News 10.04.2018 eHealth – Transforming Healthcare in Disruptive Times – Key notes


“eHealth – Transforming Healthcare in Disruptive Times”

Dublin,  28th -29th of March.

eHealth and the use of technology today will transform how healthcare is delivered tomorrow. The potential to improve the delivery of health and social care provision is limitless. The growing body of research demonstrates eHealth has the potential to reduce costs, increase access and improve outcomes while providing a more versatile and personalised approach to care delivery.

eHealth solutions enable patients, carers and health care professionals to access data and information more easily and improve the quality and outcomes. Mobile technology in particular can empower patients giving them improved access and more control over their healthcare.

Wednesday March 28th 2018 Day 1

Event Opening and Key Note

– Keynote Introduction
Key Note: Microsoft and Healthcare Transformation: Vision, Role and Examples, Mr. Niall McDonagh, Microsoft

 Session 1 – Connected Patient Care

– Delivering ‘Precision Medicine’ through Connected Care, Ms. Debbie Pope, Qualcomm Life
How do you begin an eHealth journey when the destination in unknown? John Kelly, Intersystems  
– Improving patient safety & flow using mobile technology in an acute hospital setting, Paul Volkaerts Nervecentre
Tackling today’s threats across increasingly distributed & mobile healthcare, Sean Towns, Dell 

Session 2 – Innovating for the Future

Digital Hospital of the Future, Axelle Paquer, BearingPoint 
Avoiding a Future Healthcare Dystopia: Evidence from Today’s Healtchare Providers, David Clancy Cerner 
Safer, more efficient care starts with a simple scan, Siobhain Duggan, GSI 
Improving Cancer Diagnostics, Juan Antonio Retamero, Granada University Hospitals, Spain /Philips 

Key Note

– Liam Woods National Director, Acute Hospital Division, HSE Ireland

 March Thursday 29th 2018 Day 2

Introduction and Key Note


– Keynote introduction: Prof. Dr. Bjorn Maier, President, German Association on Hospital Controlling
Key Note: Irelands eHealth Journey, Fran Thompson, Director of Strategic eHealth Programme HSE, Ireland 

Session 3 – eHealth Transforming Healthcare

Key Themes to impact upon the use and development of eHealth, Elaine Daly, Grant Thornton 
Enabling clinical transformation through next generation healthcare platform, Catherine Barras, DXC Technology 
Delivery Digital Health Transformations, Brendan Casey, SwiftQueue 
Understanding the value of Location Services in a healthcare environment, Simon Wilson, Aruba 

Session 4 – Business IntelligenceI/Artifical Intelligence

Delivering the Big Picture, Vicky Mudd, Servelec
Delivering Transformation through Insights, Francis Magann, Change Healthcare 
Avoiding harm: Uncovering opportunities for Healthcare Transformation, James Ferris, Aptean

Event Close and Key Note

Key Note: David Cole – IBM Watson Health Innovation Lead Europe, IBM