Date February 8, 2018
Time 12.45 p.m. – 5.30 p.m.
Registration opens at 12.15 p.m.
Venue Eventfabrik Bern, Fabrikstrasse 12, Bern, Switzerland
PDF Program English (PDF)
Information Simultaneous interpretations: English and German


12.45 Welcome (German) PD Dr. Gilbert Zulian, President Swiss Cancer League, Bern
13.00 Promoting patients’ self-efficacy: How can it be successful? (German) Prof. Urte Scholz, Applied Social and Health Psychology, University of Zurich, Switzerland
13.30 United Kingdom’s perspective on the use of digital solutions to improve cancer patients’ self-efficacy Prof. Claire Foster, Director of Macmillan Survivorship Research Group, University of Southampton, UK
14.00 Presentation of selected digital and patient-oriented applications  >> Details
15.10 Break
15.45 The use of patient-reported outcomes to improve outcomes and quality in cancer care Prof. Ethan Basch, Director of Cancer Outcomes Research Program at the UNC-Chapel Hill Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology and Oncology, University of North Carolina, USA
16.30 Digital solutions for cancer patients: reach, (cost-)effectiveness and implementation Prof. Irma Verdonck, Chair of the Research Group on Psychosocial Oncology of the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and VU University Medical Center, the Netherlands
17.00 Closing remarks (German) Mathis Brauchbar and Prof. Manuela Eicher
17.30 Aperitif
Moderators: Mathis Brauchbar and Prof. Manuela Eicher

Pre-Symposium “Meet the expert”

10.00 – 12.00 “Digital applications to promote self-efficacy in cancer patients”

Informal exchange between developers, providers and interested parties

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