Robotics and AI: How to shape our future without leaving people behind?
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Before AI gets to the point of threatening humanity and becomes a superhuman tech, we should build clear rules to ensure that robots serve human interests at all times. Mady Devaux MEP  says the EU has …

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Prostate Cancer in Europe: Screening, Treatment and Control
07 Oct 2011 – 13:15
Prostate Cancer in Europe: Screening, Treatment and Control

SANOFI’s View
Prostate cancer is on the rise
The incidence of prostate cancer has been increasing over the past decades. Although organ-confined prostate cancer can be effectively treated and in most cases even cured by surgery and/or …

Innovative E-Health Technologies and Services Can and Must Be “Part of the Solution” for Europe
07 Oct 2011 – 13:10
Innovative E-Health Technologies and Services Can and Must Be “Part of the Solution” for Europe

Herb Riband, Vice President External Affairs International, Medtronic, Chair, Eucomed Public Affairs Network
Our current healthcare delivery model is not providing sufficient value for European patients, health systems and society
European healthcare systems are facing …

Telehealth Innovations for Europe
07 Oct 2011 – 13:04
Telehealth Innovations for Europe

Josep Roca, MD, PhD, Hospital Clinic (HCPB), University of Barcelona
There is a general consensus on the urgent need for redesigning European Healthcare Systems to overcome current dysfunctions and to achieve mid-term financial sustainability. Four major …

Encouraging the Growth of Telehealth
07 Oct 2011 – 12:56
Encouraging the Growth of Telehealth

Frank Lievens, Secretary, International Society for Telemedicine & eHealth (ISfTeH)
At the International Society for Telemedicine & eHealth (ISfTeH), we aim to facilitate and support the international dissemination of knowledge and experience in telemedicine and telehealth …

Towards a Connected Health Care Model
06 Oct 2011 – 15:44
Towards a Connected Health Care Model

José Perdomo, Director of Global eHealth Business Unit at Telefónica
The single biggest challenge facing the global healthcare sector is an ageing population that is living with disease for longer periods of time. By 2050, 20 …

Some Issues Regarding the Introduction Telehealth Innovations in Europe
06 Oct 2011 – 15:35
Some Issues Regarding the Introduction Telehealth Innovations in Europe

Professor Stanton Newman, City University London
The ageing population and the consequent increase in chronic disease pose great challenges to European health services. One approach to this issue has been the introduction of telehealth (TH) …

Patients with Metastatic and Castration Resistant Prostate Cancer in Europe
06 Oct 2011 – 15:05
Patients with Metastatic and Castration Resistant Prostate Cancer in Europe

Professor Dr. med. A. Heidenreich, Chairman and Director,Department of Urology, Director EURO Prostate Center Aachen
Prostate cancer is the most common solid cancer in European men with an incidence of 214 in 100,000 men. About 68,000 …

A Vision for Action on Prostate Cancer
06 Oct 2011 – 14:58
A Vision for Action on Prostate Cancer

Professor Bertrand Tombal, Service d’Urologie, Cliniques universitaires Saint-Luc, Brussels, Belgium, scientific advisor to Europa Uomo
PCa is the most common cancer amongst men in Europe, with an estimated 382,000 cases occurring in 2008[1]. Almost 90,000 deaths …

Telehealth Innovations for Europe
06 Oct 2011 – 14:17
Telehealth Innovations for Europe

Pēteris Zilgalvis, J.D., Head of the ICT for Health Unit, DG Information Society and Media, European Commission
The challenges that European healthcare systems are currently facing are common knowledge: an ageing population, increased costs, the need …

Viewpoint on Telehealth
06 Oct 2011 – 12:26
Viewpoint on Telehealth

Dr Malcolm J. Fisk, Health Design & Technology Institute, Coventry University
Telehealth represents an immense opportunity for European countries to re-shape their service approaches so that more and more people will be able to enjoy …