5 – 8 September 2021
Looking far and beyond – Learning from other industries and from peers
Hosted by The WAEH
Host: St Erik Eye Hospital
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During the annual meetings members have the opportunity to collaborate and exchange information and knowledge about all kinds of topics. Good examples of this include improving the efficiency in the service given to patients and continuous development of patient pathways.
Since the establishment of the WAEH in 2007 in Rotterdam, the WAEH has had the opportunity to visit eyehospitals in Rotterdam and Leuven (2007), Singapore, Bangkok and Kuala Lumpur (annual meeting 2008), Sweden, Finland and Estonia (annual meeting 2009), Melbourne and Jakarta (annual meeting 2010), in London and Leuven (annual meeting 2011), Seoul and Bangkok (2012), Mexico (2013), India and Dubai (2014), Singapore (2015), Rotterdam (2016), the 11thannual meeting was hosted by the Tianjin Medical University Eye Hospital in China (2017), the 12th by the Kellogg Eye Center from Ann Arbor, USA and the 13th annual meeting in London (2019). In 2020 we had a fully digital event due to Corona. In 2021 we will visit Stockholm, Sweden and is the event hosted by St Erik Eye Hospital.
2021 – Forward together – developing the eye care of the future.
The Eye Hospital of the Future
- Background philosophy
- Adaptability to new challenges and technical development
- Designing new eyehospitals
- The building process – To move a new hospital building – lessons learned
External Relations – Creating Collaborations between industry, academia and health care for the benefit of our Patients
The eye care of the future – Trends and Outlooks
- AI – screening
New products, regulatory studies/approvals in the field of eyes
- Social media and quality of information
- Telemedicine / Virtual Reality / Augmented Reality / Artificial Intelligence/ Robotics
- Innovation processes – How to Implement Design Thinking in Eye Hospitals