DigiHealthDay-2021 @ DIT-ECRI – Second Call & UPDATE: Exclusive Summer Events

Dear Colleagues,


Countries around the world experienced more benefits of Digital Health during this pandemic than ever before, and there is an increasing attention to Digital Health from healthcare professionals, patients, stakeholders, policymakers, and payers. European Campus Rottal-Inn recognizes this and continues its academic focus on the exchange of knowledge in Digital Health through DigiHealthDay-2021. Upcoming events from the DigiHealthDay-2021 series include special guest lectures by world-renounced experts, dedicated to understanding the impact of Digital Health on healthcare from an international perspective. 


Prof. Jörg Debatin, Chairman of the Health Innovation Hub (hih), Federal Ministry of Health (Germany), in his lecture ‘Digital Medicine in Germany: Charting the Future’, on June 14th, will talk about digital health technologies and their progression state in Germany, including its implementation/ adoption, new regulations and acts of infrastructure connectivity and interoperability. Prof. Joseph Kvedar, Vice President, Partners Health Care and Chair of the Board of the American Telemedicine Association (ATA), in his lecture ‘Telehealth from the US Perspective, Past, Present and Future’, on July 9th, will talk about Telehealth adoption and its’ progression in USA, during the pandemic, describing also the basics that were laid in place before, and the trends expected to be seen in the early future. Seize this opportunity to listen to international experts in the field, with the possibility to ask questions. You can tune to these exclusive DigiHealthDay talks from anywhere around the globe. Register, if you have not yet done it, and make sure you don’t miss out!


If you have missed our past workshops, don’t worry! In June and July, we bring to you even more action with premeeting workshops on patient safety for digital health products, business insights from radiology images, the importance of high-quality health data and its trustworthy use for learning health systems, AI and big data analytics in healthcare, and telehealth accreditation. Take a look at the lineup of DigiHealthDay-2021 speakers and events on our website www.th-deg.de/digihealthday.


Joining DigiHealthDay-2021, on November 12, for a Panel Discussion on the Future of Digital Health Data, and keynote and impulse talks, are some of the leading experts and stakeholders. Among them are: Prof. Sylvia Thun, Head of Core Unit eHealth & Interoperability, Berlin Institute of Health @ Charité; Prof. Rajendra Gupta, President, Disease Management Association of India; Dr. Bertalan Meskó, Director of The Medical Futurist Institute; Dr. Filippo Martino, Chairman of the German Society of Digital Medicine e.V. (DGDM); Tatyana Kanzaveli, Founder and CEO of Open Health Network (USA); Artur Olesch, Founder & Editor-in-Chief of aboutDigitalHealth; and Dr. Georg Münzenrieder, Head of Unit of Digitalization at Bavarian State Ministry of Health and Care.


This year we have a special ‘Student Session’, giving Digital Health students and recent graduates a chance to present their ideas to experienced researchers from the Digital Health industry, universities, and research institutes worldwide, with the possibility to win a cash prize, and publish it on online Journal of the International Society for Telemedicine and eHealth and in the symposium proceedings. The details can be found on the event series website.


We would also like to remind you about the possibility to submit your research work as abstracts or papers. Selected abstracts and papers will be published in the symposium proceedings and in the Journal of the International Society for Telemedicine and eHealth (JISfTeH). Deadline for submission is August 1. For more info, check the ‘Submissions’ section on our website.


PARTICIPATION IN DigiHealthDay IS FREE! Registration is required to attend any DigiHealthDay event. Follow the link to Register.  For news and update follow the event on Facebook and LinkedIn.


DigiHealthDay-2021 is hosted by DIT-ECRI in cooperation with its partners: Bavarian State Ministry of Health and Care, Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), International Society for Telemedicine & eHealth (ISfTeH), International Medical Informatics Association (IMIA), European Federation for Medical Informatics (EFMI), German Society of Digital Medicine (DGDM), German Telemedicine Society (DGTelemed), Bavarian Telemedicine Alliance (BTA), Armenian Association of Telemedicine (AATM), City of Pfarrkirchen, Russian-Armenian University (RAU), People’s Friendship University of Russia (RUDN), National Healthcare University of Ukraine (NHU), and DigitalHealthNews.eu  (media partner).


                                                                                              We look forward to welcoming you virtually to charming Pfarrkirchen, in the Heart of Europe!




Prof. Dr. Dipak Kalra

International Invited Chair

Prof. Dr. Horst Kunhardt

Scientific Committee Chair

Prof. Dr. Georgi Chaltikyan

Organizing Committee Chair

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