2 results for tag: eHealth Week


‘Working WITH not FOR patients’

Malta, May 2017 - "Culturally we have learned to trust the doctor, it is time to start learning to trust the patient”, says Christine Bienvenu (@SuissePatiente), a three-times breast cancer survivor and Board Member at the Patient Empowerment Foundation (PEF). Christine was a keynote speaker at eHealth Week held in Malta last week and organised by HIMSS Europe, the European Commission and the World Health Organisation (WHO). At the beginning of the session ‘Working WITH not FOR patients' Christine went through her personal story as a patient and as the mother of a child with Asperger Syndrome. Not long after being diagnosed, Christine ...

Patient Empowerment Foundation partners with HIMSS to join efforts in empowering patients with technology

e-Patient Christine Bienvenu will be a Keynote speaker at HIMSS eHealth Week The Patient Empowerment Foundation (PEF) and HIMSS have signed a partnership agreement with the goal to empower patients to achieve better care with the help of technology. HIMSS is a global not-for-profit organization focused on better health through information technology (IT). Both organizations will join efforts to promote patient empowerment and to improve the visibility of their work. Patient Empowerment Foundation Board of Trustees member, Christine Bienvenu (@SuissePatiente), a breast cancer patient and social media specialist, will be a Keynote speaker at HIMSS ...