Health Level Seven® International

The Economics of Interoperability
Bella Center, Copenhagen, Denmark May 7, 2012 - 13.15 - 14.45 CEST

The Economics of Interoperability

Monday May 7, 2012

13.15 - 14.45 CEST, Bella Center, Copenhagen, Denmark

Moderated by HL7 International, this panel will discuss the business value of healthcare IT standards. Speakers will provide the background and supporting data that establish the ability of standardization to reduce direct and indirect costs, while improving healthcare quality and access. The evidence is broad and diverse, representing data accumulated from research in economically-developed communities and emerging nations.

HL7 International is a non-profit standards developing organization that creates the world's most widely-adopted healthcare standards, addressing needs of research, care delivery, and public health.

Moderator: Prof. Charles Jaffe, MD, PhD, Chief Executive Officer, HL7 International

Confirmed Panelists:

  • Fredrik Linden, Coordinator, epSOS: European Patients - Smart open Services
  • Rick Cnossen, Worldwide Director, Health Information Technology - Intel
  • Matic Meglic,MD, PhD, Head of Health Care Informatics Centre at National Institute of Public Health, Slovenia. Coordinator of Patient Registries Initiative (PARENT Joint Action)
  • Catherine Chronaki, FORTH-ICS, Affiliate Director, Board of Directors, HL7 International

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