eHealth, implementation of IT systems in healthcare domain, has been perceived as one of key drivers of improvement in healthcare system. Many efforts and attempts have been undertaken in order to introduce ehealth solutions in many countries and regions around the globe.

Implementation of ehealth is a complex multi-dimensional process that takes years. Therefore it is important to create and execute the strategy that is addressing, in comprehensive and coherent way, all major issues affecting the implementation of ehealth.

Due to the nature of healthcare systems that are networks of many stakeholders, the interoperability of IT system that are deployed and operated by those stakeholders rise as one of the key success factor of ehealth.

Recognizing the strategic challenges in the field of e-Health, and the EU Commission’s recommendation regarding interoperability standards in ehealth as well as the experiences of other European countries, we invite you to participate in the 2-day conference on the issues of ehealth.

The conference and workshops are addressed to persons responsible for ehealth project in Poland, in particular to:

  • representatives of government and governmental institutions,
  • representatives of regional authorities,
  • mangers and IT managers in hospitals,
  • managers of IT companies and IT specialists.


 09.20-10:00 Registration and welcome coffee
10.00-10.30 Opening session

  • Jacek Bigda – Deputy Rector of Medical University of Gdansk
  • Paweł Orłowski – Deputy Marshal of the Pomorskie Voivodeship
  • Agnieszka Kister – Director of Department of EU Funds and eHealth in Ministry of Health
  • Charles Parisot – Member of Board Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise (IHE)
  • Piotr Popowski –Center for Integrated Care and eHealth, Medical University of Gdansk
10.30-12.30 eHealth Strategy – Status & Main directions

  • Charles Parisot – Member of Board IHE
  • Daniel Okniński – COCIR / Operations Manager, Philips Health Systems CEE
  • Agnieszka Kister – Director of Department of EU Funds and eHealth in Ministry of Health
  • Marcin Węgrzyniak – Director of Center of Healthcare Information Systems (CSIOZ)
  • Marcin Stefański – Manager of Strategic Project Pomorskie e-Zdrowie, Director DSI UM Pomorskie Voivodeship
  • Piotr Piątosa – CEO Comarch Healthcare
  • Maciej Piróg – President of the Polish Union of Specialized Hospitals / Lewiatan
    Krzysztof Suszek – Chairman of Board of Foundation „Misja Medyczna” (“Medical Mission”)
  • Ewa Borek – President of Foundation „My Pacjenci” (“We Patients”)


  • European eHealth Strategy
  • Polish National eHealth Strategy.
  • Polish Regional eHealth strategies
  • Care Providers and Patients expectations
  • Vendors recommendations
12.30-12.45 Coffee break
12.45-13.30 Main challenges  and principles for an eHealth standardization strategy

13.30-14.30  Lunch
14.30-15.30 National and Regional experiences in eHealth deployment


  • Cases: Austria, Switzerland, Italy– Veneto, epSOS
  • Discussion
15.30-16.15 Presentation of standards landscape


  • Standards – general landscape
  • IHE profiles
  • HL7 CDA / HL7 FHIR
16.15-16.30 Coffee break
16.30-18.00 Polish experience in deployment of HL7 and IHE standards


Panel participants:

  • Rafał Czarnecki – Manager of Information Society Development Section, DSI UM Pomorskie Voivodeship
  • Andrzej Osuch – Business Transformation Director,  LuxMed
  • Charles Parisot – Member of Board IHE
  • Maciej Piróg – President of the Polish Union of Specialized Hospitals / Lewiatan
  • Marcin Węgrzyniak – Director of CSIOZ
  • Rafał Włach – Director, CGM Polska

Panel discussion with representatives of institutions who participate in the Conference

20.00-23.30 Evening event

The organizers reserve the right to make changes to the Conference Program.

 09.00-10:00 Introduction session:
Integrated Care requires interoperability

10.00-11.00 IHE main concepts and domains

11.00-11.15 Coffee break
11.15-12.30 Presentation of selected IHE profiles

12.30-13.15 Lunch
13.15-14.45 Workshop for ehealth managers:

Chair: Agnieszka Mencel

How to ensure interoperability by:

  • policy settings
  • procurement guidelines

Workshop leaders:

Workshop for health IT specialists (English):

Chair: Vedran Boskic

How to enroll with interoperability by:

  • Connectathon
  • Conformity Assessment
  • Gazelle – Quality testing tool

Workshop leaders:

14.45-15.00 Coffee break
15.00-16.00 Summary session and discussion

  • Agnieszka Kister – Director of Department of EU Funds and eHealth in Ministry of Health
  • Marcin Węgrzyniak – Director of CSIOZ
  • Charles Parisot – Member of Board IHE
  • Piotr Popowski –Center for Integrated Care and eHealth, Medical University of Gdansk

The organizers reserve the right to make changes to the Conference Program.


Alexander BerlerGrzegorz BliźniukEwa BorekVedran BoškićKarima BourquardDorota KilańskaAgnieszka Kister Adam KozierkiewiczMichał MajewskiPaweł MasiarzAgnieszka MencelDaniel Okniński Andrzej OsuchBartosz PampuchCharles R. ParisotPiotr PiątosaMaciej PirógPiotr Popowski Grzegorz PrzybycienArtur PruszkoRoman RadomskiFederica Sandri Marcin StefańskiKrzysztof SuszekMarcin WęgrzyniakRafał Włach

Alexander Berler

IHE Services Director, IHE Europe AISBL
Consulting Services Director, Gnomon Informatics SA

Dr. Alexander Berler has an MSc in Biomedical Engineering and a PhD in Medical Informatics. He was affiliated with the Electrical Engineering Department, National Technical University of Athens, Greece, as a Postgraduate Student and Research Associate in the areas of healthcare information systems interoperability, medical informatics and telemedicine until 1999.

He has worked at Information Society SA, the Greek official governmental information technology project office, as a project director responsible for the large healthcare informatics projects of the Greek government until 2006. He is currently employed as the Director of consulting services department at Gnomon Informatics with an expertise in international projects related to e-health, e-procurement and e-government. He is an active member of the openNCP community on the creation of tools for cross border healthcare across Europe and beyond. He is also acting as the IHE services director on behalf of IHE Europe, promoting the use of international standards via the IHE Technical frameworks and Integration profiles.

He is a member of several societies, institutes and organizations (IEEE, ACM, etc), a member of several IHE Europe Committees and the Chair of HL7 Hellas, the Greek HL7 International Affiliate.

Grzegorz Bliźniuk

BEng, MSc, PhD

Dr inż. Grzegorz Bliźniuk, BEng, MSc, PhD, is a Head of Research, Analysis and International Cooperation Department at CSIOZ, scientist and lecturer in Military University of Technology (Warsaw, PL).

His research is focused on interoperability of IT systems, medical IT systems, clinical decisions support systems, modelling of information and IT systems. He has published many relevant scientific papers. He was also manager of an R&D project which was co-founded by ERDF (EU structural found).

Between years 2005 and 2007 he was plenipotentiary minister responsible for implementation of Schengen IT system for Poland and deputy minister of interior and public administration affairs with responsibility for IT systems in whole public administration in Poland. Then he was participated in several scientist and

Ewa Borek

President of Foundation „MY Pacjenci” (“We Patients”)

Ewa Borek, CEO, MD, MBA, expert in the field of health care system with 20 year of work experience in large international corporations. An expert in the organization and financing of health care and public health. Graduate of MBA Illinois University and the exchange of HTA at the London School of Economics.

She was also engaged in educational projects conducted on a grand scale such as Wolność Oddechu (Freedom of Breath) project. The project was implemented in primary schools throughout Poland, improving asthma awareness among 1 million pupils. Rak Piersi od A do Z (Breast Cancer’s A to Z) was her another important project. It was conducted with the help of Instytut Praw Pacjenta i Edukacji Zdrowotnej (Institute for Patients’ Rights and Health Education) and resulted in increased awareness of patients’ rights among Polish Amazons. The author of the blog and numerous publications in the trade press, dealing with the improvement of the health care system. An expert actively supporting patient organizations.

Currently, since 2012 the President of the WE Patients Foundation works to increase the participation of patients in decision-making in health care. The Foundation is a thinktank for civil health care, dealing with issues of participation, building health competence, public health, health economics and the development of attitudes of a “patients empowerment.” She is the co-author of numerous studies, positions and reports of the Foundation available here The most important current initiatives of the Foundation are:

Vedran Boškić

Business development director at PARSEK

Vedran Boškić is Business development director at PARSEK d.o.o. from Ljubljana, Slovenia. With Master degree in telecommunication engineering, Vedran spent several years in telecommunication industry but opportunity to actively enroll in healthcare ICT very soon become his main focus in professional career.

As CIO in 1200 beds university hospital, Vedran successfully realized analog to digital transformation of all hospitals complex business process, which were also successfully aligned with national eHealth projects, where Vedran participated in project definition and realization phase. In PARSEK d.o.o. Vedran established strong healthcare competences which resulted with first healthcare ICT product in this company which was very soon recognized on international market.

Interoperability is main ground stone of all Vedran’s activities and this is why Vedran initiated IHE Adria foundation with clear commitment to introduce internationally standardized interoperable framework in eastern European countries. In last several years Vedran delivered many presentations about interoperability benefits and is continuing with dissemination of this subject.

Vedran has also successfully delivered several EU financed interregional projects where IHE profiles were essential elements.

Karima Bourquard, PhD

IHE-Europe Director of Interoperability

Karima Bourquard, PhD, is IHE-Europe Director of Interoperability, and Senior Consultant and founder of IN-SYSTEM (France). She assists several regional/national projects on teleradiology and telemedicine or cooperation between Healthcare Professionals. She has a solid background on Healthcare IT as eHealth project director and on eHealth interoperability.

During the last 15 years, she contributed to the creation and development of IHE (Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise) in France and in Europe. She is user co-chair of IHE-France and was IHE-Europe user co-chair ( She is member of IHE International. She is currently Director of Interoperability of IHE-Europe and board member of InteropSanté in France, working on EU Affairs. She was involved in several European projects such as epSOS, Antilope (she was the technical coordinator), eHGI, epSOS (leading the organisation of the testing) and other projects. Today, she is WP leader in the eStandards project,

With the expertise of ISO/IEC 17025, she contributed as IHE International team member to the design and development of the Conformity Assessment Scheme (CAS).
She is also COFRAC ( technical auditor for testing laboratory in eHealth. COFRAC is an accredited national organisation in France, recognised at the European and international level within the EA ( and IAF (

From 2000 to 2009, she led several projects on IT for hospitals (Patient Identification, EHR, Security, Healthcare Professional Directory, Change Management, etc.) as director of studies and director of interoperability at GMSIH (Groupement de modernisation des systèmes d’information hospitaliers) and developed interoperability field in France and international by creating laboratory and pharmacy committees in IHE. She was slo member of AFNOR, national standard body, CEN and ISO.

Dorota Kilańska

Professor assistant at Medical University of Lodz, President of Nursing eHealth Council and vice-president of SNOMED CT Council, Center for Health Information Systems (CSIOZ). 

Her scientific research and executed projects are related to information systems in healthcare, tele-nursing, interoperability in healthcare,  integrated care including competences of nursing staff related to coordinated care especially in primary health  care (PHC).

Author can co-author of many publications related to above mentioned issues, speaker at many national and international conferences. Project manager of HealthProElderly, TeleNrsCare- Telenursing, ENS4Care – WP Integrated Care – financed by Norwegian grants and EU funds.

Former President of Polish Nurses Association (2005-2012) in Poland and representative in international institutions:  International Council of Nurses (ICN), the European Federation of Nurses Associations (EFN), a member of the Board of EFN and expert of the European Commission, WHO, ICN. Currently Director of EFN, a member of the Board of Directors of the European Nursing Research Foundation (ENRF) and Director of the ICN Accredited  Center for Research and Development of ICNP, the Medical University of Lodz engaged in the implementation of international standards for EHR.

Agnieszka Kister

Director of Department of EU Funds and eHealth in Ministry of Health

Agnieszka Kister is graduated of the Faculty of Law and the Faculty of Political Science, University of Lublin, and College of Management and Finance of Warsaw School of Economics. The main area of her expertise is projects in healthcare sector funded by the EU and other donors, and e-health.

Adam Kozierkiewicz

Healthcare Expert

Adam Kozierkiewicz MD., PhD, a graduate of Faculty of Medicine at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow (1992), and School of Public Health at the same University, as well as post-graduate trainings and studies at the Harvard University, Boston, MA and the Semmelweis University, Budapest, as well as the Warsaw School of Economics.

Adam had been working for the Jagiellonian University Medical College, as a research and lecturer since the beginning of 1990-ties, until 2008. In 1998 he was appointed vice Director, and later a Director of Health Information Department, at the Ministry of Health, Republic of Poland. After restructuring the Ministry, he became the first director of the Centre of Health Information Systems.

In 2001 he left the Ministry, returned to the University and worked as a consultant on a free-lance basis. He has served as a consultant for governments and NGO’s in such countries like Bulgaria, Romania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Ukraine and Kazakhstan. Since 2008 he works for the European Investment Bank: at the beginning as a Senior Health Economist, in Project Department (PJ), later in JASPERS, a consulting wing of the Bank.

Michał Majewski

Senior Manager, EY Polska

Leader of Life Science and Healthcare Team, Business Advisory, EY.

He has over fifteen years of experience in conducting strategy growth development projects, development of new products and services, optimization and cost management, cost modeling and regulatory consulting in CSE countries. He carried out numerous projects in health care sector. Michał also leads medical entities restructuring projects.

Paweł Masiarz

He has been working at the National Centre for Healthcare Information Systems since 2013. As the architect specialist in the Project Management Office he is responsible for:

  • the development of the Polish National Implementation of HL7 CDA;
  • breaking barriers to the implementation of electronic medical records within health care units;
  • the development of the enterprise architecture for Healthcare Information System;
  • supporting project managers by providing specialized products for projects.

He was employed in the IT Department of the Świętokrzyskie Cancer Center as the medical system administrator. He was specialized in medical image processing and archiving in the radiology department and brachytherapy treatment planning. The head of Medical Systems 2 Section in the IT Department. He is also a medical systems designer and an implementation specialist.

He was involved in the following projects:

  • the launching of the regional platform of data interchange within health care units in the Świętokrzyskie province as a part of the project: ‘eHealth in the Świętokrzyskie province, the development and implementation of information systems in health care units – the 1st stage’;
  • the implementation of the Integrated Hospital Information System in the Świętokrzyskie Cancer Center (LIS, PACS, RIS included);
  • the opening of the positron emission tomography unit and the modernization of the nuclear medicine department;
  • the modernization of the mammographic unit to the digital unit, the launching of the Mobile Mammography and Cytology Unit (Medical Trailer).

He is the member of the Polish Telemedicine Society, the Polish Affiliate Organization of HL7, the Polish Information Processing Society and the International Society for Telemedicine and eHealth.

Agnieszka Mencel


Agnieszka Mencel is an advocate and manager in Ernst & Young Law Tałasiewicz, Zakrzewska i Wspólnicy sp.k. She has over 10 years of professional experience and specializes in legal advisory regarding copyrights, industrial property rights and data basis protection.

She has advised clients on numerous significant implementations of IT systems. Agnieszka has extensive experience in legal advisory for both domestic and foreign entities from i.a. pharmaceutical, health, telecommunication, financial and services sectors.

Daniel Okniński

Operations Manager, Philips Health Systems

Daniel Okniński – Operations Manager, Philips Health Systems responsible for Central and Eastern Europe (18 countries), Coordinator of COCIR Working Group in Poland 2014-2016, specialized in European Union Funds, innovations in healthcare and maintenance of medical systems.

Author of professional journal articles in area of Healthcare Policy, European Funds and telemedicine. In Healthcare for 8 years, earlier responsible for global sourcing strategies in network and telecom in Philips headquarters in Eindhoven. Alumni of Warsaw School of Economics, Polish Japanese Academy of Information Technology and Mini MBA program in Ashridge Business Shool, UK.

osuchAndrzej Osuch

Director of Business Transformation, LUX MED

Since 2015 as the Director of Business Transformation is responsible for creating long-term plans of development of services and information systems of the LUX MED Group and for supervising their implementation. It take place during the digital revolution in healthcare changing the picture and the priorities within the broadly defined Healthcare IT, introducing the mass use of telemedicine, care coordination, digital medical records and standards of interoperability.

Earlier, as LUX MED’s CIO, led the IT area including software development and maintenance departments, information security and the Project Management Office. Supervised the main IT programmes i.a. building and deployment of the LUX MED’s main medical system (implemented 2014) and integration of IT systems during the business integration of the LUX MED Group’s companies: LUX MED, CM LIM, Medycyna Rodzinna, Promedis (implemented 2009).

1995-200 worked as physician and academic teacher in the Department and Clinic of Internal Medicine of the Medical University of Warsaw.

As a former physician, during designing of business processes and IT solutions, emphasizes especially the ergonomics and patient’s safety.

pampuchBartosz Pampuch

Dyrektor, Comarch Healthcare

Graduate of the University of Science and Technology (AGH) in Krakow. In 2005 he started working with Comarch Group as an Software Architect. Then, over the years, he became the Director of R&D Department. Since 2015 he has been the Vice-President of the Board of Comarch Healthcare and Director of e-Documentation Business Unit.

Charles R. Parisot

IHE-Services Chair
GE Healthcare (US, France), Manager, Architecture and Standards

Charles Parisot is the Chair of the IHE Services operation of IHE-Europe that provides interoperability consulting services and testing tools to vendors, national and regional ehealth projects in order to build trust in interoperability.

Charles Parisot is also in charge of standardization and IT architecture in the System Interoperability and Security group at GE Healthcare. Through his extensive experience in contributing to a user driven harmonization and implementation of interoperability standards, Charles has earned the trust of many healthcare user communities in the USA, Europe and Middle-east to effectively achieve the rapid adoption of interoperability standards using a collaborative approach.

Charles has been directly engaged in standards development and harmonization activities in the USA where he was among the leadership of the HHS sponsored Health IT Standards Panel (HITSP), where Charles has demonstrated a commitment to meet the challenges of interoperability in a practical manner. As chair of the Standards and Interoperability Working Group of the US national EHR Association for the past 12 years, he coordinates its 30 members that represent over 90% of the clinical IT market. In that role he has contributed the interoperability part of the US meaningful use program launched in 2008.

Charles has applied his extensive experience at ensuring successful standards implementation in large and complex multi-stakeholder industries through the launching and extension of the Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise (IHE) initiative in the USA and later in Europe. Charles has been co-chair of the IHE IT Infrastructure Technical Committee for four years, where his major focus has been the development of cross-enterprise interoperability for EHRs in regional and national health information networks. He is currently member of the IHE International Board.

Charles was one of the key contributors in the European eHealth Standards Mandate that delivered a recommendation to the European Commission on how to organize effectively the European-wide agreement on eHealth interoperability specifications across the 28 European countries. He also contributed to the European large Scale Project (epSOS) for the exchange of Cross-border patient summaries and ePrescriptions where he was elected to lead the Steering Committee of the Industry Team representing more than 30 vendors. He has contributed to the European epSOS decision to base its interoperability specification on IHE profiles, leverage the use of IHE test tools, and organize the epSOS Projectathon, based on the model of the famous IHE Connectathon. Charles has supported the European Commission recognize for procurement 27 IHE profiles (July 2015).

Recently he has contributed to the development of conformity assessment in the field of ehealth interoperability based on ISO standard accreditation processes (IS17025). He has been one of the primary author of the IHE Conformity Assessment Scheme and driven the ramp-up of the IHE International testing program that now complements the Connectathon with several accredited test laboratories around the world.

He has been active in the national healthcare field for the past 25 years, bridging the clinical, policy and business domains with the complex technical domain of health IT interoperability standards. In doing so, he has gained the respect of several physician societies, regional and international health information exchange projects and leading government health officials around the world.

piatosaPiotr Piątosa

CEO Comarch Healthcare

Graduate of the University of Science and Technology (AGH) in Krakow at the Faculty of Technical Physics. He further supplemented his education in the field of physic in Germany at the Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz. He also completed MBA – Master of Business Administration Oxford Brookes University and Polish Open University.

Since 1998 he has been professionally related with the Comarch Group. During this time he was among others the Consulting Director of the Banking and Finance Sector, Director of the Telecommunications Sector and Vice-President of the Board of Comarch. Currently he holds the position of the President of the Board of Comarch Healthcare.

Maciej Piróg

President of the Polish Union of Specialized Hospitals
Advisor to Management Board of Konfederacja Lewiatan

He is MD, PhD in medical sciences, with a specialization in pediatrics and public health.

He has many years of experience in healthcare management. He was A Deputy Ministry of Health (1998 – 2001), Director of The Children’s Memorial Health Institute in Warsaw (2001 – 2012), Representative of Rector of Warsaw Medical University (2012 – 2014), Managing Director of European Medical Center in Otwock (since 2014).

Piotr Popowski

President of Polish Society for Health Programs
Co-organizer of Centrum id Integrated Care and eHealth, Medical University of Gdańsk

A graduate of the Medical University of Gdansk and the Faculty of Management at the University of Gdansk. MD., PhD, for many years associated with the Department of Public Health and Social Medicine, Medical University of Gdansk, where he deals with the problems of health systems, integrated care and e-health. Director of several cooperation projects between University, University Clinical Center, Polish Society for Health Programs, local authorities and business in the preparation and coordination of care piloting solutions and telemedicine.

Co-founder, in 2005, the Polish Society for Health Programs – currently its chairman. He is responsible for Society acitities concerning integrated care, in particular cooperation within the social welfare and health care in creating coordinated solution. He has experience in the organization and management of population-based health programs; for many years he led the coordination center of population prevention programs.

In 2014, he led the project Medical University of Gdańsk, determining the possibility of the Centre for Research – Implementation Program of Integrated Care and Telemedicine – currently directs the work of the Centre for Integrated Care and e-Health. Cooperate with international organizations concerned with public health and care integrated. In 2015, he initiated the creation of Pomerania Partnership for integrated healthcare, which is focused on Pomerania entities involved in the development of such forms of care.

Grzegorz Przybycien

Lead Architect, IBM Polska

Grzegorz Przybycien is Technology Leader in IBM healthcare sector where for about 10 years he was engaged in international projects covering broad range of topics: cloud computing, computer-based pathology image detection, genomic analysis, natural language processing, clinical pathway analysis and developing prediction models, interoperability and medical standards IHE/ HL7 FHIR.

Currently as leader of the project run in Warwick Business School UK and local Cognitive Neuroscience department he is running a research to apply cognitive computing technology to analyze and manage people health behavior change in the context of preventive care, chronic disease care and active aging.

Artur_PruszkoArtur Pruszko

Expert EY

Artur Pruszko is Ph.D. in mathematics and graduated from Executive and MBA program of University of Minnesota (US). Artur Pruszko is an expert in strategic management , investments project management, business development and restructuring.

Artur Pruszko is an expert in telecommunication industry and investment processes, he has long professional experience in Polish Telecom (Telekomunikacja Polska, TP) where he held managerial position in Strategy Department and Business Development Department, and then worked for private equity and have been providing consulting services. Artur Pruszko recently conducts projects related to the improvement in healthcare, including in the field of telemedicine and e-health.

radomskiRoman Radomski

Chair, Polish HL7 Association
Vice President, Polish Chamber of Healthcare IT
Consultant in Healthcare IT,, HIT Inn

Roman Radomski has MD diploma from the Medical University of Warsaw and has graduated from MBA in IT programme at the Kozminski University in Warsaw. He started his professional career at Department of Medical Informatics at the Medical University of Warsaw, then worked in clinical data management at AstraZeneca. For last 15 years he worked as an independent consultant and trainer in healthcare IT.

He specializes in practical implementation of healthcare interoperability standards for the biggest Polish healthcare providers, their software vendors and government bodies. Co-author of Polish National Implementation of HL7 CDA, that has been published as an official Polish specification for electronic clinical documents.

Certified Clinical Data Manager (by SCDM)

HL7 CDA Specialist

HL7 RIM and V3 Specialist

Member of HL7 International, HL7 United Kingdom, Polish HL7 Association, Polish Chamber of Healthcare IT and Association of Healthcare Software Providers

Federica Sandri

Project Manager for Arsenàl.IT.
Veneto Region

Bachelor’s Degree in Biomedical Engineering and Master’s Degree in Bioengineering at University of Padua. Over 7 years experience in managing complex IT projects in healthcare. She contributes to the definition of Ministry of Health national guidelines supporting Veneto Region. At the moment she is the EHR Veneto Region project manager for Arsenàl.IT.

Marcin Stefański

Manger of strategic project Pomorskie e-Zdrowie (Pomorskie eHealth),
Director of Department of Information Society and IT, Pomorskie Voivodeship

IT Professional, graduate of the Faculty of Management at University of Gdańsk. He also completed studies in marketing, professional training and post-graduate studies in Management at WSB in Gdańsk. Longtime lecturer of computer science, information society and e-Government.

He has been working in ICT sector since 1989. He began work in Marshal’s Office of Pomorskie Voivodeship in 1999. Organizer and participant of many implementations and projects in the field of IT and IS development. Member, among others, of Expert Team Committee for Information Society at the Association of Polish regions and the Security Team Provincial Council for Social Dialogue. He currently serves as the Manager of strategic project Pomorskie e-Zdrowie (Pomorskie eHealth).

Krzysztof Suszek

Chairman of Board of Foundation „Misja Medyczna” (“Medical Mission”)

Krzysztof Suszek, almost 10 years, is an active participant in the healthcare sector. By 2012, he worked in the Ministry of Health. Currently an independent consultant in the field of healthcare management. Advisor and Business Developer in the IT industry for the healthcare sector. Associate of Polish Union of Specialized Hospital at Konfederacja LEWIATAN.

Marcin Węgrzyniak

Director of Center of Healthcare Information Systems (CSIOZ)

Graduated from the Faculty of Journalism and Political Science of the University of Warsaw (full-time, master’s degree courses) and the Warsaw School of Economics – internal audit and the public internal financial control (post-graduate studies). In 2007 he started his career in the Ministry of Economic Development. He participated in the EU negotiations as the member of the Managing Institution of the Operational Programme Infrastructure and Environment. He was involved in the development of management and control system.

Since January 2010 he has been employedin the National Centre for Healthcare Information Systems. First, he was a chief specialist for the financing of projects from the EU. Then he worked as the project manager of Platform for Sharing Services and Resources of Digital Medical Records with on-line Business. As the manager of the Project Management Office he was responsible for managing coordinators of informatization projects of healthcare system. His responsibilities included the development of projects: Domain Systems Supplementary to Health Information System, Improving the Quality of Healthcare Management through the Promotion of ICT Knowledge, Central Register of Pharmacists, Direct Import Service System, InVitro Register.

Holder of the IT and project managements certifications: Prince 2 Foundation, Prince 2 Practitioner, ITIL v3 Foundation, MSP Foundation, P3O Foundation.

Rafał Włach

Director of Strategy and Development, CGM Polska

Rafał Włach, MD, PhD, is graduated of Medical University of Lublin, and continued his education in public health at University of Nottingham (UK). Since 2000, he is working for Compugroup Medical Polska, with a one year break when he became Director of Administration in a hospital. At the same time assistant he has provide lectures in the Department of Public Health, Medical University of Lublin. In June 2015 he obtained a PhD in the medical informatics.








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