Health Innovation Virtual Summit

23-24 OCTOBER 2012

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WHAT: Webcast and Live Chat
Organizer: INTEL
Time: 9:30 H GMT on 23 October 2012 and 24 October 2012
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For the second year, Intel is hosting the Intel Healthcare Innovation Summit-a free online healthcare webcast series that delves into the issues that matter most to health Information Technology (IT) professionals. This Health Innovation Virtual Summit launches live on October 23rd and 25th 2012 and will then run for 90 days.

Session 1: Addressing critical gaps in healthcare systems globally: Bringing 21st century healthcare to developing countries through public/private partnerships

October 23, 2012 - 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. BST

Learn about the greatest gaps and critical shortages of access to healthcare, including a shortage of skilled healthcare workers in developing nations.

How can Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and public/private partnerships help deliver healthcare in developing nations? Digital technologies provide exciting opportunities to alleviate these problems across health systems, to expand access to care while making the most of limited resources.

Join key experts in the mHealth field and find out how public-private partnership models will enable and sustain improved health delivery systems and infrastructure, support training of health workers, increased access to financial services during the Webcast panel session, followed by a live 30-minute Question and Answer session.

Speakers

  • Tom O'Callaghan, CEO of iheed Institute and Co-Chair for m-Powering Front Line Health Worker Coalition for Healthcare Education and Training Content Strategy
  • Barbara Bulc, United Nations Foundation, WHO, The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health, Global Development
  • Melitta Remington, Global Lead for Emerging Market Healthcare, Intel Corporation
  • Gordon G. Graylish, Vice President, Sales and Marketing Group, General Manager, Enterprise Solution Sales, Intel Corporation

Session 2 : 21st Century Healthcare: The Race to Reinventing Health-National Challenges to Innovation

October 24, 2012 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. BST

Join global thought leaders on healthcare innovation as they discuss challenges and strategies to address market forces shaping healthcare delivery in the 21st century, including a rapidly aging population, unsustainable healthcare costs, and a shortage of primary care workforce. A live 30-minute Q&A will follow the session.

Speakers

  • Mike Bainbridge, Adjunct Professor Clinical Informatics, University of British Columbia, Canada, Clinical Architect and Director, ASE Consulting Pty. Ltd.
  • Dr Jane Barratt, Secretary General, International Federation on Ageing
  • Charles D. Kennedy, M.D., CEO, Accountable Care Solutions, Aetna
  • Gordon G. Graylish, Vice President, Sales and Marketing Group, General Manager, Enterprise Solution Sales, Intel Corporation
  • Ron Wyden, U.S. Senator, Oregon

Register early for these free webcasts and join the conversation. This online format is ideal for those who are juggling busy schedules-you can attend this vital event without the added pressure of travel.

The Health Innovation Virtual Summit from Intel brings together innovative thought leaders from around the globe. For 2012, the Health Innovation Virtual Summit four-part series webcast convenes some of the industry’s most innovative global thought leader’s on healthcare innovation to discuss challenges and strategies to address market forces shaping healthcare delivery in the 21st century, including a rapidly aging population, unsustainable healthcare costs, and the critical shortage of healthcare workers. The series of webcasts is a result of the “1 Million x 2015 Health Initiative” * from Intel to work with the international community, public and private sector announced in September 2011.

The other webcasts in this four part series include “The Race to Reinventing Health – National Challenges to Innovation, “Big Data and Analytics in Healthcare & Life Sciences” and “Collaborative Care: How Mobile Tools help you thrive in Healthcare Reform.”

*The 1M x 2015 Health Initiative from Intel working with partners is, by 2015, to help enable at least 1million healthcare workers and medical students with affordable technologies, software tools including eLearning and advanced digital interactive content to help bridge the digital divide, build capacity and access for healthcare education and training through information technology. This initiative is specifically in support of United Nations health Millennium Development Goals and the UN Secretary-General’s Global Strategy for Women’s and Children’s Health.

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