WoHIT 2013


eHealth Week 2013

European Union's eHealth Week and World of Health IT (WoHIT) 2013 Conference
May 13 - 15th, 2013,
Dublin, Ireland

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IBM eHealth Week 2013 Activities

eHealth week 2013 brings together two main events: the High Level eHealth Conference co-organised by the European Commission and the Irish Presidency of the Council of the European Union, and WoHIT (World of Health IT Conference & Exhibition) organised by HIMSS Europe.

IBM's Participation in eHealth Week comprises:

IBM Speciality Sessions

IBM Speciality Topics Schedule
Date Time Speciality Topics
Tuesday, May 14 10:30 - 11:30 IBM Focus Group: Enabling smarter systems of care
New ways to deliver health and social care services are becoming the imperative: to address the needs of populations and yet be informed by the unique needs of the individual-- including social determinants, lifestyle choices and clinical factors. Join the discussion on the trends we see today and how IT is enabling new business models and smarter systems of care around the world.
Moderator: Harry Reynolds, Health Industry Transformation, Global Healthcare & Life Sciences Industry.
Co-Moderator: Karen Parrish, Vice President, Software Group, Public Sector Industry Solutions
Tuesday, May 14 11:45 - 12:30 Enabling personalized, holistic care for better outcomes: IBM Curam
Healthcare organizations worldwide must lower spending while ensuring better and more sustainable outcomes for people they serve. Learn how IBM is enabling more holistic assessments across all determinants of health, to support more effective treatment plans, better collaboration across stakeholders and higher quality of life (with lower costs) for high-need, high-cost patients.
Tuesday, May 14 12:30 - 13:15 e-Health and Digital Hospitals: Business Process Modernization
Digital hospitals are emerging as critical hubs to drive greater efficiency, improve quality of care and enable eHealth initiatives. Integrating the complex ecosystems of clinical and business processes is key to delivering the right information and right resources- at the right time - to the point of care. Learn how IBM is assisting clients transform their organizations to become delivery systems of the future.
Tuesday, May 14 15:45 - 16:30 Advanced Analytics and Care Insights to Drive Patient Centred Care Processes
Learn how IBM's customers are transforming their care processes with an integrated suite of advanced analytics and solutions to support better coordination across the entire healthcare system. These solutions provide population based insights from longitudinal patient data -- leveraging content, similarity and predictive analytics to enable the creation, delivery and management of patient centered, personalized care plans
Wednesday, May 15 11:30 - 12:15 Putting IBM Watson to Work in Healthcare
Watson is ushering the new era of cognitive systems into healthcare with an unprecedented combination of natural language processing, Big Data, evidence evaluation, and machine learning. Join an engaging discussion of how this transformational technology holds the potential to change the way the world researches, practices and pays for healthcare.
Wednesday, May 15 12:30 - 13:15 Achieve outcomes that matter with data-driven insights
Improving health outcomes and reducing costs without compromising clinical quality requires a fundamental shift in the way information is managed and analyzed. Join us to discuss how big data technologies are helping healthcare organizations make an impact by understanding what is measured and what can be affected in care, cost and outcomes.

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