The 7th edition of the annual Med-e-Tel conference in Luxembourg will focus on proven and tested telemedicine applications and provide evidence on clinical effectiveness and economic efficiency as well as on user aspects and satisfaction, and on some dos and don’ts of telemedicine implementation into care processes.
EHTEL will be among one of the contributors to the opening session of this year’s Med-e-Tel conference programme, which will feature additional contributions from the International Society for Telemedicine & eHealth, Russian Telemedicine Association, European Commission, International Telecommunication Union and several others who will provide insights into current initiatives and future directions in telemedicine and ehealth.
Key sessions include:
Ó A workshop by the Telenursing Working Group that has been set up within the framework of the International Society for Telemedicine & eHealth (ISfTeH).
Ó A regional (BeLux) hospital administrator seminar, endorsed by the Luxembourg Ministry of Health and CRP-Santé (Public Research Centre for Health) focusing on “priorities, benefits and budgets for health IT in the 21st century.”
Ó A workshop by the European [email protected] project, which will focus on the deployment of an online service for the electronic European Health Insurance Card (eEHIC).
The three day Med-e-Tel conference programme will include additional sessions and workshops on the topics of disease management, services for the ageing, teleconsultation, nursing informatics, open source software, ehealth in developing countries, elearning, mobile solutions, ehealth in primary care, environmental conditions and telehealth, economic efficiency, national ehealth programmes and initiatives, and more.
Med-e-Tel promotes and enhances cooperation opportunities and is the place to meet and network with some 600 healthcare and industry stakeholders from more than 45 countries in Europe and beyond.
Med-e-Tel 2009 is scheduled for 1-3 April 2009 in Luxembourg.