‘mHealth – Enhancing Cancer Support Care’ Conference, 4th April 2014, Milan, Itlay



mHealth enhancing cancer support care

Cergas Bocconi and SDA Bocconi School of Management have joined together to launch Italy’s first ever International mHealth conference in Milan – the world renowned capital of fashion and design. The meeting will explore how “mHealth can make a difference in patients’ quality of life with a focus on cancer patients in need of cancer supportive care“.

Experts in the field will gather on April 4th, 2014 in Milan, Italy to discuss ‘holistic solutions for cancer patients‘ and how ‘mhealth can play a central role in connecting all the actors involved in the care process needed by these patients and making sure that the patient’s pain and other physical symptoms are constantly monitored and promptly managed, bringing relief to both the patients and their families‘.

Key conference topics will include:

> The burden of cancer supportive care
> mhealth and cancer supportive care for better life
> The use of innovative Technologies to improve the delivery of cancer supportive care
> The role of Regulators in enhancing cancer supportive care
> Cancer supportive care in China
> Moving forward assuring better quality of life to cancer patients: recommendations and next steps

Speakers and Panelists will include:

Najeeb Al Shorbaji, Dept. of Knowledge Management & Sharing, WHO
Gadi Ben-Yehuda, IBM Center for The Business of Government
Riccardo Braglia, CEO, Helsinn Group
Paola Testori Coggi, Director General, European Commission
Alberto Costa MD, Scientific Director, European School of Oncology
Maria Cucciniello, Assistant Professor, Università Bocconi
Robert B Diasio MD, Director, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
Gunther Eysenbach MD, Editor, Journal of Medical Internet Research
Anpeng Huang, Associate Professor, Peking University
Leslie Kelly Hall, SVP, Healthwise
Prof Jørn Herrstedt, Oncology Research, Odense University Hospital
Rainer Herzog, Director, mHIMSS Europe
Clifford A Hudis, President, American Society of Clinical Oncology
Hee Hwang, Pediatric Neurology, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital
Dorothy Keefe, President, Multinational Assoc. of Supportive Care in Cancer
Kaoru Kubota MD PhD, Nippon Medical School Hospital Cancer Center
Patricia Mechael, Executive Director, mHealth Alliance
Antonieta Medina-Lara, Senior Lecturer, University of Exeter
Greta Nasi, Public Management & Policy, SDA Bocconi
Claudia Pagliari PhD FRCP, Primary Care Lecturer, University of Edinburgh
Xiaoling Qin, China Food & Drug Administration
Shelby D Reed, Associate Professor, School of Medicine at Duke University
Samuel M Silver, Chair, National Comprehensive Cancer Network
Andrea Sironi, Rector, Università Bocconi
Rosanna Tarricone, Public Administration, Università Bocconi
Valeria Tozzi, Public Management & Policy, Univeristà Bocconi
Hal Wolf, SVP & COO, Kaiser Permanente

Register:

Click here to register (full cost €150)

Can’t make it to Milan on 4th April? Why not check out this comprehensive listing of mHealth events that are taking place around the world in 2014.

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