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Health 2.0 Europe - The Leading Showcase of Online and Mobile Technologies in Healthcare

6-7 April 2010, Paris, France.
Health 2.0 Europe, known for its live demos, will assemble speakers from 12 European countries and the U.S., in order to explain the world of Web 2.0 (both computer and mobile) in health care with its patient and professional communities, online consultation, rating sites, personal health records, specialized search engines, prevention programs.

The Health 2.0 Europe Conference's panels and topics will include:

Search & content - How does the best of vertical search technology resonate in a world where government programs provide significant amounts of health content?

Demonstrations & case studies from:

  • Segolène Ayme, Orphanet
  • Frankie Dolan, MedWorm
  • Célia Boyer, Health On the Net Foundation
  • West Shell, Healthline Networks
  • Steven Krein, Organized Wisdom
  • Berci Mesko, Webicina

Patients and Online Communities - The advancement and popularity of patient communities online is an international phenomenon. We'll be examining communities in different cultures, languages and context, and see what impact they have on care delivery in different countries–and what the internationalization of information means for patients and doctors.

The patient perspective from:

  • Roberto Ascione,
  • Gilles Frydman, ACOR
  • Ben Heywood, PatientsLikeMe
  • Neil Bacon, iWantGreatCare
Research and Commentary from:
  • Alexander Schachinger, Humboldt University Berlin
  • Susannah Fox, Pew Internet

Physicians and Online Communities - In the US, physician social networks are in some aspects replacing the function of traditional physician professional organizations. Physician activity online has a long tradition in Europe too.

The physician perspective from:

  • Daniel Palestrant, Sermo america
  • Miguel Cabrer, Medting Spain

Health 2.0 tools - Consumer tools are an essential piece of the Health 2.0 landscape. Some of the most sophisticated drug, condition and treatment tools are giving patients as much if not more information than their physicians. Their use is already controversial in the US, but how is it playing out in different medical cultures across Europe?

  • Isabelle Adenot, French National Order of Pharmacists
  • Roy Schoenberg, American Well
  • David Doherty, 3G Doctor
  • Roni Zeiger, Google
  • Sabine Pinedo, stichting Begeleide Zelfzorg (sBZ)
  • Neil Williams, Microsoft
  • Mohammad Al-Ubaydli, Patients Know Best

Keynote Addresses: The government view point - How does Health 2.0 fit into the various national IT strategies for EMRs, PHRs and national health and wellness?

  • Etienne Caniard, French National Authority for Health France
  • Dutch Government Representative, Raad voor de Volksgezondheid en Zorg NL

Hospitals, Payers and Health 2.0 - A look at how hospitals and payers are interacting with doctors and patients in the world of Health 2.0.

Demonstrations & commentary from:

  • Paul Hodgkin, PatientOpinion UK
  • Don Kemper, Healthwise US
  • Jean-Pascal Del Bano, Le Guide Santé France

Pharma and Health 2.0 - How is Health 2.0 affecting Pharma? A look at how pharmaceutical companies are connecting with doctors and patients in new ways, and how Health 2.0 is changing the way they're conducting clinical research.

  • Len Starnes, Bayer Health
  • Sylvie St-Laurent, Pfizer
  • Daniel Ghinn, Creation Interactive
  • Sophie Kune, ParleAvecElles
  • René Hansen, UCB

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