarek Hakeem, Director of National Standards, National Health Information Centre, Saudi Arabia
  • Switzerland: Adrian Schmid, CEO eHealth Suisse, Switzerland
  • USA: Donald Rucker, National Coordinator, ONC, USA (to be confirmed)
17:30 - 17:40

Closing First Day

  • Master of Ceremony
18:00 - 21:00

Museum Networking Reception (Drinks, Warm Buffet)

  • Sponsor1: MedTech Europe
  • Sponsor2: HIMSS

 

 

Programme: Wednesday, November 4th, 2020

08:30 - 09:00

Registration & Coffee

09:00 - 09:05

Good morning and assembling to Connectathon visit

  • Master of Ceremony

Experience Connectivity Testing

Chair: Charles Parisot

09:05 - 09:40

Connectathon Visit Briefing

  • Eric Poiseau, IHE Europe
09:40 - 11:10

Connectathon Visit

  • Experience Guided Tours through the Connectathon floor
11:10 - 11:15

Welcome Second Day

  • Master of Ceremony

The importance of "good data" for interoperability

Chair: Karima Bourquard, Director of Inteperability, IHE Europe

 

11:15 - 11:40

How to achieve better data quality for enabling semantic interoperability

  • Speaker to be announced
11:40 - 12:05

WHO's Global Digital Strategy

  • Bernardo Mariano, CIO and Head of Digital Health Department, WHO (to be confirmed)
12:05 - 12:30

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 
  • Moderator: Esther Peelen, Sector manager Healthcare Providers, GS1 Netherlands
12:30 - 13:30

LUNCH

Country perspectives and National Digital Health Strategies

Chair: Sungkee Lee, Professor, Kyungpook National University, Korea (to be confirmed)

13:30 - 13:50

Switzerland: Benefits of Interoperability Testing in national projects

  • Adrian Schmid, CEO of eHealth Suisse, Switzerland
13:50 - 14:10

Belgium: Why eHealth interoperability matters in Belgium

  • Frank Robben, CEO, SMALS, Belgium (to be confirmed)
14:10 - 14:30

The eGabon project: Gabon's national strategy on eHealth

  • Lloyd Eric Barro Moussavou, Project manager eGabon project, Ministry of Health, Gabon
14:30 - 15:00

Coffee Break

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

Chair: Chris Carr, Director of Informatics, RSNA, US

15:00 - 15:25

Carequality - Imaging Exchange Project in US: Interoperability and Experiences

  • Didi Davis, VP Informatics, Conformance & Interoperability, Sequoia, USA
15:25 - 15:50

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
15:50 - 16:50

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

  • Panel composition to be confirmed
16:50 - 17:10

IHE Closing Keynote

  • Stéphane Spahni, IHE Europe Co-Chair
17:10 - 17:20

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