Anne-Miek Vroom is a dedicated and inspirational individual who knows how to put her knowledge and patient experience to optimal use. She is an impassioned senior consultant in the healthcare sector and much in demand as a public speaker. As the founder and director of the IKONE Foundation, her goal is to improve the quality of care by promoting and facilitating collaborations between patients and the healthcare sector. She supports care organisations, policy makers and innovators in reinforcing the patient perspective through, for example, patient journeys, focus groups, and research and consultancy work. Additionally, the IKONE Foundation develops and designs innovations in healthcare.

Dr Dedeu is the Interim CEO of the International Foundation for Integrated Care (IFIC) based in Oxford, UK and he is the former Director the Agency for Health Quality and Assessment of Catalonia, Ministry of Health of the government of Catalonia. Dr Dedeu is a MD (University of Barcelona), specialised in Urology and Family Medicine and he holds MScs in Health Economics, in Primary Care and in Healthcare Management (University of Manchester).

He has professional experience spanning more than 20 years at international level in the field of quality assessment and health systems development. He has worked as policy maker, manager, researcher and implementer or health system reforms. Former Chair of EUREGHA (European Association of Regional and Local Authorities), association based in Brussels. He has also been the Director of research and knowledge exchange of the Digital Health and Social Care Institute of Scotland, in association with the University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom.

Dr Dedeu is currently involved as PI in more than ten EU projects, such as FP7, H2020, Interreg, Health Programme and EIT Health. Along with his scientific career he has published more than 55 research papers in SCI and SCIE journals of high impact factor.

Som pensjonist har jeg valgt å engasjere meg i brukermedvirkning.Medlem av det sentrale brukerutvalget  OUS siden 2017, medlem av samarbeidsutvalg OUS fra 2019. Vært brukerrep i Læringsnettverket for Godt pasientforløp OUS og Oslo kommune.

Jeg har sykepleier utdanning fra Bergen, helsesøster/helsesykepleier fra Oslo. Har lang arbeidserfaring fra sykehus og kommunehelsetjenesten. Mange års samhandlings erfaringer i forebyggende arbeide gjennom Trygge Lokalsamfunn konseptet

Egenerfaringer som pasient og pårørende til ektefelle og barn

Anders Vege is Head of Section for Quality Improvement at the Norwegian Institute of Public Health. He has worked with quality improvement since he was Quality Advisor at the Akershus Medical County Office as part of the first Norwegian National Strategy for Quality Improvement in Health Care. Mr. Vege has extensive experience in primary health care leadership in communities and has always been committed to making the patient voice stronger in QI programs. In 2014 he initiated a "What Matters to You Day" for health care services in Norway, an initiative that has spread to more than 40 other countries. Currently Mr. Vege is involved in a national program to bring a "what matters to you" approach to better pathways for elderly and long-term-care patients.

Shaun Maher

Principal Lead, Quality Improvement Team, NHS Education for Scotland

Strategic Advisor for Person-Centred Care, The Scottish Government Health Directorates.

Shaun works in the QI team at NHS Education for Scotland on a range of educational programmes and related QI activities. He is also a professional advisor in the Scottish Government Healthcare Quality and Strategy team. His professional background is in nursing where he worked as a senior nurse and specialist practitioner in critical care for more than 20 years. Since 2012 he has worked on a number of national quality improvement and education programmes and specialises in person-centred approaches to QI. He is a leading voice in the global “What matters to you?” movement, a Scottish Quality and Safety Fellow and a qualified executive and team coach