Hospital + Innovation Congress 2015 Program

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DAY 1: Wednesday, October 21, 2015

08:00 – 09:00

Registration and breakfast

09:00 – 10:00

Welcome and introduction

Sophie Løhde, Danish Minister of Health
Stephanie Lose, President of the Regional Council, Region of Southern Denmark
Péteris Zilgalvis, Head of Unit, EU
Mariann Fischer Boel, Chairman of Healthcare DENMARK
Peder Jest, Medical Director, Odense University Hospital, Region of Southern Denmark

10:00 – 10:15

Program overview and expectations

Anders Bildsøe Lassen, Moderator

10:15 – 11:00

Reflections on the rewards and challenges of patient involvement

– How do we meet the patients’ expectations for the hospitals of the future?
Lisbeth Kallestrup, Centre Medical Director, Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark
Jocelyn Cornwell, Chief Executive, Point of Care Foundation, UK

11:00 – 11:45

Networking and Coffee

11:45 – 12:30

Experiences from international hospital building projects – What could we do differently?

Focus on patient involvement, hospital technology and PPP (Public Private Partnership) cooperation

Dag Bøhler, Project Director, Østfold, Norway
Johan Permert, Development and Innovation Director, Karolinska University Hospital, Sweden

12:30 – 13:15

Panel discussion on the Danish experiences in creating hospitals of the future

Reflections on international experiences
Specific experiences in implementing visions, PPI (Public Private Innovation) and user involvement

Peter Fosgrau, Project Director, New Odense University Hospital, Region of Southern Denmark
Helle Gaub, Project Director, University Hospital Koege, Region Zealand
Jens Friis Bak, Hospital Medical Director, Central Denmark Region
Kjeld Lisby, Chief Innovation Officer, North Denmark Region

13:15 – 13:30

Introduction to the workshops

How do we increase health innovation and coorporation between public and private sectors in health services?

Sophie Hæstorp Andersen, Chairman of the Regional Council of The Capital Region of Denmark and member of the board, Danish Regions.

13:30 – 14:30


14:30 – 17:00


Patient Involvement – designing hospitals for the future


Bent Ottesen, Project Director, Capital Region of Denmark

Anne-Mette Termansen, Project Manager, Rigshospitalet, Capital Region of Denmark

14:30 – 17:00


Innovation – Improving efficiency and quality by means of ICT

Service logistics and localization in hospitals – case from Aarhus University Hospital

Johnny Olsson, Program manager, Central Denmark Region
Mikkel Harbo, Director, Business Development & Product Management, Systematic
Tine Park Nygaard, Innovation Manager, Central Region Denmark

Clinical logistics in Central Denmark Region – case from The Regional Hospital in Horsens

Christina Egelund Antonsen, Innovation Consultant and Project Manager, Central Denmark Region
Thomas Riisgaard Hansen, Product Director, Cetrea

Anders Bildsøe Lassen, Moderator

14:30 – 17:00


Psychiatry – Possibilities and challenges in Public Private Partnerships

Case: PPP (Public Private Partnership) cooperation

Case: Physical framework of modern psychiatry

Anne Sigh, Project Manager, Psychiatry, Region of Southern Denmark
Christian Boel, Interim Head of Corporate Management, Central Denmark Region
Lene Stadil, Project Manager, Psychiatry, Central Denmark Region
Peter Christophersen, Director, KPC

19:00 –


WHINN SPEAK is a networking dinner for all attendees during WHINN.
We expect more than 850 attendees at WHINN SPEAK.

WHINN SPEAK will be held on Wednesday 21st October and is an offer for all participants in WHINN, including those participating in Hospital + Innovation.

The price is € 75 + Danish VAT.

This includes a 3 course dinner + wine, networking and amazing speakers.

WHINN SPEAK – networking dinner

Hospital + Innovation Congress 2015 Program

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