Med-e-Tel, the annual International eHealth, telemedicine and Health ICT Forum, organised by the International Society for Telemedicine & eHealth (ISfTeH), an international federation of national associations that represent their countries’ telemedicine and eHealth manufacturers.
The Society was formed to help in the international dissemination of knowledge and experience in Telemedicine and eHealth and provide access to recognised IT experts worldwide. Med-e-Tel is their meeting place, providing education, networking and business for a global audience with diverse professional backgrounds.
The conference – Topics will include Telehealth for Chronic Disease Management, Telehealth Service Standards, Telenursing, eLearning, Open Source in Healthcare, eHealth in Low Resource Settings, the 2nd edition of the Global eHealth Strategies Symposium, and more.
Education – This year Med-e-Tel is running over 150 presentations and workshops, led by international experts covering experience, current applications, and predictions of future trends in Telemedicine and eHealth, and their effects on the healthcare system as a whole. Medical specialists can benefit from up to 16 hours of CME
The exhibition – The Med-e-Tel 2012 exhibition will feature Telemedicine and eHealth products and solutions from leading companies and providers.
Networking – The organisers report that the event ‘…actively promotes and enhances cooperation opportunities, and is the place to establish partnerships and contacts, both globally and locally. Meet and network with healthcare and industry stakeholders, use the dedicated meeting areas and events at Med-e-Tel to exchange ideas. Attend meetings from a number of international and regional associations, and expand your network.’
Business – ‘Meet with industry representatives and see the solutions and technology at work in the expo and networking area. Participate in demonstrations that will give you a better view on the potential behind Telemedicine and eHealth tools.’
The final organiser’s message is: ‘Ten years ago, we were on the verge of new technological developments opening the field for more and improved Telemedicine and eHealth applications. This time around, we are on the verge of mainstreaming Telemedicine and eHealth into regular health and care services. Join us in in Luxembourg for the 10th edition of Med-e-Tel and be part of the progress.’
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