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Electronic Patient Data in Clinical Routine

Plenary / Panel
german language

The electronic medical record is already part of the routine of patient management. ELGA is being prepared and has raised much controvercy. What improvements will e-health bring for patients, doctors and insurance companies as well as for the health care system as a whole? What risks have to be considered?


Director, Strategic Planning and Controlling, Direcotrate General, Viennese Hospitals Association, Vienna
Vice Rector for Research and Innovation, Medical University of Vienna
Chief Physician, Fonds Soziales Wien, Vienna
President, Austrian Medical Chamber, Vienna; President, Medical Chamber of Tyrol, Innsbruck
Chairman, Methodos S.p.A., Munich Chair
Vice President, European Forum Alpbach; Professor and Chair, Department of Ophthalmology, Medical University of Vienna Conclusion

DI Dr. Michaela FRITZ

Vice Rector for Research and Innovation, Medical University of Vienna

1989-1994 Diplomstudium, Department für Werkstoffwissenschaften, ETH Zürich, Schweiz
1994-1995 Diplomarbeit, W.R. Grace Washington Research Center, USA
1995-2000 Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin und Promotion, Labor für Oberflächentechnik, ETH Zürich, Schweiz
2000-2001 Postdoctoral research, Department of Chemical Engineering, Berkeley, University of California, USA
2001-2004 Senior Manager Business Development, Bioscience, Infineon Technologies AG, München
2005-2010 Leiterin des Programms Life Science Austria und Projektmanagerin, Technologie & Innovation, Austria Wirtschaftsservice GmbH, Wien
2006-2010 Geschäftsführerin, LISA Vienna Region, Wien
2010-2015 Head of Department Health & Environment, AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH
2012-2016 Präsidentin AAL Austria (Innovationsplattform für intelligente Assistenz im Alltag)
seit 2015 Vice Rector for Research and Innovation, Medical University of Vienna

Dr. Susanne HERBEK

Chief Physician, Fonds Soziales Wien, Vienna

1984 Promotion
1986-1990 Ausbildung zur Ärztin für Allgemeinmedizin
1990-1992 Ausbildung zur akademischen Krankenhausmanagerin
1990-1998 Medizinisches Management im Wiener Krankenanstaltenverbund (KAV)
1998-1999 Health Consultant Ernst & Young Österreich
1999-2004 Gesundheitsplanung der Stadt Wien
2005-2009 Direktorin der Spitäler der Stadt Wien (Teilunternehmung 1 des Wiener KAV)
2010-2016 Geschäftsführerin der ELGA GmbH
seit 2017 Chefärztin des Fonds Soziales Wien, Wiener SeniorInnenbeauftragte


President, Austrian Medical Chamber, Vienna; President, Medical Chamber of Tyrol, Innsbruck

1977 Promotion, Dr. med. univ., Universität Innsbruck
1977-1981 Ausbildung zum Arzt, Allgemeinmedizin, Krankenhaus Reutte und Landeskrankenhaus Innsbruck
seit 1981 Niedergelassener Arzt für Allgemeinmedizin
seit 1990 Präsident, Ärztekammer für Tirol
seit 1998 Lehrbeauftragter, Allgemeinmedizin, Medizinische Universität Innsbruck
2005 Qualitätsmanager im Gesundheitswesen, ÖVQ - Österreichische Vereinigung für Qualitätssicherung
2005 Master of Science, Gesundheitsmanagement, Donau Universität Krems
2006 Master of Business Administration, Donau Universität Krems
2007-2012 1. Vizepräsident, Österreichischen Ärztekammer
2011 Additivfach Geriatrie
2012 Promotion, Dr. phil., Doktoratsstudium Public Health, UMIT - Private Universität für Gesundheitswissenschaften, Medizinische Informatik und Technik GmbH, Hall in Tirol
seit 2012 Präsident, Österreichischen Ärztekammer
seit 2012 Vizepräsident, Die Freien Berufe Österreichs


Chairman, Methodos S.p.A., Munich

 Studied Political Sciences in Würzburg and Rome
1980-1985 Communcation functions in public service, Rome
1985-1992 Journalist for FORTUNE, Wirtschaftswoche, L'Independente, Italia Oggi, Il Giornale, Finanz und Wirtschaft, The European
since 1996 Author and Scholar, Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich
since 2000 European School of Management and Technology, Berlin
1992-2015 Head of Group Communications, Allianz SE, Munich
  Executive coach and mentor, Entrepreneurship Center, Munich
since 2015 Chairman of Methodos, S.p.A., Milan


Vice President, European Forum Alpbach; Professor and Chair, Department of Ophthalmology, Medical University of Vienna

1979-1986 Medical School, Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich
1986 Doctoral thesis, University Eye Hospital, Munich
1986 Internal rotation in Ophthalmic Pathology Howe Laboratory, Harvard Medical School, Mass. Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, MA
1986-1987 Research Fellow, Institute of Immunology, Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich
1987-1990 Resident in Ophthalmology, University Eye Hospital, Munich
1990-1992 Research Fellow in Photomedicine, Wellman Laboratories, Mass. General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
1991-1992 Research Fellow in Ophthalmology, Retina-Department, Massachusetts Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
1992-1993 Clinical Fellow in Medical Retina, University Eye Hospital, Medical University of Lübeck
1992-2004 Research Associate, Medical Laser Center, University of Lübeck, Germany
1993-1995 Instructor in Ophthalmology, University Eye Hospital Lübeck
1996-1999 Assistant Professor in Ophthalmology, University Eye Hospital Lübeck
2000-2004 Professor in Ophthalmology
since 2004 Appointment at the University of Vienna, Professor and Chair of Ophthalmology
2008 Visiting Professorship: Mc Gill University / Montreal / Canada
since 2009 Lecturer, ESASO - European School for Advanced Studies in Ophthalmology, Lugano
since 2009 Lecturer, PhD-Program at CeMM, Center for Molecular Medicine, Academy of Sciences, Vienna
since 2010 Elected member of the Senate, MUW - Medical University of Vienna

Health Symposium

show timetable


17:30 - 18:15OpeningPlenary
18:15 - 19:30The Best for the Individual - the Essentials for AllPlenary
19:30 - 20:00Meet the Speaker: Heather Dewey-HagborgPlenary
19:30 - 20:00Meet the Speaker: Leroy Hood and Calum MacKellarPlenary
20:00 - 22:00ReceptionSocial


09:00 - 10:30Old and New Myths in MedicinePlenary
10:45 - 12:00Redefining Competences in an "Enlightened" Healthcare SystemPlenary
12:00 - 12:30Introduction to the Themes of the Breakout SessionsPlenary
14:00 - 14:15Digital Pioneers in the Health SectorBreakout
14:15 - 17:00Breakout Session 01: Dexhelpp - Decision Support for Health Policy and PlanningBreakout
14:15 - 17:00Breakout Session 02: Active@Home - Playful Training for People With DementiaBreakout
14:15 - 17:00Breakout Session 03: Ipso-Ecare - a Human-Powered Empathy Engine at ScaleBreakout
14:15 - 17:00Breakout Session 04: healthbank - A Citizen-Owned Health Data Transaction PlatformBreakout
14:15 - 17:00Breakout Session 05: GivMed - Help Others Using Your Smartphone: Medicine Donations RedefinedBreakout
14:15 - 17:00Breakout Session 06: MyMind - Leveraging Technology to Innovate the Landscape of Mental Health CareBreakout
14:15 - 17:00Breakout Session 07: AnneEli - Multilingual Digital Assistance for a Healthy PregnancyBreakout
14:15 - 17:00Breakout Session 08: xMEDx - Online Consultancy from PhysiciansBreakout
14:15 - 17:00Breakout Session 09: Be My Eyes - Connecting the Visually Impaired with Seeing PeopleBreakout
14:15 - 17:00Breakout Session 10: Video Interpreting in the Health SectorBreakout
14:15 - 17:00Breakout Session 11: dacadoo - Health and Lifestyle CoordinatorBreakout
17:00 - 20:00Reception on the HillSocial


04:30 - 08:00Sunrise Hike with Peter Habeler to GratlspitzSocial
09:00 - 10:45Digitised Medicine: Can More Data Improve Healing?Plenary
11:15 - 13:00Electronic Patient Data in Clinical RoutinePlenary
13:15 - 15:00Health Talk: Nutrition, Health & Co - a Mouseclick Away?Social
15:30 - 18:00Partner Session 01: Vaccination in Austria - Status Quo and Quo VadisPartner
15:30 - 19:00Partner Session 02: Connected Health Care - the Future of Patient ManagementPartner
15:30 - 19:00Partner Session 03: Diabesity - Individualised Medicine Versus Macro EnvironmentPartner
15:30 - 17:00Partner Session 04: The Best Health Care System in the World. Myth or Fact?Partner
15:30 - 17:00Partner Session 05: Generation GPartner
17:30 - 19:00Partner Session 06: World Café on Possible Benefits of the Implementation of ELGA in AustriaPartner
17:30 - 19:00Partner Session 07: Health and MigrationPartner
17:30 - 19:00Partner Session 08: The Helping Hands - Changing Roles of Professionals in a Modern Health SystemPartner