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1st Athens Digital Health Meetup

With 2017 eHealth Forum events coming up in October (from the 19th to the 22nd), the eHealth Forum has launched since last February, a series of Meetups to boost interaction and facilitate information exchange between relevant stakeholders, health care professionals, local authorities and the public.
In the first successful Athens Digital Health (eHealth) Meetup organised at Athens Chamber of Commerce, on February 15th, 84 people participated. The discussion was held around digital health applications in our daily life as well as Greece’s position in this dynamic market. Also, eHealth Forum’s new plans and strategy for 2017 were presented by Lina Nikolopoulou, Managing Director of eHealth Forum.
At this 1st Athens Digital Health Meetup, two aspects of digital health were presented by speakers Haralampos Karanikas, PhD, Consultant, eHealth Researcher at the Athens Medical Society, attempted to answer the question “Does Greece have an eHealth strategy plan?”; and Thanos Stavropoulos, Postdoc Researcher at CERTH-ITI & CEO of Carealia talked about “The Impact of Digital Health on Our Everyday Lives” and presented an application for monitoring & data analytics from dementia patients developed by Carealia.