5th EU-US eHealth Business Marketplace and Conference

EU-US eHealth Marketplace and Conference | Transforming Care and Accelerating Economies

 

US-EU Health IT eHealth Roadmap - Industry Sessions for input on MOU

Monday October 20, 2104

Time

Activity

15:00 - 17:00

Listening' to the views and comments on the US-EU Health IT eHealth MoU Roadmap from Stakeholders on both sides of the Atlantic

Facilitators:

  • Dr. Douglas B. Frisdsma, Director of the Office of Science and Technology of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC)
  • Frank Cunningham, Policy Officer - Health & Well-being Unit, Directorate General Communications Networks, Content and Technology, European Commission
  • Matthew Hein, International Trade Specialist, US Department of Commerce/International Trade Administration

 

Transforming Care and Accelerating Economies

Day 1 - Tuesday October 21, 2014

Time

Activity

08:00

Registration / Coffee / Networking

09:15

NIMAC / ECHAlliance Welcome

  • Brian O’Connor, Chair, European Connected Health Alliance/NIMAC
  • Therese Murray, President of the Massachusetts Senate
  • Martin Walsh, Mayor of Boston, Massachusetts USA
  • Nichola Mallon, Lord Mayor of Belfast Northern Ireland

09:45

Breakout Session A:

Patient Portable data – Transforming Healthcare, benefitting patients

  • Naomi Fried, Ph.D, Boston Children’s Hospital’s first Chief Innovation Officer
  • Yuri Quintana, Ph.D., Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical School
  • Elaine Blechman, PhD, Prof Emerita University of Colorado Boulder, President Prosocial Applications 

Breakout Session B:

Delivering skilled talent to advance eHealth

  • Pamela Goldberg, Chief Executive Officer, Massachusetts Technology Collaborative [moderator]
  • Therese Murray, President of the Massachusetts Senate
  • Colin Reid, CEO TotalMobile, Northern Ireland 
  • Marwan Abdulaziz, DuBiotech
  • Mary Cleary, Deputy CEO, Irish Computer Society, Ireland

10:45

Coffee / Networking / Exhibitions

11:15

Key note remarks and introduction by: 

  • John Polanowicz, Secretary of Health and Human Services, Commonwealth of MA

Key Note Address:  The Ebola Crisis

  • Michael Wong, Senior Medical Director, Infectious Diseases at Sarepta Therapeutics; Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Transplant Infectious Diseases Director  

12:00

EU-US eHealth MARKETPLACE

Speakers corner, matchmaking, exhibition showcase, networking - boxed lunch

14:00

Breakout Session A:

Overcoming barriers to deployment of eHealth at scale

  • Laurance Stuntz, Director, Massachusetts eHealth Institute [moderator]
  • Bryan W. Jamele, Executive Vice President, Massachusetts Competitive Partnership
  • Frank Ingari, CEO at NaviNet
  • Kofi Jones, VP Regulatory Affairs at American Well

Breakout Session B:

Discussion on advances in Biosimilars to US and EU Policies on the use of Biosimilars

  • Fritz Bittenbender, Executive Vice President, Public Affairs BIO [moderator]
  • Pat Cerundolo, Foley Hoag
  • Michael Malecki, Director, Research & Development Policy, AMGEN

15:00

Breakout Session A:

Lessons learnt from transforming Integrated Care / Managed Care

  • Bleddyn Rees, Partner/Head of Healthcare, Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP, London [Moderator/Speaker]
  • Dr. Rajni Aneja MD, MBA, CPE, Strategic Executive, Clinical Transformation Leader at Humana, US
  • Dr. Douglas B. Fridsma, Director of the Office of Science and Technology of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC)
  • Cheryl Bartlett RN, Commissioner Massachusetts Department of Public Health

 15:00

Breakout Session B:

Sharks Tank - Innovative eHealth Solutions presented by SMEs

  • Abi Barrow, Director, Mass Technology Transfer Center [moderator]
  • Bryce Youngren, Managing Partner, Polaris Partners
  • Nancy Briefs, CEO of InfoBionics and member of MA2
  • Omar Amirana, Senior Vice President, Allied Minds   

16:00

Coffee / Networking / Exhibitions

16:30

Key note remarks and introduction by: 

  • Gregory Bialecki, Secretary of Housing and Economic Development, MA

Key note address:  Growing and Sustaining our Innovation Ecosystem 

  • Dr. Jeffrey Leiden, M.D., Ph.D. Chairman, President and CEO, Vertex Pharmaceuticals

17:15

Networking Reception - Senate Reading Room

[Sponsored by Belfast City Council]

  • Therese Murray, President of the Massachusetts Senate
  • Brian O’Connor, Chair, European Connected Health Alliance/NIMA
  • Nichola Mallon, Lord Mayor of Belfast Northern Ireland - Reception Sponsor 

 

Soft Closer to Day 1

 

Transforming Care and Accelerating Economies

Day 2 - Wednesday October 22, 2014

Time

Activity

08:00

Registration / Coffee / Networking

09:00

Welcome to day 2 – NIMAC/Marketplace Update

  • Brian O’Connor, Chair, European Connected Health Alliance/NIMAC
  • Therese Murray, President of the Massachusetts Senate
  • Robert A DeLeo, Speaker of the Massachusetts House of Representatives

09:15

EU-US Call to Action / Roadmap Progress Summary and Update

  • Dr. Douglas B. Fridsma, Director of the Office of Science and Technology of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC)
  • Frank Cunningham, Policy Officer - Health & Well-being Unit, Directorate General Communications Networks, Content and Technology, European Commission
 09:35

Are there business opportunities in the transatlantic exchange of electronic health records by providers and patients?

  • Catherine Chronaki, Co-ordinator Trillium Bridge Project[co-moderator]
  • Stephan Schug, SUSTAINS Project, Belgium/ Chief Medical Officer EHTEL, Germany [co-moderator]
  • Marcello Melgara, Lombardy (EU Region Perspective), Italy
  • Elaine Blechman, President, Prosocial Applications, USA
  • Alex Berler, Gnomon Informatics, Greece
  • Jaime Ferguson, Kaiser Permanente (US Provider Perspective), USA

10:30

 Coffee / Networking / Exhibitions

11:00

Breakout Session A:

Cloud Computing: Research and Risk Stratification

  • Douglas Banks, Assoc VP for Economic Development, University of Massachusetts President's Office [moderator]
  • Ralph J. Zottola, Ph.D. CTO, Research Computing, University of Massachusetts Office of the President
  • Chris Davis, Sr. Architect, Verizon
  • Charles Beyrouthy, Chief Executive Officer, LabCloud inc

Breakout Session B:

EU/US Interoperability & Standards

  • Dr. Douglas B. Fridsma, Director of the Office of Science and Technology of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) [moderator]
  • Catherine Chronaki, Co-ordinator Trillium Bridge Project - Trillium Bridge Project update
  • Demonstration of Provider to Provider transatlantic exchange of EHR patient summaries
  • Giorgio Cangioli, HL7 Foundation, Trillium Bridge Project Manager
  • Zachary Gillen, Kaiser Permanente

  • Ana Esterlich, Phast  - Trillium Bridge Interoperability Assets

  • Laurance Stuntz, Director, Massachusetts eHealth Institute

12:00

 

EU-US eHealth MARKETPLACE

Matchmaking, Exhibition Showcase, Start-up Showcase/ Mass Challenge – boxed lunch

13:45

Breakout Session A:

Building the economic bridge through Connected Health Ecosystems

  • Brian O’Connor, Chair, European Connected Health Alliance [moderator]
  • Barbara Vallespin, Manager of our mHealth Competence Center Barcelona, Spain
  • Michael Rogers, Market Access and Compliance Attaché, U.S. Mission to the European Union in Brussels, Belgium  
  • Alison Gowdy, Head of Sector & Cluster Development, Invest Northern Ireland  
  • Dr Ain Aaviksoo, Chairman of National E-Health Task Force at the State Chancellors Office Estonia 

Breakout Session B:

EU-US International Workforce Development "The Learning Economy - the foundation of a robust HealthIT ecosystem"

  • Frank Cunningham, Policy Officer - Health & Well-being Unit, Directorate General Communications Networks, Content and Technology, European Commission
  • Mary Cleary, Deputy CEO, Irish Computer Society, Ireland
  • Rachelle Blake, PA, MHA, Founder, CEO and President of Omni Micro and Omni Med Solutions 
  • Stathis Konstantinidis, Research Scientist, Norut – Northern Research Institute, Norway
  • Michelle L. Dougherty, MA, RHIA, CHP, Sr. Director of Research and Development, AHIMA Foundation

14:45

Breakout Session A:

Big Data for Simulations in Connected Health Research

  • Steve Strassmann , CTO, Commonwealth of Massachusetts [moderator] 
  • Keith Elliston, CEO, TransMart Foundation
  • Shawn N. Murphy MD, Ph.D. Director, Research Information Systems and Computing, Partners HealthCare System inc.
  • Margaret Wagner Dahl, Assoc VP Health Information Technology, Interoperability, Integration and Innovation Lab, Georgia Tech
  • Peter Covitz, Senior Director, Information Strategy & Analytics, Pfizer

Breakout Session B:

Medical Device Suite of Standards – to what degree does regulation help/hinder innovation

  • Dr. Susan Windham-Bannister, President and CEO, Massachusetts Life Sciences Center [moderator]
  • Steven Rakitin, Software Quality Consulting (FDA View)
  • Geoffrey Bock, Senior Business Development Manager, TUV Rheinland of North America
  • Mark Coderre, National Practice Director, OpenSky 
  • Stephen McCarthy, Director, Mass Medical Device Development Center (M2D2)

15:45

Coffee / Networking / Exhibitions

16:15

Summary of Workshops - EU-US MOU on Health related ICTs Roadmap and the benefits for the US/EU

  • Dr. Douglas B. Fridsma, Director of the Office of Science and Technology of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC)
  • Frank Cunningham, Policy Officer - Health & Well-being Unit, Directorate General Communications Networks, Content and Technology, European Commission

16:30

Closing of EU-US eHealth Marketplace  / NIMAC / ECHAlliance

  • Therese Murray, President of the Massachusetts Senate
  • Stan Rosenberg, Majority Leader Massachusetts Senate
  • Brian O’Connor, Chair, European Connected Health Alliance/NIMAC

16:45

Networking

17:00

Reception at Partners Event –– Seaport World Trade Center

 Times and content are subject to change.

 

 

Sessions Overview - Monday - October 20, 2014

Monday 15:00 - 17:00 @ MA State House

US-EU Health IT eHealth Roadmap  - Industry Sessions for input on MOU

Listening' to the views and comments on the US-EU Health IT eHealth MoU Roadmap from Stakeholders on both sides of the Atlantic

U.S. and EU government officials working on the US-EU Health IT/eHealth Roadmap (which has two work streams focused on standards and interoperability, and workforce development)

 

Sessions Overview  - Day 1 - Tuesday - October 21, 2014

Tuesday 09:45  - Breakout Session A

Patient portable data, transforming healthcare, benefitting patients

This panel will discuss approaches that put the patient in the middle of the exchange of health information, improving consumers’ engagement with their own care. Industry veterans will describe methods that have worked well, and not so well, in implementing these solutions.

Tuesday 09:45  - Breakout Session B

Delivering Skilled Talent to advance eHealth

One of the most critical needs of connected health companies is a skilled workforce. Join industry leaders, policy makers and academics from the US and Europe to discuss how to best build a strong workforce pipeline.

 

Tuesday 14:00 - Breakout Session A

Overcoming barriers to the deployment of eHealth at scale

Widespread adoption of eHealth technologies to support the delivery of care is critical to achieving the promises of cost control and quality improvement. On this panel providers and eHealth company leaders will discuss the critical success factors involved in quickly and efficiently rolling out technologies that make a measurable impact on care.

Tuesday 14:00 - Breakout Session B

Discussion on advances in Biosimilars to US and EU Policies on the use of Biosimilars

Massachusetts was one of the first states in the country to pass legislation regulating the substitution of biologics with interchangeable biosimilars. Like Connected Health, is this another stepping stone to personalized healthcare? Learn how the EU and US are addressing the future of biosimilars.

 

Tuesday 15:00 - Breakout Session A

Lessons learnt from transforming Integrated Care/ Managed Care

This session will reflect on the progress that has been made in transforming Integrated Care/ Managed Care in the EU & US.  It will provide an opportunity to understand what has been done elsewhere, and panellists will draw on their experience and assessment of what has been achieved, challenges overcome and share best practice and learning.

Tuesday 15:00 - Breakout Session B

Shark Tank/Dragons’ Den - Innovative eHealth Solutions presented by SMEs

Select entrepreneurs who are starting new eHealth companies will present their product and business ideas.  Our team of investors and advisors will provide advice on how to make these business opportunities more attractive to investors and potential customers.   For more information and application please contact Ms. Abi Barrow at abarrow@amassp.edu

 

Session Overviews  Day 2 - Wednesday - October 22, 2014

Wednesday 09:35 

Are there business opportunities in the transatlantic exchange of electronic health records by providers and patients?

The Sustains project (www.sustainsproject.eu) aims to increase access of citizens to their electronic health records in several regions throughout Europe aiming at measurable results in empowerment of patients, quality of care, efficiency and economy.

The Trillium Bridge project (www.trilliumbridge.eu) carries out a feasibility study of transatlantic EHR exchange by patients and providers along the following dimensions: standards, incentives, innovative business models, security and privacy, clinical research, education, cross-vendor integration.

This joint workshop would like to capture the barriers and enabling factors for business opportunities on offering citizens access to their electronic health records in a form that is fit for use anywhere in the world
 

Wednesday 11:00 - breakout Session A

Cloud Computing: Research and Risk Stratification

Security and policy standards is one of the most talked about - and still one of the most critical - aspects to cloud computing in health care. This panel will explore how cloud computing has changed the way health research is being conducted, discuss the risks associated with the cloud in research and health IT data, and share best practices on health care security and IT standardization in the cloud.

Wednesday 11:00 - Breakout Session B

EU-US Interoperability & Standards 

 

 

Wednesday 13:45 - Breakout Session A

This session will focus on Connected Health Ecosystems as the vehicle to improve health and social care while creating economic benefits through the uptake of connected health solutions.Panellists will reflect on the experiences of Ecosystems in the International Network of Permanent Connected Health Ecosystems, and draw on examples of innovation, collaboration and partnership leading to both health and economic gains.

Wednesday 13:45 - Breakout Session B

EU-US International Workforce Development

 

 

Wednesday 14:45 - Breakout Session A

Big Data for Simulations in Connected Health Research

Exploring how data science is revolutionizing the way clinical decision-makers and drug discovery companies are unlocking the potential to be mined from compounds, how data is transforming personal health through devices and monitoring, and the precompetitive collaboration taking place between companies and academia.

Wednesday 14:45 – Breakout Session B

Medical Device Suite of Standards – to what degree does regulation help/hinder innovation

As technology is integrated into patient care at a rapid pace, there are different regulating processes within Europe and the US.  Join us for a discussion about the impact these differing regulations have on this process, and the intriguing debate about why regulation is an important topic for patient care, safety and security….but does it hinder innovation? 

 

 

 

Registration
closed since 22 Oct 2014
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Schedule
Registration 13 Jul – 22 Oct
Meeting Selection 1 Oct – 19 Oct
Event 21 Oct – 22 Oct
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Language English
Venue Boston
Bilateral Meetings
Participants 53
Meetings 65
Participants
Belgium 5
England 2
Estonia 1
France 2
Germany 2
Greece 1
Ireland 2
Israel 1
Italy 2
Northern Ireland 13
Norway 2
Others 1
Slovak Republic 1
Spain 1
United States of America 154
Total 190
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