Global Collaboration Advancing the International Patient Summary

Tuesday, April 18 at 4:15 PM - 5:15 PM CT
North Building, Level 3 | Hall B | Booth 7946 | Interoperability Showcase

The International Patient Summary (IPS) has captured the attention of world leaders who seek to advance cross-border data exchange to improve health and well-being. Join us for an engaging panel discussion with global leaders in standards development and interoperability as they delve into the significance of the IPS and its role in advancing global interoperability. Our expert panelists will explore the unique roles of different organizations and stakeholders.

Moderator: Christina Caraballo, Vice President of Informatics, HIMSS 


  • Jürgen Brandstätter, IHE International 
  • Attila Farkas, Sr. Director Solution Management and Advisory Services, Canada Health Infoway
  • Andreas Klingler, PhD, MCS, Head of Interoperability Competence Center, Siemens Healthineers 
  • Matthew Rahn, Deputy Director, Standards Division, Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT  
  • Suzy Roy, Collaborations Specialist & Customer Lead Americas, SNOMED International 
  • Daniel Vreeman, Chief Standards Development Officer, Health Level Seven® International
Chief Digital Officer/Chief Digital Health Officer, CIO/CTO/CTIO/Senior IT, CMIO/CMO


Christina Caraballo, MBA
Vice President, Informatics


Andreas Klingler, PhD, MCs
IHE-Europe - JIC
Siemens Healthineers
Attila Farkas, MSc
Sr. Director Solution Management and Advisory Services
Canada Health Infoway
Dan Vreeman, DPT, MSc
Chief Standards Development Officer
Health Level Seven (HL7) International
Matthew Rahn
Deputy Director, Standards Division
US DHHS Office of the National Coordinator For Hea
Suzy Roy, PhD
Collaborations Specialist & Customer Lead Americas
SNOMED International