How to Engage and Empower Patients?


Connected Health cluster invites you to join us on March 13 at Tehnopol, to discuss patient empowerment and engagement in Estonia and abroad.

At the seminar we'll showcase good practices, draw to some extent from local sources i.e. Estonia, but also with European speakers to help illustrate the state of the art, as it is. Patients, professionals and healthcare service developers / providers are important developing digital health in the future.

After the seminar participants will have a clearer understanding of

Relevant areas of the discussion

Date:  March 13, 2018. Time 9:45 – 15:00

Location: Tallinn Science Park Tehnopol, Teaduspargi 6/1, Saturn

Moderator of the day: Mart Soonik

Working language of the seminar: English

Participation fee: 125,00 EUR + VAT 20%

The seminar is free of charge for students, Connected Health Cluster members and public sector partners, Science Park Tehnopol members.

Registration Date: 5.03.2018


Target audience: Cluster members, healthcare service providers (nurses, doctors, therapists, other specialists), public sector (local municipality representatives, ministries), patient representatives


9:45 - 10:15 Coffee and registration

10:15 Introduction to the day - Piret Hirv, Connected Health Cluster Manager

10:30 "Better Patient Engagement using Personalized Videos", Dr. Rami Cohen, Telesofia

10:50  "A whole population approach to self-care" learning from the NHS new models of care program“, Jim Philips, NHS

11:15 Keynote speech: Ain Aaviksoo, Ministry of Social Affairs

11:35 Discussion 1 in panel – “Weaknesses and strengths today?”

Panelists: Jim Philips, Rami Cohen, Ain Aaviksoo

Moderator: Mart Soonik

12:00 Lunch

12:40 "Health apps tested by people like you," Dee O'Sullivan, 

13:00 Patient monitoring made different, Elin Haf Davies, Aparito

13:20 Estonian example, Anneli Habicht

13:40 Discussion 2 in panel – “What are our steps in the future? Possible agreement?”

Panelists: Dee O’ Sullivan, Anneli Habicht, Elin Haf Davies, Julius Juurmaa

Moderator: Mart Soonik

14:00 Coffee and networking

15:00 End of the event