Archived News & Events
NEWS & EVENTS 2007
The Interact 2007 Conference will be held at The Stillorgan Park Hotel, Dublin, Ireland from the 19th to the 21st of September, 2007.
It will mark the 50th anniversary of the first computer installation in Ireland. Over three exciting days, Interact 2007 delegates will enjoy access to insightful presentations from leading Irish, British and U.S. speakers on a range of topics of general and more specialist IT interest. Workshops and discussion fora, including the Great Debate on e-Voting, will allow you to air your views and provide input into shaping the future direction of computing on the island.
For further information, see www.ics.ie/interact.
The World of Health IT 2007 Conference & Exhibition will be held at The Austria Centre, Vienna, Austria from the 22nd to the 25th of October, 2007.
Now in its second year,The World of Health IT Conference Exhibition is unique to the Europe, Middle East and Africa region (EMEA). This major event is a proven concept that bridges the gap between public policy and the realities of day-to-day implementation by bringing all sectors of the e-Health community together, under one roof.
Through the use of keynote speeches, e-sessions, symposia, networking opportunities and, of course, the exhibition itself, the goal of the event is to successfully unite those key members of the healthcare community tasked with delivering innovative services to EMEA citizens. At its core is the challenge of delivering fact-based solutions in a rapidly changing world.
For further information and registration see http://www.worldofhealthit.org/)
The EuroRec Annual Conference will take place at WHIT07 on the 22nd of October.
For further information and updates, please see http://www.eurorec.org/
Joint EuroRec - EHTEL Workshop
(WHIT 2007 PreConference)
"High Quality EHRs: A Challenge for Cooperation in Health"
(22nd of October, 2007, Vienna)
This is a workshop run jointly by EuroRec and EHTEL, in conjunction with the WHIT07 conference. It will take place on the 22nd of October. This years conference title is "High Quality EHRs: A Challenge for Cooperation in Health".
Please find a draft programme of this event below:
11:00 - 12:45
Symposium Session 1 (Georges De Moor, Chairman)
Healthcare transformation and the role of EHR: Views from Government
NN (Ministry of Health, Austria), to be confirmed
EHR Archetypes in Practice: getting Feedback from Clinicians and the Role of EuroRec
Dipak Kalra (UCL, UK), confirmed
Defining Clinical content for High-Quality EHRs
Paivi Hämäläinen (STAKES, Finland), confirmed
13:45 - 15:30
Symposium Session 2 (Marc Lange, Chairman)
Legal perspective on EHRs: The European Privacy Initiative or Industry view / initiatives
Petra Wilson (CISCO, UK), confirmed
EHRs Quality Criteria: how to involve Industry in Certification?
Georges De Moor (EuroRec, President), confirmed
A Participatory Approach for involving all Stakeholders in National EHR Implementation Programmes
Otto Larsen (EHR Director, Denmark), confirmed
16:00 - 17:00
Symposium Session 3, Round Table:
Mobilising Stakeholders synergies for Quality EHRs
Panel, Plenary Discussion, Recommendations
For further information and registration see http://www.eurorec.org/eurorec2007/programme.cfm?actief=conference.
& EVENTS 2006
World of Health IT 2006 Conference & Exhibition promises
to be a first of its kind event.
conference will take place in Geneva, Switzerland from 10th
to 13th October 2006 and registration is now open.
European-based event will attract and connect leaders and experts
in health information and communications technology from Europe,
the Middle East and Africa.
the perspectives of clinicians, directors and other healthcare
professionals, The World of Health IT 2006 will offer educational
sessions, vendor exhibitions, exchange of experiences, networking
sessions and other professional development opportunities.
the gaps between public policy and the realities of day-to-day
implementation, it has been designed for and by the healthcare
IT community in the EMEA region - be they technology users, buyers,
vendors, providers or healthcare regulators. Prominent representatives
from major world bodies will provide insight into emerging trends,
while managers, practitioners and technicians will provide case
studies, tips and solutions.
first of its kind event for the region will provide:
forum for debate and dialogue from policymakers to vendors, buyers,
users and suppliers;
A common ground to unite all key players and find solutions together;
A platform for exchanging experiences, data and benchmarks;
An exhibition which will demonstrate the latest technologies,
systems and products.
World of Health IT Exhibition will robustly complement the Conference,
gathering some 100 exhibitors from around the region to demonstrate
new strategies, tools and technology designed to enhance the day-to-day
quality of healthcare delivery through ICT.
further information, see http://www.worldofhealthit.org.
The conference brochure is available to download from http://www.worldofhealthit.org/docs/WoHIT_brochure.pdf.
may also wish to sign up to the World of Health IT monthly e-newsletter,
which will keep you abreast of the issues that will be discussed
during the Conference.
Health Record systems (EHRs) and Quality Labelling/ Certification
EuroRec Institute and the QREC Consortium would like to invite
you to share your experiences and express your opinion regarding
the above topic
are kindly invited to participate to a Pan-European Requirements
Assay that can be found at: http://www.eurorec.org
questionnaire has been deliberately kept as brief as possible
so that it can be completed in less than 10 minutes (the presentation
of the questions is driven by the answers given so that only relevant
questions are presented).
EuroRec Institute will reward five participants by paying the
registration fees for the World of Health IT Conference and Exhibition
(10-12 October,2006 in Geneva) and the associated Annual EuroRec
you should experience problems during the completion of the assay,
don't hesitate to contact us at mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org
thank you in anticipation for participating!
Dr Georges De Moor, Eurorec President
Informatics Society of Ireland Conference The evolving
role of ICT in the healthcare sector.
May 4th 2:00pm - 4:30pm in the RDS, Dublin 4.
ProrecIreland/Healthcare Informatics Society of Ireland (HISI)/
session at ICT Expo focussed on ICT success in the health sector
in Ireland. Cutting edge technologies have brought great advances
to patient care and healthcare management in recent years. However
these advances have been overshadowed by negative media coverage
of ICT development and implementation in the sector.
The HISI conference aimed to enhance the understanding, experience
and awareness amongst specialist and non-specialist healthcare
workers of new technologies in healthcare informatics and highlight
their contribution to efficiency, a better working environment
and ultimately improved patient experiences and outcomes.
importance of ICT in healthcare delivery at every level was highlighted
in speaker's presentations and case studies from users. Positive
news and success stories in the development, implementation and
utilisation of information systems and technologies were featured.
Ireland played a key role in the conference, reflecting the agency's
welcome decision to adopt a proactive position in supporting the
ICT healthcare sector in Ireland.
further details, see http://www.hisi.ie/html/news.htm
& EVENTS 2005
Expo 2005, Ireland's leading Information and Communications Technology
event took place on 13 & 14 April in the RDS, Dublin. The
event featured a special Health Sector ICT Conference, in conjunction
with the Health Informatics Standards Committee, Prorec Ireland
session was titled “Making E-Health work - How European and International
developments in information and communications technology standards
are critical to the successful integration and utilisation of
healthcare computing”. The international panel of speakers attracted
a large audience and prompted discussion on the importance of interoperability
and the need for standards in the development, implementation
and utilisation of electronic records.
|Dr. Francois Mennerat, Secretary General, Eurorec Institute
||Mr. Thomas Beale, Chair Architectural Review Board,openEHR
|Dr. Gerard Freriks, Convenor CEN TC251 WG1
||Mr. Jeremy Nettle, European Healthcare Director,
from the Conference:
Healthcare needs Information
Systems - Mr. Bill Grimson, Chair, Health Informatics Standards
Committee of the National Standards Authority of Ireland
Accreditation and Quality Labelling of EHRs in Europe - The role of ProRec centres and the EUROREC Institute
- Dr. Francois Mennerat, Secretary General, Eurorec Institute
European Standards Development - Electronic Health Records - Dr. Gerard Freriks, Convenor CEN TC251 WG1
Interoperability in Health Informatics: saving data from obsolescence and putting the patient first - Mr. Thomas Beale, Chair Architectural Review Board, openEHR
would a Clinician be interested in Somantic Interoperability?
- Mr. Jeremy Nettle,
European Healthcare Director,
Corporation UK Ltd