The second regional conference – “Conference on innovations and patient access to personalized medicine in hematology – a roadmap for the future”, organized by the patient association LIPA, was held from September 8th to 10th in Niš.
The project manager of the Centre, Dragana Šutović Ilić, had the opportunity to speak in the session “Digital health and data space”, where she presented the initiatives, programs and projects that the C4IR Serbia implements. She particularly emphasized the key role of collecting and processing raw data, and transforming it into valuable information, in order to improve the use of health data.
Distinguished experts in the field of healthcare and digital technologies from Croatia, Bulgaria, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia spoke at the conference.
On the first day of the event, topics such as the use of digital technologies in healthcare, databases in which data are collected in real time and their analysis, and how to help patients improve their health care with the help of new technologies were discussed. Lecture topics are also focused on how technological innovations are applied in hematology.
On the second day, lectures were devoted to personalized medicine in hematology and what it means for improving patient care. This year’s conference ended with the panel discussion “Profiling the future patient”.