Brian de Francesca, CEO of Ver2 Digital Medicine, aims to improve access to healthcare for refugees at scale by connecting them with doctors via a ubiquitous telehealth platform.
Liz Ashall-Payne, co-founder and CEO of ORCHA, discusses the tangible push to use health data securely and safely to support care and improve remote monitoring.
(Sponsored) Machines and humans work best together, according to Thomas Grandell, CEO and co-founder of Etsimo, whose platform can help increase patient empathy by freeing up doctors’ time, while ensuring patients stay healthier longer.
Kalle Killar, deputy secretary general at the Ministry of Social Affairs in Estonia, says that nearly 20% of the country's citizens are gene donors, which is useful when it comes to implementing precision medicine.
Anonymity and remote access are just two benefits of using digital tools to help improve the mental well-being of citizens, says Victoria Betton, mHabitat founder and director and HIMSS UK Advisory Council member.
When developing an effective digital health system, it's crucial to ensure that the workforce is involved in the design process, according to Kaija Saranto, professor in Health and Human Services Informatics at the University of Eastern Finland.
Medical devices and data privacy are two huge cybersecurity issues the healthcare industry is facing, and a one-size-fits-all approach is not the solution, says Julio Vivero, business partner at GMV.
The maturity of the Nordic healthcare model means that the time is ripe to focus on predictive care, while lowering the costs to patients and improving efficiency for providers, says Jan E. Larsson, SVP at Cambio Healthcare Systems.
Integrating data is at the heart of digital transformation in healthcare and Finland's collaborative culture contributes to the country's rapid progress in the area, according to Toni Suihko, CIO at South Karelia Social and Health Care District.
(Sponsored) Training, education and access to technology for patients are imperative, especially when working within a publicly funded healthcare system, according to Mikko Vasama, general manager of Health Systems Nordics at Philips.