Birgit Bauer, Social Media & Digital Health Expert, Journalist, Speaker and Analyst and Patient Expert, Germany.
Birgit works with a Business Partner in the company, the Manufaktur für Antworten UG (www.manufaktur-fuer-antworten.de) . Birgit works as Social Media and Digital Health Expert, Journalist and Speaker with a more than 16 years’ experience and a specialisation in Healthcare, developing Workshops and Talks about the use of Social Media for Target Groups e.g. Patients.In her role as consultant she designs Social Media – and Communication Strategies for different Businesses or Patient Projects and brings the Ideas and Strategies into the reality. With a team Birgit also designs and performs Feasibility Studies. She also explains Digital Health to different stakeholders liks Patients or Citizens and build bridges between stakeholders to create a lively dialogue.
She was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in 2005 and is also a Patient Expert since 2007 and is one of the most influential Blogger about Multiple Sclerosis and Healthcare in Germany and Europe. Her Blog: “Fast normal! Mein Leben mit MS” – “Almost normal – My Life with MS” http://leben-arbeiten-mit-multiple-sklerose.blogspot.de/ . She supports the European Multiple Sclerosis Platform voluntary, is chair of the Patient Advisory Group of the European Society of Radiology, had a mandate from 2017 to 2019 as Co-lead (PCWP = Patient and Consumer Working Party) of the Digital Media & Health Topic Group at the European Medicines Agency, is a member of the Editorial Board of the “Data Saves Lives” Initiative and is involved in different Advisory Boards, Committees and Focus Groups. She is a Co-Author of different scientific Whitepapers and Publications around the theme “Patient – Doctor Communication”. She is also a member of the stakeholder group of the TEHDAS project and works in the Gravitate Health User Advisory Group.
HIMSS Future50 Leader - Class of 2021