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STOA x Sparks event - Health systems for the future

  • Workshop STOA 2017
Health systems for the future - Making EU health systems resilient and innovative
Sparks has proposed themes and speakers from our exhibition 'Beyond the Lab' for this workshop organised by the Science and Technology Options Assessment (STOA) Committee of the European Parliament. Pedro Oliveira from Patient Innovation and Sara Riggare will talk about patient’s participation in health innovation, promotion and prevention.
The event will be chaired by MEP Paul RUBIG, first vice-chair of the STOA Committee and moderated by Helmut BRAND from the University of Maastricht (NL).
  • Introduction and keynote
Assessing health systems' performance in the EU: what have we done and what can we do together?
Andrzej RYS, DG Sante’, European Commission
  • Part 1: Health systems priorities and governance
Health system strengthening priorities in the WHO European Region 2015-2020
Ihor PEREHINETS, WHO Regional Office for Europe
Strategies for reform implementation success in Europe
Josep FIGUERAS, European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies
Improving the governance of the health system: the example of Veneto Region
Domenico MANTOAN, Veneto Region, Italy
  • Part 2: Primary care, healthcare digitalisation & citizens’ participation
Improving the performance of primary and integrated care
Niek KLAZINGA, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam & Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
Data collection and information channels: the digital dimension of healthcare
Enrique BERNAL-DELGADO, Institute for Health Systems, Zaragoza, Spain
Patient’s participation in health innovation, promotion and prevention
Pedro OLIVEIRA, Católica-Lisbon School of Business and Economics, Lisbon, Portugal
Sara RIGGARE Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
Each part will be followed by Q&A. The event will be concluded by the Chair and followed by a stand up lunch.
Practical information
8 June 2017
10:00 - 12:30
European Parliament, Brussels
Paul Henri Spaak building - Room P7C050
Registration can be done at the following link.
Events date: 
Thursday, June 8, 2017