The second Baltic Conference on eHealth – organized by the Baltic Sea Forum, the Hamburg Chamber of Commerce, and IBM, in cooperation with the U.S. Commercial Service – will take place on September 26, 2008 (Hamburg, Germany) .

The conference includes a range of presentations and workshops, and will run alongside and an exhibition of international IT solution providers as well as a panel discussion on "Patient-Centric Healthcare Systems".

The event takes place under the patronage of Ulla Schmidt, the German Federal Minister of Health. It begins on Thursday, September 25, with a reception in the U.S. Consulate General in Hamburg.

Held at Hamburg Chamber of Commerce, the aim of the conference is to provide a forum on e-health for healthcare providers from Germany, Poland, Lithuania, Estonia, Latvia, Russia, Finland, Norway, Sweden, and Denmark.

The conference will present a well balanced mix of best practices and strategy oriented presentations from various countries. Attendees will include representatives from hospitals, governments, health insurance organisations, and service providers.

The conference program will focus on: best practices and case studies; disease management and use of IT to improve the quality and efficiency of patient care.

Baltic conference on e-health