MEDICA Health IT Forum 2017 enthralls digital health enthusiasts on day 2

MEDICA Health IT Forum 2017

MEDICA Health IT Forum 2017 Day 2

Digital health enthusiasts in the city of Düsseldorf found themselves witnessing panel discussions on latest digital health technology, industry trends, as well as eHealth Venture Summit. eHealth Venture Summit, indispensable part of Health IT Forum, give the participants an opportunity to discover the hottest trends and innovation in Health IT as well as showcases companies to foster strategic partnerships.

Dr. Hempel and Team

Program of Medica Day 2

Red Stage

11.00 – 14.00 h : eHealth Venture Summit

11.00 – 11.20 h: Networking

11.20 – 11.25 h: Introduction

Dr. Stefan Becke

11:25 – 12:50 h: Start-up Panel for the eHealth Venture Summit Award 2017

Chair: Prof. Dr. Jochen Werner and Prof. Dr. Talya Miron-Shatz

12:50 – 13:00 h: Novel uses and needs in digital health

Prof. Dr. Talya Miron-shatz

13:00 – 13:40 h: Funding Panel: Who funds digital health and what are they looking for?

Chair: Prof. Dr. Talya Miron-Shatz


  • Christian Piepenbrock, Innovation and Business Development
    Consultant – Amgen Research, Berlin, Germany
  • Clara Leonard, Associate, dHealth Ventures, Berlin, Germany
    Dr. Martin Pfi ster, High Tech Gründerfonds, Bonn, Germany
  • Mr. Caspar Graf Stauffenberg, CatCap GmbH, München,
  • Prof. Talya Miron-Shatz, Center for Medical Decision Making,
    Business School, Ono Academic College, Kiryat Ono, Israel and
    Center for Medicine in the Public Interest, New York, USA
  • Prof. Dr. med. Jochen Werner, CEO University Hospital Essen,
    Essen, Germany
  • Dr. med. Stefan Becker, M. B. A. , University Hospital Essen,
    Essen, Germany
  • Diana Rucinschi, Executive Agency for Small and Medium Sized
    Enterprises, Brussels, Belgium

13:40 – 13:50 h: Winner of mHealth Israel: Aidoc – Deep Learning-based AI startup in the radiology space

Mr. Elad Walach

13:50 – 14:00 h: Award Ceremony

14.30 – 17.30 h: Digital Health: “Internetmedizin” & Patient Empowerment

14.30 – 15.20 h: x-Health – how Digital Technology is changing power dynamics between doctors and patients

Moderation: Prof. Dr. Britta Böckmann, FH Dortmund / Expert Circle MHIF


  • Ulrike Anders, Design Lead BARMER, Founder Health 2.0
  • Dr. Martin Hirsch, Founder ADA
  • Dr. Tobias Gantner, CEO HealthCare Futurists
  • Julia Hagen, Speaker Health & Pharma at Bitkom e. V.
  • Katina Sostmann, Creative Director Digital, Aperto –
    an IBM Company

15.30 – 16.20 h: eMental Health: new applications and pathways in therapy

Moderation & Keynote: Prof. Dr. Silke Schmidt, Department Health and Prevention, Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-Universität Greifswald; Expert Circle MHIF


  • Dr. Elena Heber, GET.ON GmbH
  • Farina Schurzfeld, Founder, Selfapy
  • Prof. Dr. Galina Ivanova, Director Biomedical Data Science, InfAI – Institute for Applied Informatics e. V., Universität Leipzig
  • Joris Moolenaar, Founder and CEO, Karify
  • Benjamin Vahle, Co-Founder & CEO Bluebird

16.30 – 17.30 h: Digital Care – how care will look like in the near future

Moderation: Dr. Florian Caspari, CEO Töchter & Söhne Gesellschaft für digitale Helfer mbH


  • Tim Kahrmann, CEO Pfl egix
  • Güven Karakuzu, IT-Labs GmbH
  • Diana Heinrichs, CEO Lindera GmbH
  • Giuseppe Conti, Ph.D, CTO, Nively

An exhibitor interacting with a visitor

Green Stage

11.00 – 14.00 h: The First Health IT Forum World Café 2017

Presentor:  Frost & Sullivan
Moderation: Ch. Rode-Schubert, TCI GmbH

Healthcare Megatrends Presentation
Audience Participation Poll on Smartphone App
Background & Explanation of World Café Format

World Café – Round 1
World Café – Round 2
World Café – Round 3
World Café Table Hosts Present Summaries
Key Takeaways + Thanks to Participants / Audience

Internet of Medical Things Presentation
Audience Participation Poll on Smartphone App

Background & Explanation of World Café Format
World Café – Round 1
World Café – Round 2
World Café – Round 3
World Café Table Hosts Present Summaries
Key Takeaways + Thanks to Participants / Audience

Vendor Presentation, followed by 1-on-1 networking

14.00 – 14.50 h: Wie funktioniert das vernetzte Krankenhaus – Überleitung und Patienteneinbeziehung statt Überraschungslogistik

Michael Franz, CompuGroup

15.00 – 15.25 h: Spielerische Gesundheitsförderung mit Serious Games Technologies

Dr. Stephan Goebel, httc e. V., Innovationsnetzwer Serious Games Technologies


15.30 – 15.55 h: Core Data

Josephine Yang, Sales Manager at EPS Bio Technology Corp.

16.00 – 16.50 h: 3rd Party Software im Medizinprodukt – die Büchse der Pandora?

Peter Nix, softgate

The second day of world’s biggest medical trade fair, Medica, concluded as the setting sun painted the sky with different hues of red and the visitors left enthusiastically looking forward to the next day of this grand event.


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