Health in a digital world How can mobile help address eHealth challenges?

Start: Wednesday 28 April 2010

End: Wednesday 28 April 2010

New technologies push the frontiers of healthcare, but can often race ahead of policy and regulatory frameworks. With solutions that drive real cost savings and improved quality healthcare – directly addressing the key concerns of patients and medical community – the mobile industry is an important part of this debate. So what is the future for eHealth in Europe?

Wednesday 28 April 2010

08:00 – 08:10
Registration and breakfast

1. Introduction

08:15 – 08:20

Martin Whitehead, Director GSMA Europe

08:20 – 08:30
Introductory statement

Joanna Darmanin, Head of Commissioner Dalli’s cabinet

2. Stakeholder Perspectives

08:30 – 08:40
Policy perspective

“The EU eHealth agenda: policy priorities and challenges for the development of mobile eHealth. How can we ensure that mobile technologies help citizens benefit from higher standards in healthcare?”
MEP Antonyia Parvanova

08:40 – 08:50
Patient perspective

“What are patients’ expectations for mobile eHealth and how can we ensure that developments are geared towards their needs?”
Nicola Bedlington, Director European Patients’ Forum

08:50 – 09:00
Industry perspective

“What is the state of the implementation of mobile eHealth?”
Patrice Cristofini, Vice President, Orange Healthcare Strategic Partnerships

3. Panel Discussion

09:00 – 09:50
Q&A with panelists

Moderator: Peter O’Donnell, Associate Editor, European Voice

09:50 – 10:00
Wrap–up and conclusions

Join us to take part in this critical debate about the future of mobile health solutions in Europe.