FRIDAY I MAY 5 I 17:00 – 20:00
17:00 – 17:10
Dr. Johannes Knitza, Prof. Thomas Hügle, Dr. Martin Krusche & Dr. Latika Gupta
17:10 – 17:30
How to deploy RA prediction models in practice I Dr. Philip Hamann, North Bristol NHS Trust and University of Bristol, UK
17:30 – 17:50
Integrating Patient Reported Outcomes in the Clinical Workflow: Use of a Mobile Health App for RA I Prof. Daniel A. Solomon, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, USA (remote)
17:50 – 18:10
Impact of Telemonitoring in the US I Prof. Jeffery Curits, University of Alabama and Birmingham, USA (remote)
18:10 – 18:30
Impact of Telemonitoring in Europe: The EULAR points to consider I Christian Dejaco, Medical University Graz, Austria
18:30 – 18:50
Future Care of Spondyloarthritis and Psoriatic Arthritis I Dr. Diego Benavent, Hospital Universitario La Paz, Spain
18:50 – 19:10
Decentralized Clinical Trials in Rheumatology I Maya Zlatanova, FindMeCure ltd, UK
19:10 – 19:30
Digital care on prescription to optimize pharmacological outcomes I Prof. Bart van den Bemt, Sint Maartenskliniek Nijmegen, Netherlands
19:30 – 20.00
Discussion round: Evidence and Safety of Digital Health Solutions for Rheumatic Patients
– Networking dinner –
SATURDAY I MAY 6 I 08:30 – 14:30
08:30 – 09:30
Needs and Expectations of Digital Health from Patients, Private Practices and Industry I Dr. Julie Horan I UCB, Dr. Martin Welcker, MVZ für Rheumatologie I Judith Safford, SCQM
09:30 – 09:45
Presentation Winner of the „Digital Rheumatolology Research Award“
Session I: Education
09:45 – 10:05
How to publish in the digital future – the end of printed journals and conventional reviewing? I Prof. Gerd Burmester, Charité Berlin, Germany
10:05 – 10:25
Rheumality © – A virtual and augmented reality concept for research and teaching in rheumatology I Dr. Arnd Kleyer, Erlangen University Hospital, Germany
– coffee break –
Session II: Telemedicine
10:55 – 11:15
Remote Monitoring of Axial Spondyloarthritis (ReMonit) I Dr. Inger Jorid Berg, Diakonhejmmet Hospital, Norway
My Pain Tracker: Digital, remote pain recording and monitoring in children and young people with chronic musculoskeletal pain I Dr. Rebecca Lee, University of Manchester, UK
Session III: Diagnostic support + DTx
11:35 – 11:55
A Digital Diagnostic Decision Support Tool for Individuals Suspecting Rheumatic Diseases: A population based Validation Study I Prof. Rachel Knevel, Havard Medical School, USA
11:55 – 12:15
Evaluation of Supported Self-management in Gout (GoutSMART): A Randomised Controlled Feasibility Trial I Dr. Philip Riches, University of Edinburgh Western General Hospital, UK
12:15 – 12:35
DiGAs in Rheumatology Where do we Stand ? Real-World-Evidence I Dr. Hannah Labinsky, Erlangen University Hospital, Germany
– Networking Lunch-
Session VI: AI + Computer Vision
13:35 – 13:55
The Impact of ChatGPT and Generative AI on Academic Publishing in Rheumatology I Dr. Emre Bilgin, Hacetteppe University Ankara, Turkey
13:55 – 14:15
Hand motion tracking to monitor disease activity in arthritis I Prof. Vinzenco Venerito, University of Bari, Italy
14:15 – 14:30
Presentation of the winner “Pitching Event for New Digital Solutions”
Scientific Advisory Board
Prof. Thomas Hügle
Department of Rheumatology, University Hospital Lausanne, Switzerland
Prof. Jacob M. van Laar
Rheumatology & Clinical Immunology, University Medical Centre Utrecht, Netherlands
Prof. Jutta Richter
Department Rheumatology & Hiller-Research Unit Rheumatology, University Hospital Düsseldorf, Germany
Prof. Didier Hans
Department of Rheumatology, University Hospital Lausanne, Switzerland
Dr. Johannes Knitza
University Hospital Erlangen, Germany
Dr. Martin Krusche
Center of Internal Medicine, University Hospital Hamburg (UKE), Germany
Dr. Latika Gupta
Royal Wolverhampton Hospitals NHS Trust / University of Manchester, United Kingdom
Dr. Alexander Oldroyd
University of Manchester, United Kingdom
Prof. Vincenzo Venerito
University of Bari, Italy
Sponsors & Partners 2023
Digital Rheumatology Research Award
The award will be given to scientists for innovative master theses, dissertations, or publications in the field of digital rheumatology.
The research price includes:
- 500 Euros
- 10 minute oral presentation and award ceremony during the Digital Rheumatology Day in Berlin
- A small article will be published at the Digital Rheumatology Network digitalrheumatolgy.org and its social media channels.
- At the time of application, the publication/thesis/dissertation should not be more than two years old.
- Papers must have been published in an international peer-reviewed recognized journal as original work and applicant must be first or last author.
- Thesis or dissertations must already have been accepted or published at a university.
The winner will be selected by the board members of the Digital Rheumatology Network based on the clinical relevance, originality and scientific merit.
Please send us the following documents in English in one pdf file:
- A curriculum vitae
- A short abstract summary (max. 300 words)
- Proof of acceptance as thesis, dissertation, or publication
Please send your pdf application until 28 February 2023 to Sina Reis-Balikcioglu: firstname.lastname@example.org
All participants can join the meeting free of charge and can present their work as an E-Poster.
We are happy to announce a pitching event again. The winner will be presented during the 5th Digital Rheumatology Day on May 6, 2023.
Who can join:
Applications can be submitted by providers and developers of digital solutions that (could) improve quality of care in rheumatology.
Benefit for all participants:
- After approval by the Advisory Board of the Digital Rheumatology Network, all submitted videos will be published on www.digitalrheumatology.org and announced on the channels (LinkedIn, Twitter) of the Digital Rheumatology Network.
- Free entrance to the 5th Digital Rheumatology Day
The winner price includes:
- 3min winner video will be presented during the 5th Digital Rheumatology Day
- 5 -10 min Q & A with the audience to receive some valuable feedback
- Award ceremony
- Announcement as winner on the channels (Newsletter, LinkedIn, Twitter) of the network
How to submit:
Please send your 3min elevator pitch video until 15 April 2023 to email@example.com.
Here you can find the winner video of the pitching event in 2022: Winner of the Pitching Event during the 4th Digital Rheumatology Day – Digital Rheumatology Network
Seminaris CampusHotel Berlin
Who should attend?
The Digital Rheumatology Day connects leading experts from a wide variety of disciplines like physicians (Rheumatologists, Radiologists, Rehabilitation, Internal Medicine, Immunologists), patients, pharma and MedTech industry, Health IT companies, associations, consultants and academia as well as research centers to discover new innovative practices.
The event language is English.
Certifications will be requested by
Swiss Society of Allergologie and Immunology (SSAI)
Swiss Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (SGPMR)
Swiss Society of Rheumatology (SRG)
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There are three ways to join the meeting:
1. on site in Berlin
2. online on Friday and on-site on Saturday
3. online on Friday only.
All participants will receive the recordings of the event afterwards. (subject to the approval of the speakers)
Catering is provided for all participants on site.