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Like other sectors whose mission depends on network-connected technology, healthcare is in crisis. In addition to the need for confidentiality, people’s lives depend on the integrity of the health information system. Incorrect decisions based on incorrect information could mean the difference between life and death. Finally, the information must be available... Read more

Anna Sort is a qualified nurse, healthcare lecturer and the director of PlayBenefit, a Barcelona-based company which uses gaming to help people heal. What are your key areas of interest and research? Video games, Engagement design, behaviour change, Placebo effect/mind power, willpower and eustress. What are the major challenges in your field? Finding... Read more

What are your key areas of interest and research? My key interests are people, politics, and economics of cybersecurity. I enjoy helping organizational executives understand how to use people powered cybersecurity and digital strategy as a mission, innovation, and productivity driver for their organizations. What are the major challenges in your field? The field... Read more

What are your key areas of interest and research? My major area of interest is to build a community set of tools to improve the interoperability of Health Information System What are the major challenges in your field? Sustainability of such a project project   What is your top management tip? Create an environment of constant learning and development—be... Read more

People need to talk; stakeholders need to network. Both activities are needed in order to build roadmaps for future directions in the field of active and healthy ageing. ENGAGED was a thematic network, funded by the European Commission, that run for over two years. It was a learning community for sustainable active... Read more

Dr. Sandeep Bansal is a doctor turned entrepreneur. Now CEO of Medic Creations, he works with a team of colleagues on tech solutions that are aimed at improving healthcare and the patient experience. 1. What are your key areas of interest and research? My interest is in improving the global structure of wellbeing, health and social care. I was a GP... Read more

Dr. Peter M. Fleischut is the Chief Innovation Officer at NewYork-Presbyterian (NYP) in New York city, a facility that is a leader in healthcare innovation. In 2014, NYP launched the Innovation Centre in order to pool impactful ideas and then realise them with a focus on providing IT support to patients and staff. Since its origin, the Innovation Centre... Read more

What are your key areas of interest and research? My main area of interest and research, is helping to drive the future evolution of electronic health records (EHRs) to be a rich, holistic and smart information resource to all of the players involved in health care and research. EHRs need to underpin intelligent use of health data to support patients... Read more

Marie Ennis-O’ Connor is a social media consultant in the field of healthcare, advising the sector through She co-founded Europe’s first breast cancer social media chat and is a founding member of Health2.0 Dublin, part of the Health2.0 international movement. She is also a writer and speaker on the rise of the e-Patient – the... Read more

Prof. Henrique Martins is an Internal Medicine Specialist and a writer and speaker on the subject of eHealth and Leadership. He earned his PhD degree from the Judge Business School, University of Cambridge with a thesis on “The use of Mobile ICT in clinical Settings”. eHealth being central to his work, he worked as the Chief Medical Information Officer... Read more

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