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The congress' contributors

The congress' Contributors

Dipak Kalra

Professor Dipak Kalra, PhD, FRCGP, FBCS, is President of The European Institute for Innovation through Health Data (i~HD). This institute, which he founded in 2016, promotes the learning health ecosystem by developing strategies and enabling solutions that can improve healthcare and accelerate research through more trustworthy learning from health data. It is a multi-stakeholder not for profit body that supports care and research organisations, and patients, to capture and reuse better quality health data. It promotes the adoption of interoperability standards. Dipak plays a leading international role in research and development of Electronic Health Records, including the reuse of EHRs for research. He has led the development of ISO standards on EHR interoperability, personal health records, EHR requirements and data protection, and leads multiple Horizon 2020 and IMI projects in these areas. Dipak is Professor of Health Informatics at University College London, and Visiting Professor at the University of Gent.

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How to ensure digital health brings real-life benefits for patients?

Speakers

Learn more about Thomas Allvin

Thomas Allvin

Executive Director for Strategy and Healthcare Systems at the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA)

Thomas Allvin
Learn more about Mark Pearson

Mark Pearson

Deputy Director of Employment, Labour and Social Affairs, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

Mark Pearson
Learn more about Carina Pittens

Carina Pittens

Assistant Professor of Patient involvement in health research, policy-making and care practice at the Athena Institute of the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Carina Pittens

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Ambassadors

Learn more about Miklós Szócska

Miklós Szócska

Former Secretary of State for Health in Hungary, Director of the Health Services Management Training Centre of the Semmelweis University

Miklós Szócska

Master of Ceremonies

Patients included

We are proud to announce that EPF Congress 2019 is Patients Included™. This means that EPF is committed to incorporating the experience of patients as experts in living with their condition while ensuring they were neither excluded nor exploited.

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