Enriching knowledge and enhancing care through health data

Announcement from the EMIF project

Sign up for the IMI-EMIF symposium on April 18th in Brussels

IMI-EMIF would like to invite you to its public symposium: ‘Liberating Evidence from European Health Data – the Achievements and Challenges of a Five Year IMI Project: EMIF’ that is to be held on the 18th of April 2018 at Hotel Bloom, Brussels, Belgium.

This meeting will bring together a large variety of stakeholders to discuss the value of re-using healthcare data, how the new GDPR will affect the re-use of healthcare data, how we can better involve patients, a forward projection on the evolution of the healthcare data ecosystem, etc…. A high-level version of the agenda can be found here. Throughout the day, there will be ample opportunities for networking as we bring together stakeholders from other healthcare data consortia, representatives from IMI, the European Patient’s Forum and many others.

Participation in this event is free of charge, but we kindly ask you to register for the meeting online by April 1, 2018 at the latest by filling in this form. Please do not hesitate to register as spots are limited and registrations will be processed on a first come, first served basis.

More information on the venue can be found here. Please do not hesitate to contact us at jpraet1@its.jnj.com for more information.

This will be a great meeting at which to learn about important novel advances in our knowledge about diseases and treatments, from using big health data. The networks, architectures and tools that can be used for European scale research will also be demonstrated.

Dipak Kalra, President i~HD

Interviews with European thought leaders

During the Madrid conference European thought leaders were interviewed about the importance of reusing clinical data for research and health care. A second series of interviews are made available here.

Thomas Allvin
Director Strategy and Healthcare Systems, EFPIA
Mary Baker
Immediate Past President of the European Brain Council
Pablo Serrano Balazote
Director de Planificación, Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre
Juan Fuertes
Board Member of the European Patients Forum
Daniel Furby
Foresight International Policy and Regulatory Advisers (FPIRA)
Dipak Kalra
President i~HD
Augustín Gómez de la Cámara
Hospital 12 de Octubre Research Institute
Simon Lovestone
Professor of Translational Neuroscience, University of Oxford, UK