Monday, January 18, 2010

Mark Your Calendar for Med-e-Tel

Telemedicine, eHealth, and Health IT are all tools used by the medical and nursing profession, patients, healthcare institutions, and stakeholders to provide the best care possible. To discuss all of the important issues in this field, mark your calendar for Med-e-Tel 2010 to be held on April 14-16th in Luxembourg.

Plan on attending this vital conference to hear presentations and meet with a global audience with diverse professional backgrounds to discuss today’s outstanding HIT market possibilities and new applications. The meeting will present outstanding opportunities to hear over 150 presentations, workshops, panel discussions, and satellite conferences.

Topics will include bioinformatics, broadband and wireless networks, business models, cost benefit studies, current ehealth realizations and projects, developing countries and their ehealth projects, distance education programs, ehealth integration into routine medical practices, home monitoring and homecare applications, legal and ethical aspects, reimbursement issues, satellites and ehealth, standardization and interconnectivity, and telemedicine applications and projects.

Establish networking opportunities by meeting with key networking leaders in the field. They will include association executives, consultants, distributors and agents, educators and researchers, funding agencies, government representatives, health insurance providers, homecare service organizations, hospital management and department heads, international authorities, medical specialists and general practitioner, nurses, venture capitalists, and investors.

The expo area is an opportunity to see the many services and applications that will be displayed such as diagnostic/monitoring systems and devices, home and personal monitoring equipment, hospital information systems, imaging devices, mobile/wireless devices and applications, satellite communications, surgical systems telecommunication services and devices, telecare/telehealth/telemedicine equipment, assistive technologies, videoconferencing, and vital signs monitoring.

The expo area will present many opportunities for Conference attendees to participate in demonstrations and attendees will also be able to use the dedicated meeting rooms for one-on-one meetings with industry leaders.

What will make this conference stand out this year is the workshop dedicated specifically to Free/Libre Open Source Software in Health Care (FLOSS-HC) which is not only a licensing model but also a software development process. The workshop will serve as a meeting place for old and new FLOSS-HC enthusiasts and a place for exchanging ideas, knowledge, and experiences.

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