Easy and Equal Access to Care at WHINN
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The morning session on the Easy and Equal Access to Care Track

If you are concerned with how we adapt technology to a digital future to ensure that as many people as possible benefits from it, the Easy and Equal Access to Care track is where you should be. The track explores how innovative technologies can facilitate easy and equal access to healthcare services for all citizens when combined with re-thinking collaboration structures.

The session is divided into 2 parts. The first part will begin with an introduction by track chair Erik Jylling from Odense University Hospital, followed by a presentation by Simon Tulloch from the UK about how the implementation of “improved Access to Psychotherapy” (IAPT) in the UK significantly improved access to care. After this, a presentation by Martin Lund about how adapting and implementing IAPT will reduce wait times. Lastly, a presentation by Marie Paldam Folker about how we can expand digital treatment services and improve access to mental care.

After a coffee break, the second part of the session starts with a presentation by Dr. Oliver Thomas Harrison from Spain about digital transformation of Healthcare equals opportunities do deliver access to care for all, followed by a presentation by Richard Wheeler about how we save the planet and us in a time of radical change.


The afternoon session on the Easy and Equal Access to Care track is about how the use of citizen or patient generated data can lead to better individualized health and care experiences for the individual. How national infrastructures can facilitate pro-active use of health and citizen generated data will also be discussed in this session.

The session is kicked off with a presentation from Dr. Joseph Kvedar about working with patient generated data to create individual care experiences and make them a part of the patient’s everyday life. This will be followed by a practical example of citizen generated data being used pro-actively to support individual healthcare services.

After this, a presentation by Head of Business Unit at Cambio, Anne Mette Bang about why the collection of this data should be top priority. This is followed by a presentation from Don McIntyre from Scotland about the establishment of a national infrastructure system. The track session will be rounded off with a presentation from Assistant Director for Danish Regions, Mette Lindstroem Lage, about the use of national infrastructure for citizen generated data, focusing on who and how.

So there we are, if you are interested in citizen/patient generated data, the pros and cons about it and what it takes to take full advantage of them, the afternoon session of the EEAC track is the place to be.

In conclusion, if you are interested in modern health tech in relation to providing care for all patients and citizens, this track at WHINN is the place for you.

Target group

  • Health professionals from all sectors; municipalities, general practitioners, hospitals/regions, psychiatry
  • Managers from healthcare providers and other healthcare organisations
  • Project managers, researchers and IT staff from healthcare organisations
  • Companies in the field of health IT