Technopolis City of Athens

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OCTOBER 19-24, 2017

Dhealth Conference (19-22/10)

A new name for a conference dedicated to tracking and promoting innovative stakeholders and continuous developments, in the digital health sector, from across the world.

The Dhealth Conference is supported by the eHealth Forum and partner organisations, Hellenic Healthy Cities Network (EDDYPPY)HL7 Greece and HL7 International, ICS/FORTH, IHE Europe, EHTEL, Greek EIP-on-AHA Network, Commercial Chamber of Athens, ECHAlliance, Greek Biomedical Informatics and Health Informatics Association, eHealth Hub, Association of IT Companies of Northern Greece (SEPVE), Hellenic Health Informatics Association (ESPY), Open Health Alliance, Hellenic Society of eHealth Services and Education, and IC-Health.
This year’s event is under the auspices of the Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV).

The Conference will hold a series of presentations, panel discussions and workshops relevant to digital health policies, developments and outcomes.


Innovation in Digital Health | Patient Generated Data | Data Security | Patient Narratives | Integrated Care & Assisted Living | Cross Border Healthcare | Refugees and Cross Border Healthcare | eHealth in the Balkans | eHealth Developments in Greece | eHealth: Tool for Healthcare Governance | Big Data |Behavioural Change and Interoperability


Several EU projects will participate with presentations include EUROCAS, IC-Health, ActiveAge, eHealth HUB, BD2Decide, m-Resist, City4Age, while organisations like ECHAlliance and HIMSS will be present with workshops. Speakers from the EUROCAS consortium -almost one year into the project- will present the outline and elements of the eHealth Conformity Assessment Scheme for Europe (CASforEU), which will assist public authorities, industry and users in testing eHealth solutions against identified eHealth standards and profiles.

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Find out more about our programme and partners


For the first time, in Greece, we will have the opportunity of hosting HIMSS, the US based Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society. The new CEO of HIMSS, Harold “Hal” Wolf III, will discuss the role of HIMSS in the digital transformation of healthcare in the US as well as ways forward in closing the gaps in Europe while assisting countries where the transformation process at a fairly early stage; while HIMSS Europe will run a workshop on EMRAM, an eight-stage model that allows healthcare providers track their progress against other healthcare providers across the world. This workshop will be open to hospital CIOs and Health It companies that want to participate in EMRAM contending hospitals.

The stage 7 EMRAM Tire Public Hospital from Izmir Turkey will be showcasing how they achieved the accreditation.


DHS Declaration, an initiative of the Estonian Presidency of EU Council & ECHAlliance, is aimed to be co-build and co-signed by all stakeholders willing to progress the Digital Health Society in Europe. ECHAlliance, a long-standing partner, will present the DHS Declaration and initial Task Forces results, bridging with the Tallinn Conference.


A special track is reserved for HEALTHY SMART CITIES. The eHealth Forum intents to facilitate a higher inclusion of technological solutions that will help our cities achieve the goals set by WHO. Together with the Hellenic Healthy Cities Network (EDDYPPY) we want to reach regional areas, municipalities and the State by educating on digital health and its impact on everyday lives.

  • City authorities are invited to participate in the Hackathon Education Challenges;
  • Regional Local Government and Municipalities will present their needs for eHealth services and discuss with the academic community and industry in order for them to develop the right tools and services.
  • Best cases by Greek and European municipalities will be presented
  • Financing ehealth applications for citizens – tools and sources for funding will be discussed.
Goals Who’s it for
  • Become the eHealth meeting point in the region (Balkans, S.E. Europe and the Middle East)
  • Become the centre to connect eHealth policy makers
  • To provide the grounds for discussion and matchmaking between stakeholders from the public and private sectors, researchers, telecommunications companies, developers, investors, innovators
  • Constitute the comprehensive event for eHealth tech and research stakeholders
  • Provide a channel for researchers, academics in health and patients advocacy groups to disseminate information relevant to eHealth consumers and patients
  • Provide a channel for researchers, academics in health and patients advocacy groups to disseminate information relevant to eHealth consumers and patients
  • Present innovative eHealth products and services for professionals, patients and consumers
  • Welcome tech start-ups and provide matchmaking and networking opportunities with investors
  • Host an Exhibit showcasing innovation, health IT, wearables, and IoT applications to promote digital health and wellbeing
  • Healthcare providers (doctors, healthcare workers, nurses, pharmacists, etc.)
  • Informatics professionals
  • Researchers, academics, industry and investment stakeholders in digital health and health
  • Patients Advocacy Groups
  • Businesses and business executives
  • Executives in the public sector (Ministries, directors of hospitals and health services, organisations)
  • Local government (Municipalities, cities, boroughs)
  • Health economics specialists
  • Politicians
  • Press/Media
  • Investment Funds
  • Start-ups