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  • 2010-04-28 09:28:00
  • Conference

The First Health 2.0 Europe Conference was held in Paris on April 6-7, 2010. The event was dedicated to showing how Web 2.0 and social media are transforming healthcare systems in Europe. The conference welcomed speakers from patient and physician communities, online and mobile tool providers, hospitals, insurers, pharmaceutical companies and governments in 10 European countries.

Organized by e-health specialists Health 2.0 of San Francisco and Basil Strategies of Paris, the two-day event assembled attendees from the converging industries of healthcare, the Internet, mobile applications and social media, to network and brainstorm about technologies that are revolutionizing healthcare delivery and treatment. The Health 2.0 Europe conference agenda can be downloaded here:

The discussed topics included patients using web-based tools to guide their own care, web interaction between healthcare professionals and between professionals and patients, and the strategic implications for traditional healthcare actors.

The founder of patient education and physician-communication portals Gabor Gyarmati was a speaker at the conference's Pharma and Health 2.0 panel. An interview with Gabor was 
published on The Health Care blog, that can be read here:

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