Digital Health & Wellness Summit: COVID19 Disrupted Healthcare


Tuesday, 29 June: 09:20 - 11:15 CET


Agora Stage, Hall 2



Session Description

The SARS-CoV-2 pandemic is having a terrible impact on the humanity, obviously on the health of populations (both in relation with the virus and with the associated preventive measures) but as well on the whole life and activities of human beings. The Digital transformation of health and social care has appeared as inevitable facing this situation. So the last year has been an intense period of implementation of innovations (being around since several years or newly created) such as teleconsultations, AI-powered diagnostic solutions, tracking apps and digital passport, remote monitoring and support, mental health management, etc. This session will showcase a few of these innovations which are nowadays fully part of our healthcare systems. Our panellists will also discuss the legacy of this pandemic and how to continue the dynamic for the implementation of more convenient, ubiquitous and personalised care solutions.

09:20 - 09:40 Introduction & Welcome

Julien Venne, Researcher, United Nations University

09:40 - 10:00 Novartis BIOME: from the EGOsystem to the ECOsystem

Open Innovation and technologies to design healthcare solutions. Marion Chalumeau and Dr. Izarzugaza will discuss about what the digital era represents for the pharma industry and the healthcare system. They will exemplify how we can co-create, design and launch innovative solutions for patients and healthcare professionals with enablers like BIOME, the Digital Innovation Hub by Novartis.

Marion  Chalumeau, Head of Digital and Innovation, Novartis Oncology
Dr. Yann Izarzugaza Perón, Oncologist, Jiménez Díaz Foundation University Hospital

10:00 – 10:25 Covid-19 Impact on Dispersion of Healthcare to the Home

Amit Shafrir, Vice President and General Manager, Cardiology at Itamar Medical

10:25 – 10:55 Pandemic: a year of digital health innovations (series of 3 Talks of 10min)

Talk #1: Deep Learning models for COVID-19 diagnosis in a post-pandemic era
Joan Gibert Fernandez, Bioinformatics Scientist at Hospital del Mar, Parc de Salut MAR

Talk #2: Will Covid-19 certificates survive beyond the pandemic?
Ain Aaviksoo, VP Healthcare, Guardtime

Talk #3 Citizen-Led Data Cooperative to face COVID19
Andrea  Barbiero, Co-op secretary & Co-founder, SalusCoop

10:55 – 11:15 Panel discussion around the perspective for digital health and the consequences of the progresses due to the pandemic

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