Matic Meglic is Digital Health and Patient Management Solutions Director at Medtronic EMEA. Matic is striving for implementation of better health care delivery models – using smart technology, patient empowerment and value based payment models. After completing his MD (Cum Lauda), Matic pursued his PhD developing and clinically evaluating a novel eHealth intervention for treatment of patients with depression as well as finishing MBA (Cum Lauda). Matic has been a contributor to EU public health informatics – as CIO at Slovene National Institute of Public Health, coordinator of the key EU ePublicHealth policy project PARENT as well as actively engaging in EU semantic interoperability projects (Co-chair of epSOS.eu Steering Board, member of EXPAND Executive Committee and contributor to Calliope and eHGI).
He has initiated or led numerous eHealth projects and the development of services in the fields of Personal Healthcare Records, chronic disease management, patient empowerment and serious gaming for health (e.g. EPAAC ‘I’m a fan of life’ cancer prevention campaign). He also served as Assistant Professor of eHealth at University of Primorska and Visiting Professor at Medical University of Zagreb. Matic is a regular speaker at international events such as High-level eHealth Conference & eHealth week, MedTech Forum. You can find his thoughts on Twitter @matic_meglic