LONDON, Oct. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With 1.7 million workers across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, the NHS is one of the largest employers and one of the largest purchasers of health services in the world. The National Director for Patients and Information, one of the most influential executives of the Commissioning Board and Health 2.0 Europe 2013 keynote, Tim Kelsey, Director of Strategic Systems and Technology Beverley Bryant, and CTO Alex Abbot will share essential orientation keys and their one-year plan to open the NHS for business in a special session called NHS Compass during the opening of Health 2.0 Europe 2013.
The conference will gather over 500 attendees including Health entrepreneurs, Investors, Health professionals, Patients, Pharma & suppliers, Payers & insurers to survey competitors, experience first-hand LIVE demos of revolutionizing technologies, and to discover and transform the face of health care IT. In addition to keynotes and demo sessions, pre-conference sessions will focus on the mHealth For Health Care Professionals and Health 2.0 tools for the elderly. The investor workshop will be lead by Investment Director at NBGI Ventures John Milad and include investors and advisors such as Vishal Gulati of Radiant Capital and Unity Stoake of StartupHealth.
As the Health 2.0 movement has now caught the interest at the European Commission, a feature presentation of the European mHealth landscape awaits you at Health 2.0 Europe 2013. There will be an announcement regarding a new EU funded project design to support health entrepreneur ship at various phases of company development - lead by Jorge Gonzales of TicBiomed and jointly run by Health 2.0, the ECHAlliance, Digital Zorg and Forum Virium. Catch demos from Welvu, MyHealthPal, Big White Wall, Medisafe Project, TicTrac, FitBit, Janssen Healthcare Innovation, and more.
"THE Health 2.0 event in Europe - a must-attend event for any health 2.0 entrepreneur." Lukas Zinnagl, Co-Founder & Editor @ MedCrunch, Austria
"It is about developing a social movement around data, which the health and social care system is producing. Unless we create the kind of excitement and imagination as seen at Health 2.0, we're not going to succeed." Tim Kelsey, The National Director for Patients and Information, NHS, England
"Sexy and well executed! I met many interesting people…the event has increased incoming queries to iDoc24!" Alexander Borve, CEO @ iDoc24, Sweden
About Health 2.0
Health 2.0 has continuously promoted, showcased, and catalyzed health IT solutions and innovations through conferences, hack-a-thons, prize competitions, media, and its Health 2.0 Advisors consulting group. For more information, visit www.health2con.com.
The conference offers a reduced price for unfunded start-ups & health practitioners. Qualifying patients & patient org. reps. are admitted free of charge. Email [email protected] with inquiries.
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