Healthcare digitalization 2023 and beyond

Join our online event

9 March 2023   |   2:00pm - 5:00pm CET

Digitalizing healthcare to deal with healthcare backlog and increase patient satisfaction.

By attending you will:

  • Investigate financing opportunities for your IT projects from EU and national programs
  • Be advised by Deloitte about the future of digitalization in Healthcare in terms of:
    • Rising costs
    • Managing limited health resources
    • Overburdened health providers
    • Security standards of electronic records
    • Implementing cloud, AI or blockchain
  • Get the exclusive report Deloitte created for HPE, Intel®, “The future of digitalization in Healthcare 2023+”
  • See the results of the IDG survey "Digital Healthcare 2022: Problems, Innovations and Plans"


14:00 – 14:10

Healthcare digitalization policies and investment plans - European Commission representative - Fulvia Raffaelli, Head of Digital Health, DG SANTE, European Commission


The positive impact of digitalization in healthcare is tremendous. It's not only improving efficiency and effectiveness of the providers, but also increases access to health services and enables better treatment to individuals. Moreover, the advancements of new technologies including artificial intelligence create a great potential to transform healthcare. However, maturity of digital transformation varies across Europe. Join the session to learn about European Commission policies, strategies and efforts aimed to enable equal digitalization levels and unlock the potential of European health data spaces.

14:10 – 14:30

Supporting our Healthcare systems - Julia Patorska, Partner Associate in Deloitte

Resource strains faced by healthcare providers have been finally gaining additional attention after the pandemic. More will be expected from healthcare systems, especially because of economic turbulence increasing risks of future budgetary restrictions, and unfavorable demographic. Therefore, efficiency increases will be necessary for the public sector, and technological solutions offer possibilities for this. In this session we will:

•   Outline key threats shaping the future landscape of health services
•   Present examples of solutions already capable of alleviating the pressures faced
•   Look at potential sources of financing that may support an adaptation to demands of tomorrow

14:30 – 14:45

Digital Healthcare 2022 Report: Problems, Innovations and Plans – Wanda Zolcinska, Editor-in-Chief, Computerworld


Martin Bayer, Editorial Manager, Computerworld

Healthcare organisations in European countries face many challenges, and digital transformation is the answer to many of them. The editors of Computerworld and CIO have prepared a special report based on a survey conducted at the end of 2022 among health C-level representatives. We will answer the following questions:

•   How are health organizations approaching the use of technology (currently and in coming years)?
•   How are they managing data, modernizing infrastructure and applications, or leveraging the cloud?
•   What does adoption to patients’ requirements look like in practice?

14:45 - 14:55

European Commission Technical Support Instrument: Supporting digital transformation of health systems - Saša Jenko, the Head of Health Sector at European Commission, DG REFORM.

14:55 – 15:45

Panel discussion with healthcare organizations. "What should health organizations consider while planning strategic digital health investments?"

Panel moderator - Richard Bird, Worldwide Strategic Healthcare IT Lead at HPE


NICOLA DASCENZO, head of the Department of Innovation in Engineering and Physics, Neuromed


Niki Tsouma,  President of the Board & CEO, IDIKA


Janez Lavre, Medical Doctor, General Hospital Slovenj Gradec


Luis Vaz Henriques, CIO, Lusíadas Saúde, Vivalto Santé Group


Jens Jäger, Delegate for the research area Health, Helmholtz

15:45 – 16:30

Panel discussion with Deloitte representatives, “How to finance digitalization projects in healthcare”


Lars Mulder, Natalia Saiz,  Maksim Danilov,  Romulad Reculet

16:30 – 16:35

Wrap up