HIMSS & Health 2.0 Europe 2019

Full coverage: HIMSS & Health 2.0 Europe 2019

Healthcare decision makers, patients, clinicians, nurses, life science professionals, innovators and many more are set to convene at the HIMSS & Health 2.0 European Conference 2019 in Helsinki on 11-13 June. These thought leaders, experts and influencers keen to collaborate, comprise a diverse group that represents the entire healthcare ecosystem.

And our editors, reporters and video producers are there to capture it all – news, features, video segments of the most pressing information and technology topics, emerging trends, education sessions and more. Keep up with the latest coverage on this page.

Event Coverage

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Watch the stream of the first day of our event in Helsinki in its entirety: Topics include such as...
By HIMSS TV |
Video
Watch the stream of the Helsinki event's second day in its entirety, with discussions on...
By HIMSS TV |
Practical tips from the InterSystems workshop organised at the HIMSS & Health 2.0 European...
By Mike Miliard |

Dr Olzhas Abishev, Vice Minister of Healthcare of the Republic of Kazakhstan

News
Healthcare IT News sat down with Dr Olzhas Abishev, Vice Minister of Healthcare of the Republic of...
By Dillan Yogendra |
Video
Jordi Serrano Pons, CEO of UniversalDoctor, says we need to collaborate and work with organizations...
By HIMSS TV |
Elena Bonfiglioli, Microsoft's regional business leader of Health and Life Sciences at EMEA,...
By HIMSS TV |
Video
Health data that has been collected securely is being used to improve life for Finland's...
By HIMSS TV |
Paula Cobb, head of Global Strategic Marketing for Healthcare Informatics at Philips, discusses how...
By HIMSS TV |
Video
The challenge for all countries is to make the data assets actionable, but trust is needed with any...
By HIMSS TV |
Video
The high-tech innovation center includes startups with a mission to improve healthcare around the...
By HIMSS TV |
News
Despite a flurry of innovations and technologies for healthcare cropping up on the market, their...
By Leontina Postelnicu |
News
Alexander Berler, director for consulting services at Gnomon Informatics SA, looks at a new...
By Alexander Berler |
News
Visions of better healthcare for everyone versus apocalyptic predictions of dehumanised medicine...
By Artur Olesch |
HIMSS Europe conference entrance.
News
Healthcare digitisation is a niche topic? No way. For four years in a row now, the Finnish digital...
By Philipp Grätzel von Grätz |

Stefanie Veraghtert, director & founder of The Big C

News
Digitisation can alleviate the challenges healthcare is facing. But this won’t happen...
By Philipp Grätzel von Grätz |
Video
Kotona At Home is a remote delivery care treatment center whose goal is to give people the means to...
By HIMSS TV |
News
The ingredients of Finland's growing startup ecosystem include public-private partnerships,...
By Laura Lovett |
News
Regional population health management networks are on the rise in some parts of Europe. They use...
By Philipp Grätzel von Grätz |
News
Visions of better healthcare for everyone versus apocalyptic predictions of dehumanised medicine...
By Artur Olesch |
Video
Friedrich Lämmel, CEO of EC2VC pitch competition winner Thryve, talks about the future of...
By HIMSS TV |
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StethoMe CEO and co-founder Wojciech Radomski discusses his company's EC2VC-winning smart...
By HIMSS TV |
News
In an interactive workshop on day 2 of this year’s HIMSS & Health 2.0 Europe Conference...
By Philipp Grätzel von Grätz |
News
We still fail in medical data management and are not ready yet to convert data into knowledge,...
By Artur Olesch |
News
Erik Gerritsen, vice minister of the Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport in the Netherlands, had...
By Leontina Postelnicu |
Businessmen shaking hands.
News
At Health 2.0 Europe, pharma, patient and academic representatives weighed in on challenges of...
By Laura Lovett |
HIMSS Lanyards.
News
Consent-and trust-based services is what Europe could contribute to the global platform economy.
By Philipp Grätzel von Grätz |
EC2VC winners.
News
The EC2VC pitch competition saw startups and SMEs pitch their solutions in front of a jury of...
By Leontina Postelnicu |
News
A quick look at the FinnGen project.
By Philipp Grätzel von Grätz |

Stefanie Veraghtert, director & founder of The Big C

News
Digitisation can alleviate the challenges healthcare is facing. But this won’t happen...
By Philipp Grätzel von Grätz |

Päivi Sillanaukee, permanent secretary of the ministry of social affairs and health in Finland

News
Päivi Sillanaukee put emphasis on the need for international co-operation at the HIMSS &...
By Leontina Postelnicu |
News
Digital tools are flourishing in healthcare, but only a minority succeed in really empowering the...
By Philipp Grätzel von Grätz |
Video
The Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust, a Global Digital Exemplar in the UK, uses EMRAM as a...
By HIMSS TV |
News
The upcoming 'unmentionables' session at the HIMSS & Health 2.0 European conference...
By Leontina Postelnicu |
THE ROAD TO HELSINKI: At the HIMSS & Health 2.0 European Conference, experts from Philips will...
By Mike Miliard |
News
Technology is helping to bring healthcare to the homes of the ageing population in Finland and...
By Tammy Lovell |
Video
The HIMSS & Health 2.0 European Conference in Helsinki will feature both global thought leaders...
By HIMSS TV |
Video
Michael Seres, CEO of 11Health, says healthcare is a series of relationships, and doctors and...
By HIMSS TV |
Pharmacy
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Cross-sector collaboration creates enormous potential for people-centred healthcare innovations,...
By Tammy Lovell |
Healthcare leaders are concerned about security and data breaches and meeting GDPR requirements...
By Mike Miliard |

Credit: Tieto

THE ROAD TO HELSINKI: At the HIMSS & Health 2.0 European Conference, Tieto will present the...
By Mike Miliard |
Pharmaceuticals.
News
Counterfeiting is a huge concern for the pharmaceuticals industry, with an estimated one in 10...
By Tammy Lovell |
News
Over 360 eHealth professionals in Europe took part in the survey carried out earlier this year.
By Leontina Postelnicu |
Business Meeting
News
With HIMSS Insights eBook issue 7.5, we look at the digital transformation in healthcare from...
By HIMSS Media |

Credit: Philips Speech Processing Solutions

A large-scale EHR implementation in Denmark has faced some resistance from clinical staff; medical...
By Mike Miliard |
News
Dr Victoria Betton, founder and managing director of mHabitat, will be speaking about this and...
News
Women are notoriously underrepresented in health tech, which can have detrimental impacts on the...
By Leontina Postelnicu |
Finland healthcare system Sitra
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Pia Heikkurinen, theme specialist, capacity renewal at Sitra, talks about the support the Finnish...
By HIMSS TV |
Digital Health ideagram.
News
An interview with Siddharth Sharma, patient advocate speaking at the HIMSS & Health 2.0...
By Tammy Lovell |
News
Digital health experts discuss how technology is being used in every situation from helping...
By Tammy Lovell |
Business ideagram
News
Digital founders Saba Alzabin and Eirini Rapti speak to MobiHealthNews about how women’s...
By Tammy Lovell |

Credit: Cambridge University Hospitals

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Dr Afzal Chaudhry, consultant nephrologist and CCIO at Cambridge University Hospitals, details the...
By Afzal Chaudhry |
Helsinki, FInland
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Chief information officer Miikka Korja talks about Helsinki University Hospital's approach to...
By Mélisande Rouger |

The first generation of students of the UCSC-ALTEMS course, supported by the HIMSS Italian Community, graduating earlier this year. Credit: Professor Fabrizio Massimo Ferrara

Insight
This is the time of the year when we take a moment to look back at the work of our HIMSS...
By Angela Velkova |
News
For many, self-monitoring is becoming a new philosophy for life, argues digital health journalist...
By Artur Olesch |
News
Women are notoriously underrepresented in health tech, which can have detrimental impacts on the...
By Leontina Postelnicu |
Helsinki, Finland
News
The project was showcased in the latest issue of the HIMSS Insights eBook, published at the...
By John Otrompke |

The New Children's Hospital in Helsinki. Credit: Matti Snellman/ HUS

News
Since opening its doors to the first patients in September this year, the New Children’s...
By Dillan Yogendra |
News
HIMSS Insights speaks to Mikel Hernaez, director of computational genomics at the Carl R. Woese...
By Philipp Grätzel von Grätz |
Finland healthcare system Sitra success
Video
itra Director Jaana Sinipuro discusses the ideals and successes that have defined Finnish...
By HIMSS TV |
News
Patients, clinicians and technology vendors must work together to drive the adoption of digital...
By Piers Ford |

Credit: Microsoft

THE ROAD TO HELSINKI: How can health organisations provide patients and staff with actionable...
By Mike Miliard |

Helsinki, Finland

News
The collaboration between Estonia and Finland was showcased in the newest issue of the HIMSS...
By Mélisande Rouger |
Insight
Dr Saif Abed, founding partner of health IT consultancy firm AbedGraham, looks at how...
Microsoft, Helsinki

Credit: Microsoft

News
Examples from Scotland, Finland, Sweden and Brazil were showcased at a recent event in Helsinki.
By Leontina Postelnicu |
HIMSS CEO Hal Wolf discusses the organization's mission on HIMSS TV
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HIMSS CEO Hal Wolf discusses the organization's mission, and how the right information and...
By HIMSS TV |
News
Kas will be speaking at HIMSS Liège and the HIMSS & Health 2.0 European conference later...
By Leontina Postelnicu |
Pharmacist assisting senior customer.
News
Patients are driving a new shift in health care, with expectations for greater access to...
By Leontina Postelnicu |
News
A quick look at the FinnGen project.
By Philipp Grätzel von Grätz |