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 hot issues as blockchain, cybersecurity and patient advocacy.

By HIMSS TV |
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Watch the stream of the Helsinki event's second day in its entirety, with discussions on pressing issues including interoperability and EHRs.

By HIMSS TV |

The new health economy is a network of different stakeholders with a patient in the centre. It is...

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

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In Kazakhstan, the implementation of a long-term framework in the National eHealth Development...

By Dillan Yogendra |
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Jordi Serrano Pons, CEO of UniversalDoctor, says we need to collaborate and work with organizations such as HL7 on developing tools to ensure greater interoperability, while also learning from each other.

By HIMSS TV |

Elena Bonfiglioli, Microsoft's regional business leader of Health and Life Sciences at EMEA, says empowering clinicians through collaboration and coordination is at the core of improving outcomes through personalized care.

By HIMSS TV |
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Health data that has been collected securely is being used to improve life for Finland's population, creating trust between the government and its citizens, says the country's Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health Päivi Sillanaukee, MD, PhD.

By HIMSS TV |

Paula Cobb, head of Global Strategic Marketing for Healthcare Informatics at Philips, discusses how digital health technology can improve the clinician and patient experience across the globe.

By HIMSS TV |
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The challenge for all countries is to make the data assets actionable, but trust is needed with any data sharing strategy, says Tom Foley, MD, senior clinical lead at NHS Digital.

By HIMSS TV |
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The high-tech innovation center includes startups with a mission to improve healthcare around the world, says Konstantin Parshin, vice president of the Skolkovo Foundation.

By HIMSS TV |
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Despite a flurry of innovations and technologies for healthcare cropping up on the market, their...

By Leontina Postelnicu |
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Visions of better healthcare for everyone versus apocalyptic predictions of dehumanised medicine....

By Artur Olesch |

Stefanie Veraghtert, director & founder of The Big C

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“Healthcare systems all around the world are facing exactly the same problems”, said Hal Wolf III...

By Philipp Grätzel von Grätz |
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Kotona At Home is a remote delivery care treatment center whose goal is to give people the means to live at home longer.

By HIMSS TV |
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Treating diseases is what the traditional understanding of medicine is all about. But awareness...

By Philipp Grätzel von Grätz |
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Visions of better healthcare for everyone versus apocalyptic predictions of dehumanised medicine....

By Artur Olesch |
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Friedrich Lämmel, CEO of EC2VC pitch competition winner Thryve, talks about the future of digital health startups as mature technologies push the boundaries of the market and user base.

By HIMSS TV |
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StethoMe CEO and co-founder Wojciech Radomski discusses his company's EC2VC-winning smart stethoscope and why AI is crucial in an era where more and more digital health devices are found in the home.

By HIMSS TV |
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There will never be a bullet-proof protection against cyberattacks on hospitals. But here are...

By Philipp Grätzel von Grätz |
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With the rise of sensors and trackers embedded in citizens’ lives, care providers and health...

By Artur Olesch |
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Erik Gerritsen, vice minister of the Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport in the Netherlands,...

By Leontina Postelnicu |
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Finland has embarked on one of the most ambitious efforts worldwide to bring together genome and...

By Philipp Grätzel von Grätz |

Stefanie Veraghtert, director & founder of The Big C

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“Healthcare systems all around the world are facing exactly the same problems”, said Hal Wolf III...

By Philipp Grätzel von Grätz |

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

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Responding to future healthcare challenges will depend on a “closer network of public-private...

By Leontina Postelnicu |
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Enhancing medical care and implementing shared decision making through digital technologies is...

By Philipp Grätzel von Grätz |
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The Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust, a Global Digital Exemplar in the UK, uses EMRAM as a benchmarking tool to help drive its digital transformation strategy and improve patient outcomes.

By HIMSS TV |

How can integrated, connected technologies deliver a 360-degree view of the patient, enable more...

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With one of the oldest populations in Europe, Finland has a need for innovative solutions to...

By Tammy Lovell |
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The HIMSS & Health 2.0 European Conference in Helsinki will feature both global thought leaders and innovators showcasing the latest dynamic healthtech solutions.

By HIMSS TV |
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Michael Seres, CEO of 11Health, says healthcare is a series of relationships, and doctors and patients both need to understand what outcomes the other is trying to pursue.

By HIMSS TV |

Clinicians and the healthcare C-suite have been raising legitimate questions about using the...

Credit: Tieto

Today, health care organisations use multiple health information systems from various suppliers....

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According to recent predictions made by leading experts in the latest issue of Blockchain in...

By Leontina Postelnicu |

Credit: Philips Speech Processing Solutions

A large-scale EHR implementation in Denmark has faced some resistance from clinical staff;...

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Gender representation is a hot topic across industries this year. Notably, NASA made a splash in...

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 government is giving Sitra to back digital health startups and other healthcare innovators.

By HIMSS TV |

Credit: Cambridge University Hospitals

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At Cambridge University Hospitals, a HIMSS EMRAM Stage 6 UK trust, we recognise the importance of...

By Afzal Chaudhry |

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

Gender representation is a hot topic across industries this year. Notably, NASA made a splash in...

By Leontina Postelnicu |
Helsinki, Finland
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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

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Since opening its doors to the first patients in September this year, the New Children’s Hospital...

By Dillan Yogendra |
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The size of a human genome dataset depends on many factors. In any case, it is huge. An estimate...

By Philipp Grätzel von Grätz |
Finland healthcare system Sitra success
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itra Director Jaana Sinipuro discusses the ideals and successes that have defined Finnish healthcare as one of the most impactful systems in the world.

By HIMSS TV |
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The potential of digital health to provide a comprehensive framework for the research, prevention...

By Piers Ford |

Credit: Microsoft

“Our product suite –Azure, Dynamics 365, and Microsoft 365 – brings together people, data, and...

Helsinki, Finland

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The X-Road infrastructure, implemented as a national data exchange layer in Estonia in 2001 and...

By Mélisande Rouger |
Insight

Interoperability is one of the biggest issues facing healthcare providers today as far as...

Microsoft, Helsinki

Credit: Microsoft

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Editor's note: This story was reported in Helsinki, Finland on a trip paid for by Microsoft,...

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 technology can meet the challenges the industry faces across the globe.

By HIMSS TV |
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Finland has embarked on one of the most ambitious efforts worldwide to bring together genome and...

By Philipp Grätzel von Grätz |