Wednesday, December 15 2021   Paris
Point of care: Next Healthcare Organisation ?


Join us for the 4th edition of the Health&Tech Summit to be held on the 15th of December in Paris.
This year, the focus will be on Point-of-Care Innovation Models

Seize this opportunity to connect with a plethora of experts and health decision-makers from different countries.

Welcome Speech : 1pm - 1.10 pm 

Sandrine Degos, CEO Care Insight

Keynote 1 Poc Innovations from Promises to Real Life : 1.10 pm - 1.20 pm 

Lise Rochaix, Professor, Scientific Chair, Hospinnomics (Hospital Innovation Economics), Paris School of Economics and AP-HP

PoC : Changing the lens: from patients to citizens

1.20 pm - 2.05 pm


  • David Bates, Professor Healthcare Policy Management at Harvard University and Chief of General Internal Medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Ran Ballicer, CEO at Clalit Health Services and BGU Professor
  • Olivier du Frenoye, Innovator - Explorer and CEO at Echopen SA
  • Christophe Jacquinet, Chair Care Insight Think tank

Panel 1 Defining PoC innovations. While some PoC innovations emerged long ago, they only recently entered the public debate as such. This session intends to raise interest as a kick-off for the conference. 

  • What’s new? What’s ahead?
  • How do PoC innovations compare with previous disruptive innovations?
  • Provide a horizon scanning and a vision of technological disruptions ahead

2.05 pm - 2.50 pm


2.50 pm - 3.35 pm


  • Olusoii O.Adeyi, Chair-Former Director of Health for World Bank
  • Amit Thaker, Executive Chairman at Africa Health Business

Panel 2. Identifying PoC innovations’ potential.PoC innovative models enable more rapid clinical decision-making and better resource utilization. This panel will present different experiences from emergent countries to foster a debate POCs’ value from societal and environmental perspectives.

  • Environmental and societal impacts
  • Global impacts: HICs versus LMIC

 3.35 pm - 3.45 pm


Keynote 2 : 3.45 pm - 3.55 pm

Kate Wilson, CEO Digital Impact Alliance - a "think,do, replicate" tank housed at the United Nations Foundation

PoC : Necessary conditions for a ‘valuable’ development

3.55 pm - 4.40 pm


  • Petter Pitts, President of Center for Medicine in the Public Interest
  • John Bridges, Professor at The Ohio State University
  • Herve Le Louet, CEO - Uppsala Monitoring Centre
  • Frank Lichtenberg, Cain Brothers & Company Professor oh Healthcare Management at Columbia University - Reseacrh Associate at national Bureau of Economic Research

Panel 3. Investing in Human Capital- Lifting Barriers. Despite significant investments from both private and public sectors, PoC innovations still face various barriers, from health literacy to regulatory requirements, or technical /ethical challenges.

  • Enabling citizen’s health literacy
  • Facilitating workforce specific skills’ acquisition while ensuring technical interoperability and addressing ethical issues

4.40 pm - 5.25 pm


  • Fred Horne, Professor Alberta University- MOH Alberta,
  • Valerie Paris, Membre du Collège de la Haute Autorité de Santé France,
  • Jeremy Veillard, Senior Health Specialist Latin America and the Caribbean at The World Bank
  • Alexo Esperato, Melinda and Bill Gates Foundations (tbc)

Panel 4.  Health Technology Assesment: Expected benefits and costs. Health Technology Assessment: evaluation schemes, realistically assessing the economic value of PoC innovations.

  • Sharing evidence across countries and international institutions
  • Tailoring methods to PoC innovations’ special features

5.25 pm - 6.10 pm 


6.10 pm - 6.20 pm


Paving the way to ‘fair’ Pricing & Reimbursement

6.20 pm - 7.05 pm


  • Don Berwick, Harvard Professor.Healthcare Policy.CEO and founder Institute Healthcare Improvement. Medicare & Medicaid Services.(ACA) and AHRQ
  • Ariel Stern, Poronui Associate Professor of Business Administration Technology and Operations Management Unit at Harvard Business School
  • Eliana Barrenho, Senior Health Economist at OECD
  • Juan Pablo Uribe, Former Minister of Health, Colombia (tbc)

Panel 5. Balancing individual, societal and industrial stakes. New costs derived, financing and reimbursement schemes hurdles.

  • Understanding stakeholders’ interests and their interactions
  • Investigating early advice’s potential
  • Designing new financing and reimbursement schemes

7.05 pm - 7.50 pm


7.50 pm - 8.00 pm


Keynote 3 : 8 pm - 8.10 pm

Don Berwick: Harvard Professor.Healthcare Policy.CEO and founder Institute Healthcare Improvement. Medicare & Medicaid Services.(ACA) and AHRQ

Closing: 8.10pm - 8.20 pm

Sandrine Degos, CEO Care Insight

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