Hungary’s first Digital Health conference. Digital health conference for public and private health care, digital pharma, and manufacturers of digital medical products.
Digital Health Business Market + AI + Roche Personalized Healthcare +
Data and Cyber Security + Health Gadgets +
Digital Health Venture + Pharma Digital +
Digital Health Sciences + Innovative Healthcare
The 2nd Digital Health Summit was September 30th, 2021. We had around 421 guests and 21 journalists attended.
The Digital Health Summit brings together public and private health care, digital pharma, and manufacturers of digital medical products, venture capitalists ynd startups from around Hungary, to network, exchange ideas and to become more familiar with opportunities in Hungary. Our independent conference will become a significant event for many companies in the DH industry and is particularly important in Hungary given the explosion of business and entrepreneurship in the region.
Digital health is the convergence of digital technologies with health, healthcare, living, and society to enhance the efficiency of healthcare delivery and make medicines more personalized and precise. The discipline involves the use of information and communication technologies to help address the health problems and challenges faced by people under treatment. These technologies include both hardware and software solutions and services, including telemedicine, web-based analysis, email, mobile phones and applications, text messages, wearable devices, and clinic or remote monitoring sensors. Generally, digital health is concerned about the development of interconnected health systems to improve the use of computational technologies, smart devices, computational analysis techniques, and communication media to aid healthcare professionals and their clients manage illnesses and health risks, as well as promote health and wellbeing.
Digital health is a multi-disciplinary domain involving many stakeholders, including clinicians, researchers and scientists with a wide range of expertise in healthcare, engineering, social sciences, public health, health economics and data management.
She is an experienced pharmaceutical executive, with 20+ years in marketing and commercial roles, across several health-related businesses. Passionate about partnering for better patient outcomes, she’s committed to co-creating with different stakeholders all across the Hungarian healthcare ecosystem to ensure sustainability, access and boost innovation.
Dr. Ákos Kókai-Nagy is currently the Country Director of the Hungarian Affiliate of Biogen
pharmaceutical company since 2017. Also, he is a Board member of the Association of Innovative Pharmaceutical Manufacturers (AIPM) since 2017, and the elected President of the organization since
2020. Dr. Ákos Kókai-Nagy graduated from Semmelweis University and, after several further courses, he graduated in 2012 with an EMBA qualification from Purdue University International Master of Management. During his career, he has held management positions at several pharmaceutical companies both in Hungary and abroad, including since 2012 he has been the Managing Director of Astellas Pharma in Denmark.
Lemia is an economist, graduated from Corvinus University of Budapest. After a short time spent in FMCG (Unilever) she immediately jumped into the world of pharmaceuticals where she’s been since 11 years now. After several roles in Communications and Public Affairs at Sanofi where she also spent a year in Sofia, Bulgaria; she joined MSD as Policy and Communications Lead where she was heavily involved in shaping public discussions around HPV vaccination and lung cancer. She is currently heading Public Affairs, Communications and Advocacy at Novartis Hungary. Lemia is passionate about public health issues, especially addressing health literacy & education and she’s a strong believer in the change civil society and patient advocates could make.
As a Health Policy Expert of the Hungarian National Public Health Centre since 2017, Fruzsi is strategically planning and implementing evidence-based developments in the field of primary care. She is currently working on improving care of six chronic disease groups that are leading causes of death in Hungary (e.g. hypertension, diabetes, oncological diseases etc.). She graduated as a Medical Anthropologist from Durham University in 2017 and received her MSc in Health Policy, Planning and Financing from ELTE in 2019. Stemming from her research background, she is an advocate of evidence-based policy making and aims to disseminate the idea of data collection and analytics to systematically address leading health issues. Working on national and international health care projects, primarily in the field of chronic care, she has first-hand experience in the barriers of implementing innovative digital solutions in the public health sphere. She works to overcome these barriers.
Rita Molnar earned her BA business communication degree in the Budapest College of Communication and Business in 2008. She completed her MBA master program at Budapest Metropolitan University in 2020 and she is now pursuing a Health Policy, Planning and Financing Master’s program at Budapest Corvinus University. The program is designed to provide you with a comprehensive understanding of the complexities of health care systems both at macro- and micro-levels within the context of technological development, an ageing population and patient expectations. She is well-prepared to work in health administration, government departments, research and consultancy agencies, universities, national health services, health care organizations and pharmaceutical and medical device industry.
She started her career as a professional photojournalist from 1997 to 2002. Rita was just 21 when she started organizing events, and she founded her own company. Her first event was an amateur film festival in Eger in 1998. Ever since, she has been organizing 2 conferences per year, mainly in the medical, VC investing and banking fields. Between 2001-2005 Rita also worked as a movie producer. She was involved in co-producing a movie directed by the iconic Magyar movie-maker Miklós Jancsó. From 2006 to late 2007 Rita managed the event marketing team at Ringier Publishing, a Hungarian subsidiary of a Swiss-based leading publishing firm. In the summer of 2010 Rita founded Slimexpo with a venture capital involvement, and she organized with her own team a Slimexpo Festival with a diet, health and beauty theme at a premium event venue in Budapest Aréna in the spring of 2011.
Tamás graduated as an economist and began his pharmaceutical career at Pfizer in 2009. During his more than 10 years there, he gained extensive experience in various departments (Finance, Business operation, Global Commercial operation), which was later utilized in the field of sales force excellence and he also played a decisive role in the company's digital development and implementation of new systems. After nearly 10 years on the support side, he had the opportunity to prove his abilities on the business side, for a year and a half in the Internal Medicine business unit he was responsible for promoting selected products through digital channels. He joined Novartis’s cardiovascular business unit as a product manager in 2020 and will continue his career in the Digital Lead position from 2021, where his main responsibilities will be the company’s digital development, mapping and implementing new, innovative opportunities and transforming the Omnichannel approach theory into practice.