e-Health, Budapest, 19 September 2018

e-Health, Budapest, 19 September 2018

In collaboration with the Hungarian Ministry of Human Capacities and the National Healthcare Service Centre

The purpose of this workshop was to foster knowledge and experience exchange on how the European Structural and Investment Funds (ESI Funds) can support the uptake e-health tools and services using information and communication technologies (ICTs). The following issues were discussed:

  • The uptake of ehealth and digital health technologies and how they can contribute to improve the efficiency, resilience and sustainability of health systems
  • Challenges and barriers in the uptake of ehealth technologies, including the interoperability of cross-border e-health systems and the implementation of ICT healthcare systems that empower patients and support preventive, personalised, integrated and sustainable healthcare as envisioned in several EU policy documents, including the e-Health Action Plan 2012-2020
  • How ESI Funds can contribute to facing these challenges and how are they being used in the current programming period

The workshop was carried out in collaboration with the Hungarian Ministry of Human Capacities and the National Healthcare Service Centre and featured the ‘Capacity Development and Further Improvement of New Functions of Electronic Health Cooperation Service Space' (EESZT) project.

 

Capacity Development and Further Improvement of New Functions of Electronic Health Cooperation Service Space (EESZT)
eHealth project partner in Budapest

 

 

 

Programme Agenda

09:00-09:30        Registration

 

09:30-09:45        Welcome and introduction

Milieu

 

09:45-10:00 Challenges to the uptake of e-health and digital solutions in the EU and the role of the ESI Funds

Keynote speaker István Csizmadia, Ministry of Human Capacities

       

10:00-11:00 Policy developments and ESI Funds priorities related to the uptake of e-health technologies

Sylvain Giraud, DG SANTE, European Commission

 

11:00-11:15        Coffee break

 

11:15-11:45 ESI Funds for Health: overview of statistics and findings

Agnieszka Markowska, Rosa Castro and Matthew Jones, Milieu

 

11:45-12:45        Panel discussion consisting of:

•             Short presentations of the projects discussed during the first day of the workshop

•             Short presentation of the project EmpowerKids (Interreg Central Baltic)

•             Summary of the peer review discussions (Milieu)

•             Questions

 

12:45-14:00        Networking lunch

 

14:00-15:30

Two parallel breakout sessions discussing the challenges, opportunities, lessons learned and key messages about the use of ESI Funds to support e-health.

 

15:30-15:45        Coffee break

 

15:45-16:30        Reporting back from the breakout sessions

Summary and conclusions of the event

Milieu

 

Draft agenda
Presentation of the EESZT national e-health infrastructure (Host project 1)
The services of EESZT (Host project 2)
Technical introduction to EESZT (Host project 3)
Beyond EESZT - paradigms and perspectives (Host project 4)
Hungarian healthcare system (Host project 5)
In support of healthcare (Host project 6)
Data security (Host project 7)
RUVeS, Sweden (Peer project 1)
eMEN, Interreg North-West Europe (Peer project 2)
TOMY, Greece (Peer project 3)
THALES, Greece (Peer project 4)
DigitalLIFE4CE, Interreg Central Europe (Peer project 5)
Master Patient Index, France (Peer project 6)
EmpowerKids, Interreg Central Baltic (Peer project 7)
Challenges to the uptake of e-health and digital solutions in the EU and the role of the ESI Funds, Ministry of Human Capacities (Keynote Presentation)
Policy context - EU level cooperation (European Commission presentation)
Presentation of research project results, Milieu (ESI Funds for Health)
Workshop
Budapest
Peer review panel