7 - 30 June, 2021
| Digital

Dr Stephan Schug

Chief Digital Health Strategist
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IQmed Healthcare Consultants
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Germany

Dr Stephan H. Schug, MD MPH, started his medical practice in internal and family medicine. After 25 years in digital health, his focus today is on European and national strategies, interoperability, the seamless use of interoperable EHRs and the shift towards European Health Data Spaces. For 20 years, most of them as CMO at EHTEL, Stephan empowered the multi-stakeholder platform by managing the agenda of the yearly symposium, supporting thought leadership debate. In the role as the Chief Consultant and Owner at IQmed, Stephan provided and provides global policy, project and event support to digital health bodies in Germany. Thus he supported the evolution of North Rhine-Westphalia's Digital Health strategy, facilitated the Joint eHealth Working Group of the German Health Ministry and the German Länder, is liaising with gematik, Germany’s national eHealth Competence Centre etc. Also as President and Acting Board Member of the German eHealth Association DGG e.V., he supports Digital Health throughout Germany with a cross-border and a global dimension. At HIMSS, he is an active member of TIGER and it's Global Network.