HIMSS and Health 2.0

Laurea University of Applied Sciences

The national SotePeda 24/7 project develops professional competencies and open educational resources for the digital health and social care sector in Finland. This presentation defines the aims of the project and describes the solutions and tools it offers educators, students and professionals. The aim is to improve future digital and co-creation skills and competences of multidisciplinary developers of health and social care services. Future health and social care requires multidisciplinary, boundary-crossing competence to utilise digitalisation as part of its services.

Mikko Julin and Outi Aho from Laurea will present videos on Thursday 10 Septemper

Mikko Julin 10.9. at 13 – 13.20 – 6-0! project, recreational football for persons 60+ years – technology assisted evaluation of the activities


Outi Aho 10.9. at 13.30 – 14.00 – The national SotePeda 24/7 project has developed professional competencies for the digital health and social care sector in Finland

Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences

Haaga-Helia SalesLab

Have you considered what types of emotional responses your customer experiences? Haaga-Helia SalesLab will help you determine how your customers experience your sales or customer relations processes.

SalesLab offers a completely new type of environment for improving your customer engagements.

SalesLab utilises tools that measure the emotional responses and their strength in individuals.  It is possible to use eye tracking cameras for improving presentations and digital services. 

Metropolia University of Applied Sciences

PEILI app 

Wed 9 September
Metropolia: PEILI (Mirror) app
13-14 EET (Helsinki)
12-13 CET (Berlin)
Kaisa Puuronen, Project manager RDI Services, Vesa Ollikainen, Specialist, AI and Sakari Lukkarinen, Specialist, Innovations, Metropolia University of Applied Sciences / Maria Solovjev, Senior Service & Impact Designer, Adventure Club

PEILI is a mobile application for young men in danger of marginalization. The application displays tests, tasks, and questionnaires designed by social work and healthcare professionals. The user receives customized feedback and insights that help improve his self-knowledge. The application’s recommendation engine and first-contact feature aim at lowering the threshold for taking the crucial first step to reach the most beneficial support organization. The video shows a demo of PEILI application.

Tags: marginalization, mobile application, digital social support, recommendation system, young men, artificial intelligence, user-centered service design

Kaisa Puuronen is a Human Centric Industrial Designer. She works as a Project Manager on development field that includes multiple health technology R&D projects and service development. She has a strong interest of AI and data based decision making.

Vesa Ollikainen, PhD, is a Teacher of Software Engineering at Metropolia University of Applied Sciences. His main interests are in machine learning and data management. Besides teaching, he works as an ICT Specialist in Metropolia’s PEILI project.

Sakari Lukkarinen, D.Sc. (Tech), is a Senior Lecturer on health technology and innovation studies at Metropolia UAS. He has extensive experience to apply information and machine learning technologies to practical challenges faced in social and health care. Sakari Lukkarinen is a Biodesign Finland Innovation Fellow 2018.

Maria Solovjev is a Senior Service & Impact Designer working at Adventure Club. She has extensive experience in projects that aim for positive societal impact, especially in the field of wellbeing & digital services.

Metropolia Proof Health

Wed 8 September
Metropolia: Metropolia Proof Health
16.25-17 EET (Helsinki)
15.25-16 CET (Berlin)

Eija Raussi-Lehto, Project Manager, Metropolia Proof Health, Minna Elomaa-Krapu, Innovation Director, Päivi Haho, Health Technology and Business Expert, Metropolia University of Applied Sciences

Metropolia Proof Health services are designed for pre-clinical product development and research, and it consists of six specialist centres known as Excellences: Movement and lower limb, Simulation, Biomedical laboratory, Radiography and radiotherapy, Optometry, Oral and Home environment. Metropolia Proof Health has facilities and equipment that are ideally suited to authentic treatment and research activities. The research infrastructure aims to accelerate needs-based social and health care service-related product and application innovation and entrepreneurship.

Tags: pre-clinical testing and validation, health technology, medtech, research, entrepreneurship, product development, evidence base, health solutions, strengthen economy, learning environment, authentic environment, innovation, innovation ecosystems, collaborative platform

Examples of user testing at Metropolia UAS during the HIPPA project:

Eija Raussi-Lehto RN, Midwife, M.Sc. (Health Care), is a Project Manager at Metropolia Proof Health and Senior Lecturer at Metropolia UAS, Visiting Researcher at National Institute of Health and Welfare (THL) and Project Researcher at Aalto University, Department of Neuroscience and Biomedical Engineering. Eija Raussi-Lehto is Biodesign Finland Innovation Fellow 2019 and Sparkee.

Minna Elomaa-Krapu, RN, PhD (Health), Innovation Director, Dr. Minna Elomaa-Krapu is Director of Customer-oriented Wellbeing and Health Services Hub. She is also responsible for the development and effectiveness of Metropolia Proof Health`s operations and project portfolios of the hub. She has strong understanding of social and health care environments as well as needs-based development from her work as a nurse.

Päivi Haho, D.Sc. (Tech), is a Health Technology and Business Expert at Metropolia Proof Health. Besides expert role, she works as a Principal Lecturer and a Project Director/Manager on health technology RDI projects at Metropolia UAS. She has also advisory roles in strategic national health technology ecosystems, like Health Capital Helsinki, HyteAiRo and Spark.

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