Digital health as a future of global health care
In early June 2020, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Israel-Ukraine held the online conference “Digital health as a future of global health care. Israeli innovations in digital health”.
At the webinar, participants were able to learn how digital medicine is developing in the current environment, what effective innovative solutions are being developed in Israel, and how the Ukrainian healthcare system and business can use telemedicine and other innovative solutions at home.
Conference speakers were:
- Evgeny Shulgin, Chairman of the board, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Israel-Ukraine
- Hennadii Nadolenko, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ukraine to the State of Israel
- Joel Lion, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the State of Israel to Ukraine
- Lena Rogovin, Digital Health Sector Lead, Start-Up Nation Central
- Angelica Khachaturova, Director of Global Business Development of TytoCare
- Vitaly Sirota, Founder and CEO of Beecardia (Witalize Ltd.)
- Eran Meiraz, Sales Director of CNOGA Medical Ltd.
The webinar was moderated by Vlad Cherkassky, CEO of the CCI Israel-Ukraine.
The conference was attended by representatives of the Embassy of the State of Israel to Ukraine, the Embassy of Ukraine to the State of Israel, the Ministry of Health and the Ministry for Development of Economy, Trade and Agriculture of Ukraine, as well as local government officials from various regions of Ukraine, specialists from leading medical universities, management of private medical centers and companies.
6 important points of the online conference “Digital health as a future of global health care”
- The healthcare system was overloaded even before coronavirus. Global spending in this area is growing steadily. By 2022, according to various forecasts, they will exceed 10 trillion dollars. This creates the need to optimize the system and government spending right now.
- The Covid-19 pandemic once again proved that medicine should become more personalized and focused on disease prevention.
- Digital health is the fusion of healthcare and technology. It sets itself the task of making medicine more individual, continuous, accurate and data driven.
- Digital health uses technologies based on artificial intelligence and machine learning algorithms that analyze huge amounts of data. This allows doctors (in close collaboration with patients) to monitor, predict, diagnose and treat a wide range of diseases in various ways.
- Israel is one of the most unique ecosystems in the field of digital health. In 2020, there are over 600 companies.
- More than 200 Israeli technology companies in the field of digital health are called upon to work with the consequences of Covid-19.
The full video of the webinar can be found here
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Israel-Ukraine thanks the Embassy of the State of Israel to Ukraine and the Embassy of Ukraine to the State of Israel for their support, and also expresses gratitude to all the speakers and participants of the webinar.