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EWRC “Realising the potential of digital health transformation in Europe: A focus on the role and experiences of Regional and Local Health Authorities”

12 October @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Free

EUREGHA, the CoR Interregional Group on Health and Well-being, the CoR NAT Commission and European Commission’s DG CNECT are pleased to invite you to the following event, organized in light of the European Week of Regions and Cities:

Realising the potential of digital health transformation in Europe: A focus on the role and experiences of Regional and Local Health Authorities

In the frame of #EURegionsWeek 20th Anniversary, this high-level workshop aims to gather European institutions, regions and cities, and key stakeholders to foster a debate on how digital health transformation can nurture quality and efficiency of health and care provision, empower citizens and boost resilience and sustainability and what is truly needed to achieve it across Europe, putting a particular focus on the role of regional and local health authorities in driving this change forward.

The event will be moderated by Giovanni Gorgoni, Chair of the European Regional and Local Health Authorities (EUREGHA).

Speakers include:

  • Marco Marsella, Head of Unit, eHealth, Well-Being and Ageing, DG CONNECT, European Commission
  • Fidelia Cascini, Digital Health Expert at the DG for the Digitalisation of Italy’s Ministry of Health
  • Birgitta Sacrédeus, Chair, Interregional Group on Health and Well-being, European Committee of the Regions;
  • Mike Morrissey, Chief Executive of the European Cancer Organisation

The event will be enriched by videos and testimonies from regional and local health authorities and concrete projects on the ground to reflect on the potential and challenges of diigital health and the role of regions as a driving force behind the digitalisation of the health sector in the European Union. 

The event will be in hybrid mode, with limited onsite seats. Please, find the registration links below. 

Instructions for registration: To register successfully, attendees will be asked first to register their own profile in Swapcard (email, first name, family name, and organisation), if they do not have it. After completing the procedure and logging in, attendees can register for the workshop by clicking on the button “Reserve my seat” (for onsite attendance) or “Add to your schedule” (for online attendance). As the event approaches, the connection details will be visible directly from the session on Swapcard. If you need more information on how to register and on how to use Swapcard, please read the available userguide.

Details

Date:
12 October
Time:
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Organizers

EUREGHA – European Regional and Local Health Authorities
European Committee of the Regions – Interregional Group on Health and Well-being
European Committee of the Region – Commission for Natural Resources
European Commission – DG CONNECT

Venue

European Committee of the Regions
Batiment Jacques Delors, Belliardstraat 99-101
Bruxelles, 1040 Belgium