Digital Health and Care Congress 2017

Embedding technology in health and social care
Date: 
1112 Jul 2017
Venue: 
The King's Fund, London W1G 0AN
Event type: 
Two-day congress

Present

Put your organisation on the map

We’re looking for projects to showcase at next year's congress.

If your submission is successful, you'll receive one free speaker place to present in a breakout session at the event. We will also be recording a selection of the projects and featuring them on our interactive map of technology and data.

The deadline for submissions is Friday 9 December 2016.

Is your project suitable?

To be accepted, your abstract must show progress and improvements in at least one of these areas:

  • enabling citizens to take an active role in their health and care

  • ​​improving data sharing and interoperability across the health and social care economy

  • demonstrating the benefits and improving productivity

  • ​using technology and data to improve experience and quality of care.

Please note, presentations should focus on digital health and care in practice. If you're a commercial organisation working in partnership with a public sector organisation, please ensure your partner is also available to present.

How to submit your project

Please go to www.conftool.pro/digital-health-care-2017 and follow the submission instructions. You'll be asked to:

  • select how you'd like to present: short poster presentation (5 min slot) / full presentation (15-20min slot)
  • enter names and details of the presenting authors, including job titles and organisations
  • indicate whether your project is new/developing work or completed work (with evaluation)
  • show which of the four themes you are submitting under
  • include a structured abstract of no more than 500 words including: introduction, aims and objectives, method, results and conclusions.

Who will review your project?

Our team of reviewers include:

  • Daniel Ray, Director, Data Science, NHS Digital, and Professor, Health Informatics, Farr Institute
  • Charles Lowe, Managing Director, Digital Health and Care Alliance (DHACA)
  • Matthew Honeyman, Researcher, Policy, The King's Fund
  • Joanne Harding, Director of Transformation, Shropshire Doctors Co-operative Ltd (Shropdoc)
  • Mike Clark, Managing Editor, Telecare Learning and Improvement Network
  • John Cruickshank, Partner, The IT Health Partnership
  • David Maguire, Economic and Data Analyst, Policy, The King's Fund
  • Brenda Thompson-Murray, Carer and Trustee, Carers UK
  • Jonathan Thorpe, Director, Carelab.

Each abstract will be reviewed by two different members and their final score will be based on the combination of both reviews. Acceptance will be based on quality, relevance and originality.

    Free speaker place

    If your project is accepted, you'll receive one free speaker place, giving you full access to all presentations across the two days. Please note, any additional speakers must purchase a ticket and we are unable to subsidise any travel or accommodation costs.

    Confirming presentations

    We will email you by Friday 20 January 2016 to let you know whether your submission has been accepted.

    About

    About this event

    Digitisation is an 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 should you 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.

    Present at the event

    We’re looking for projects to showcase at the congress. If your submission's accepted, you'll receive one free speaker place.

    Find out more >

    Speakers

    Speakers

    Beverley Bryant

    Director of Digital Transformation, NHS Digital

    Nicola Perrin

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

    Dr Michael Marett-Crosby

    Trustee, The Rangoon General Hospital Reinvigoration Charitable Trust

    More speakers to be announced soon

    Exhibition

    Sponsor or exhibit at the congress

    • Network with health and care leaders
    • Build relationships with your key target audience
    • Align yourself with innovative thinking.

    For more information, email Michael Spencer or call 020 7307 2482.

    Host your own workshop

    Organise a session and establish yourself as a thought leader, tell your story and disseminate your key messaging. Regularly attended by 50 per cent of delegates, this is our most popular package.

    Exhibit

    Book an exhibition stand to network and engage with delegates. Receive a free delegate place and use promotional opportunities on the conference webpage and app to make the most of this cost-effectivepackage.

    Branding opportunities

    If you can’t get to the congress then sponsoring the lanyards or twitter wall are great ways to raise your brand awareness.

    Request a copy of our brochure or call 020 7307 2482.

    Supporters

    Thank you

    We would like to thank the following organisations who are supporting the congress. If you would like information on how you can get involved, please email us or call Claire on 020 7307 2596.

    Partners

    NHS Digital

    NHS Digital logo

    We are the national information and technology partner for the health and care system. Our vision is to harness the power of information and technology to make health and care better.

    Supporters

    Royal College of Physicians

    Royal College of Physicians

    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.

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    Discounts

    Bring a group!

    10% off for 3-4 people
    15% off for 5-6 people
    20% off for 7 or more people.

    Please email Annie for your promotional code.

    Student rates

    Receive 50% off if you're a student in full-time education. Please email Annie for your promotional code.

    Bursaries

    We offer a limited number of bursary (free) places for our conferences. These are reserved for patients and carers. To apply for a bursary for this event please email Annie.

    Free for SME members

    If you're a member of our SME programme, you'll receive a free ticket to attend the congress. Please email Kieran for more information on the SME programme or phone 020 7307 2485.

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    Can I pay by invoice?

    Yes. Please select your tickets and once you're through to the registration form, you can amend the 'payment method' from credit card to 'pay by invoice'. Please note, there is a £20 surcharge to cover the cost of processing invoices. This is an addition to the ticket price and will be added to your invoice. There is no charge for paying by debit or credit card.