Join the following speakers at the Hospital+Innovation Congress


Allan Flyvbjerg

(Steno Diabetes Center Copenhagen)

Anne Seiersen

Research Director
Director Forsikring & Pension

Anne Smetana

Chief Consultant
Healthcare DENMARK

Arne Nikolajsen

Direktør Sundhed & Omsorg

Benjamin Turner

Bioinformatics Custom Solutions Qiagen

Bogi Eliasen

Health Specialist Copenhagen Institute for Future Studies

Danielle Siarri

Master of Science in Nursing

Elisabeth Ginsberg

Innovation consultant
BørneRiget, Rigshospitalet, Capital Region, Denmark

Erik Jylling

Executive Vice President Health Politics
Danish Regions

Esra Özgümüş

International Director

Evy Ottesen

Nordsjællands Hospital, Northern Zealand Region of Denmark

Fiona Nielsen

CEO Repositive

Gert Sørensen

Danish National Genome Center

Harold F. Wolf III


President & CEO

Harold (Hal) Wolf III is the President and CEO of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS). HIMSS consists of HIMSS North America, HIMSS International, cause-based, global membership societies; HIMSS Analytics, the market research and data services group; HIMSS Media, the diversified media and publishing division; PCHAlliance, the Personal Connected Health Alliance; and Health 2.0 the Digital Health Conference—all focused on better health through information technology.

With nearly 35 years of experience, Wolf is respected internationally as a healthcare and informatics executive with areas of expertise in mhealth, product development, integrated care models, marketing, distribution, information technology and innovation implementation. He has helped health systems and providers across the world with end-to-end operations, commissioning, data and architectural design.

Before Joining HIMSS, Wolf served at The Chartis Group as Director; Practice Leader of Information and Digital Health Strategy. As the key architect in the development of content, research and user interface for video on demand and broadband, Mr. Wolf is a pioneer in consumer engagement. He has contributed his unique approach and insights to the birth of the digital health era, combining the traditional enterprise strategy with an end-to-end organizational view while keeping the patient as the central focus.

Mr. Wolf also served as the Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Kaiser Permanente’s Permanente Federation representing more than 16,000 physicians. There he was responsible for the development and implementation of critical care delivery strategies, data management and governance, population care management environments and the implementation of unique innovations and large scale programs that impacted end-to-end operations. Prior to Kaiser Permanente, Mr. Wolf worked as Vice President E-Business, Chief Information Officer for the Corporate Systems and Wholesale divisions of Qwest Communications/USWest. Previous endeavors include working internationally in the deployment of interactive television services in operations, content and business development; senior business management positions with Time Warner and MTV Networks; and Senior Advisor to McKinsey & Company and ADVI, LLC.

Mr. Wolf is a former Vice-Chair of HIMSS Enterprise Board, a Board member of the International Care Delivery Alliance and of the Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology. He is a visiting professor for Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller Institute at the University of South Denmark, the Center for Innovative Medical Technology at the Odense University Hospital in Denmark and Windsor University Odette School of Business, Canada. He also served as a board advisor for the Patient@Home European Union initiative that develops new products for home care while supporting the end-to-end acute care continuum.

Mr. Wolf holds a Bachelor of Science in Business from Wake Forest University and a Bachelor of Textile Management from North Carolina State University.

Henrik Rindall

Chief Medical Officer

Henrik has an extensive experience within health, research and innovation. He has worked with in both the private and public sectors at home and abroad in various leadership positions. Throughout his career, he has been launching strategies and projects fostering innovative transformation in healthcare, research, and life science.

In his current role as Chief Medical Officer, IBM Nordic, he acts as the medical lead within the development and application of innovative technology and methodology within the public healthcare sector, the pharmaceutical industry, and the biotech sector. He is engaged in the digital
transformation of the healthcare sector as subject matter expert, thought leadership, and public affairs management.

Henrik has a Master of Public Administration from Copenhagen Business School and has a and PhD, from the University of Copenhagen, Denmark.

Jacqueline Hall

National projects Business Development Manager
Seven Bridges

Jan Toft

Development manager
(Hospital of Southern Jutland)

Jens Wither Jensen

CEO Regionernes Kliniske Kvalitetsudviklingsprogram

Jonas Knudsen

Research Director

Kevin Davies

Genomic author and analyst
Founder Nature Genetics, The CRISPR Journal

Kjeld Møller Pedersen

Professor, Health Economics and Health Policy
University of Southern Denmark

Liz Worthey

Director Software & Informatics (HudsonAlpha)

Lone Krogsbøll

Investment Manager,
Health Invest in Odense

Maritta Perälä-Heape

Director at Centre for Health and Technology (CHT), University of Oulu, Finland

Martin Bøgsted

NEXT Bioinformatics and Aalborg University

Mathias Seraphin

Director Hospital Planning (Vamed)

Michael Bech

Prof. , CEO at KORA
Professor of Health Economics at KORA
the Danish Institute for Local and Regional Government Research

Ole Tejlgaard

Hospital logistics – in search of coherent solutions
A case description from the new acute care hospital in Goedstrup. The hospital is currently under construction and will be inaugurated in 2020.
The presentation will focus on how to ensure optimal logistics in a new green field hospital:
– what are the options and what are the constraints
– what can be controlled internally and what to be aware of externally

Ole Thomsen

Head of Corporate Management (Central Denmark Region)

Peder Jest

Executive Director, CMO, Odense University Hospital, Denmark

Peter Bak

CIO (Humber River Hospital) Canada

Peter Høngaard Andersen

Director Danish Innovation Fund

Roald Forsberg

Senior Management Executive

Stefan Buttigieg

Informatics & Dr.
M.D, Specialist Trainee in Public Health Medicine

Steffen Lerche

Director (Cambio)

Stephanie Lose

Regional Council Chairman
Region of Southern Denmark

Søren Brunak

Research Director
(Disease &System Biology, Copenhagen University)

Terry Vrijenhoek

DNA Visionary –
University Medcial Center Utrecht

Tom Johansen

Consultant in robotics 
(Hospital of Southern Jutland)

Joao Bocas

The Wearable Expert