BD4BO organizes workshop at the European Health Forum Gastein 2018 - Video available 27 Sep 2018


The European Health Forum Gastein (EHFG) is an independent, non-partisan organisation, founded in 1998 as a European health policy conference. The conference took place from 3-5 October 2018 in Bad Hofgastein, Austria.

BD4BO organised a workshop about the value of evidence in outcomes-bases healthcare on October 5, 12:00 – 13:30.

BD4BO, Big Data for Better Outcomes, will develop platforms for integrating and analysing diverse data sets, focusing on outcomes that matter to patients and generating meaningful insights that aim to help improve healthcare. The BD4BO programme is an initiative to support the evolution towards patient-centred, outcomes-focused sustainable healthcare systems in Europe, funded by the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI), the world’s largest public-private partnership for healthresearch.

Apart from ROADMAP, BD4BO covers three additional disease-specific projects:  HARMONY (Hematologic Malignancies), BigData@Heart (Cardiovascular diseases) and PIONEER (Prostate Cancer). These projects are already producing deliverables to enable the efficient use of big data and contribute towards improved healthcare systems and patient outcomes – further projects are to come. Read more about BD4BO.

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