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Dr. Hans Kluge, WHO regional director for Europe, says universal health coverage is based on systems ensuring an equitable vaccination rollout that is underpinned by solidarity, while the power of connectivity can enable preventative care.
Patient experience cannot be overlooked when driving innovation, as global patient advocate Michael Seres discovered – and his legacy will be continued with the HIMSS Global Patient Innovator Award, says his wife, Justine Seres, director, 11 Health.
Dr. Volker Amelung, president of the German Managed Care Association, talks about what digital health applications (DiGA) mean for German citizens and predicts the main focus for international health systems post-COVID-19.
Dr. Deborah Maufi, chief medical officer at Babymoon Care, discusses the health inequalities that need to be addressed after COVID-19 and highlights ways to build a more equitable system for maternal health.
Professor Karol Sikora, chief medical officer at Rutherford Health, highlights the most pressing needs in cancer treatment today and how he envisages treatment decision-making in the next decade.
Franka Cadée, president of the International Confederation of Midwives, discusses how to make sure the use of digital tools is preserving compassionate connections between clinicians and patients.
New variants highlight the need for genomic surveillance and sequencing across the globe and reinforce the importance of collaboration in the fight against COVID-19, says Christine Czerniak, technical officer, WHO Health Emergencies Programme.
Digital infrastructure and interoperability have been key to Germany making significant progress in digital health and being recognized as a global leader in digitizing the patient journey, says Jörg Debatin, chairman of the Health Innovation Hub.
Innovation and data have been instrumental in enabling Israel to tackle challenges posed by the pandemic and improve patient outcomes, according to professor Ran Balicer, chief innovation officer, Clalit Health Services, Israel.
COVID-19 has encouraged stakeholders to collaborate more effectively on the use of data, which Bart De Witte, founder of HIPPO AI Foundation, hopes will help reduce health inequalities in a post-coronavirus world.