Discover Digital Health

The MWC exhibition showcased a variety of emerging technologies—from connected digital health concepts and wearables, to intelligent implants and robotic surgeons—aimed at improving healthcare delivery worldwide.
Here are a few of the companies who showcased health tech products, services, and applications at MWC19.

“What we’re really trying to focus on is extending healthcare outside the four walls of a hospital and being able to get these devices out into the world ”

Tyler Bagwell - Lead Business Development – IoT, AT&T Healthcare Solutions

The MWC19 Conference

The stage welcomed an expert cast of industry leaders to explore health tech innovation, mobile's impact on global healthcare and the role governments and MNO's play in enabling digital health. Here's a closer look at what the conference program offered:

Striking a Balance in the Age of Digital Distraction

Conference

Time: 16:00 – 16:45
Location: Hall 4 – Auditorium 3

Speakers

Timur Bekmambetov, Film Director, Producer, Founder, Bazelevs Group
Dr Anastasia Dedyukhina, Author & Founder, Consciously Digital
Maggie Stanphill, UX Director, Google
Dr Henrietta Bowden-Jones, Founder & Director, National Problem Gambling Clinic, NHS
Dr Autumn Krauss, Principal Scientist, SAP

What’s Hot at MWC Tour

Topic Tours

Time: Monday 14:00 – 17:00, Tuesday 11:45 & 15:45, Wednesday 10:30 & 15:30, Thursday 10:45
Location: South Entrance

Industry Expert

Manolo Almagro, Managing Partner, Q Division

Cashing in on Industrial Data: Data Exchanges, Brokering and Analytics

Conference

Time: 15:30 – 16:30
Location: Hall 4 – Auditorium 3

Moderator

Matt Hatton, Investor & Entrepreneur, Independent

Speakers

Jim Nolan, CEO, Chordant
Ingo Hofacker, SVP Internet-of-Things (Digital Division), T-Systems International
David Knight, Founder & CEO, Terbine

First 5G tele-mentored Live Surgery!

Conference

Time: 11:30 – 12:30
Location: Hall 4 – Auditorium 4

Speakers

Rod Menchaca, CEO, AIS Channel
John Hoffman, CEO, GSMA Ltd.
Dr Antonio de Lacy, Head of the Gastrointestinal Surgery Service, Hospital Clínic of Barcelona
Dr Josep Maria Campistol, CEO, Hospital Clínic of Barcelona
Carlos Grau, CEO, Mobile World Capital Barcelona

Unlocking the Value of Data in Healthcare

Conference

Time: 13:30 – 14:30
Location: Hall 4 – Auditorium 4

Moderator

Ronan Wisdom, MD, Global Lead, Connected Health, Digital, Accenture

Speakers

Dr Roberto Tapia-Conyer, CEO, Carlos Slim Foundation
Harrison Lung, Partner, McKinsey & Company
Elena Gil Lizasoain, CEO, LUCA, Data Unit, Telefónica
Sajid Rahman, CEO, Health, Telenor
Nicolas Jaccard, CTO, Visulytix

Immersive Healthcare: A Virtual Revolution?

Conference

Time: 16:00 – 17:00
Location: Hall 4 – Auditorium 4

Moderator

Pamela Spence, Health Sciences & Wellness Industry Markets Leader, EY

Speakers

Jefferson Wang, Managing Director, CMT, Accenture Strategy
Eliott Jone, CEO, Biospectal
Pernilla Jonsson, Head of Consumer Labs, Ericsson
Edgar Hardless, CEO, Innov8, Singtel
Nicolas Boudot, VP Sales & Marketing EMEA, SoftBank Robotics Europe
Julian Jagtenberg, Co-Founder, Somnox
Carlos Nueno, President, Teladoc Health international

The Future of Digital Humanitarian Response: Partnership & Innovation

Conference

Time: 11:15 – 12:15
Location: Hall 4 – Auditorium 5

Moderator

Catherine Cheney, West Coast Correspondent, Devex

Speakers

Kimberly King, CEO, HumanTec & One Island Institute
Tara Nathan, EVP, Humanitarian & Development, Mastercard
Christopher Earney, Head of Innovation Service, UNHCR
Ursula Mueller, Assistant Secretary-General, United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)
Clare Jones, CCO, What3Words

Battle of the Health Apps

Conference

Time: 12:30 – 13:30
Location: Hall 4 – Auditorium 5

Speakers

Kim-Fredrik Schneider, CEO, Abi
Michael Townsend Williams, Founder, BreatheSync
Pernilla Jonsson, Head of Consumer Labs, Ericsson
Laureen R. Cook, Executive TMT Advisor, Extelcon
Heshan Fernando, CEO & Co-Founder, Odoc
Anna Sort, CEO & Founder, PlayBenefit
Michael Stothard, Editor, Sifted.eu


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