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SDForum and Innovation Center Denmark Present: The Future of Health Innovation
Date:10/7/2010

SAN MATEO, Calif., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- SDForum, Silicon Valley's leading source of information and education in the technology community, will host the first ever conference on how innovative technologies in Denmark and the U.S. can address today's challenges in the health care sector. The two-day conference is presented in partnership with Innovation Center Denmark and takes place at Stanford University, October 26-27, 2010.

The conference is a unique opportunity to meet Danish business and hospital executives, startups, scientists and government officials whose technologies and research are behind what the Commonwealth Study concluded is the most efficient IT health care system in the world. Insights will also be provided by leaders and influencers in California, the sixth largest economy in the world and a front-runner state in the nation's use of electronic health records and home to agenda-setting companies and hospitals.

"With the advent of new technologies such as telemedicine and e-health portals offering our citizens cross-sector access to their patient journals and health records, we provide a new, patient-centered approach," says Bertel Haarder, Danish Minister for Health and the Interior. "By extending treatment and consultation to the living room, we see a satisfaction rate increase in both patients and clinicians, while also reducing costs."

The use of electronic health records alone currently saves physicians in Denmark an average of 50 minutes a day in administrative work and Denmark's health system, encompassing its 5.5 million people, as much as $120 million a year.

"Not just providing access, but extracting relevant patient data across these platforms is the next step, which will empower both the patient and the clinician to make evidence-based treatment decisions," says Henning Bruun-Schmidt, IBM ACURE's director of Market Development.

"I predict that within a decade, no practicing physician will consider treating their patients without the support/advice of health expertise embodied in a system that enables patients to self-care and self-manage their health," says Adam Bosworth, Founder and CEO of Keas, and a keynote speaker at the Future of Health Innovation conference. "Systems are emerging that help consumers get personalized advice and information about their health, and these systems are going to be incredible treasure troves of data about what works, and what doesn't."

"This conference is an exceptional opportunity to share learning lessons for all actors in the industry, from technologists to care providers," says Susan Lucas-Conwell, CEO of SDForum.

Visit The Future of Health Innovation (http://www.futureofhealthinnovation.com) for the full agenda.

Speakers include:

Arne Astrup, University of Copenhagen

Adam Bosworth, KEAS

Henrik Bjerregaard, MedCom

Henning Bruun-Schmidt, IBM ACURE

Anne DeGheest, Medstars

Matthew Douglas, Practice Fusion

Bertel Haarder, Danish Minister for Health and the Interior

Hans Erik Henriksen, Cetrea

Amy Keller, Center for Health Design

Rob Lister, IDEO Claus Meyer, Noma Restaurant

Erik Rasmussen, Monday Morning

Lene Serpa, Novo Nordisk

Thomas Shaughnessy, Sutter Health

Harold Wolf, Kaiser Permanente

Paul Tang, Palo Alto Medical Foundation

Location & Time:

Stanford University, Tresidder Hall, Oak Lounge.

Tuesday, October 26: 9am-5pm

Wednesday, October 27: 9am-4pm

Early Bird Pricing: SDForum members $250; Non-Members $275

Register at: www.sdforum.org/FHI  

Media are invited to attend.

About SDForum

SDForum has been instrumental in setting the technology industry agenda for more than 25 years. As the largest and oldest not-for-profit in the valley dedicated to educating and creating relationships within the technology community, SDForum provides the latest insights on emerging technology trends and best business practices through events, specialized services and resources. The SDForum reaches 12,000 professionals annually. Long-standing relationships in Silicon Valley include technology companies such as HP, IBM, Microsoft, Nokia and SAP as well as over 30 venture capital firms, financial institutions and international organizations. For more information, visit www.sdforum.org.

About Innovation Center Denmark

Innovation Center Denmark accelerates the entry of Danish companies into Silicon Valley, promotes US investments in Denmark, facilitates research collaboration and provides inspiration to help drive innovation in Denmark. The Center is one of the direct results of the globalization strategy designed by the Danish government in 2006 to help achieve the ambitious objective of becoming one of the leading knowledge-based nations in the world by 2015. For more information, visit www.innovationcenterdenmark.com.


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