mHealth Symposium, European eHealth Week, Dublin (12-14 May 2013)


NOTE: This post was originally a page on the blog located at The event has now concluded and the page has been converted into a post dated to the close of the meeting as a record of the first international mHealth meeting to be hosted in Ireland. We would like to thank everyone who contributed to make the meeting and networking such a success especially the great speakers, sponsors, organisers (the Healthcare Informatics Society of Ireland and HIMSS), delegates and people of Dublin who provided their fabled levels of hospitality to make eHealth Week such an occasion.

Click here to read the review post from the event including videos and podcasts of key talks.


mHIMSS_mHealth Symposium Dublin Ireland

We’re approaching the ‘Mobile Moment’ – the point in time when mobile penetration per capita = 100% and when mobile becomes the first ever technology that is as widely distributed as mankind!

The Mobile Industry today is the newest Trillion Dollar Industry and practically every major mobile operator has a mHealth program in place and leaders in the field have already invested more than $1 Billion on the opportunity.

mHIMSS a new member community of HIMSS, an organisation that represents 55,000 Healthcare IT Professionals from across the globe, will be hosting the mHealth Symposium as a dedicated part of the European eHealth Week designed to educate European healthcare leaders about industry best practice and introduce them to the most innovative ways that mobile (the newest mass media) is being leveraged to transform health.

The mHealth Symposium is a 2 day program that will feature presentations from global mHealth leaders including keynotes by:

Hal Wolf COO KP Application of Mobile Technology ROI of the mHealth Business Model

Visit the Kaiser Permanente website. Watch a video sharing Kaiser’s future vision of Healthcare.

Dr Johnny Walker The Future of mHealth

Follow Dr Johnny Walker on Twitter, Visit the website of the Hermitage Medical Clinic and HealthFounders and click here to watch Dr Walker explaining the opportunity we have to reinvent Healthcare and the capacity Ireland has to support global mHealth innovation.

Program at a glance:

mHIMSS_mHealth Symposium Program

Confirmed presenters include:

> Dr Eirik Årsand, University Hospital of North Norway
> David Collins, Sr Director, mHIMSS
> Nicole Denjoy, Secretary General, COCIR
> Rainer Herzog, Director, mHIMSS Europe
> Prof Jonathan C Javitt MD MPH, CEO & Vice Chairman, Telcare
> Dr Fiona Kavanagh MRCGP, coFounder, 3G Doctor
> Anna Kotzeva, Agència de Qualitat i Avaluació Sanitàries de Catalunya
> Clint McClellan, President & Chairman, Continua Health Alliance
> Claus Duedal Pedersen, Clinical Innovation, Odense University Hospital
> Claudio Saccavini, Arsenal IT
> Tjalling van der Schors, Head Pharmacist, Westfries Gasthuis Hospital
> Nard Schreurs, Project Manager, IKT-Norge
> Anne Sorknæs, Odense University Hospital
> Colin Sweeney, ICT, King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
> Karina Tellinger, Strategist, Center for eHealth in Sweden
> Michele Torresani, ICT, Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori di Milano
> Dr Sinisa Varga, Head of the Croatian Institute for Health Insurance
> Laurent Vandebrouck, General Manager, Qualcomm Life
> Dr Siniša Varga, Director, Croatian Institute for Health Insurance
> Dr Giovanni Vizzini, Istituto Mediterraneo per i Trapianti e Terapie ad Alta Specializzazione
> Dr Johnny Walker, Hermitage Medical Clinic & HealthFounders
> Pat Walshe, Director of Privacy, GSMA
> Petra Wilson, HIMSS Europe Governing Council & Director, Cisco
> Patricia Wise, Vice President, HIMSS
> Hal Wolf, Senior VP & COO, Kaiser Permanente
> Karol Ziółkowski, Manager, Comarch


The mHealth Symposium is generously sponsored by the following leading mHealth brands:

Qualcomm Life


Arriving early? Join us for an informal mHealth networking group meetup on Sunday 12 May from 6pm in Dublin

Click here if you would like to enquire about the possibility to attend at a discounted rate. Click here to register yourself for the full eHealth Week Conference (includes the mHealth Symposium).

Click here if you would like to enquire about presenting at the mHealth Symposium Deadline for admissions is Friday 8th March 2013.

Click here if you are interested in commercial opportunities to support and participate in the mHealth Symposium

About eHealth Week 2013

eHealth Week 2013

Being held at the brand new Convention Centre in Dublin from the 13-15 May 2013, this event will bring 2,500 healthcare industry leaders to Ireland for two main events: the High Level eHealth Conference organised by the European Commission and the Irish Presidency of the Council of the European Union and WoHIT (World of Health IT Conference & Exhibition) organised by HIMSS Europe.

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