Here to stay? Health apps and their place in European health systems

27 September 2016, Bad Hofgastein


For the first the EHFG will this year hosted a pre-event to the EHFG annual conference: AppGastein. This event series aims to offer a platform for all those involved in a health app's life cycle, thus facilitating qualified and informed discussions on needs, problems and solutions in order to work towards realising the full potential of health apps within EU healthcare systems.

Speakers & Panellists

Julie Bretland, Director/Founder, Our Mobile Health Ltd., UK

Ornella Corazza, Visiting Professor, Sapienza University of Rome

Javier Ferrero, Director, CIO, Andalusian Agency for Healthcare Quality

Francesco Florindi, Public Affairs Coordinator, European Cancer Patient Coalition

Dee O’Sullivan, Managing Director,

Terje Peetso, Programme Officer, DG CONNECT, European Commission

Elena Val, Migration Health Officer, International Organization for Migration

Pjer Vriens, eHealth Policy Consultant, Rotterdam Public Health Service

Tim Williams, CEO, My Clinical Outcomes

Alex Wyke, CEO, PatientView


Organised by European Health Forum Gastein

Supported by DG CONNECT, European Commission and Federal Ministry of Health and Women's Affairs, Austria

Strategic partner PatientVIEW

We thank HealthCare Futurists GmbH for their programme support.


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