HIMSS Nordic community

The longest-standing HIMSS Europe Community, established in 2006, the HIMSS Nordic Community has a unique programme specifically tailored for healthcare IT professionals from both the public and private sectors in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. In order to address current needs and issues in the Nordic nations, a number of events and workshops are regularly organised. The community consists not only of workshops and networking events, but presentations, panel discussions and hospital tours also take place. Similarly, members can also take advantage of special offers and packages with invites to all HIMSS events in Europe, Asia and the US.

Upcoming Events

HIMSS Europe 18 & Health 2.0 Conference, 27-29 May, Sitges, Barcelona

 

Nordic Community White Papers

13.06.2017

HCI White Paper: Go-Live Implementation...

20.01.2016

HCI White Paper: EPR System Selection

10.09.2014

Accenture White Paper: Patient...

Community Insights

HIMSS Nordic Community: HIMSS18 outcomes. Future digital health challenges and developments in the Nordic region

18.04.2018

At HIMSS18 in Las Vegas, HIMSS Europe brought together the Nordic community delegates present for a structured workshop on the state of eHealth in the region.

HIMSS Nordic Community: HIMSS18 outcomes - pdf 15mb

Moving towards a holistic healthcare ecosystem

06.03.2018

Sweden is on the verge of a major reshuffle of its healthcare IT infrastructures. Because Sweden was an early adopter, many of its first generation systems are approaching the end of their life-cycle. More than half of the 21 Swedish regions are procuring or planning to procure new IT solutions now. Creating a patient-centric ecosystem that brings together digital services and real-world care is what these efforts are chiefly about, says Daniel Forslund, Commissioner for Innovation and eHealth at the Stockholm County Council.

www.himssinsights.eu/moving-towards-holistic-healthcare-ecosystem

Not all Europeans are created as equals

06.03.2018

Europe is divided once again. The digital patient is a reality in some countries, while in many others, the paper patient continues to dominate. Insights has travelled to the extremes. We visited Sweden to learn how it feels for a patient to become ever more digital. And we went to the other side of the wall, to Germany, where a fully digital healthcare system is still a distant fantasy. Or isn’t it? In fact, 2018 could bring some light at the end of the tunnel.

www.himssinsights.eu/not-all-europeans-are-created-equals

Will Brexit jeopardise access to reciprocal healthcare?

20.11.2017

Two years ago, when skiing in the French Alps, my daughter had a ski accident and was taken to hospital for urgent care. I was lucky enough to hold a European Health Insurance Card, which allowed us to receive healthcare as if we were local residents, as without it the bill could have been quite expensive for me!

www.himssinsights.eu/blog-will-brexit-jeopardise-access-reciprocal-healthcare

Prescriptions Without Boundaries

17.11.2017

In the first quarter of 2018, the five EU Member States Sweden, Finland, Portugal, Croatia and Estonia will embark on a path has the potential to change Europe healthcare forever. Cross-border exchange of electronic patient data will final exit project phase. Electronic prescriptions will be here to stay, and more likely to come.

www.himssinsights.eu/prescriptions-without-boundaries


Organising Committee

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Kalevi Virta

HIMSS Europe Nordic Community Lead;
CEO eWELL Oy, Health IT & eHealth,
International networks; Coordinator at Centre for Health and Technology, Norway

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Anne-Mette Bang

HIMSS Europe Country Lead for Denmark;
CEO and Founder, Adding Edge ApS

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Ylva Hennig

HIMSS Europe Country Lead for Sweden;
CEO and Consultant på Edify Consulting AB, Sweden

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Espen Hetty Carlsen

Senior Adviser, The Norwegian Directorate for eHealth, Norway

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Bjorn Jonsson

CIO, Landspitali University hospital, Iceland

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Jan E. Larsson

SVP Sales and Marketing
Cambio Healthcare Systems

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Line Helen Linstad

Norwegian Centre for Integrated Care and Telemedicine

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Claus Duedal Pedersen

Odense University Hospital

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Nard Schreurs

IKT-Norge

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Ulf Sigurdsen

AHUS University Hospital and eHealth, Region S-E Norway

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Mette Maria Skjøth

Senior Project Manager, Postdoc, PhD, Centre for Innovative Medical Technology (CIMT), Odense University Hospital, Denmark

HIMSS Nordic Community partners

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