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 Programme

 

Programme: Tuesday, March 24th, 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
10:00 - 10:25

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

  • Donald Rucker, National Coordinator, ONC, USA
10:25 - 10:55

Coffee Break

10:55 - 11:20

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

  • Henrique Martins, SPMS, Portugal, Chair of European eHealth Network, Portugal
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
  • Henrique Martins, SPMS, Portugal, Chair of European eHealth Network, Portugal
  • Jürgen Brandstätter, IHE Europe 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 startegy

  • 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 - Perspective 1

  • 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
  • Nicole Denjoy, Secretary General, 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

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

Chair: Chriss Carr, Director of Informatics, RSNA, USA

15:40 - 16:05

Carequality - Imaging Exchange Project in US: Interoperability and Experiences

  • Didi Davis, VP Informatics, Conformance & Interoperability, Sequoia, USA
16:05 - 16:30

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 - 17:30

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

  • David Durrant, US Spine Surgery Association
  • Sergio Aguirre, IHE Surgery, USA
  • Charles Parisot, Chair IHE Services, IHE-Europe, France
  • Sham Sokka, IHE Radiology, USA
  • Jörg Uwe Meyer, IEEE-SA EMBS P2733 Working Group, Germany
  • Ron Schilling, Member IHE International Board, USA
17:30 - 17:40

Closing First Day

  • Master of Ceremony
18:00 - 21:00

Museum Networking Reception

This reception is sponsored by: MedTech Europe

  • Enjoy the networking reception with drinks and dinner at the Autoworld Museum.

 

 

Programme: Wednesday, March 25th, 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

 

11:15 - 11:40

How to achieve better data quality for enabling semantic interoperability

  • Dr. Wylecia Wiggs Harris, CEO, AHIMA, USA
11:40 - 12:05

WHO's Global Digital Strategy

  • Bernardo Mariano, CIO and Head of Digital Health Department, WHO
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

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
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

New global collaborations on Interoperability

Chair: Jürgen Brandstätter, IHE Europe Co-Chair

15:00 - 15:10

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

  • Micheal Nusbaum, IHE delegate & Past Chair, Canada
15:10 - 15:30

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

  • Chris Carr, Secretary, IHE International
  • Steve Wretling, Chief Technology and Innovation Officer, HIMSS
  • HL7 representative tbc
15:30 - 16:50

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
  • 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 Shmid, CEO eHealth Suisse, Switzerland
  • USA: Donald Rucker, National Coordinator, ONC, USA
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