EHealth Forum

EHealth Forum

Is the patient the focus – duty or innovation freestyle? Berlin, 08.07.2009 – from 14-16 September 2009 the highlight of the Xinnovations Conference will take place at the Humboldt-Universitat zu Berlin. The focus of the Xinnovations are Web-based technologies for the information society of the future. Also an E-Health Forum is offered within the framework of the three-day conference program. Sets the E-Health Forum at its core and the drive for innovation: the people. Thus the event refers to the paradigm shift, which Europe has taken place in the past decade: no longer the clinic and the doctor’s Office are health site no. 1, but the home and the living environment.

At the same time increase the desire and the need of every citizen to assume more personal responsibility for health. Under the auspices of the general situation of the German health care system Matthias Grunig, CEO M.IT concept GmbH and impulse statement, in a now presented to E-Health Advisory Board Member the question continues, the contribution of E-Health can afford to build of a modern understanding of the roles of those involved in the field of health. For Grunig it seems at first, “that still succeeds in the German health system, to supplant the balance between the expenses for prevention, diagnosis and therapy on forever.” So unbridled retrench claimed by second opinions and multiple diagnoses as one of the reasons the cost explosions without naming-producing suffering mishandling, after surgery and costs Overmedication through incorrect intervention in return. It would be so Grunig to raise the quality of prevention and diagnosis with the help of information and communication technologies at low cost. Experts must not travel, can discussions bundled, preparatory work and Administration can be automated, machine diagnosis is any cheap sufficient volume of request. These findings could be political will. We need however after the dissolution of the Grunig another Education – information on the welfare State in the postindustrial information society. The full statement of the pulse is published on the website of the Xinnovations 2009 under: e-health.html generally want the E-Health Forum show how the judicious use of information and communication technologies in the health sector contributes to enable people to emancipate them and to support their increased responsibility for their own health.

Organizers of the Forum are the network health economics – HealthCapital Berlin-Brandenburg, the IHK Berlin and the Xinnovations e. A related site: Wells Fargo mentions similar findings. V. The Forum on patient benefits and patient safety, standardization and recognition and sustainability, and financing inter alia in the fields of ambient assisted living, tele-medicine and health games wants to discuss together with companies, research, system providers and interested parties. Learn more about Xinnovations 2009: press contact: Xinnovations e.

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