HIMSS & H2.0 Europe Digital

Full coverage: HIMSS & Health 2.0 European Digital Event 2020

Healthcare decision makers, patients, clinicians, nurses, life science professionals, innovators and many more are set to convene virtually at the HIMSS & Health 2.0 European Digital Event from 7-11 September 2020. Our editors, reporters and video producers will be on hand to learn from Digital Health Futurist, Shafi Ahmed, Chief Digital Officer at HUS-Helsinki University Hospital, Visa Honkanen, HIMSS CEO and President, Hal Wolf and so many more of the brightest minds in healthcare IT during this Digital Event. Keep up with the latest coverage on this page.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

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The COVID-19 pandemic presents both challenges and opportunities for real-world data generation...
By HIMSS TV |
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At HIMSS & Health 2.0 Europe 2020, panelist talk about retired individuals' role in the...
By Laura Lovett |
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The digital health indicator has enabled a more integrated, outcomes-orientated healthcare system,...
By HIMSS TV |

(Top row: left to right) Dr Charles Alessi, HIMSS, Jeroen Tas, Philips

(Bottom row: left-right) Henning Schneider, Asklepios Kliniken Gmbh & Co and Rachel Binks, Airedale NHS Foundation Trust

Technology’s being harnessed to help patients with chronic conditions get back on track with...
Julia Pietsch, senior manager of digital health for Germany Trade & Invest, says the...
By HIMSS TV |
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Managing the whole population during a global pandemic is challenging, so we need to share our...
By HIMSS TV |
South Korea's well-developed digital infrastructure is helping society deal with the...
By HIMSS TV |
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Wales is prioritizing tools that are popular with patients, says Ifan Evans, director of technology...
By HIMSS TV |
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Global health leaders are calling for urgent action to help combat climate change and reduce...
By Rosy Matheson |
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Innovation, cultural change and redesigning healthcare strategies have been key during COVD-19,...
By HIMSS TV |
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Provider buy-in is more important than ever, digital therapeutics stakeholders say.
By Jonah Comstock |
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Panelists at the HIMSS & Health 2.0 European Digital Conference discuss how digital health can...
By Laura Lovett |
The newest generation of healthcare professionals and the impact of COVID-19 are the focuses of...
By HIMSS TV |
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With the explosion of social media networks in the past decade, gamification has become a powerful...
By Sara Mageit |
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We must use technology to improve healthcare for the whole world, rather than just the richest 10...
By HIMSS TV |

Left to right: Catherine Chronaki, General Secretary, HL7 Europe, Dr Don Rucker, National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), HHS Office of the Secretary, US and Dr Erik Gerritsen, Secretary General, Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport, The Netherlands.

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Global health leaders are optimistic their new consortium can crack interoperability as the...
By Rosy Matheson |
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Theo Sergiou, a patient speaker and activist, says that although progress has been made in terms of...
By HIMSS TV |
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Leading stakeholders have called for a strategic re-orientation towards value-based care to improve...
By Rosy Matheson |
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There have been endless claims that AI will transform patient care, freeing up clinicians to spend...
By Rosy Matheson |
Alexander Ihls, business development manager at Healthcare DACH, InterSystems, discusses AI...
By HIMSS TV |
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The COVID-19 outbreak accelerated the onboarding of digital health solutions, but what happens next...
By Tammy Lovell |
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Ran Balicer, chief innovation officer at Clalit Health Services in Israel, says innovative services...
By HIMSS TV |
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More than ever, the global COVID-19 crisis has shown the imperative of a connected, secure and...
By Mike Miliard |
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The staff at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children Foundation Trust played a large role in...
By HIMSS TV |
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However, it can augment people's routines and improve their day-to-day lives, said an expert...
By Kat Jercich |

Left to right: Claudia Pagliari (director of Global eHealth Programme, University of Edinburgh, UK), Dr Mark Davies (chief medical officer EMEA, IBM and IBM Watson Health, UK), Jyrki Katainen (Former European Commission vice president for jobs, growth, investment and competitiveness, president of Sitra, Finland).

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The law may have to change to enable a healthy flow of European data according to a former European...
By Rosy Matheson |

(Top row-left-right:) Prof Dr Erwin Boettinger, Professor and Chair, Digital Health Center, Hasso Plattner Institute, Germany, Prof Ran Balicer, Founding Director, Clalit Research Institute, Israel, Mary Harney, Former Minister for Health and Children, Independent Company Director, Ireland.

(Bottom row:) Dr Charles Alessi, Chief Clinical Officer, HIMSS, UK

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Shifting the focus from acute to preventative health and care is the ultimate aim for the digital...
By Rosy Matheson |

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Europe’s first GE Healthcare-powered Clinical Command Centre opened in 2019. GE Healthcare...
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The COVID-19 pandemic has seen unprecedented impact on global level, not just on an economic scale...
By Dean Koh |
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‘Critical care in critical settings – the human factor makes the difference’ was...
By Petra de Jong |

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The new triage tool was developed by Sana Digital, the innovation arm of Sana Kliniken AG, in...
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The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated telehealth development in countries around the world,...
By Tammy Lovell |

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Eye clinic visits have declined sharply in the COVID-19 era of social distancing, threatening the...
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Indra Joshi, director of AI at the NHSX, says the NHS AI Lab will help facilitate the adoption of...
By HIMSS TV |
Eight health tech companies, selected by the Korea Health Industry Development Institute, will...
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Takeaways from Alison Byrne, FGM specialised midwife at Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS trust...
By Sara Mageit |
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Digital health futurist Shafi Ahmed says COVID-19 has shown us that users across the globe are now...
By HIMSS TV |
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In a keynote discussion today at the HIMSS & Heath 2.0 European Digital Event , healthcare...
By Mike Miliard |

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With uncertainty surrounding COVID-19 ramifications, healthcare organisations need to establish...
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An interview with Prof. Jan Semenza, lead of the health determinants programme, European Centre for...
By Tammy Lovell |
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Medical professionals can make community-based patient care more personal and human, claims patient...
By HIMSS TV |

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The UK’s Royal Marsden Hospital in London has developed an e-form solution using Hyland...
By Hyland |
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Professor Sam Shah, founder and director of Faculty of Future Health, says the acceleration and...
By HIMSS TV |

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Facing unprecedented challenges, many healthcare organisations and government institutions have...
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The recent series of events of Black Lives Matter have revealed the vast disparities that impact UK...
By HIMSS TV |
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Healthcare IT News sits down with US-based Rebecca Love – a nurse, entrepreneur, inventor,...
By Teresa Bau |
Clinician burnout is a significant global challenge and healthcare technology can be both part of...

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Data sharing and quick, precise decision-making are critical in all health organisations,...
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The health app evaluation and advisor organisation will provide Sigma with review and accreditation...
By Sara Mageit |
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Industry leaders across medtech and pharmaceutical sectors applaud proposal for its forward...
By Sophie Porter |
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The Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS FT has now set its sights on achieving Stage 7 O-...
By Tammy Lovell |
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Healthcare IT News spoke to nursing and informatics experts to find out how exactly nurses and...
By Sara Mageit |
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The initiative aims to drive digital transformation across the state and identify services in need...
By Tammy Lovell |
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It was quickly recognised that the pandemic required tools to provide safe access to health and...
By Nessa Barry |
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Duncan Selbie, chief executive of Public Health England, discusses the positive outcomes from the...
By Sara Mageit |
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Health and care have been inexorably moving toward a new paradigm – one where the nature of...
By Charles Alessi |
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It’s clear that empty platitudes and slogans won’t do anymore to combat inequality in...
By Sara Mageit |
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Digital tools offer huge opportunities for helping to contain the coronavirus, and IT solutions...
By HIMSS TV |
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An interview with Ifan Evans, director of technology, digital & transformation, Welsh...
By Sara Mageit |
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MobiHealthNews talks about the value of digital therapeutics, artificial intelligence and learnings...
By Aline Noizet |
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Digital health connector, Aline Noizet, takes a closer look at some of the emerging tools available...
By Aline Noizet |
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Dr Deborah Maufi, project manager at the Health[e] Foundation, and Dominnique Karetsos, co-founder...
By Sophie Porter |
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Without cross-border co-operation the potential of personalised health cannot be realised,...
By Bogi Eliasen |
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An interview with Professor Mahmood Adil, medical director of Public Health Scotland and clinical...
By Sara Mageit |

Top row: left to right - Kathrine Myhre, Norway; Daniel Forslund, Sweden; Bjorn Jonsson, Iceland. Bottom row: left to right - Claus Pedersen, Denmark; Illka Kunnamo, Finland; Bogi Eliasen, Denmark.

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A recent HIMSS Nordic Community webinar – moderated by Bogi Eliasen, HIMSS Future50 and...
By Sophie Porter |
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Dom Raban, CEO of Xploro, and Pamela Kato, former CEO of HopeLab and owner of P. M. Kato Consulting...
By Tammy Lovell |
Professor Shafi Ahmed, chief medical officer and cofounder of Medical Realities
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Covid med ed aims to train healthcare volunteers in skills to cope with the pandemic.
By Tammy Lovell |