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EHTEL 2018 Symposium "Empowered Partners in Health through user-driven digitisation"

3-5 December 2018 in Brussels: the European Digital Health community met at the 9th annual EHTEL Symposium. Conversations were anchored on the well-being of European societies. The symposium provided it attendants with insight and dialogue on how user-driven digitisation is delivering benefits to empower all stakeholders in health.

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Monday - Tuesday, 3-4 December: Symposium Plenaries & Debates

Wednesday, 5 December: Symposium Matchmaking Event

Participants explored how user-driven digitisation - enabled by all those working to innovate in technologies and services - is delivering benefits to empower:

  • Consumers and Patients: With smart tools enabling health promotion and prevention and linking to information - including health records - and resources in health and social care;
  • Health care managers and providers: For next-generation care planning, integrating individual patient data and big data using a population health approach;
  • The Health Workforce: So that their jobs gain from carefully designed and adjusted digital tools, and they are trained to use their digital skills to create meaningful documentation and workflows.

By doing this, the symposium covered the three priority pillars set out by the European Commission in its recent Communication - patient access, personalised medicine, and digital interaction. Finally, in a forward-looking mode, the symposium debated how artificial intelligence and machine learning systems can contribute to these policies.

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