Innovations and cross-border infra-structures for a better health care in focus at the 6th EUSBSR Annual Forum
The VI Annual Forum of the EUSBSR, ‘Achieving e-Quality by Connecting the Region’, will be held on 15-16 June in Jūrmala, Latvia. It will be one of the large-scale international events hosted during the Latvian presidency of the Council of the European Union.
Tuesday 16 June 9.00 – 10.30 a workshop will discuss innovations and cross-border infra-structures for a better health care. The workshop focuses on innovative solutions for tackling key challenges in health care in the Baltic Sea region.
The presentations show approaches to challenges such as ageing societies and the spread of multimorbidities, a better cost-effectiveness with a view to prevention and empowerment of citizen and the smart and patient centred use of information and communication technologies in health care.
The speakers will examine the common challenges and joint approaches in addressing them, followed by discussion
involving the audience.
Presentations and speakers:
Opening of the workshop: Mr. Marek Maciejowski, Director, Northern Dimension Partnership in Public Health and Social Well Being
Moderator: Ms. Egita Pole, Deputy State Secretary of the Latvian Ministry of Health
• Innovation in occupational health management Dr. Riitta Sauni, Senior Medical Officer, Ministry of Social Affairs and Health, Finland
• Innovation in integrated community based care through the life span Prof. Jan De Maeseneer, European Forum for Primary Care Chair, Chair of the EU Expert Panel on Effective Ways of Investing in Health, Ghent University
• Innovation in Technologies Prof. Dr. Roland Trill, Flensburg University of Applied Sciences
• Baltic Sea region as one test and development site for health care products and services Dr. Jaanus Pikani, serial entrepreneur, multiple board member, former hospital director, vice chairman of ScanBalt