Driving Digital Transformation in European Healthcare: Recovery, Resilience, and the Use of Data

Thursday, April 20 at 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM CT
South Building, Level 1 | S100 C

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the need for resilient and sustainable healthcare systems across Europe.  Learn how European Member States are leveraging recovery and resilience funds to pave the way for the European Health Data Space by modernizing healthcare through digital transformation. Explore what stakeholders need from the EU to facilitate use of data for care delivery and reuse of data for planning, policymaking, research and innovation.

Learning Objectives

  • Gain an understanding of the European Union’s Recovery and Resilience Facility and the use of funds for digital health initiatives in the European Member States.
  • Understand the role of data hubs in improving healthcare data collection, analysis, and sharing.
  • Explore the potential of secondary use of data in healthcare and understand Artificial Intelligence can be used to improve outcomes.
Chief Quality Officer and Chief Clinical Transformation Officer, Government or Public Policy Professional, Public Health Practitioner


Angela Velkova
Senior Director, Healthcare & Lifesciences
FTI Consulting. Germany
Elena Sini
Group Chief Information Officer
GVM Care & Research, Italy
Isabelle Zablit-Schmitz
Europe & International Director for Digital Health, eHealth Delegation
Ministry of Health and Prevention, France
Maria Hassel
Swedish eHealth Agency (Swedish Presidency of the Council of the EU)
Petra Wilson
Senior Advisor, EU Policy
HIMSS Belgium