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Joint ITU-WHO Workshop on e-Health Standards and Interoperability
Geneva, 26-27 April 2012 Contact: tsbworkshops@itu.int

 

Draft Programme

 

Day 1, Thursday, 26 April 2012
08:30 Registration*

* Registration can be made the day before Wednesday 25 April 2012 from 14:00 - 17:00
09:00 – 09:30​
  • Welcome: Mr Malcolm Johnson (Director, ITU Telecommunication Standardization Sector)
    [ Biography | Speech ]
  • Workshop objectives: ITU, Bilel Jamoussi, Chief Study Groups Department and WHO, Najeeb Al-Shorbaji, Knowledge Management and Sharing
    [ Bio: Al-Shorbaji | Bio: Jamoussi ]
  • Keynote: Laura De Nardis (American University, Washington DC, USA): e-Health Standards and Interoperability
    [ Biography | Video via: American University website | Youtube ]
09:30 – 11:00​

Session 1: Country perspectives

Inter-governmental panel bringing national perspectives from health and information and communication technology sectors​

Chair: Najeeb Al-Shorbaji (Knowledge Management and Sharing, WHO) [ Biography ]

  • Eunju Kim (eGovframe Center, National Information Society Agency, Rep.of Korea): SW Framework for enhancing the interoperability and reusability of e-Health Services 
    [ Presentation ]
  • Dominic K. Atweam (Ghana Health Service, Ghana): Ghana e-health framework
    [ Biography | Abstract | Presentation ]
  • Adrian Pacheco (CENETEC, Ministry of Health, Mexico): Mexico, Country Perspectives 
    [ Biography | Abstract | Presentation ]

 

 

11:00 – 11:30​ Coffee break
11:30 – 13:00​

Session 2: Current focus, status and challenges: organizations working on e-health standardization

Chair: Bilel Jamoussi (Telecommunication Standardization Bureau, ITU) [ Biography ]

  • Masahito Kawamori (Rapporteur, Q13/16 & Q28/16, NTT, Japan): ITU-T Work on Standardizing e-Health
    [ Biography | Presentation ]
  • Chuck Parker (Executive Director, Continua): Continua Health AllianceBeyond Four Walls of Traditional Healthcare
    [ Biography | Abstract | Presentation ]
  • Elliot Sloane (Center for Healthcare Information Research and Policy, USA): Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise (IHE) - eHealth Initiatives
    [ Biography | Presentation ]
  • Christopher Chute (Chair, ISO TC 215): ISO TC 215 Health informatics: Current focus, status and challenges: ISO TC215 and e-health standardization
    [ Biography | Presentation ]
  • Steve Mills (Chair, IEEE-SA Standards Board)
    [ Biography | Abstract | Presentation ]
  • Catherine Chronaki (HL7 International Board of Directors): HL7 CDA and its broad adoption
    [ Biography | Abstract | Presentation ]
13:00 – 14:30​ Lunch break​​
14:30 – 16:00​

Session 3: Barriers and opportunities to adoption: Stakeholders’ perspectives (Part 1)

Chair: Leonid Androuchko (Rapporteur Question 14-3/2 eHealth; University of Geneva)
[ Biography | Presentation ]

  • Baljit Singh Bedi (Centre for Development for Advanced Computing; Telemedicine Society of India, India): eHealth Standardisation in India: Initiatives and Implementation Issues
    [ Biography | Abstract | Presentation ]
  • Sultan Shamiul Bashar (Management Information System, Bangladesh): Barriers and opportunities to adopt eHealth standards and ensure interoperability:perspectives from Bangladesh
    [ Biography | Presentation ]
  • Shigeru Tomita (NTT DATA, Japan): Remote  Healthcare ICT  and  Mobile Healthcare ICT - Model Project  in Japan by Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications
    [ Biography | Abstract | Presentation ]
16:00 – 16:30​ Coffee break​​
16:30 – 17:45​

Session 4: Barriers and opportunities to adoption: Stakeholders’ perspectives (Part 2)

Chair: Gisele Roesems (ICT for Health, DG Information Society, European Commission) 
[ Biography | Presentation ]

  • Jonathan Payne (mHealth Alliance): Mobilizing standards
    [ Biography | Abstract | Presentation ]
  • Miroslav Burša (Czech Technical University, Czech Republic): State of Interoperability in the Czech Republic - Towards Personal Health Record: Current situation, obstacles and trends in implementation of Electronic Healthcare Records
    [ Biography | Abstract | Presentation ]
  • Basile Spyropoulos (Technological Education Institute of Athens, Greece): Combining Medical-Managerial Information and Communications Technology Standards to promote Interoperability in Health-Care: A Status Report
    [ Biography | Abstract | Full Summary | Presentation ]
17:45 – 18:00​ Closing of DAY ONE​

 

Day 2, Friday, 27 April 2012
08:30​ Registration
09:00 – 11:00​

Session 5: Innovation trends: Academic institutions, companies and research and development labs

Chair: Nosa Orobaton (John Snow Institute) [ Biography ]

  • Guy Dumont and Beth Payne (University of British Columbia, Canada): PIERS on the Move – Phone Oximetry for Pre-Eclampsia
    [ Bio: Dumont | Bio: Payne | Abstract | Presentation ]
  • Yoshimasa Kadooka (Fujitsu, Japan): New heart care system based on UT-Heart for Tailor-made medicine
    [ Biography | Presentation ]
  • Masahiro Kuroda (NICT, Japan): Healthcare ICT in disaster-stricken area and hints to e-Health standards
    [ Biography | Abstract | Presentation ]
  • David Manset (MAAT, France): Innovation Trends in Delivering eHealth Services
    [ Biography | Abstract | Presentation ]
  • Robert Istepanian (Kingston University, London): 4G Health- The Long Term Evolution of m-health
    [ Biography | AbstractPresentation ]
11:00 – 11:30​ Coffee break
11:30 – 13:00​

Session 6: Identifying future needs: Health service providers and policy makers

Panel Moderator: Peter Murray (IMIA): Identifying future needs: Health service providers and policy makers [ Biography ]

Panelist:

  • Misha Kay (WHO, Geneva): eHealth Standards and Interoperability
    [ Presentation ]
13:00 – 14:30​ Lunch break
14:30 – 16:00​

Session 7: Advancing e-health standards: Roles and responsibilities of stakeholders

Panel Moderator: Marco Carugi (Rapporteur ITU-T Q3/13; ZTE, China)
[ Biography | Presentation ]

16:00 – 16:15​ Coffee break
16:15 – 16:45​

Wrap-up of DAY TWO;

Overall conclusions of both days and next steps

16:45 – 17:00​ Concluding remarks: ITU and WHO​