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Kings Fund Digital Health and Care Congress 2017

Digital Health and Care Congress 2017

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Digital Health and Care Congress focuses on digitisation being the essential tool for meeting the needs of patients, their families, healthcare professionals, and the entire nation – in short, to improve the way care is delivered in the NHS. With a renewed national focus on technology and data, join us at this two-day event to hear the latest policies and learn from local case studies showcasing best practice from around the country.

Why Attend

You’ll network with more than 500 delegates, including health and social care professionals, commissioners, researchers, innovators, and policy makers, all interested in the implementation of digital health in the NHS and other health and care systems. With a thriving exhibition, and a choice of practical workshops, you’ll see how the latest innovations in digital health, mobile health, telehealth and telecare are being used to:

  • transform how patients engage with services
  • drive improvements in efficiency and care co-ordination
  • help people manage their health and wellbeing.

Digital Health and Care Congress Agenda

Day 1

8.30am: Registration, exhibition and networking – Breakfast workshop

Session one: Opening plenary

10.00am: Welcome and introduction

  • Professor Chris Ham, Chief Executive, The King’s Fund

10.05am: Keynote address

  • Beverley Bryant, Director of Digital Technology, NHS Digital

10.30am: Results from the Independent Patient Data Taskforce – Hear how this new taskforce will build on the work of the Caldicott review, helping to develop a framework for clear and transparent discussions with the public, patients and healthcare professionals about how data can be used to improve health.

  • Nicola Perrin, Head of Policy, Wellcome Trust, and Lead, Independent Patient Data Taskforce

10.50am: Keynote

  • Speaker to be announced soon.

11.00am: Questions and discussion

11.15am: Refreshment break, exhibition and networking

Session two: Breakouts

Delegates can choose to attend any of the following sessions:

  • T2A: Exploring place-based personal health records
  • T2B: Apps enabling citizens to take an active role in their health and care
  • T2C: Using telemedicine to extend the reach of clinical expertise
  • T2D: Releasing nursing time to care, enabled by technology

1.00pm: Lunch, exhibition and networking

Session three: Breakouts

Delegates can choose to attend any of the following sessions:

  • T3A: Sharing information to transform and improve services
  • T3B: Using apps to share health information with specific audiences
  • T3C: Using digital platforms to provide information and triage services

3.15pm: Refreshment break, exhibition and networking

Session four: Supporting integration of health and social care through technology

3.45pm: Welcome back

  • Tom Derwood, Director of Provider Support and Integration, NHS Digital

3.50pm: Keynote address

Hear some of the work being done to support integration of health and social care services through technology, the challenges of incorporating person-centred technology solutions into health, housing and care services and the recommendations of the TSA paper, Putting people first: commissioning for connected care, homes and communities.

  • Paul Burstow, Chair, Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust

4.10pm: DataWell: The DataWell Exchange Platform: Promoting Connected Healthcare for the Devolved Greater Manchester Health and Social Care System

Gain an understanding of how a federated approach to the sharing of patient records has been implemented in Greater Manchester to support their devolved health and social care system, integrating health and social care data and analytics.

Explore how DataWell has addressed concerns about interoperability, diversity of NHS and social care systems, data ownership and transparency.

  • Dr Sarah Thew, Innovation and User Experience Manager, Greater Manchester Academic Health Science Network

4.30pm: Questions and discussion

4.50pm: Closing comments

5.00pm: Close of day

5.15pm: Drinks reception

Day 2

8.30am: Registration, exhibition and networking – Breakfast workshop

Session one: Lessons from the vanguards and test beds programme

10.00am: Welcome and introduction

  • Professor Chris Ham, Chief Executive, The King’s Fund

10.10am: At the digital vanguard: place-based digital health

Unpick how new care models are applying technology and building the digital health ecosystem. Learn from examples of digital health initiatives across vanguard sites that illustrate the challenges, successes and learning from programmes that have been seeking to embed digital at the core of service transformation.

  • Andrew Fenton, Associate Director, Digital Transformation, NHS South, Central and West Commissioning Support Unit

10.30am: Panel session: Lessons from the test beds

  1. What lessons can you share from the methodologies you’re using e.g. Rapid testing cycles?
  2. What are the particular challenges in the health and care sector?
  3. How can the NHS collaborate with the tech sector?
  4. What lessons are there around procurement for digital health and care projects?
  5. How can we best engage with patients around data?
  • Glyn Jones, Innovation and Spread Lead for the Lancashire and Cumbria Innovation Alliance NHS England Test Bed, Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust
  • Elizabeth Dymond, Project Lead, West of England Academic Health Science Network
  • Steven Haigh, Director of Primary Care Sheffield and Programme Director for the Perfect Patient Pathway
  • Dr Helen Rostill, Project Lead Director, Surrey Dementia Test Bed Project
  • Dr Ramin Nilforooshan, Clinical Lead, Surrey Dementia Test Bed Project
  • John Craig, Chief Executive, Care City Test Bed
  • Claire Stidston, Programme Lead, Care City Test Bed.

11.00am: Questions and discussion

11.15am: Refreshment break, exhibition and networking

Session two: Breakouts

Delegates can choose to attend any one of the following sessions:

  • W2A: Improving data sharing and interoperability across the health and social care economy
  • W2B: Platforms to facilitate patient involvement, feedback and choice
  • W2C: Digital solutions to support access and productivity in acute care

1.00pm: Lunch, exhibition and networking

Session three: Breakouts

Delegates can choose to attend any one of the following sessions:

  • W3A: Technology to support self-care
  • W3B: Websites and platforms to facilitate self-care and joint decision making
  • W3C: Demonstrating benefits and productivity

3.15pm: Refreshments, exhibition and networking

Session four: Closing plenary

3.45pm: Welcome back

3.50pm: Reinvigorating the Rangoon General Hospital

Hear about the renovation of the largest hospital in Burma, including building an effective medical records system so that patient needs and clinical practice can be supported from admission to the patient’s return to the community.

  • Dr Michael Marett-Crosby, Trustee, The Rangoon General Hospital Reinvigoration Charitable Trust, Burma

4.10pm: Business-as-usual video call access to government health care services at scale

Learn about a collaboration between the Scottish Centre for Telehealth and Telecare and Healthdirect Australia, with the aim of enabling citizen video call access to the primary care and specialist appointments. The model is being piloted in 50 health care settings and includes research being undertaken by the University of Edinburgh around the use of video consultations in primary care.

  • Chris Ryan, Video Consulting Program Director, Healthdirect Australia
  • Professor James Ferguson, National Clinical Lead, Scottish Centre for TeleHealth

4.30pm Questions and discussion

4.50pm Closing comments

5:00pm Close of conference


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Digital Healthcare 2017

Digital Healthcare

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Digital Healthcare 2017

Digital Healthcare‘s innovative conference programme will explore the latest digital technologies shaping healthcare transformation and interactive case studies to showcase their practical implementation. The conference platform enhances shared learning opportunities for the full healthcare decision making team – from CIOs and CCIOs to implementation teams and system users. Delegates can choose from a variety of speaker sessions relating to the key challenges, get insight into areas of change and development and discover how their peers both in the UK and abroad have tackled digital transformation across the sector.


Keith McNeil, CCIO and Will Smart, CIO from NHS England will open conference proceedings, sharing their views on the growing importance of the roles of the CIO and the CCIO, highlighting key initiatives in the NHS that are really making a difference, and delivering their perspective on the major challenges as we move towards Paperless 2020.

The speaker faculty are experts in their field, who come to the event to share their real life experiences and give practical examples of how they have approached and delivered transformation.

Speakers include:

  • Ian Trenholm CEO of the NHS Blood and Transfusion Service on how new technology has been enlisted to transform the service
  • Joanna Smith CIO from Royal Brompton and Harefield Foundation Trust about her role as an innovative disruptor
  • Mahiben Maruthappu, founder of the Innovation Accelerator, talks about the key sector trends and the shares the latest news on the Innovation and Technology Tariff
  • Indi Singh, Head of Architecture at NHS England, gives insight into the current challenges facing the development of a truly interoperable service within the NHS and beyond.




  • Understand how health and care services can be delivered with a patient centred focus and in a
    more streamlined way, and how interoperability is the key supporting this transformation of services.


  • See case studies and receive insight into how your peers in the healthcare and other sectors have transformed
    services through the adoption of digitisation. We will be holding Exemplar Panel discussions, where you can hear from
    experts who have planned and implemented new care models and structures.


  • Learn how the interpretation of data can assist in streamlining health and care services, highlighting those
    patients most at risk, reduce attendance levels at A&E, improve efficiencies and much more.


  • Rise to the challenge of building a robust and secure architecture through which to deliver a
    transformed service.


  • Hear about advances in remote healthcare – IoT, wearables, telecare and telehealth, artificial intelligence,
    robotics and personalised medicine – all get a lot of media attention, but what does it really mean for heath and care services?



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Digital Healthcare Revolution: Harnessing NHS Technology

Digital Healthcare Revolution: Harnessing NHS Technology

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Digital Healthcare Revolution: Harnessing NHS Technology


Join us at the Digital Healthcare Revolution: Harnessing NHS Technology conference, a bespoke event looking at the technological advancements in healthcare delivery and the future potential of digital innovation.

Digital-Healthcare-Revolution-web-bannerThe Five Year Forward View is the vision to provide more power to patients, deliver better outcomes and make the NHS more efficient with greater integration at its core. With increased demand inevitable, removing the barriers and boundaries of traditional practice and embracing new models of working are seen as the drivers to sustaining the NHS into the future. NHS England are committed to the idea that technology and data are key to implementing the necessary changes and ‘harnessing technology’ will have a major part to play in the new ways of delivering care.
A digitally enabled NHS will transform how it operates and generate significant benefits such as improved patient experience, supported clinical interactions and enhanced administrative processes.

At the Digital Healthcare Revolution: Harnessing NHS Technology conference we will discuss the role that technology and data is already playing within the NHS and how future digital innovation will enable the changing landscape of the health and social care system. Our speaker programme of leading experts will share knowledge and exchange opinion on how the progressive and sustained use of digital technologies can benefit a transformed healthcare system. With vertical integration an ambition across the NHS and social care there will be an opportunity to examine how paperless information can be shared appropriately and safely to the benefit of patients and staff. We will showcase a number of initiatives and examples of best practice from throughout the health and social care system and there will be ample opportunity for interactive discussion and networking amongst fellow professionals and peers.

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Who Will Attend

  • Chairs/Chief Executives
  • Chief Information Officers
  • Chief Technology Officers
  • Clinical Commissioning Groups
  • Clinical/Medical Directors
  • Digital Champions/Digital Managers
  • Digital Strategy Leads
  • Directors of Enterprise and Innovations
  • Directors of Information Management / Informatics / ICT
  • Directors of Social Services
  • Directors/Heads of Business Management/Transformation
  • Directors/Heads of Commissioning/Procurement
  • Directors/Heads of Communications
  • Directors/Heads of Digital Inclusion/Engagement
  • Directors/Heads of Efficiency and Improvement
  • Directors/Heads of Information Assurance/Governance/ IT Security
  • Directors/Heads of Modernisation and Performance
  • Directors/Heads of Policy/Strategy
  • IT Directors/Managers
  • Professors of Informatics / Health Informatics / Medicine
  • Professors of Science / Technology / Research
  • Programme/Project Directors
  • Service Managers
  • Web Directors/Managers

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Digital Health World Forum 2015

Digital Health World Forum

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Health. Care. Innovation

Technology is changing the face of health provision globally.  Innovative services and devices are enabling enhanced levels of care, increased efficiencies and lower costs. Government measures are directing innovation, and payers, providers and technology developers are creating new working models and a patient-centric approach.

Boasting an interactive, cutting edge agenda with visionary speaker line-up, the Digital Health World Forum is a 1 day conference and exhibition for global authorities to present their “how-to” strategy and vision for the health and care sector.

Make sure you are present on the 8th of December for THE health technology event of 2015.

2015 Digital Health World Forum Agenda

Understand the full power of technology in health and define strategies to take your organisation to the next level. Select your key focus area and attend a full stream or set your own agenda with a mix of attendance across all tracks.

Digital Health Keynote Theatre

09:00 – Chair’s Opening Remarks

09:10 – Vision for The Paperless NHS – Going Digital for an Enhanced Patient Experience

09:30 – Panel Discussion: How Can Technology Drive Patient Engagement and Deliver a Proactive Heath Service?

10:10 – Innovation at the Forefront of mHealth and Healthcare App Development

10:35 – Networking Break and Exhibition Visit

Data, Analytics and Security Theatre

11:30 – Data Privacy – Allaying Security Concerns that Prevent the Optimum Useage of Data

11:50 – Panel Discussion: Data Data Everywhere – But How is it Being Used?

12:20 – Using Data to Increase Wellbeing and Generate Patient Engagement

12:40 – Cross Sector Information Sharing for Direct Care

13:00 – Lunch

14:15 – Data Collection and Analysis in the Challenge to Overcome Obesity: Helping Health Change Study

14:35 – Transformation to Automated Processes – Have you Analysed the Difference It has Brought to Your Organisation?

14:55 – Panel Discussion: Improving Security, Privacy and Data Protection to Bridge the Gap Between Data and Patient Care

15:25 – Networking Break and Exhibition Visit

16:00 – Panel Discussion: Turning Wearables Data into Valuable Information

16:30 – Big Data for Population Health Management

16:50 – Cloud-Based Solutions for Secure Data Storage

17:10 – Panel Discussion: Why it Makes Sense to Store Electronic Patient Records and Health Data in the Cloud – Enabling Innovation, Mobility, Innovation and Access

17:40 – Close of Stream

mHealth & Apps

11:30 – Digital technologies – Igniting mHealth and Wearables

11:50 – Mobilising the Workforce for Enhanced Service and Cost-Efficiency

12:15 – How is Mobile Revolutionising Health and Care?

12:35 – Drivers and Obstacles to mHealth Adoption

13:00 – Lunch

14:15 – Panel Discussion: Regulating mHealth

14:45 – Developing the Business Model – Who will pay for mHealth Services?

15:05 – The Importance of Mobile in a Robust Community Care System

15:25 – Networking Break and Exhibition Visit

16:00 – Game-Changing – Increasing Consumer Adoption of Healthcare Apps – What will be the Next Killer Health App?

16:40 – Maximising Opportunities for mHealth

17:00 – Panel Discussion: mHealth – Revolutionising the Way Patients Receive Care

17:30 – Taking Wearable Devices from Fitness Fad to Healthcare Essential

17:50 – Close of Stream

The Digital Hospital Theatre

11:30 – EPR Evaluation: deployment scenarios, patient views, care provider opinions – what are the benefits and downfalls of EPR?

12:15 – The Transition to Paperless/Paper Light

12:35 – Interoperability Challenges – Bringing all the Data Together

13:00 – Lunch

14:15 – Are Clinicians Maximising the Benefits from EPR?

14:40 – Panel Discussion: Bridging the Gap Between Clinicians and IT Department

15:25 – Networking Break and Exhibition Visit

16:00 – Improving Healthcare Delivery with High Level IT Systems

16:30 – Why OpenSource is the Way Forward for Technology in Healthcare

16:55 – Providing a Holistic View of Each Patient

17:20 – Close of Stream

Connected Care Theatre

11:30 – Digitising Primary Care – Moving to the Next Generation of Primary Care

11:50 – Panel Discussion: How are GPs Re-Shaping Primary Care Delivery?

12:20 – Evolving from Reactive Medical Business to Proactive Population Management

12:40 – Tools and support for Patient Empowerment

13:00 – Lunch

14:15 – Digital Technology for a Healthier Society

14:35 – Panel Discussion: Smart Home – Healthy Home. How are Hospital Visits Reduced by Smart Home Solutions

15:05 – Telemedicine Transforming Chronic Disease Management

15:25 – Networking Break and Exhibition Visit

16:00 – Using Telemedicine to Develop Patient Engagement

16:20 – Telemedicine : Win-Win for Patient and Hospital

16:40 – Seeing Patients as an Asset (Not Just a Cost)

17:00 – Engaging the Patient For a Proactive Rather Than Reactive Approach to Healthcare

17:20 – Close of Stream




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The Medical Futurist

Healthcare Technologies Shaping the Future of Medicine

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Healthcare technologies that have potential to really shape the way medicine and healthcare is practiced and delivered is explored  by Dr. Bertalan Mesko, PhD, The Medical Futurist, author, keynote speaker, geek doctor with PhD in genomics, science fiction fanatic who shares  his thoughts on his favorite technologies in this video.

More from Dr Mesko can be found at https://www.youtube.com/user/medicalfuturist/featured

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Medical Informatics World

Medical Informatics World 2015

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About the Conference

Held each year in Boston, Medical Informatics World connects more than 400 healthcare, biomedical science, health informatics, and IT leaders to navigate emerging trends and opportunities in the evolving industry. The event responds to the challenges in collaborating and maximizing the benefit of enabling technologies with inspiring plenary keynotes combined with focused expert-led presentations and discussions. Coverage includes population health management, predictive analytics, payer-provider-pharma data collaborations, patient care and engagement, mobile and wearable technologies, care delivery models, enterprise hospital information systems, clinical decision support, error and readmission reduction, and healthcare data security. The 2015 program features six conference tracks, two interactive dinner workshops and six plenary keynote presentations, providing attendees with the connections, tools and strategies for taking their research and care delivery to the next level.

2015 Concurrent Tracks

Population Health Management and Quality Improvement

Information Security and Privacy in Healthcare

Leveraging mHealth, Telehealth and the Cloud

Building Enterprise Architecture and Hospital Information Systems

Leveraging mHealth, Telehealth and Cloud

Amidst a diminishing supply of providers and escalating costs of healthcare, the call for new point-of-care testing, direct-to-consumer diagnostics, patient-centered devices and apps to support mobile healthcare and telemedicine has never been greater. These technologies offer clinicians decision support capabilities, healthcare systems a real-time data stream for population health management, and they offer providers, patients and payers the chance to improve the outcome of care for less expense. Cambridge Healthtech Institute and Clinical Informatics News’ “Leveraging mHealth, Telehealth and the Cloud: Achieving the Triple Aim with Mobile Tech, POC Devices, Wearables and Telemedicine,” taking place May 4-5, 2015 at the Renaissance Waterfront Hotel in Boston, MA, will bring together technology developers, clinicians, researchers, payers and innovators in mobile health and telehealth for key discussions on the development and utilization of mobile tech to improve healthcare.



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