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SPHINX partner DYPE5 on virtual Conference for greek Health Sector

HealthIT Conference is an annual congress dedicated to the state of the art on the sector of Health in Greece. The event brings close executives of top management, information and quality assurance officers of Hospitals and Medical Centers with industry stakeholders and policy makers under the same scope of digital transformation and integration of innovative solutions into the provision of healthcare. Project partner, DYPE5, that is leading the pilot testing procedures of SPHINX toolkit, was present to interact with the above target audiences.

The conference has swiftly become a prestigious event thanks to the broad engagement of significan instututional represenatives and HealthIT2020 was sceduled to take place for thrid consecutive year in Larissa, Greece. However, Covid19-related restrictions pushed the event online. Nevertheless, the conference was adjusted and eventually held live on 11-12 June, 2020.

Through multiple keynotes and round tables that were organised virtually HealthIT 2020 elaborated on subjects regarding developments in digital governance in Health, strategies for e-Health, interoperability of healtcare services, digital applications in medical centers, functions, quality and auditing in Health sector. In this context, Dr. Fotios Gioulekas on behalf of the ICT Department of DYPE5 delivered a keynote that included a comprehensive presentation of SPHINX project

The project presentation featured a detailed list of added-value that SPHINX is going to provide to the cybersecurity capacities of hospitals and medical organisations. Dr. Gioulekas explained at the online attendees how the SPHINX toolkit is going to be useful for healthcare providers to evaluate and mitigate cyber threats against their IT ecosystem; how its architecture is desinged; how the development of SPHINX is going to produce valuable knowledge and replicable results, upon which new cybersecurity tools can be build; and how the developed solution should help the harmonisation of medical organisations with the current digital needs and GDPR framework.