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Club of Amsterdam Newsletter, Issue 08

This Club of Amsterdam Newsletter focuses on 'the future of Medicine - the Patient Experience'. It includes articles, links as well as information about the conference.
More information at: http://www.clubofamsterdam.com

Conference about
the future of Medicine
The Patient Experience

Date: Wednesday, May 28, 2003, 18:30-22:15

For information about the VIP Reception (17:30-19:00), please visit the Ticket Corner
Where: PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Prins Bernhardplein 200, Amsterdam [next to Amstelstation]

Ticket information:
Program information: http://www.clubofamsterdam.com

Who should attend?
- You are active in medical cure or care.
- You are interested in the ICT infrastructure needed.
- You are involved in governmental policies about medicine.
- You are interested in finances, insurances etc. related to the medical business.
- You are simply interested in the topic!

Register now - click here!

Our speakers include
Oliver Angerer (Human Exploration Science Coordinator, European Space Agency), Chris de Bruijn (Scientific Coordination, European Institute of Molecular Medicine), Ronald Schreuder (CEO, STG/Health Management Forum), Rik Riemens, Consultant, Achmea Healthcare and Wouter Keijser, MD, Medical Director, dokterdokter.nl, Board Member, Dutch Patient and Consumer Federation (NPCF). The host is Bernard Vast (Healthcare ICT Specialist, 2Cure).

"Telemedicine and self-monitoring of health are key components of such an isolated living environment like on Mars."
"Empowered patients will be impatient patients."
"As a consequence of ICT developments, web-based e-health adaptability will be essential for survival of all players in the healthcare business."
"Genomics will cause the shift from cure to prevention, pushing us to "live up to our genes"."

The conference language is English.

Tickets can be ordered online or bought at the door (except VIP and Discount tickets):
Regular Tickets: Euro 69,- online / Euro 79,- at the door;
Student Tickets: Euro 25,- online / Euro 29,- at the door;
VIP Tickets: Euro 119,- online. For information about the VIP Reception (17:30-19:00), please visit the Ticket Corner.
The online Ticket Corner is at:
The Club of Amsterdam offers online Discount Tickets to members of IPAN, NGI and The World Future Society

The event 'the futur of Medicine' is supported by:
is the world's largest professional services organisation. Drawing on the knowledge and skills of more than 150,000 people in 150 countries, we help our clients solve complex business problems and measurably enhance their ability to build value, manage risk and improve performance in an Internet-enabled world.

"My Genes, My Health" Strategy by Prof. Dr. Chris De Bruijn, MedPlus Europe S.A.
eHealth Code of Ethics by Internet Healthcare Coalition
Genomics and World Health by WHO, Advisory Committee on health research
Human reproductive cloning, a statement by the Royal Society
Inter-institutional debate on stem cell research by CORDIS News
Lifescience, Genomics, and Biotechnology for Health, by European Research 2002
Medicine on the Net by Robert E. Filman, NASA Ames Research Center
Recent advances: Telemedicine by Richard Wootton

Foundation for Future Health Scenarios STG
Telemedicine Alliance - ESA
You find more than 50 links related to 'the future of Medicine' at:

Upcoming Events:
Wednesday, May 28, 2003: the future of Medicine
Wednesday, June 25, 2003: Re-inventing Democracies for the Future

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