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eHealth Week 2011 to Focus on Cost and Quality Benefits of IT Solutions in Healthcare

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Political leaders, hospitals and IT leaders from across Europe will come together at eHealth Week 2011 in Budapest to advance the continent’s digital health infrastructure. The four-day event will feature educational sessions, an exhibition, workshops and many networking opportunities. For the first time, eHealth Week (co-located with eHealth High level conference and WoHIT conference) will also feature symposia on innovation-rich subjects such as Ambient Assisted Living; Health 2.0 and a leaders in health IT (LHIT) symposium for hospital IT directors.
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eHealth Week 2011 is co-organised by the European Commission (EC), HIMSS Europe (Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society Europe) and the Hungarian Presidency of the Council of the European Union. eHealth Week 2011 will bring together key stakeholders from Europe’s healthcare, from the policy makers, to providers, insurances, research facilities, vendors as well as patient associations. It will host the eHealth Government Initiative, a formal body of healthcare state secretaries aimed at aligning national eHealth systems in Europe.