Associate CCIO for Primary Care NHS England Masood Nazir says that shared funding is an important part of creating a shared health record, which should mean that the money is utilized more efficiently.
Australia's My Health Record provides more than 90% of citizens with a national eHealth record that can help users improve their digital health journey, according to Rachel De Sain, CEO, Codesain.
(Sponsored) NetApp aims to focus on the citizen's data fabric, which empowers them to stay in control of their data wherever they would like to store it, according to Philippe Wackers, NetApp's EMEA healthcare innovation manager.
Rare conditions have been identified and treated successfully through pediatric gene testing, and is just one area of care that has been transformed, says Kate Birch, head of data and technology at Melbourne Genomic Health Alliance, Australia.
(Sponsored) Clinicians must be empowered with the right tools that remove barriers to reconnecting with patients, while protecting data privacy, says Kathy Minnis, director of product strategy at Microsoft.
Konstantin Hyppönen, chief architect at Kanta Services in Finland, discusses enabling patients to manage their own healthcare from home with right tools and identifying new care pathways available with secondary use of data.
Transparency with fair data usage is being explored in Finland, says Jaana Sinipuro, Project Director at Sitra, while the country's general outlook is that data should be shared and used to improve services where possible.
James Hawkins, director of strategy at NHS Digital, discusses how the NHS.UK platform empowers patients by providing, among various functions, an apps library that includes an app that allows users to access their own records.
Data ownership, access and control, in addition to consent management, are just a few of the benefits that blockchain can provide in healthcare, says Mirko De Maldè, President at Government Blockchain Association Italy.
Augmented reality and virtual reality can help patients understand their condition better and plays a major role in training residents in different approaches to surgery, says Tristan van Doormaal, a neurosurgeon at UMC Utrecht in the Netherlands.