Health 2.0 conference in Europe for first time
9 March 2010
Health 2.0 Europe, a conference dedicated to how Web 2.0
social media are transforming healthcare systems in Europe, will be held
in Paris on 6-7 April 2010.
Encompassing all aspects of the healthcare chain, the interactive
program will address healthcare on both country- and European-wide
levels, with local experts from converging industries.
“Health 2.0 Europe will show that Europe is producing creative
e-health solutions to address the diversity of its 23 languages and
27 markets,” said Denise Silber, president of Basil Strategies,
organizer of the Paris event with Health 2.0’s founders, Matthew
Holt and Indu Subaiya.
Three keynote speakers will present government perspective on
Health 2.0 and national IT strategies on health and wellness:
- Morten Elbæk Petersen, sundhed.dk (Denmark);
- Etienne Caniard, National Authority for Health (France); and
- Pieter Vos, Council for Public Health and Health Care
Panel topics include:
- search and content;
- patients online communities;
- physician online communities;
- health 2.0 tools;
- pharma and
- hospitals, payers and Health 2.0; and
- looking ahead
for Health 2.0.
Panel participants include influential members of Europe’s
e-health community from 12 countries — Belgium, France, Germany,
Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland,
and the UK.
Panel structures will differ from traditional
conference formats to encourage interactive participation. Speakers
will perform a demo of their organization’s Web 2.0 tool and discuss the
impact of each tool nationally and in Europe.
The agenda also
features Launch!, Health 2.0 Europe’s segment for showcasing
European e-health start-ups.
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