Workshop: Digital Single Market in Health

International Seminar-workshop: Digital Single Market in Health
Let’s make it happen – joining forces and agreeing smart steps

Date: Nov 12, 2015 (Thursday), 10 am-4:30 pm, networking
dinner 7:30 pm
Venue: Estonia, Tallinn Science Park Tehnopol, Teaduspargi 6/1
Dinner venue: Rosen Tower, Mere pst. 6, Tallinn

Main issues:

  • Secure data management and ethics
  • IT to make it happen
  • Business opportunities
  • Value creating e-health services

Event organisers: Tallinn Science Park Tehnopol / Estonian Connected Health Cluster
Event partners: European Connected Health AllianceScanBalt BioRegion, Tallinn City Enterprise Board before 9nd November 2015.

Participation is free for Tehnopol service clients and Estonian Connected Health Cluster members. 125€+VAT for other participants. 50% discount for European Connected Health Alliance, ScanBalt members and READi for Health project partners.


Moderator – Erkki Leego

  • 10:00 am Gathering and coffee
  • 10:15 am Opening and introduction - Jaak Raie, CEO of Tallinn Science Park Tehnopol; Ain Aaviksoo, Deputy Secretary General for e-Services and Innovation, Ministry of Social Affairs
  • 10:30 am Inspirational start with presentations:
    • European Digital Single Market Strategy and Tactics in eHealth - Terje Peetso, Policy Officer at the European Commission, Health & Consumer Protection DG, Directorate C : Public health and Risk Assessment
    • Digital Health Revolution – using health data in research – Finnish example – prof Minna Pikkarainen, Oulu Health
    • What’s the IT architecture to make it happen - Rachelle Blake, PA, MHA, CEO/President/Managing Director,Omni Micro Systems und Omni Med Solutions UG (Germany), Omni Micro / Omni Med Solutions, Inc. (US)
    • Connected Health solution implemented - Hans Erik Henriksen, CEO, Healthcare Denmark
  • 12:00 coffee break

Parallel workshops

In four groups based on 4 subtopics:

  • Secure data management and ethics – moderated by Kaja Kuivjõgi, Estonian Development Fund
  • How to make it technically happen – moderated by Thomas Karopka, BioConValley
  • Business opportunities – moderated by ECHAlliance, Brian O’Connor
  • Value creating e-health services- moderated by Minna Lappi, Oulu Business School

The aim of the workshop would be to reach a concrete action plan – what we can do joining forces in Europe to reach the goals.

  • 12:30 Workshop session 1: get to know and setting the common goals to reach in Europe
  • 13:15 Lunch
  • 14:00 Workshop session 2: mapping the opportunities and challenges
  • 14:30 Short break
  • 15:00 Workshop session 3: sketching possible solution and action plan
  • 15:45  Short break
  • 16:00 Summary panel of the day with all groups presenting the main results
  • 16:30 End of the Workshop
  • 19:30 Networking Dinner@ Rosen Tower, Mere pst. 6, Tallinn

Nov 13, Friday:

9:00-12:30 ECHAlliance eHealth Strategy Group „Measuring the strategic impact of e-health“, Mäealuse 2/1 2nd floor, UK Lounge

10.30-12.30 Living Labs in Hospital  Mäealuse 2/1 2nd floor, Nortal

12:30-13:30 Lunch

13:30-15:00 eHealth Living Labs  Mäealuse 2/1 2nd floor, Nortal

  • eHealth Living Labs, how to get citizens to participate, Satu Väinämö or Lotta Haukipuro. before 9nd November 2015 and specify the participation dates and events:

  • Nov 12, 10-16:30 Digital Single Market in Health
  • Nov 12, 19:30 Networking dinner
  • Nov 13, 9-12:30 ECHAlliance eHealth Strategy Group „Measuring the strategic impact of e-health“
  • Nov 13, 10:30-12:30 Living Labs in Hospital
  • Nov 13, 12:30-13:30 Lunch
  • Nov 13, 13:30-15:30 eHealth Living Labs

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