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European Health Forum Gastein

European Health Forum Gastein

EHFG 2019: A healthy dose of disruption? Transformative change for health and societal well-being Health and Sustainable Development (Bold political choices for Agenda 2030) - Since its foundation in 1998 the European Health Forum Gastein (EHFG) conference has developed into a key annual event, bringing together, politicians, senior decision-makers, representatives of interest groups, and experts in the field of public health and healthcare. Come and join us for the 22nd EHFG, and help build capacity to navigate a better future for health in Europe in these volatile times. While we have made considerable advances in health, there are a number of areas that seem to be at a stalemate despite ample evidence on how to move forward. Examples include the topic of health reforms in general; tackling AMR; addressing health inequalities;…
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Data for Health Venture Forum Budapest

Data for Health Venture Forum Budapest

Data for Health Venture Forum 2019 – The Data for Health Venture Forum promotes innovation and investment into the best technology companies from across Europe and is your chance to connect with VCs, entrepreneurs, industry experts, and thought leaders to foster new connections, business, and investment. Data for Health Venture Forum Budapest European Digital Health Conferences
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Healthcare Excellence Through Technology HETT 2019

Healthcare Excellence Through Technology HETT 2019

HETT – Healthcare Excellence Through Technology 2019 – HETT 2019 will connect health technology providers with digital and IT leadership teams from across the public and private healthcare ecosystem. HETT 2019 will feature over 120 leading and emerging suppliers of health technology solutions, with the likes of EMIS Health, Toshiba, Bittium, Imprivata, and Servelec already confirmed to demonstrate their expertise. HETT is a one-of-a-kind ecosystem event for the healthcare industry, and we’re on a mission to bring together 3,000+ health tech and digital health leaders to solve the most pressing issues facing the UK healthcare sector. At a time when the NHS is facing extreme pressures and technology can offer efficient solutions, it is important to understand where you are on your digital journey and have clear direction on your…
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Digital Help for Behavioral Changes

Digital Help for Behavioral Changes

Digital Health, Startup
With Barcelona Health Hub Summit only a week away, we caught up with Iván Lorca of MedTep. MedTep unifies passive and active data to present it to patients and healthcare professionals in a meaningful way. This allows healthcare professionals and patients to upgrade prevention and monitoring processes fostering the adoption of behavioral changes. What is a digital care plan and why is it important? A care plan is a treatment or prevention program designed and specified by a healthcare professional for a specific patient. It is important because through care plans we aim to help people adopt behavioral changes that allow them to complete therapies, improve adherence and change their lifestyle. Besides that, care plans are defined by leading experts and are based on recognized standards. There are a lot…
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Changing Medicine with Virtual Reality

Changing Medicine with Virtual Reality

Startup
Recently, we sat down with Charlie Pearmund of Virtual Bodyworks. Virtual Bodyworks is committed to improving lives by harnessing the power of scientifically-proven breakthrough technology. The company specializes in immersive virtual reality focused on medical and psychological rehabilitation. Founded by scientists world-renowned for their work in VR, it offers products that integrate a unique combination of computer science engineering, neuroscience, and psychology. I know the founders have been doing incredible work in augmented reality and health applications, can you explain how this has led to Virtual Bodyworks? Virtual Bodyworks was founded after several scientific breakthroughs in the field of embodiment, following years of research by VR pioneer Mel Slater, neuroscientist Mavi Sanchez Vives, and computer scientist Bernhard Spanlang. Their work in embodiment received significant press attention, particularly after studies in domestic…
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Annual Biotech in Europe Forum Basel

Annual Biotech in Europe Forum Basel

Annual Biotech in Europe Forum – The 19th Annual Biotech in Europe Forum is recognized as the leading international stage for those interested in investing and partnering in the biotech and life science industry. This highly transactional event draws together an exciting cross-section of early-stage/pre-IPO, late-stage and public companies with leading investors, analysts, money managers and pharma licensing executives. Supported and designed by leading figures within Europe’s pharmaceutical and biotech industry, this event will once again be covered by our regular media partners. We expect over 700 delegates and over 100 presenting companies, and 30+ pitches by seed companies. ​ The #Sachs_BEF19 forum will be held for the sixth time in Basel to be close to the largest biopharma hub in Europe and the Congress Center provides meeting space capable of handling several thousand one-to-one meetings as…
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Medical Technology Ireland 2019

Medical Technology Ireland 2019

Medical Technology Ireland – With over 200 global suppliers exhibiting and a fantastic Conference program featuring the Start-up & Innovation Academy and the Women in MedTech Forum, Medical Technology Ireland 2019 is an unmissable event. Medical Technology Ireland will bring together manufacturers, clinicians, academic institutions, entrepreneurs/start-ups, financial institutions and suppliers alike in a combined program, defining the present and future medical device trends, to investigate, discuss, and improve the quality of life and to increase the life expectancy for patients worldwide. Start-up and Innovation Academy Galway has a high concentration of innovative people in a tight, global, renowned Medical Device cluster in the West of Ireland.  To support and expand this innovation corridor, we are hosting the Start-up and Innovation Academy on Thursday 26 September at 14.00 - 15.00. A number of…
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International Conference on Hypertension & Healthcare Copenhagen

International Conference on Hypertension & Healthcare Copenhagen

International Conference on Hypertension & Healthcare – Working under the theme “Control Hypertension: Add life to Longevity” we bring together a unique international mix of large and medium medical and clinical research and diagnostic companies, leading universities and medical research institutions. This is a perfect platform to share experience, foster collaborations across industry and academia and evaluate emerging innovations around the world. This conference mainly focuses on spreading awareness about challenges in this field and how to prevent and manage hypertension and other cardiovascular diseases. 5th International Conference on Hypertension & Health care. we bring together the brightest and most prolific minds to discuss the interesting concepts of Hypertension and Healthcare diagnosis and management using the modern techniques at Hypertension Congress 2019. With the valuable support of Scientific Committee Members, 5th International Conference on Hypertension…
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Bayer’s G4A Going Beyond the Pill

Bayer’s G4A Going Beyond the Pill

Digital Health
Anabel León is the IT Business Partner for Consumer Health & Pharma businesses at Bayer Spain Good morning! Firstly, I’d like to thank you for your contribution as a Sponsor to our event, the Barcelona Health Hub Summit and in such context, I will continue by asking you a few questions: Could you explain what Bayer is focusing on? What is your role within Bayer? Bayer is a company where innovation matters, but not only in our products, also in how we work, how we do: we innovate in what we do. That means empowering entrepreneurship among employees, connecting to the brightest minds, pushing boundaries of science and technology and, of course, with collaboration as a pillar. We have good examples: talking about entrepreneurship, here at Spain, we have developed…
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Portraits in Digital Health – Francesca Wuttke, Chief Digital Officer of Almirall

Portraits in Digital Health – Francesca Wuttke, Chief Digital Officer of Almirall

People
Francesca Wuttke, Chief Digital Officer of Almirall, shares her long experience in drug development and digital transformation of health companies. Good morning, I’m delighted to interview you as one of our Sponsors for our upcoming event the Barcelona Health Hub Summit 2019. Firstly, could you briefly explain what Almirall does? What is your role within Almirall? We are a global pharmaceutical company focused on medical dermatology. Within the complex current context of R&D and innovation in health, the development of partnership networks is critical but possible thanks to the huge power of technologies that facilitate communication and collaboration. We are embracing this cultural change, which is also why we consider ourselves a scientific partner with the aim of becoming a global leader in the fight against skin diseases and skin…
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