International Artic Circle Conference on Healthcare Technology Assessment - IACCHTA

Sustainability of Healthcare Services across Telemedicine

5 June 2015

Venue: Skagen Hotel, Nyholmsgt 11, Bodø, Norway


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08:45 - 09:15


09:15 - 09:30



NILS Project Presentation. Knut Tore Lappegård. MD PhD. Senior consultant, Division of Medicine, Nordland Hospital and Director of the Ist International Arctic Circle Conference on Healthcare Technology Assessment. Bodø. Norway.


09:30 - 10:00

The Economy of the 21st Century and Health Implications. Gustavo Montoya Ruiz de Angulo, Economist. Consultant in Health Care Services. Madrid. Spain.


10:00 - 10:30

Economic Assessment on long-term Remote Monitoring of Patients with Pacemakers: The PONIENTE study.  Antonio López-Villegas, PhD student in Health Economics. Nordland Hospital. Bodø. Norway.


10:30 - 11:00

Coffee break


11:00 - 11:30

UsersExperiences and Satisfaction of Health Communication Devices. Daniel Catalan-Matamoros, MPH, MBA, PhD. Associate Professor in Health Communication. University Carlos III of Madrid, Spain.


11:30 - 12:00

The CardioMessenger Home Monitoring System. Mr Kjetil Andersen. Biotronik. Norway.


12:00 - 13:00



13:00 - 13:30

Home Monitoring of Cardiac Devices: Experience from Poniente´s Hospital. Emilio Robles-Musso. MD PhD. Poniente Hospital. El Ejido-Almería. Spain.


13:30 – 14:00

Home Monitoring of Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators in Rural Areas: Experience from Tromsø. Lena Andreassen. RN. University Hospital of Northern Norway. Tromsø. Norway.


14:00 - 14:20

Case Report: Life Saving Effect of Home Monitoring. Hanne Bjørnstad. MD PhD. Head of Cardiology, Nordland Hospital. Bodø. Norway.


14:20 - 14:45

Coffee break


14:45 - 15:15

Does access to Pacemaker Therapy depend on Hospital size? Ingeborg Steinholt. Medical student, Nordland Hospital. Bodø. Norway.


15:15 – 16:00

Discussion and wrap-up.



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