Over the years, the Open Days have grown into the key event on EU Regional Policy. It welcomes some 6 000 participants (local, regional, national and European decision-makers and experts) for more than 100 workshops and debates, exhibitions and networking opportunities.The workshops focussing on eHealth are:
Organisers: COCIR (European Coordination Committee of the Radiological, Electromedical and Healthcare IT Industry), the Assembly of European Regions (AER) and the European Hospital and Healthcare Federation (HOPE)
Venue: Committee of the Regions, Van Maerlant, Room 3
Debate demonstrating the critical role structural funds can play in achieving sustainable healthcare models, with better access for and inclusion of patients.
Venue: Art56, Avenue des Arts 56
Workshop on the potential of smart innovations with ICT to provide not only more healthy years of life for EU citizens and more efficient healthcare but also economic growth.THURSDAY 9/10
Organisers: HAIVISIO (7th Framework Program)
Venue: European Commission, Charlemagne, Room Mansholt
Speakers and chair(s): Mr. Markkula Markku, Mr. Zilgalvis Peteris, Ms. Jordán Rodríguez Blanca (Chair), Mr. Iakovidis Ilias, Ms. Parent Anne-Sophie
Demographic changes in Europe require new solutions for active ageing, eHealth and independent living.
This workshop will be an opportunity to learn about products and services generated by European research projects. It will look at how to set common strategies for dissemination and exploitation activities, and how to facilitate collaboration environments. You will learn how to bridge the space between the Horizon 2020 program and regional innovation and implementation through targeted ESIF/ERDF operational programmes.
You will also find out about the EU thematic network and up-coming covenant on demographic change that is open to local and regional actors interested in innovative approaches towards supporting active and healthy ageing.
Organisers: Patients' new touch on Healthcare (Sustains)
Venue: Thon Hotel EU
Speakers and chair(s): Mr. Iaccarino Guido , Ms. Laarmann Heli , Mr. Eklund Benny (Chair), Mr. Atzori Walter , Mr. Raapysjarvi Katja , Mr. Rubial
Bernárdez Felix , Mr. Chelli Raniero
Interactive access to information and services is instrumental to getting a 'new touch on Healthcare', i.e. to enable patients to play a more active role in health issues. Already many regions have enabled online interaction with healthcare services, including online access to Electronic Health Records (EHR).