Oulu HIMSS & Health 2.0 Side event


Transforming healthcare with 5G

OuluHealth is proud to partner HIMSS & Health 2.0 European Conference, one of the most important digital health events that will arrive in Helsinki Finland on 11-13 June.

We are hosting a side event in Oulu on 9-10 June, which offers you a great opportunity to get insights on how the 5G technology is used in Finnish social- and healthcare. Join us to see the future of healthcare and find out by yourself why Oulu is a forerunner in digital health.

Oulu Health is one of the 2 candidate Reference Sites that have been awarded funds for the EIP on AHA Call for Thematic Workshop 2019 according to the selection criteria and evaluation done the peer reviewers.

Time: 9-10 June 2019
Place: Maikkula Mansion & Oulu University Hospital, OYS TestLab
This event is free of charge.


Sunday, June 9th, 2019 at 7:00 pm
Maikkula Mansion

Join us to network with your colleaques. Enjoy the nightless night and a collection of Finnish delicacies by the beautiful Oulu river.

Monday, June 10th, 2019 at 9:00 – 15:30
Oulu University Hospital, OYS TestLab

  • Welcome to Oulu and Oulu University Hospital, Mr. Pasi Parkkila, Director of Development
  • Key Note: Blueprint on Digital Transformation of Health and Care – Shared European Policy Vision and EIPon AHA Reference Sites, speaker Ms. Donna Hendersson, NHS Scotland
  • What is 5g and what kind of opportunities it gives to healthcare, Mr. Olli Liinamaa, 5G Test Network Lead, Nokia
  • Oulu Selfcare and virtual healthcare center, Ms. Eila Erkkilä, Deputy Chief Physician at the City of Oulu
  • Panel: OuluHealth –Ecosystem, and OuluHealth Labs Ms. Minna Komu, Network Director, Maritta Perälä-Heape, Director and Mr. Timo Alalääkkölä, Manager, testing and innovations

11:30-13:00 Lunch and stands at OYS TestLab, matchmaking

Demos at OYS TestLab 11:30-15:00

  • 5G demo
  • OuluHealth & OuluHealth Labs, DigiHealth Hub
  • Future Hospital 2030
  • Clinical skills centre
  • Human centric dataeconomy –IHAN
  • SME stands

Afternoon sessions

13:00 Future Hospital and Acitive and Healthy Ageing (EIPonAHA) goes Digital Health


  • 5G in Future Hospitals, Moderated by Mr. Ari Pouttu, professor, University of Oulu
    • What is 5G – the Main Features and Novel Operation Opportunities, - AI with 5G for Hospitals,
    • AR/VR Services for Future Hospitals
    • H2020 5G-ENHANCE – An introduction to a Practical Use Case
  • DigiHealth Hub enhancing digital health capabilities and collaboration
    Opening words:
    • Welcome and introduction, Ms. Maritta Perälä-Heape, Professor of practice, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oulu
    • Panel I : Competence building in the data driven future – multi-stakeholder, multi-disciplinary, cross-profession; Mr Chaloner Chute, DHI Scotland, Professor Mr. Jarmo Reponen , University of Oulu, Ms. Satu Väinämö, CHT Oulu Health, moderator Prof Maritta Perälä-Heape
    • Coffee and networking, company stands from innovative SME´s
    • Panel II: Cross-border collaboration as an enabler – reflection on the data driven future by international partners Ms. Line Linstad NSE Norway , Mr. Per-Olof Egnell, LTU Sweden, Ms. Myriam Martin TIC Biomed Spain
    • Closing words, Maritta Perälä-Heape

15.30 Site Visit Enabling home environment at Oulu University of Applied Sciences

Register for the HIMSS & HEALTH 2.0 pre event to explore the north of Finland and spend wonderful time in Oulu, where the sun never sets on innovations! https://www.lyyti.fi/reg/OULU_HIMSS_side_event

Practical information

Contact person:
Salla Hirvonen, Key Account Director, BusinessOulu
tel. +358 40 726 1842

BusinessOulu Training Calendar  (fall 2013, pdf, 786 kt, Finnish)

+358 50 322 2974

+358 40 726 1842