Thursday 1


Thursday 2


Thursday 3


Thursday 4


Thursday 5

9:00 Welcome Session 2.1 Comparability of different data sources Session 3.1 Interoperability – what it is Session 4.1 European Core Health Indicators (ECHI): looking back-ward, moving forward Session 5.1 Health information and GDP
9:30 Tour de table and course introduction
10:00 Session 1.1 Health information systems Session 2.2 New innovative data sources (myData, loyalty cards) for HI Session 3.2 New innovative health indicators Session 4.2 Examples of interoperability from INFACT Session 5.2 Legal and ethical requirements in a HES
10:45 Coffee Break Coffee Break Coffee Break
11:00 Session 1.2 Role of health examination surveys as a HI data source Coffee Break Coffee Break Session 4.3 Linking survey data to registers Session 5.3 Discussions on GDPR
11:15 Session 2.3 Non-response in health surveys; Profiles of the survey non-respondents Session 3.3 Estimation of trends and projections/forecast of health and health determinants
12:00 Group work 1 What information can be obtained through different data sources, and variations Group work 4 Data linkage exercise Session 5.4 WHO Europe
13:00 Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch
14:00 Group work 1 continues Group work 2 Survey non-response and effective recruitment protocol for your test survey Project presentations Session 3.4 Examples of HES data use Group work 4 continues Project presentations Session 5.5 The Future of Health Information
15:00 Project presentations Group work 3 Preparing a public health report based on information from different data sources
15:45 Coffee Break Coffee Break Coffee Break Coffee Break
16:00 - 17:00 Session 1.3 The experience of European Health Examination Survey (EHES) in Portugal Session 2.4 Eurostat Session 3.5 The Portuguese Strategy for ECHI Session 4.4 Ireland Data Case Final Words

Thursday 1: Health information Data collection, sources, metrics and indicators

Introduction to the fundamentals of health information, dealing specifically with data collection, type of sources, and health metrics and indicators used.


Thursday 2: Health Data analysis and interpretation

The 2nd day will be dedicated to European practices on health data analysis and methodologies to support health data interpretation. The focus will be on the analysis and interpretation of data coming out of a Health Examination Survey.


Thursday 3: Transfer from health data to policy and clinical practice

Day three will be dedicated to the transfer of evidence obtained from health data to support policy-making and improve clinical practice. A central role is played by the ECHI indicators.


Thursday 4: Interoperability and record linkage

Interoperability is central to enable data quality and comparability. Europe has evolved towards a new approach towards health data interoperability that will be addressed here.


Thursday 5: Data protection (DGPR) and ethical questions for health information

Europe recognizes that health data belongs to the European people, therefore data protection and ethical approaches must be followed. This day will be fully dedicated to these themes.