Keynotes

Medinfo 2013 are delighted and proud to announce that the following prominent and engaged keynote speakers will present inspiring presentations during the conference:

Time Name Title Keynote title (Link for more info)
During the opening ceremony, Tuesday, August 20 Andrew M. Wiesenthal Director at Deloitte Consulting, San Francisco

How National Initiatives have improved eHealth Deployment in the US. An inspiration for other countries?

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Wednesday morning, August 21 U.S. Navy Capt. Michael Weiner Director of the Military Health System Electronic Health Record

Efficient Care:  Improving Quality Health Care in the Post Electronic Health Record World

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Wednesday morning, August 21

Dr. Najeeb Al-Shorbaji

Director of the Knowledge Management and Sharing Department at World Health Organization Headquarters in Geneva

Mr. Jyotsna Chikersal

Regional Adviser, Regional Office for the South Eastern Region, WHO.

Mr. Clayton Hamilton

eHealth Regional Focal Point, Division of Information, Evidence, Research and Innovation, European Regional Office, WHO

Dr. Ramesh Krishnamurthy

Focal Point, eHealth Standardization and Interoperability, Department of Knowledge Management and Sharing, WHO

Mr. Mark Landry

Team Leader, Health Information, Evidence & Research Western Pacific Regional Office, WHO

 
 
 
 
 

A global perspective to strengthening health systems and accelerating universal health coverage through eHealth. A High level WHO panel

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Thursday morning, August 22 Professor Søren Brunak Technical University of Denmark & University of Copenhagen

Extracting fine-grained disease phenotypes and adverse drug reactions from electronic patient records

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  Dr. Patty Mecheal Executive Director, mHealth Alliance hosted by the UN Foundation and Adjunct Faculty at Earth Institute and School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University

mHealth: From Hope to Hype and Back

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During the closing ceremony, Friday, August 23 Prof. Dr. Reinhold Haux Director of the Peter L. Reichertz Institute for Medical Informatics, University of Braunschweig and Hannover Medical School

On determining factors for good research in biomedical and health informatics. Some lessons learned

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