ETC 2016: The biggest telemedicine event of the year

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ETC 2016: The biggest telemedicine event of the year

ETC 2016

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November 15th and 16th, the European Telemedicine Conference is co-organized with EHiN Future Health (E-health in Norway) in Oslo, Norway.

This large conference assembles the best people from the European e-health and telemedicine environments for two intense and fun days of hard work, discussion, networking and learning. 


Norwegian Minister of Health and Care Services opens the event

EHiN and ETC is this fall’s best opportunity to meet your fellow European telemedicine enthusiasts, and get an update on rapidly developing e-health systems in Europe. The joint conferences present 7 tracks and more than 100 speakers from all over Europe and the United States. “This is an arena to discuss the amazing possibilities that lie within use of new technologies in the health care sector”, says Bent Høie, Norwegian Minister of Health and Care Services. He will officially open the event November 15th. 


Great debates and interesting workshops

ETC offers among other things, debates that will dig deeper into the challenges of validation of mHealth apps with EU commission’s Terje Peetso, EU Parliament’s Michal Boni and Mobile World’s Joan Cornet. You can also meet Dr. Andrew Watson from UPMC Pittsburg and Microsoft’s Elena Bonfiglioni in the debate Transformation of Healthcare.  Through workshops, ETC will give you a better knowledge and understanding of patients’ digital access to their health record “A service for all” and an introduction to Momentum: 18 critical success factors for deploying telehealth services in real life. 


All-time best scientific track

The very best research projects in the telemedicine field from Europe is presented in its own track. “We had an overwhelming response to the call for paper to the scientific track, thus the selection of abstracts is the best update on the latest telemedicine research you will get this year. It is the second time we present a scientific track at the ETC, and the scientific track is a very valuable addition to the conference, says Stein Olav Skrøvseth, Centre Director at the Norwegian Centre for E-health Research, this year’s host organization for the ETC.

The full ETC EHIN programme here.