High-level Digital Health Interoperability Workshop


Join us for the high-level workshop on advancing health data interoperability, where participants will explore the alignment of national health strategies with industry solutions under the EHDS and EHRxF frameworks.


The workshop is aimed at industry players (information & communication technologies, medical technologies, wellness applications, pharmaceuticals, etc.), regulators (national and regional health authorities, competence centres, etc.) and researchers and academics in health data interoperability.


Practical Information
Date and time: Tuesday, 21 May: 09:30 – 16:00
Location: DIGITALEUROPE offices, 37 Rue de la Science, Brussels 1000, first floor
In person attendance – On-site seats are limited and preference will be given in order of confirmations.
Online attedance – The online link is sent for those who are registered.


09:30 – 10:00 – Arrivals and welcoming coffee

10:00 – 10:15 Introductory section: The EHDS, who is it for, what does it bring to you?
Jose Martinez-Usero (DIGITALEUROPE)
Nathan Carvalho (DIGITALEUROPE)

10:15 – 11:15 Plenary I: National health authorities’ health data interoperability strategies. National initiatives and work streams to promote EHDS at EU and regional levels.
Roger Lim and Thomas Hellebrand (Ministry of Health Welfare and Sport) NL strategy
Sofia Terzi (IDIKA) GR strategy
Antonis Stylianides (National eHealth Authority) CY strategy
Kenneth Bøgelund Ahrensberg (Danish Health Data Authority) DK strategy

11:15 – 11:30 Coffee Break

11:30 – 12:30 Interactive Panel I Co-creation session: EHDS road mapping for Member States. What are the next steps to develop national capacity and implement monitoring instruments?
Moderated by: Robert Stegwee (CEN/TC 251), Nathan Carvalho (DIGITALEUROPE)

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch break – Attendees’ Interactions + Record of Interviews

13:30 – 14:30 Plenary session II: Industry Solutions to solve data interoperability challenges within the EU. Industry initiatives and work streams developing EEHRxF specifications
Josh Priebe and Borno Akhter (EPIC)
Will Van Norel (ORACLE)
Fabrice Dabilly (Philips)
Samrend Saboor (Siemens-Healthineers

Sophie Batas (Dassault Systèmes)


14:30 – 14:45 Coffee Break

14:45 – 15:45 Interactive Panel II Co-creation session: Industry maturity to comply with the EHDS
Moderated by: Robert Stegwee (CEN/TC 251), Nathan Carvalho (DIGITALEUROPE)

15:45 – 16:00 Closure: EHDS’s next steps for national authorities and the health industry
Robert Stegwee (CEN/TC 251)
Jose Martinez-Usero (DIGITALEUROPE)


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