Digital Health and Care Congress 2016

Enabling patient-centred care through information and technology
56 Jul 2016
The King's Fund, London W1G 0AN
Event type: 
Two-day congress


Event highlights

Matthew Swindells: The importance of digital health in the implementation of the NHS five year forward view

Mustafa Suleyman: New ways for technology to enhance patient care

Dame Fiona Caldicott: Data security in the NHS

Presentations: Day 1

Presentations: Tuesday 5 July

Session two: Breakout sessions

Gemma Wilson

Supporting improvement through the development of an innovative hydration monitoring solution for care home settings

Ian Wiles

The accurate measurement of pressure ulcers using tablet and smartphone technology

Jonathon Carr-Brown

Truth 3.0: hearing the patient’s voice in emergency, urgent and advance care planning

Matt James

A review of progress and uptake of digital health innovations

Anthony Cornford

An emerging world of digital medicines: a multi-episode study

Candace Imison

Delivering the benefits of digital healthcare

Agnieszka Ignatowicz Patrick Elder

Analysis of data to look at ethical implications

Jason Madan

Health economic findings

Mark Sujan

A qualitative study of patient safety and security risks

Xavier Griffiths

Use of digital clinical communication for families and carers of children and young people with short or long term conditions (LYNCS study): a rapid review

Caroline Sanders

Experience - based design of a mobile phone system for supporting service users with serious mental illness in community settings

Alison Sturgess-Durden

A new approach to the evaluation of online therapy within IAPT services at scale through integration

Manon Bruinsma

Use of individualised music access for people with dementia

Session three: Breakout sessions

Claire Harding

Using machine learning algorithms to assess the clinical severity of depression among users of a digital mental health platform

Jonathan Ward

Creating a virtuous cycle of digital health enterprise sustainability: Lessons learnt from Breaking Free Online

Stephanie Dugdale

Transforming substance misuse services though computer-assisted therapy

Kenneth Law

Using an app to help diabetic patients monitor their blood sugar levels and help prevent hypoglycaemia for Type 2 diabetic patients

Lynn Austin

REMORA (Remote monitoring of Rheumatoid Arthritis) using a smartphone app

Thomas Sutton

The role of user experience in adoption and adherence to a digital lifestyle change tool for blood pressure reduction

Katherine Adams

Implementing a Multidisciplinary Hospital Wide Clinical EPR System at Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Lea Marais

CYGNUS: A digital brain health platform for improving dementia outcomes

Samit Shah

NHS 111 Patient Relationship Manager

Sergio Pillon

Using telemedicine to manage the for wound care service in the Italian public health care system

Steve Tope

Quest for Quality in Care Homes – using telehealth care to enable integrated, anticipatory and sustainable health and care services

Session four: Rapid-fire poster session

Mike May poster presentation

Mike May poster

Digital technology for communication between clinicians and young patients with chronic conditions (LYNCS study) –An international review

Niels Peek poster presentation

Niels Peek poster

Out-of-home activity recognition from GPS data in schizophrenic patients

Lisa Brunton poster presentation

Lisa Brunton poster

Perspectives and experiences of health professionals on the implementation and use of telehealth for COPD services: towards personalised and holistic support

Vivienne Burgon poster presentation

Using real-time online reports to improve care for patients with hip fracture

Presentations: Day 2

Presentations: Wednesday 6 July

Breakfast workshop

Neel Gupta and Hasib Aftab

The Camden Integrated Digital Record tale: enabling the clinical transformation agenda across health and social care

Session two: Breakout sessions

Paolo Fraccaro

Patients’ online access and interpretation of laboratory test results: a human computer interaction study

Andy Minnion

Multimedia Advocacy: Tools and techniques that put patients at the centre of their health and care and transform how we deliver the service

Cees Hanna

Supported self-care through technology

Graham Worsley

Home-based gait training following knee and hip arthroplasty

Janie Thomson

Capacity building in community AHP services by leveraging a care management technology platform for exercise rehabilitation

Prakash Jayakumar

Improving outcomes after hip and knee replacement surgery

Daniel Marsden

Employing informatics to improve hospital care for people with learning disabilities

Andrew Fenton

Connecting care: The jigsaw of interoperability at scale in health and social care

David Champeaux

Predictive analytics health model for patients with long-term conditions in Spain

Richard Latham

The effectiveness of a web-based mindfulness course as an intervention treatment for NHS patients

Shon Lewis

Smartphone-enhanced symptom management and relapse prevention: a randomised controlled trial

Session three: Breakout sessions

Paul Davenport

Achieving the outcomes of a high reliability organization through the creation of a centralized operations center

Thomas Newsom-Davis

Acute oncology: an app for healthcare professionals

Julie Barnett

Embedding relationship and behaviour change evidence in digital delivery: the example of myPace

Jenny Thomas

Transforming patient attendance in gynaecology

Sagar Jilka

Patient access to medical records: an on-going longitudinal evaluation of a care information exchange across diabetes patients in North West London

Harry Longman

Seeking help from your GP online: how to break the logjam in digital access

Trafford Care Co-ordination Centre: Supporting People with Health and Social Care Needs

Session four: Rapid-fire poster session

David Champeaux poster presentation

David Champeaux poster

Accenture Doctors Survey 2015

Sally Pezaro poster presentation

Sally Pezaro poster

Involving an expert panel in the development of an online intervention designed to support midwives in work-related psychological distress: Exploring the outcomes of a Delphi study

Robert Dunlop poster presentation

Robert Dunlop and Lisa Elsevier poster

Active clinical decision support – empowering primary care clinicians to deliver preventative care to that can cut costs and save lives

Jonathan Mayes poster

Developing a device to decrease hospital acquired infection

Julian Hamann poster presentation

Assessment of a smartphone-connected otoscope and associated healthcare communication platform

Session five: Closing plenary

Fiona Caldicott

Keynote address: Data security in the NHS

Bob Wachter

Keynote address: the digital future of the NHS


About this event

Our annual Digital Health and Care Congress provided a key opportunity to explore how the better use of technology and data can support and enable the developments needed to transform outcomes for patients and citizens.

Programme for Digital Health and Care Congress 2016


Thank you to our supporters

We would like to thank the following organisations who supported the congress. If you would like information on how you can support our events please email us or call 020 7307 2596.


Emerald Insight

Emerald Publishing logo

Emerald is a global publisher linking research and practice to the benefit of society. The company manages a portfolio of more than 290 journals and over 2,350 books and book series volumes. It also provides an extensive range of value-added products, resources and services to support its customers’ needs.

Emerald’s health and social care collection provides vital knowledge covering research, management and practice in health and social care and allied areas. The content suggests improvements for practice and considers the social impact of research and policy.

Wired Health

WIRED Health takes place on 29th April 2016. This one-day event explores the future of healthcare and is designed to introduce, explain and predict the coming trends facing the medical and personal healthcare industries. From diagnostics and neuroscience, to data-driven healthcare and new material sciences, the event will gather more than 20 industry-leading main stage speakers, plus an exciting selection of start-ups. Book your place using code WHKING10 and receive a 10% discount.



The Association of Independent Healthcare Organisations (AIHO) is the trade association for independent healthcare providers across the United Kingdom. We represent over 200 hospitals that provide services to insured, self-paying and NHS-funded patients. AIHO highlights the role the sector plays in delivering the nation's health and informs the national debate on delivering the healthcare Britain deserves.

Digital Health Age


Digital Health Age is the community for healthcare professionals, fitness workers and tech enthusiasts to follow disruptive healthcare technologies. Launched in 2015, the website has quickly become a hub for progress and innovation in digital health.

Digital Health London

DigitalHealth London is a collaboration between MedCity and London’s three Academic Health Science Networks (AHSNs): Imperial College Health Partners, UCLPartners and the Health Innovation Network. It is supported by the Mayor of London and the Academic Health Science Centres (AHSCs).

eHealth Industries Innovation Centre


The eHealth Industries Innovation (ehi2) Centre is a business-facing centre for the ehealth industries, supporting the development of the ehealth sector in Wales. It offers companies access to healthcare facilities and technologies and informatics expertise.

eHealth Law & Policy


eHealth Law & Policy, launched in November 2013, provides razor-sharp analysis of the global regulatory developments and industry initiatives surrounding the transformation of the healthcare industry into the online and mobile world, and the issues and challenges this seismic shift brings.

International Innovation

International Innovation

International Innovation is a global resource published by communications agency, Research Media, publishing insight and analysis on current scientific research trends worldwide, and funding and policy issues. Coverage spans the breadth of scientific disciplines, with key focus on healthcare, environment and technology.

Medipex Health Innovation Hub Yorkshire and Humber


Medipex is the healthcare innovation hub for NHS organisations across the Yorkshire and Humber and East Midlands regions and industry and academia internationally. We connect the NHS with industry and academia sharing our knowledge of the NHS and commercialisation processes to facilitate the innovation cycle.

Personalize My Medicine

Personalize My Medicine places people and patients at center by informing them of the latest advances in medical innovation relevant to their condition and promotes research and innovation for unmet medical needs through our crowdfunding platform designed for both patients and innovators.

Telehealth and Telecare Aware

Telehealth & Telecare Aware is the only internationally-focused, independent review of health tech for a professional audience. Since 2005, our Editors have written about industry news and research from an independent, informed and thoughtful point of view in a global context. We tackle what the events really mean with experienced eyes and from an independent ‘in the trenches’ perspectives. Follow us at, through our twice-weekly free Alerts or on Twitter @telecareaware.

The Journal of mHealth

The Journal of mHealth

The Journal of mHealth is an international publication which brings the latest professional developments in mobile, digital and connected health technologies to healthcare and industry professionals around the world. Click on the logo to read issues of the Journal and to subscribe for free.

Yorkshire & Humber Academic Health Science Network

Yorkshire and Humber AHSN

The Yorkshire & Humber Academic Health Science Network’s Digital Health and Wellbeing Ecosystem brings together representatives from health and social care, academia, industry, voluntary sector and patient organisations to increase digital health technology uptake and in turn enhance patient care.



Would you like to host a workshop, sponsor or exhibit at a future event? Find out about the range of opportunities available by contacting Michael Spencer, at or 020 7307 2482.

Orion Health


Digital Healthcare Management

Digital Health Management




Blue Latitude Health

Blue Latitude Health

Digital Healthcare Management

Digital Health Management

Elsevier Clinical Solutions

Elsevier Clinical Solutions

Every Life Technologies

Every Life technologies



Opus Telecoms

Opus Telecom

Orion Health

orion health



Mental Health Foundation

Mental Health Foundation

Music and Memory

Music and memory

NEL Commissioning Support Unit

NEL commissioning support Unit

Health & Social Care Information Centre

Health and Social Care Information Centre







Warwick Medical School

Warwick medical school

White October

White October