Past Event

The state of health in the EU and the digitalisation of health promotion

The panellists at this event reviewed the general state of health as well as the digitalisation in the industry.

Date: January 22, 2020, 8:30 am Topic: European Macroeconomics & Governance

At this event the state of health in the EU and the digitalisation of it was discussed. The first session consisted of an overview of the general state of health in the EU.

In the second session the speakers considered the digital transformation in the industry, as part of a broader, comprehensive health promotion and disease prevention strategy. In this context, panellists discussed how policymakers can exploit the potential of digital tools to effectively support health promotion activities, as well as related risks and limitations.

Information about the current state of health can be found here.

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Event Materials

Presentation by Stefania Boccia (Catholic University of the Sacred Heart)

Presentation by Guillaume Dedet (OECD) and Josep Figueras (WHO Observatory)

Presentation by Michael Strübin (Medtech Europe)

Presentation by Martin Dorazil (European Commission)

Presentation by Martin Seychell (European Commission)

 

 

Schedule

Jan 22, 2020

08:30-09:00

Check-in and breakfast

09:00-09:15

Presentation

Martin Seychell, Deputy Director-General, European Commission, DG SANTE

09:15-11:00

Overview of health in Europe

Chair: Caroline Costongs, Director, EuroHealthNet

Katarzyna Czabanowska, Associate professor at the International Health Department, Maastricht University

Guillaume Dedet, Policy Analyst / Health Economist, OECD

Josep Figueras, Director, European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies

Joanna Kokot, Auditor, European Court of Auditors

Martin Seychell, Deputy Director-General, European Commission, DG SANTE

11:00-11:30

Coffee break

11:30-12:45

Harnessing the digital transformation of health promotion and disease prevention

Chair: Zsolt Darvas, Senior Fellow

Stefania Boccia, Full Professor Hygiene Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart

Martin Dorazil, Deputy Head of Unit, European Commission, DG SANTE

Michael Strübin, Director of Digital Health at MedTech Europe

12:45-13:30

Lunch

13:30

End

Speakers

Stefania Boccia

Full Professor Hygiene Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart

Caroline Costongs

Director, EuroHealthNet

Katarzyna Czabanowska

Associate professor at the International Health Department, Maastricht University

Zsolt Darvas

Senior Fellow

Guillaume Dedet

Policy Analyst / Health Economist, OECD

Martin Dorazil

Deputy Head of Unit, European Commission, DG SANTE

Josep Figueras

Director, European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies

Joanna Kokot

Auditor, European Court of Auditors

Martin Seychell

Deputy Director-General, European Commission, DG SANTE

Michael Strübin

Director of Digital Health at MedTech Europe

Location & Contact

Bruegel, Rue de la Charité 33, 1210 Brussels

Matilda Sevon

matilda.sevon@bruegel.org

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