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  • Conference program day 1

    Aula Medica, Karolinska Institutet


    09.00 Coffee and registration


    10.00 The patient – what is important for me and MYiHealth?
    Despite the intense technological development in general and regarding digitalisation in particular there is a paradoxical lack of asking the patient what is needed and what would make a difference. Cristin Lind will kick off the 2 day conference setting the right focus from start – the patients’ perspective.
    Speaker:
    Cristin Lind, Quality Register Centrum Stockholm


    10.15 Welcome opening speech
    Speakers:
    Karin Dahlman-Wright, Acting Vice-Chancellor, Karolinska Institutet. Astrid Söderbergh Widding, Vice-Chancellor, Stockholm University. Daniel Forslund, Innovation Commissioner, Stockholm County Council & Karin Wanngård, Mayor, City of Stockholm


    10.30 Combining Social Networking Sites and Biochemistry for better health
    Speaker:
    Jamie Heywood, CEO PatientsLikeMe


    11.00 Troo Life Coach: Motivating Teens to Take Healthier Decisions for Life?
    Speaker:
    Jen Hyatt, Entrepreneur


    11.30 Whole genome sequencing in clinical medicine in the era of Big Data
    Professor Wedell and her team provide nationwide diagnostics and expert advice on all aspects of inherited metabolic diseases. She will present how they have implemented whole genome sequencing for clinical diagnosis of monogenic disorders, with dramatic consequences as large numbers of patients now receive specific molecular diagnoses and treatment in early disease stages, improving outcome. Utilising their approach Professor Wedell and her team have discovered a number of novel monogenic diseases affecting brain metabolism, opening novel avenues for treatment.
    Speaker: Professor Anna Wedell, Karolinska Institutet


    12.00 Inspiring lunch and creative networking


    13.00 Fully integrated health care solutions to prevent disease and improve patient outcome – the patient centric university
    Professor Samsom will provide his version on how you go from vision to reality on the fully integrated patient centric university hospital. He will touch upon the importance of leadership, technology and outcomes with the patient in focus.
    Speaker: Professor Melvin Samsom, CEO, Karolinska University Hospital


    13.30 How machine learning and AI help our 100 000 doctors deliver better care to patients
    Speaker:
    Ron Gutman, CEO, HealthTap


    14.00 Panel
    Speaker: Julian Selz, European Lead for Commercial Partnerships, IBM Watson Health. Mathias Ekman, Chief Digital Officer (CDO) Public Sector Sweden Microsoft


    14.30 Stimulating coffee and networking


    15.15 Virtual Reality goes to war: Applications for the prevention, assessment and treatment of PTSD
    In this keynote address Skip Rizzo discuss how new Virtual Reality based applications can be used for prevention and rehabilitation in
    psychiatry. Rizzo will give examples of ground-breaking R & D at the Institute for Creative Technologies where he is leading several projects
    on VR and psychiatry. See more here
    Speaker: Professor Albert “Skip” Rizzo, PhD, Director for Medical Virtual Reality, University of Southern California


    15.45 How can I be sure about integrity of my data?
    Professor Magnusson Sjöberg leads a number of Swedish governmental inquiries on personal data processing for research purposes, which also have interesting links to data use in digital health applications. In this keynote Cecilia will discuss integrity aspects of personal data in clinical and research applications in the healthcare sector and what the new upcoming EU regulations might imply.
    Speaker: Professor Cecilia Magnusson Sjöberg, Stockholm University


    16.05 Go FAIR, go Anywhere - The Personal Health Train on track
    Speaker:
    Professor Barend Mons, Dutch Techcentre for Life Science


    16.30 How do we put it all together? A lifelong learning health system
    Speaker:
    Cristin Lind, Quality Register Centrum Stockholm


    18.00 Reception at Stockholm City Hall


  • Workshops program day 2

    Aula Magna, Stockholm University


    09.30 Meet up


    09.30 Parallel sessions


    Workshop 1: Making Patient outcomes come alive in reality
    Why is it so hard to have real-time analysis on how health care providers are doing for their patients? This workshop will provide three examples of how it can be done and what it takes to measure and create new patient care pathways.
    Speakers Karolinska example: Anna Göjeryd Ulander, Head of Healthcare Delivery & Andreas Ringman Uggla, MD PhD, COO, Karolinska University Hospital.
    Speaker Akademiska Hospital example: Sahlgrenska Academy example: Maziar Mohaddes, MD PhD, Sahlgrenska University Hospital
    Speaker Hackensack Meridian Health example: Professor Andre Goy, chief of John Theurer Cancer Center’s Division of Lymphoma, New Jersey


    Workshop 2: From mobility device to health coach
    The days a wheelchair is merely a tool to get from A to B are numbered – using sensors and user-adapted software the wheelchair becomes a seating coach enhancing health and diminishing injuries and pain.
    Speakers: Professor Helene Svahn, VP Research and Innovation Permobil & Jamie Heywood, CEO PatientsLikeMe


    Workshop 3: Legal constraints and solutions on using patient data
    Are you struggling to understand what is allowed and not when it comes do data privacy and data protection? This workshop will give you an insight to issues related to patient integrity and legal regulations that may impact the development and implementation of new digital health systems. Cecilia will together with Magnus bring up current challenges and discuss issues that the participants suggest.
    Speaker: Professor Cecilia Magnusson Sjöberg, Faculty of Law, Stockholm University & Docent Magnus Stenbeck


    Workshop 4: Digital tools for behavioral change
    Troo Life Coach: Turning the Tide on Teen Health

    Our future continues to be defined by growing ill health and it starts young with teens exhibiting unprecedented levels of physical and mental health problems. Based on neuroscience, behavioural economics and positive psychology, Troo Life Coach is  a chatbot driven by augmented intelligence that wishes to turn the tide on this growing public health crisis.
    Speaker: Jen Hyatt, Entrepreneur

    Digital diabetes control beats drugs
    For the first time in human history, more people die from chronic disease than infectious disease. To solve this macro-economic problem, we at Holmusk believe that "early detection & early intervention" is the only feasible solution. Holmusk mission is to build full-stack chronic disease platform- scalable, clinically effective, patient centric digital health solutions - using technology and data sciences.
    Speaker: Nawal Roy, CEO Holmusk


    10.30 – 11.00 Stimulating coffee and networking


    11.00 – 12.00 Debate
    Combining social media and molecular medicine. What’s next?
    Today knowledge is extracted from isles of data to serve patients and society. The aim is for people trying to prevent disease as well as for patients control and access to data about themselves and compare to similar patients with a focus on patient outcomes. But is it just about collecting tons of data and having the largest social network? What’s next to deliver true prevention and health? Who is to benefit?
    Speakers: Jamie Heywood, CEO PatientLikeMe & Professor Mathias Uhlén, KTH


    12.00 Inspiring lunch and creative networking


    13.00 Parallel sessions


    Workshop 5: Digital patients leading development of healthcare

    In this workshop Sara Riggare starts from her background as a Parkinson patient and discusses models and methods for digital self-care in chronic disease, self-tracking, patient engagement/participation/empowerment. Eskil Degsell works with how we can engage the broader society in improving patient health. With a wife severely ill in cancer, Eskil has committed himself to innovative ways to improve patient outcomes.
    Speakers: Docent Maria Hägglund, Karolinska Institute, Sara Riggare, PhD student, Karolinska Institute & Eskil Degsell, Innovator &  entrepreneur


    Workshop 6: Generating insights from distributed patient datasets
    IT systems in healthcare encompass many legacy systems, hindering data exchange and large-scale data merging and analysis. Especially for rare diseases this hinders research and healthcare progress. Martin and Barend introduce the latest developments in data integration and interoperability and the challenges ahead of us.
    Speakers: Professor Martin Ingvar, Karolinska Institute, Professor Barend Mons, Dutch Techcentre for Life Science & Charlotte Roberts, Vice-President for Standardisation at the International Consortium for Health Outcomes Measurement


    Workshop 7: Dr Watson is ready to see you!
    Ranging from supporting integrated care management and evidence-based and patient-centric treatment options to value-based care and improved health imaging, a whole range of healthcare services are offered based on the Watson framework. This workshop will walk you through the options and possibilities. Will Dr Watson take over from today’s doctors?
    Speakers: Julian Selz, European Lead for Commercial Partnerships, IBM Watson Health


    Workshop 8: Virtual reality will cure you
    This workshop will focus on new means to prevent and rehabilitate patients with PTSD, TBI, Autism, ADHD, Alzheimer’s disease, stroke and other clinical conditions. Focus will be of discussions and demonstrations of interactive and immersive Virtual Reality simulations for patient-focused interventions.
    Speaker: Professor Albert “Skip” Rizzo, Director for Medical Virtual Reality, University of Southern California


    14.45 Stimulating coffee and networking


  • Program responsibles

    Anders Ekblom, MD, PhD, Associate Professor
    Chairman of the Board, Karolinska University Hospital  

    Stefan Larsson
    , MD, PhD
    Senior Partner & Managing Director, The Boston Consulting Group  

    Uno Fors
    , DDS, PhD
    Professor, Head of department
    Dept. of Computer and Systems Sciences
    Stockholm University

    Yvonne Wengström, OCN, PhD
    Professor and Director of Nursing Development
    Karolinska Institutet