26-27 MAY 2016


Istanbul Greenpark Pendik Hotel Convention & Exhibition Center

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24 Professional Speakers

HIMSS TURKEY 2016 / Dear Health IT Professionals

HIMSS Turkey EMRAM Educational Conference & Health IT Exhibition is the third in a series of five Conferences, which showcase the results of the Turkish EMRAM data collection, which HIMSS is collecting on behalf of the Turkish Ministry of Health. The goal is to assess the digital maturity of all 850 public Turkish Hospitals by 2019.

The Turkish healthcare sector is facing issues such as payment systems, patient appointment systems, physician satisfaction and the needs of the growing population. Bearing these issues in mind, we need to find answers to questions such as how will we adapt to these changes? How to manage large scale hospitals using smart technologies?

Through case studies, best practices, engaging programme sessions with influential professionals and exclusive networking experiences, HIMSS Turkey 2016 will gather those answers and give us a chance to solve the problems that cause struggles in our life by learning from each other and be aware of the best solutions based on innovation.

Thanks to information technology we will explore new ways to transform the healthcare industry. In a constantly changing and growing health informatics field, the value of the HIMSS Turkey EMRAM Educational Conference & Health IT Exhibition has never been so clear.

See you in Istanbul on the 26 and 27 May 2016 with thousands of others healthcare IT professionals!



ABOUT THE CONFERENCE / What's going on

HIMSS Turkey 2016 will bring together 1,000+ health IT professionals, clinicians, executives and vendors from Turkey, its neighbours and Europe.

The event will feature exceptional education, world class speakers, cutting-edge health IT products and powerful networking opportunities will make this the industry’s leading eHealth conference.

HIMSS Turkey 2016 will include educational sessions, featuring keynotes, thought leadership tracks, round table discussions and workshops.

On the HIMSS Turkey 2016 Exhibition Floor:

  • Leading Health IT Vendors
  • Connected Health Experience
  • Ministry of Health Solutions Stand
  • Ministry of Health Turkey (E-Pulse Stand)

HIMSS Turkey 2016 is the place to network and connect with thousands of industry leaders and other Health IT professionals.



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ABOUT HIMSS / transforming health through IT

HIMSS Europe is a voice, advisor and thought leader of transformation through health IT. As an independent organisation with innovation at its heart, HIMSS Europe unites and engages key stakeholders across the health and care ecosystem through events, media, analytics and communities that are focused on helping healthcare systems to define their IT strategies meanwhile supporting the healthcare industry to improve its services.

By offering a high quality, Pan-European platform to collaborate and exchange best practice, news, information and data, HIMSS Europe has a unique breadth and depth of expertise and capabilities to improve the quality, safety and efficiency of health and care and deliver more effective patient outcomes.

Founded in 1961, HIMSS encompasses more than 60,000 members, 600 companies and over one million HIT network of key influencers that drive innovation across the world.

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Programme /

H. Stephen Lieber, CAE, President & CEO, HIMSS, USA / Prof. Dr. Recep AKDAĞ

Opening Keynote

Moderator: Dr. Suayip Birinci, Deputy Undersecretary, Ministry of Health, Turkey / Dr. Hasan KUŞ, General Manager, Bilkent City Hospital, Turkey / Bekir Sami Nalbantoğlu, General Manager, Bilgi Sistemleri, Turkey / Ali Al Sanousi, MD, MBA, PhD Executive Chief Medical Information Officer Hamad Medical Corporation / Kadir Boysan, Corporate Business Unit Sales VP, Turk TELEKOM

How to provide the best quality healthcare services through IT at the large scale city hospitals

This session will provide an opportunity to discover what key criterias are for a successful IT systems of large scale hospitals, like the ongoing public & private partnership projects
Moderatör: Prof. Ahmet Özet, TÜSEB, Canser Institute President, Türkiye / Doç. Dr. Levent Doğanay, GLAB Coordinator / Dr. Birep Aygün,Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology Specialist / Doç.Dr Nevra DURSUN Associate Professor MH Istanbul Training and Research Hospital Department of Pathology

Genomics and Personalized Medicine

Irem Muhurcu, Head of Inventory Tracking and Analysis Department, Public Hospitals Institution, Ministry of Health, Turkey / Assoc. Prof. Kemal MEMİŞOĞLU, Secretary-general, İstanbul Anatolian-North Region Public Hospitals Trust / Dr. Gürhan ZİNCİRCİOĞLU, Tire Public Hospital / Dinçer GÜNEŞ, Sales engineer, Avaya / Bahar SUNMAN, CEO, Triatech / Tubay YÜCAYALÇIN, GE HEALTHCARE IT Product Manager

Industry Focus Group Sessions

INDUSTRY FOCUS GROUP SESSIONS ROOM 1: Assoc. Prof. Kemal MEMİŞOĞLU, Secretary-general, İstanbul Anatolian-North Region Public Hospitals Trust, Turkey Trust-based Integrated Administration System Application (Administration of hospitals from a single platform)
Moderatör: Prof. Dr. Sabahattin Aydın, Medipol University Rector / Dr. M. Mahir ÜLGÜ Health Information Systems General Manager / Yard. Doç. Dr. Nuran Aydın, Medipol University / Prof. Dr. Hakkı Muammer Karakaş (Wolters Kluwer)

Clinical Decision Systems: Key to avoid Medical Errors

Suayip Birinci, Deputy Undersecretary, Ministry of Health, Turkey

Round Table Meeting

Moderator: Prof. Dr. Alper CİHAN, John Rayner,Healthcare Advisory Services Group, HIMSS Analytics, UK Regional Director, Europe and Latin America / Dr. Korhan An, Country Director, HIMSS, Turkey / Mete Can Göksaran, Market Research Associate, HIMSS Analytics, Turkey

Opening Keynote “EMRAM: Where is Your Hospital on the Scale?”

Moderator: Prof. Dr. Akif Karan, President, TÜSEB Chronic Diesas Institute, Türkiye / Prof. Dr. Gülsüm Nurhan İnce, Vice Manager, Public Health Instution, Türkiye / Doç. Dr. Haluk ÖZSARI, Acıbadem University / Cihan Nişancı, Head of Health Information Systems GM, MOH, Türkiye

Chronical Disease Management and Solutions for Disabled Patients

Moderatör: Prof. Dr. Nurullah Okumuş, General Manager of Health Services,MOH, Türkiye / Fadime Çelik, Ege Üniversity IT Nursing / Asibe Özkan, Siyami Ersek Hospital / Frances Patrica Beadle ,Tawam Hospital

Modern Nursing Information Systems

Moderator: Prof. Dr. Cevdet ERDÖL, Rector, Health Sciences University, Turkey / Şahin AYDIN, Head of Project Development Department, Healthcare Information Systems General Directorate, Ministry of Health, Turkey / John Rayner,Healthcare Advisory Services Group, HIMSS Analytics, UK Regional Director, Europe and Latin America / Afsar Akal, MEA Business Development Director, Watson Health, IBM, Turkey

Population Health and Patient Engaged eHealth Systems

Moderator: Prof. Dr. Eyüp GÜMÜŞ, Undersecretary, Ministry of Health, Turkey / Dr. Muhammed ÖRNEK, Vice President, Public Hospitals Institution, Ministry of Health, Turkey / Dr. Abdulvahit SÖZÜER, Vice President, Public Hospitals Institution, Ministry of Health, Turkey / Ahmet Usta, Director, Strategic Planning Budgeting and Analytics, Medical Park Hospital Group, Turkey

Supply Chain Management Systems in Healthcare

Prof. Dr. Eyüp GÜMÜŞ, Undersecretary, Ministry of Health, Turkey

Closing Remarks

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Yes. However, guests and spouses must register for the full conference registration (2nd conference participant instead of accompanying person) in order to attend any functions at the GreenPark Pendik Hotel Congress and Exhibition Venue.
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Yes. All registrants, including spouses or guests, must be 21 years of age or older to attend any portion of the HIMSS Turkey conference and events.
May 06, 2016 (11:59 pm)
HIMSS Turkey 2016 will take place in Istanbul, Turkey from Thursday, May 26 - Friday, May 27, 2016 and will be located at GreenPark Pendik Hotel Congress and Exhibition Venue.

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General Management

Korhan An, MD
Country Director
HIMSS Europe
+90 530 879 0278

B. Kemal Sahin
General Manager
+90 533 708 9850

Exhibition and Sponsorship Opportunities
Ahmet Ozdemir
Group Sales Director
+90 533 037 0831

Organisation & Registration
Mert Aksakal
+90 533 037 0832

Yusuf Ziya Akalın
SATUR, Kore Şehitleri Cad. Yonca Apt. A Blok No:1/5 Zincirlikuyu, Istanbul, TURKEY +90 212 267 0509
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Phone: +1 312 664 4467