Executive Event – Leadership and Digital Transformation – “eHealth Transforming Healthcare in Disruptive Times”

The European Association of Hospital Managers (EAHM) is delighted to announce the technology event

“eHealth – Transforming Healthcare in Disruptive Times”

Venue Royal College of Surgeons, 123 St Stephen’s Green, Dublin

Organised in collaboration with our Irish member organisation, the Health Management institute. This two day event takes place in the Royal College of Surgeons, Dublin on the 28 th and 29 th 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.

This two day event will be attended Executive Leaders from the 28 leading hospital management associations in 25 European countries and will showcase how industry solutions and innovations can help meet this challenge. Ireland’s eHealth journey will be the Keynote speaker on Day 2. Senior health and ICT professionals from Ireland will also be in attendance.

Program, Wednesday March 28th 2018 Day 1

– Welcome Dr. Pierre-M. Meier, Chair of the EAHM IT Working Group, Vice Chair, Supervisory Board, Entscheiderfabrik

– Mr. Cathal Kelly CEO, Royal College Surgeons, Ireland
– Lucy Nugent, President HMI, Deputy CEO Tallaght Hospital, Ireland
– Gerry O’Dwyer, President EAHM, CEO SSW Hospital Group, Ireland (introduction)
– Keynote Introduction: Heinz Kölking, Past-President, EAHM and German Association of Hospital Managers, Geschäftsführer, Klinik Lilienthal, Germany
– Key Note: Microsoft and Healthcare Transformation: Vision, Role and Examples, Mr. Niall McDonagh, Microsoft

    14:00 Session 1 – Connected Patient Care

Chaired by: Prof. Alexandre Lourenco, President, Portuguese Association of Hospital Managers
– 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

Chaired by: Dr Rolf Gilgen, CEO, Spital Bul Ach, Switzerland
– 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

– Liam Woods National Director, Acute Hospital Division, HSE Ireland
– Summary: Willy Heuschen, General Secretary, European Association of Hospital Managers, Belgium

    19:00 Executive Networking Event – Sponsored by Microsoft
Program, March Thursday 29th 2018 Day 2

    08:30 Executive Networking Breakfast

– Welcome: Willy Heuschen, General Secretary, European Association of Hospital Managers, Belgium

– 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

    09:30 Session 3 – eHealth Transforming Healthcare

Chaired by: Dr. Pierre-M. Meier, Chair of the EAHM IT Working Group, Vice Chair, Supervisory Board, Entscheiderfabrik
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

  • 11:00 Panel Q&A
  • 11:30 Session 4 – Business IntelligenceI/Artifical Intelligence

Chaired by: Coleman Casey, Health Innovation Hub, Ireland
– 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

Chaired by: Prof. Dr. Ir. Pascal Verdonck, Chairman of the Board of Directors, AZ Maria Middelares Belgium
– Key Note: David Cole – IBM Watson Health Innovation Lead Europe, IBM
– Summary: Dr. Pierre-M. Meier, Chair of the EAHM IT Working Group, Vice Chair, Supervisory Board, Entscheiderfabrik
– Closing Address: Mr. Gerry O’Dwyer President European of Association Hospital Managers, CEO South South West Hospital Group, Ireland

Practical information and registration

  • Meeting / conference venue Royal College of Surgeons in 123, St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin, Ireland (google-map and campus map)
  • Language English
  • No Fee nor registration required but if you want to be kept informed please send an email to sg@eahm.eu.org
  • Hotel and Transport Airport Dublin City Center : This document contains maps, suggestions on hotels as well as how to travel between airport and city center
Looking forward meeting you in Dublin !

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