INVITATION

Dear colleagues,
We are pleased to invite you to participate in the Consultation Meeting on our
National eHealth Strategy 2020 for Greece,
“eHEALTH AS AN ENABLER OF CHANGE”
which will take place on Monday 12th May, 2014 within the framework of eHealth Forum
2014, at
THE MEGARON ATHENS INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE CENTRE,
HERMES HALL, Banqueting Level
between10:30 & 13:00 hours,

Like its counter parts in Europe, Greece is facing the challenge of making eHealth an enabler
for change, for better health and for a more efficient health and social care system. eHealth
is the 8
th
pillar of the NHS Reform Programme “Health in Action”.
A team of experts has been assisting the Ministry with the task of drafting the eHealth
Strategy including proposals for an appropriate eHealth Governance structure.
We invite you to share with us your thoughts, experience and aspirations.
Please confirm your participation at info@ehealth2014.org (Georgia Kolomvaki, tel. 210
6231305, ext.201).
Looking forward to welcoming you to Athens

Christina Papanikolaou
General Secretary of Public Health, Hellenic Ministry of Health




AGENDA
CONSULTATION MEETING ON
National eHealth Strategy 2020 for Greece
“eHEALTH AS AN ENABLER OF CHANGE”
May 12, 10.30- 13.00
Megaron Athens International Conference Centre (MAICC)
HERMES HALL, Banqueting Level
10.30- 10.45 Welcome and Introduction
Christina Papanikolaou, Secretary General for Public Health

10.45 - 11.15 Overview of the Greek National Strategy
Zoi Kolitsi, Senior Advisor, General Secretariat for Public Health

11-15 – 11.30 The eHealth Ecosystem – priorities for 2014-2015
Mina Boubaki, Ministry of Health

11.30 – 12.15 Perspectives from the panel
Michele Thonnet, Ministry of Health France; Henrique Martins, SPMS,
Portugal; Päivi Hämäläinen, National Institute for Health and Welfare;
Nicole Denjoy, COCIR; Luc Nicolas, Ministry of Health Belgium

12.15 – 13.00 Discussion , ALL
Wrap up and next steps
Zoi Kolitsi






LIST OF PARTICIPANTS
European Experts and other EU MOH members
Anna Adelof IHTSDO
Mari Asser MoH, Estonia
Karima Bouquard IHE
Giorgio Cangioli HL7 IT
Lisa Hagberg Sweden
Henrik Bjerregaard Jensen Medcom
Dipak Kalra EUROREC
Brian O’Connor ECHA Alliance
Charles Parisot IHE
Arturo Romero MoH, Spain
Jeremy Thorp NHS, UK
Leonidas Tzimis eHSHG
Bedirhan Ustun WHO
Petra Wilson IDF
Heiko Zimmermann Agence, eSante, Luxembourg
National Stakeholders
Leonidas Athanasiou SEPE, Athens
Costas Frouzis SFEE
Christos Halaris IDIKA SA
Costis Kaggelidis SEPE Thessaloniki
Dimitris Kondos EOPYY
Jenny Kremastinou KEELPNO
Fragoulis Krokos ELOT
Theofilos Mylonas SEPE Thessaloniki
George Pappous EKAPTY
Dimitris Skoutelis ΕΝΕ
Yannis Syros SEPE, Athens
Tasos Tagaris Director of Standards ΗL7 Hellas
KyriakosTheodosiadis PFS
Lefteris Thireos Vice Chair at HL7 Hellas and General Secretary at Athens Medical Society
AngelosTolkas ELOT
Michail Vlastarakos PIS
eHealth Strategy Team
Dimitrios Koutsouris Biomedical Technology Laboratory National Polytechnic University of Athens
Pantelis Aggelidis University of Western Macedonia
Mina Boubaki Department, Hellenic Ministry of Health
Theodoros Vontetsianos Special Unit of Telemedicine at the “Sotiria” National Hospital
Christina Papanikolaou General Secretary of Public Health
Georgia Gritzali Cabinet of the General Secretary of Public Health
Dimitrios Kostakis IT Systems Expert
Alexander Berler HL7 Hellas
George Dafoulas Municipality TRIKALA
Athina Triantafyllidi IDIKA SA
Zoi Kolitsi epSOS, CALLIOPE, eHealth Governance Initiative
Vasiliki Babali Metaxas National Anticancer Hospital