The Digital Health Society: Europe meets North America Boston

October 25, 8:30am, EDT - 7:00pm, EDT

The Digital Health Society: Europe meets North America Workshop will be held the 25 October in Boston as part of the Connected Health Conference (CHC17), the most anticipated event in connected health. 

Seaport World Trade Center, Boston, MA




Arrival & breakfast

 9am - 9.15am     

Welcome and introduction

  • Brian O’CONNOR, Chair at the European Connected Health Alliance (ECHAlliance)
  • Alex SZUCS, Executive Chair at the Canadian Integrated Health Alliance (CIHA)
 9.20am - 10.20am   

EHR and interoperability, toward a free flow of data?

 10.25am - 10.45am  

Shark Tank / showcase of innovators (start-ups, researchers)

Moderator: Mark STEVENS, Managing Partner at Enable Health

  • Kari KOHTAMÄKI, Key Account Manager at VTT (Europe)
  • Julie BRETLAND, Director at OurMobileHealth (Europe)
  • Eamonn COSTELLO, CEO at patientMpower (Europe) 
 10.45am - 11.15am

 Coffee break

 11.15am - 12.15pm 

Digital Health: trends and business opportunities in Europe and in North America


Moderator: Brian O’CONNOR, Chair at ECHAlliance (Europe)

 12.15pm - 1.15pm

Lunch and networking

 1.15pm - 2.15pm

Telehealth as usual practice

Moderator: Edward BROWN, Head of Ontario Telemedicine Network (Canada)

  • Saji AUMID, Director at Wise Technology (Canada)
  • Mads FROST, Co-Founder and CPO at Monsenso (Europe)
 2.20pm - 2.35pm

Business models & Health IT Workforce Development

Moderator: Bill RUDMAN, Executive Director at Institute for Inter-Professional Healthcare research (USA)

  • Stephen TROCARS, Vice Chair at the HCI Group (Canada) 
 2.35pm - 3.05pm

 Coffee break


 3.05pm - 4.05pmThe Consumer in the driver seat for managing health

Moderator: Julien VENNE, Strategic Advisor at ECHAlliance (Europe)

  • Darria LONG GILLESPIE, Senior Vice President, Clinical strategy at Sharecare (USA)
  • Yuri QUINTANA, Director Global Health Informatics at BIDMC and Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School (USA)
  • Konstantin MEHL, CEO of Kaia Health (Europe)
 4.10pm - 5.10pm

Blockchain in healthcare

Moderator: Ken BRADBERRY, Senior Vice President, managed services operations and innovation at the HCI Group (Canada)

 5.10pm - 5.15pm


 5.15pm - 7pm  

Reception of the Connected Health Conference 2017