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The congress' programme

The congress' Programme

The schedule, day by day

View "Hackathon – side event" details

Hackathon – side event

How to enable patient involvement while managing diverge interests and relationships with stakeholders? The hackathon will focus on the problem of enabling meaningful patient involvement while managing the different and sometimes diverging interests of health stakeholders, and avoiding potential conflicts of interest.

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Hackathon
View "Grand Opening of the Congress" details

Grand Opening of the Congress

Introduction from Zoltan Aszalos and Mair Elliott (Masters of Ceremonies)

Welcoming address

  • Marco Greco, EPF President

Welcome from the European Commission

  • High-level European Commission representative

Keynote: Why patient involvement?

  • Cees Smit, patient representative
  • Sara Riggare, patient representative
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Plenary
View "“Patient involvement: presenting the evidence”" details

“Patient involvement: presenting the evidence”

Keynote talk by Dr Alf Collins from NHS England

Followed by panel discussion: “Different perspectives – one vision”

  • Hans Kluge, WHO
  • JC Tellier, President, EFPIA
  • Member of European Parliament
  • Cees Smit, patient representative
  • Sara Riggare, patient representative
  • Elena Petelos, European Forum for Primary Care
  • Alf Collins, Clinical Director at NHS England

Interactive discussion with the audience

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Plenary

Welcome reception

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View ""Ensuring equity, inclusivity and diversity of the patients’ voice"" details

"Ensuring equity, inclusivity and diversity of the patients’ voice"

Keynote – Prof.em. Jan De Maeseneer, Ghent University & Commission Expert Panel on Investment in Health.
The speech will be followed by panel discussion to bring in different perspectives, including an NGO working with under-represented groups, a patient organisation (and other relevant).

  • Chris Roberts, Alzheimer Europe
  • Freek Spinnewijn, FEANTSA/EPHA
  • Tamás Berezcky, patient advocate
  • Representative from EU Fundamental Rights Agency

Introduction to the parallel working sessions

  • Mair Elliott and Zoltan Aszalos
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Plenary
View "Six Parallel Sessions" details

Six Parallel Sessions

Six parallel sessions, talking about:

  1. Measuring impact of patient involvement
  2. How should healthcare systems involve patients in evaluating their performance?
  3. Patients as partners in research: making co-production “the new normal“
  4. Designing better healthcare services with patients
  5. How to ensure digital health brings real-life benefits for patients?
  6. Patient safety – how can patients and families help improve it?
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Parallel session

Congress Gala dinner

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View "Plenary session: “Patients as teachers” – a deep dive into professional education" details

Plenary session: “Patients as teachers” – a deep dive into professional education

How can and should patients’ involvement shape the education and the continuous professional development of our future healthcare professionals? What can patient involvement bring to the education of other professionals, e.g. health managers, researchers, industry and regulators?

  • Moderated by Matthew May, EUPATI Coordinator

Case studies of innovative practice followed by discussion with panel:

  • Michel Ballieu, BiodMed Alliance
  • Patient organisation perspective
  • Academic/educator perspective
  • Young HCP/student perspective
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Plenary
View "Closing plenary session" details

Closing plenary session

Brief overview of main messages of from the three days

  • Usman Khan, Mair Elliott, Zoltan Aszalos

Interview: “Why health systems must start delivering for and with patients”

  • Stefano Scarpetta, Director of Employment, Labour and Social Affairs, OECD, interviewed by Susanna Palkonen, President of PACT

Call for affirmation of commitment from participants to move forward on patient involvement in their own environments

  • Elisabeth Kasilingam, EMSP & Member of the EPF Youth Group

Closing of the Congress

  • Marco Greco, EPF President
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Plenary

Lunch and departures

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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