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Scientific Programme

ESC Digital Health Week - 30 November to 3 December


Monday 30 November 

Devices and mobile applications in cardiology
  • From 18:00 to 18:30 - CET
  • Editorial Team
    • John Gordon (UK)
    • Joost Lumens (NL)
    • Emma Svennberg (SE)

  • What will I learn?
    • To learn about the use of wearables in primary and secondary prevention of cardiac disease
    • To be aware of practical examples of the use of wearable technology 
    • To understand the challenges and common pitfalls of wearable devices
    • To gain an insight into future perspectives on wearable devices

"Do you need a brief update on digital devices and apps in cardiology? Join us and take part in an interesting journey from what the patients want from this technology, to how it can be used in primary and secondary prevention of cardiac disease, to practical examples of applications during the Covid-19 pandemic and the use in growing economies. Health care experts from around the World will aid in bringing the latest perspective and a glimpse into the future."  Prof. Emma Svennberg

Tuesday 1 December

AI in cardiology: present and future
  • From 18:00 to 18:30 - CET

  • Editorial Team
    • Nicolas Duchateau (FR)
    • Benjamin Meder (DE)
    • Rafal Samborski (PL)

  • What will I learn?
    • To be aware of what can be currently done with AI tools and how useful it can be
    • To understand how to better apprehend such tools and foster clinical transfer
    • To get an overview of the next challenges for such technology and its trustability
    • To be signposted to the work the ESC is doing in digital health care

Wednesday 2 December

Remote monitoring and consultation in 2020
  • From 18:00 to 18:30 - CET

  • Editorial Team
    • Martin Cowie (UK)
    • Panos Vardas (GR)
    • Paul Van Haelst (CH)

  • What will I learn?
    • To be aware of the current situation in Europe and globally on remote monitoring and remote consultation
    • To be aware of best practice in remote consultation from the patient and health care professional’s perspectives
    • To understand the challenges to implementation of remote digital services, including workflow and reimbursement
    • To be signposted to the work the ESC is doing in digital health care

Thursday 3 December

  ESC Live 1 from London ESC Live 2 from London
Topic Telemedicine in the COVID era Highlights of the Digital Health Week 
Format Live discussion Live discussion
Time (CET) 17:30 - 18:10  18:50 - 19:30

Prof. Martin Cowie (UK)

Dr. Laura Corr (UK)

Prof. Martin Cowie (UK)

Panel discussion

Prof. Frieder Braunschweig (SE)

Assist. Prof. Sergio Leonardi (IT)

Dr. Roxana Mehran (USA)

Prof. John Rumsfeld (USA)

EHJ - Digital Health

The European Heart Journal Digital Health (EHJDH) is the official digital health journal of the European Society of Cardiology.

It covers the whole sphere of cardiovascular medicine, from all perspectives of digital health.

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