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Digital Health

ESC Congress 2017

Focus on Digital Health, with specific tracks in the scientific programme and a dedicated area next to the ESC Plaza.


Digital Health Area 

Located next to the ESC Plaza and organised in collaboration with 4YFN, a Mobile World Capital programme.

Open from 9:00 to 18:00 from Saturday to Tuesday and from 9:00 to 13:00 on Wednesday.

The Digital Health solutions presented in the Digital Health Area are currently in production or still in development and not endorsed by the ESC.


Dedicated tracks in the programme


From digital medical records to big data and self-monitoring on smartphones and other devices, digital health is dramatically changing healthcare and how both doctors and their patients deal with all kinds of medical conditions.

In this track, highlights on these technological applications in the field of e-cardiology for both research and clinical practice will be presented.



Saturday 26 August

11:00-16:00 Best posters in m-health technology and application - Best poster screen (Poster Area) - Meet the Presenters during coffee breaks from 10:00 to 11:00
13:30-14:00 ESC and Digital Health - ESC TV Stage
17:00-18:00 Keynote Presentation during the Inaugural Session: The Future of Cardiovascular Medicine in the Digital Era by Eric Topol (La Jolla, US), MD, Director, Scripps Translational Science Institute and Professor of Genomics, The Scripps Research Institute.

Sunday 27 August

08:30-10:00 Impact of information technology solutions on cardiovascular care - Riga (Village 3)
10:10-10:50 eHealth to improve clinical practice - Agora 2 (Agora)
15:40-16:20 eHealth for interventional cardiology - Agora 2 (Agora)

Monday 28 August

07:30-08:15 Artificial intelligence - Smartphone apps and new technologies (for use in clinical practice) - Agora 2 (Agora)

08:30-12:30 Best Posters in e-cardiology - Best poster screen (Poster Area) - Meet the Presenters during coffee breaks from 10:00 to 11:00
10:10-10:50 Big Data for Dummies - Agora 2 (Agora)
14:00-15:30 CATCH ME - Management of patients with atrial fibrillation - Beirut (Village 3)
15:40-16:20 eHealth and the ESC Clinical Practice Guidelines - Agora 2 (Agora)

Innovation Track

Innovation is the lifeblood of developing next-generation medical therapies, drugs and diagnostic tools to address currently unmet needs. The Innovation Track will focus on the innovation process itself, as well as be presenting examples of cutting-edge advancements in medical technologies.

Saturday 26 August
12:40-13:20 The digital revolution in cardiovascular medicine - Dali (The Hub)

Sunday 27 August
10:10-10:50 Understanding the complexity of the innovation process - Dali (The Hub)

Monday 28 August
10:10-10:50 Start-up case studies - Successes and failures - Dali (The Hub)

Also not to be missed

Sunday 27 August
15:40-16:20 Social media for the cardiologist - Agora 1 (Agora)


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