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eHealth Week 2013 (May 13 – 15) in Dublin, Ireland

eHealth Week 2013 (May 13 – 15) will be held at the Convention Centre Dublin, and bring together global decision makers from European public and private healthcare, to join High Level European Ministers and EU Commissioners and over 2,500 international delegates and 100 exhibitors. eHealth Week is co-organised by the European Commission, the Irish Presidency of the Council of the European Union and HIMSS Europe.

UPDATE (27 March): early bird registration rate closes on 01 April – see http://worldofhealthit.org/2013/registration

Full information on the event is available at http://worldofhealthit.org/2013/ – or in the pre-conference brochure. There is also a YouTube video about the event – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-EGlrWmQUrQ and the LinkedIn group for discussions at http://www.linkedin.com/groups?gid=4807288

The programme is available at http://worldofhealthit.org/2013/education/programme-at-a-glance

The Irish Department of Health will host several Presidency events attended by EU Commissioners and officials, Ministers of Health and government officials from Member States, Accession, Candidate and EFTA countries. Department of Health tracks, open to all eHealth Week attendees, will feature discussion on the high economic and societal value of eHealth, reforming health systems, business modelling in the “ecosystem”, empowering patients, legal issues and education and skills to support eHealth deployment and implementation. Further detail on other sessions (including WoHIT sessions, European Innovation Partnership, and the mhealth Symposium) is in the recent media release, and on the event website.

HISI (Health Informatics Society of Ireland – www.hisi.ie), IMIA’s Member Society in Ireland, is pleased to be an active partner in eHealth week – especially as it is during the period of the Irish Presidency.

IMIA is pleased to be a Supporting Partner (http://worldofhealthit.org/2013/supporting-partners/).

March 27, 2013 - Posted by | conference, ehealth, Europe, HIMSS | , , ,

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