eHealth week 2013 took place in Dublin, Ireland between 13 and 15 May. The event brought together industry partners and providers from across Europe, as well as important government and regional decision makers. More information on eHealth week is available at the following link.
On the third day of the conference (15 May), the European Commission's Digital Futures project hosted a special brainstorming session on health and medicine in 2050 in the conference centre. Some of the questions addressed during this session included:
11.00 Rapid introduction to Digital Futures
11.05 Brief firestarter talks from eHealth today to 2050:
Terje Peetso, eHealth team, DG CONNECT, European Commission
Noora Jansson, Director, OuluHealth & BusinessOulu
Pamela Goldberg, CEO Massachusetts Technology Collaborative
13.30 World Café on eHealth challenges and issues in 2030-2050
14.30 World Café on policy issues to be solved en route to 2050
This event is only open to delegates of the eHealth conference.
Please register by mailing julie.bultynck[@]ext.ec.europa.eu
Although the Dublin brainstorming is by invitation only, there are many ways for you to engage in and contribute to the discussion:
Before 15 May:
On 15 May:
After 15 May:
This is your opportunity to be involved in shaping the ideas around future-driven issues and policies for eHealth that will be submitted to the next European Commission. The floor is yours!