AARP, The Embassy of Sweden, Tillväxtverket, Enterprise Europe Network and the Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce (SACC) held a seminar on Home Care for the Future. New methods and equipment enable people to remain in their own homes and receive good care. Companies and care organizations present new methods and tools to help improve quality of life for millions of elderly or disabled people while cutting costs.
In this seminar we are going to learn more about what is going on in Sweden and in the US in this field. We are going to share views and ideas and also look at some concrete cutting edge home care solutions. Our hope is that we will help pave the way to even more Swedish-American cooperation in this important field.
SEMINAR: Home Care for the Future
From the Home Care for the Future Seminar Agenda:
09:30 am Welcome to House of Sweden
Karin Olofsdotter, Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of Sweden
09:35 am Decentralized Care in the U.S. and Market Innovation
Mr. David Kushner, Kushner Companies, USA
09:50 am Health Care in Sweden and the Collaborative Innovation
Ms Ann-Margret Knapp, County Council Gavleborg, Sweden
10:00 am Innovations in the Swedish and U.S. Marketplace
Ms Susanne Olauson, Redsense Medical, Sweden
Mr. Stefan Wallin, HPI Health Profile Institute, Sweden
Mr. Patrik Liljekvist, Comfort Audio, Sweden
Ms Ingrid Hedin Amrén, Open Care, Sweden
Mr. Bengt Andersson, SIAT, Doro and Care IP, Sweden
Mr. Keith Collins, New Millennial Homes, USA
Mr. Bruce Weitzberg, Patient Access Solutions, USA
11:10 am The Viability of Current and Future Technologies - Panel Discussion
Mr. Majd Alwan, Center for Aging Services Technologies (CAST)
Mr. Bengt Andersson, Swedish Institute of Assistive Technology (SIAT)
Mr. Joseph Coughlin, MIT AgeLab
Ms Elinor Ginzler, AARP
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