Real world patient data

Wednesday, 01.10.2014 | 09:00 - 11:00

Sponsored by EFPIA with the support of the Fellowship of Post Graduate Medicine and EAPM and organised by Vital Transformation

Enabling technologies for better patient outcomes

This session will bring together industry, policy-makers and international experts on emerging technologies that harness the use of real world data to improve patient outcomes and accelerate clinical development. We will highlight the opportunity provided by robust data analysis and outline the current patient data activities in the EU 28 Member States.

The workshop will feature several leading technologies operating today that can fundamentally improve the way we treat patients.

  • Presentation of the TEMPEST Technology Model – for benchmarking health system preparedness in Europe
  • Practical examples of enabling technologies in real world data capture
  • Presentation of the European best practice report on enabling technologies
  • Discussion of the policy implications of real world data

The structure of this session will follow the format of the popular television show ‘Dragon’s Den’.

The ‘Dragons’ are five EU regulatory healthcare policy decision-makers

Martin Seychell, Deputy Director-General, DG Health and Consumers, EC

Peteris Zilgalvis, Head of Unit, Health and Well-Being Unit, DG CONNECT, European Commission

Nathalie Kayadjanian, Senior Scientific Officer, Science Europe

Mary Baker, former President, European Brain Council and Board Member, EAPM

Richard Torbett, Chief Economist, EFPIA

There will be four researchers who will present to the ‘Dragons’

Wendy Currie, Professor of Information Systems, Audencia Nantes University, France

Brian Rothman, Medical Director Informatics, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Ifty Ahmed, Founder and CEO, POW Health Website

John Crawford, Healthcare Industry Leader Europe, IBM


Duane Schulthess, Managing Director, Vital Transformation

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