Update and Agenda – Innovations in Health and Social Care – Enhancing Health and Wellbeing in Europe (3 December 2019)

27 November 2019

As previously shared, the TO-REACH Consortium is organising together with the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) and Academy of Finland, the conference ‘Innovations in Health and Social Care – Enhancing Health and Wellbeing in Europe‘. 

The conference, taking place on Tuesday 3rd December 2019, is organised under under the auspices of the Finnish Presidency of the European Union.

We’re glad to share the final agenda for the event, which will bring together representatives from different policy areas, as well as stakeholders from public and private sector, and academia.

Programme

9.00–9.30 Registration

9.30–10.30 Plenary Session

Chair: Nick Fahy, University of Oxford / European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies

  • Liisa-Maria Voipio-Pulkki, Director General of Strategic Affairs, Ministry of Social Affairs and Health, Finland
  • Pekka Rissanen, Deputy Director General, Knowledge and Data, Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare
  • Martin Seychell, Deputy Director General for Health and Food Safety, European Commission 
  • Pilar Aguar Fernandez, Head of Unit, Health Innovations, Research and Innovation, European Commission
  • Walter Ricciardi, Public Health Professor, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, TO-REACH Project Coordinating Team and Chair of the Mission Board on Cancer
  • Usman Khan, Executive Director, European Patients Forum

10.30–11.00 Coffee break

11.00–13.00 Parallel Working Groups

First round at 11.00–12.00, second round at 12.00–13.00; participants can attend two working groups.

  • Working Group 1: Implementing patient-centered integrated care from health to well-being
  • Working Group 2: Paying for value and innovation
  • Working Group 3: Digitalisation of European health systems
  • Working Group 4: European health and care workforce for the future

13.00–14.00 Lunch buffet

14.00–14.45 Wrap up from chairs and rapporteurs of Working Groups

14.45–15.15 Coffee break

15.15–16.00 Open discussion and closing remarks

  • Markus Perola, Vice Chair of the Research Council for Biosciences, Health and the Environment, Academy of Finland
  • Silvio Brusaferro, President of the Italian National Institute of Health, TO REACH Project Coordinating Team

Date and time: Tuesday 3 December 2019 from 10:00 to 16:00 (CET)

Venue: Stanhope Hotel Brussels by Thon Hotels, Rue Du Commerce 9, Brussels, Belgium

Registration

The event is by invitation only. For more information, please contact: Riikka Rossi, THL
+358 29 524 7436
[email protected]

More info and details:
https://thl.fi/en/web/thlfi-en/whats-new/events/thl-s-eu-2019-side-events/supporting-health-and-social-care-innovation

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