Medical Innovations in Arrhythmias - The expectations, the barriers, the developments
The topic of the annual Summit, organised by the European Heart Rhythm Association ( EHRA ), was Medical Innovations in Arrhythmias - The expectations, the barriers, the developments. The summit took place once again at the European Heart House in Sophia Antipolis, France from 21-22 March 2011. The strategic aim was to strengthen the relations between EHRA and the Working Groups in Electrophysiology and Cardiac Pacing and / or National Societies by creating a discussion platform.
With its 75 participants including 17 speakers, 29 representatives from National Societies and Working groups in Electrophysiology from 27 ESC member countries invited and 13 representatives from Industry, the EHRA Summit was very productive and successful thanks to its state of the art scientific presentations.
The aim of this two day Summit on "Medical Innovations in Arrhythmias. The expectations, the barriers, the developments" was to highlight the main obstacles in treatment in the European countries. The cases of United Kingdom, Russia, Serbia, Israel, Spain and Poland have been addressed.
The breakout sessions on day two split the attendees into three task forces to enable more elaborate discussions on:
Below you will find a sample of comments collected from the survey sent to all attendees after the Summit. Thoughts on the Summit...
The EHRA Summit was the fifth meeting between the European Heart Rhythm Association and the Presidents and Chairpersons of the all Working Groups on Electrophysiology, Arrhythmias, Cardiac Pacing and Heart Rhythm of the ESC National Societies. The European Heart Rhythm Association is happy to share with you the different point of view of the lecturers. The presentations of the meeting are available below in PDF format
The restricted affordability of the health care systems - The view of the industry
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