At the Heart of Innovation: e-Health under Scrutiny, 15 March 2011

12.00 – 12.30
Lunch and photo session for MEPs with national member organisations
12.30 – 12.40
Mr Dirk Sterckx MEP, Co-Chair, MEP Heart Group: Welcome and Introduction
12.40 - 12.50
Mr Jorge Pinto Antunes, European Commission - DG SANCO: Opening remarks.
"Active and Healthy Ageing Innovation Partnership"
12.50 – 13.05
Prof Martin R Cowie, Professor of Cardiology, Imperial College (Royal Brompton Hospital) London - UK
"e-Health in cardiology: successful stories"
13.05 – 13.20
Dr Friedrich Köhler, Professor of cardiovascular Telemedicine, Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin – DE
“Overcoming hurdles to innovation - Comparable data in cardiology: a case study”
13.20 - 13.30
Mr László Bencze, Health Attaché, Hungarian Council Presidency
“Priorities of the Hungarian Council Presidency: e-Health and innovation partnerships.”
13.30 – 13.50
13.50 - 14.00
Ms Linda McAvan MEP, Co-Chair, MEP Heart Group: Wrap-up and ‘MEP Heart Group Statement: At the Heart of Innovation’.
The pictures from this event can be viewed via this link
The Press Release of the event is available here