Digital Health and Care Congress 2017

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


About this event

NHS England's Next steps on the five year forward view outlines the plan to harness technology and innovation over the next two years but what's really happening on the ground? Join us at this two-day event to hear the latest policy updates and learn from case studies showcasing best practice from around the country.

Best practice case studies

With two breakfast workshops and a choice of breakout sessions, you'll see how the latest innovations are being used to:

  • help people manage their own health and wellbeing
  • ensure patients receive the right care in the right location
  • create integrated and accessible patient records
  • support children and young people
  • boost productivity in the NHS
  • integrate health and social care services
  • create additional capacity
  • prevent unnecessary admissions
  • engage staff in quality improvement
  • drive improvements in efficiency and care co-ordination.

Who will be there?

500 delegates

Network with 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.


As well as the breakout speakers, you'll have the opportunity to hear from:

  • Rob Shaw, Interim Chief Executive, NHS Digital
  • Helen Arthur, Harnessing Technology Lead, New Care Models Programme, NHS England
  • global digital exemplars, the most advanced IT hospitals in the NHS
  • mental health digital exemplars
  • NHS Test Beds, evaluating the real world impact of new technologies
  • Nicola Perrin, Head of Policy, Wellcome Trust, and Head, Understanding Patient Data
  • Dr Adam Hill, Chief Medical Officer, McLaren Applied Technologies
  • Chris Ryan, Healthdirect Australia
  • Dr Michael Marett-Crosby, The Rangoon General Hospital Reinvigoration Charitable Trust, Burma
  • Professor James Ferguson, National Clinical Lead, Scottish Centre for TeleHealth.

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8.30am: Registration, exhibition and networking

Breakfast workshop

This session will take place from 9.00-9.45am and is being organised by our sponsor, TPP.

9.00am: Improving value in the care of frail older people - leading the way in blurred boundary working

  • Discussing the use of virtual wards for improving patient outcomes and reducing unnecessary hospital admissions.

Andrea Allanach, Lead Advanced Nurse Practitioner for Elderly and Intermediate Care, Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

Session one: Opening plenary

10.00am: Welcome and introduction

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

10.05am: Keynote address

  • The NHS workforce is the third largest in the world and its professionals, alongside counterparts in social care, are arguably the most in need of world class information and technology. Equally however, the complex infrastructure of health and social care requires protection from modern day digital threats. This briefing explores advances in providing 21st century digital services to care professionals and patients alongside the dual challenge of ensuring those technologies are protected against emerging cyber risks.

Rob Shaw, Interim Chief Executive, NHS Digital

10.35am: Results from the Understanding 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 Head, Understanding Patient Data

10.55am: 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

11.45am: Welcome and introduction

Harry Evans, Researcher, The King's Fund

11.50am: Personal health records: what progress has been made?

  • Learn about a study looking at the status of personal health record (PHR) activity and best practice across the NHS, and exploring the views of users regarding the potential use of their own records.

Jeremy Wyatt, New Technologies Lead, Health Informatics Unit, Royal College of Physicians

12.05pm: A view from the coal face bringing together health and social care data across Cheshire

  • Hear how the Cheshire care record has been implemented across Cheshire, creating an integrated record using information from general practices, acute hospitals, community services, mental health, social care and cancer centres that feeds into one easy to navigate, digital record through a single portal.

John Glover, Director of Information Management and Technology, Countess of Cheshire NHS Foundation Trust

Jonathan Griffiths, Chair, NHS Vale Royal Clinical Commissioning Group

12.20pm: Whole systems integrated care dashboard

  • Discover the work being done by the North West London Collaboration of Clinical Commissioning Groups in implementing its whole system integrated care dashboards which aim to collect, link and cost patient-identifiable data from ten acute, two mental health and two community trusts across eight CCGs and social care data from eight boroughs and 380 GP practices.

Ian Riley, Director of Business Intelligence, North West London Collaboration CCG

12.35pm: Questions and discussion

T2B: Apps enabling citizens to take an active role in their health and care

11.45am: Welcome and introduction

Madeleine Starr MBE, Director of Business Development and Innovation, Carers UK

11.50am: Poster presentation: There's an app for that! But which one do I choose?

Kat Jones, Trainee Clinical Psychologist, Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Trust

11.55am: MyAsthma: Supporting asthma patients in their everyday life through smart technologies

  • Hear about the development and implementation of an app to help improve patient engagement in self-management of their asthma.

Kai Gait, Senior Digital Director, GlaxoSmithKline

12.10pm: Sleeping for wellbeing: can digital medicine boost productivity in the NHS?

  • Learn the results of a trial introducing the Sleepio programme in three NHS trusts, using online cognitive behavioural therapy for insomnia (CBT-I) to positively impact sleep outcomes, self-reported productivity, anxiety, depression and stress at work.

Sophie Bostock, Sleep Evangelist, Big Health (Sleepio)

Steph Knowles, Health and Wellbeing Lead, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust

12.25pm: Poster presentation: How and to what extent do patients with kidney disease value the use of PatientView in their self-care practice?

Claire Hudson, Renal Audit and Research, Sussex Kidney Unit, Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust

12.30pm: Questions and discussion

T2C: Using telemedicine to extend the reach of clinical expertise

11.45am: Welcome and introduction

11.50am: Foetal telemedicine: a mixed-methods evaluation

  • Learn how a foetal telemedicine service was established between the obstetric ultrasound unit of a district general hospital and a specialist fetal medicine unit transferring real-time ultrasound images via video-conferencing.

Elaine Bidmead, Research Fellow, University of Cumbria

Vikki Snaith, Senior Research Midwife/Sonographer, The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

12.05pm: Poster presentation: A cross-sectional evaluation of the validity of a smartphone otoscopy device in screening for ear disease in Nepal

Rishi Mandavia, Academic Clinical Fellow ENT, Univeristy College London Ear Institute

12.10pm: Introducing telepsychiatry into an emergency department service

  • Discover how the emergency department psychiatric service at Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust introduced the use of telepsychiatry to get easy access to senior medical opinion on complex cases, to offer patients at the distant emergency department the choice of an immediate specialist assessment via videoconferencing, and to provide follow-up appointments using the patients’ own phone, tablet or computer at a convenient time.

Dr Kezia Lange, Consultant Psychiatrist, Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Kathleen Kelly, Consultant Psychiatrist, Oxford University, Department of Psychiatry

12.25pm: Virtual clinics in ophthalmology: the glaucoma monitoring service at Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

  • Hear how the Glaucoma Service at Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is redesigning its outpatient pathways to improve current capacity, reduce overdue review intervals and enhance patient experience.

Dr Aachal Kotecha, Principal Optometrist, Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and Senior Research Associate, National Institute for Health Research Biomedical Research Centre for Ophthalmology, University College London Institute of Ophthalmology

12.40pm: Questions and discussion

T2D: Releasing nursing time to care, enabled by technology

Please note, this session has been organised by Welch Allyn and there are limited spaces available. If you would like to attend this breakout, please register your interest by emailing your details to Mike Spencer.

An informal roundtable: In conversation with a global digital exemplar

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust has been using digital technology to help identify patients at risk of deterioration quicker, reduce unwarranted clinical variation and release nursing time to care.

As part of the Trust’s paperless agenda, paper charting has been eliminated, reducing transcription errors and enabling clinicians across three hospital sites to have visibility of patients’ electronic care records.

Find out how Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust has:

  • released 3,806 hours of nursing time (46 per cent time saving)
  • captured more than 50,000 sets of NEWS scores
  • introduced real-time alerting to the patient bedside, which staff now have the time to respond to
  • reduced unwarranted transcription variation to 1 per cent.

This session will take the form of a roundtable conversation with:

Gerry Bolger, Chief Nursing Information Officer, Imperial Healthcare NHS Trust

Rob Stow, Connectivity Specialist, Welch Allyn.

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

2.00pm: Welcome and introduction

David Maguire, Data Analyst, Policy, The King’s Fund

2.05pm: Sharing information to better protect vulnerable children

  • Discover the successes of the child protection - information-sharing project through examples and lessons on the implementation process from staff from local authorities and NHS trusts.

Eve Roodhouse, Director for Implementation and Business Change, NHS Digital

2.20pm: New model of care for epilepsy

  • Explore ‘myCareCentric Epilepsy’ which combines wearables, integrated digital care records, mobile apps and machine learning to redesign care for people with epilepsy, their carers and health care professionals.

Dr Rupert Page, Consultant Neurologist and Clinical Lead, Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

2.35pm: Propeller: Using smartphone technology to engage healthcare workforces in quality improvement

  • See how a smartphone app was piloted with Guy's and St Thomas’ medical education department with a community of junior doctors to engage the health care workforce in quality improvement.

Lara Mott, Chief Executive, Propeller App Ltd

Dr Naeem Ahmed, Clinical Lead, Propeller App Ltd

2.50pm: Questions and discussion

T3B: Using apps to share health information with specific audiences

2.00pm: Welcome and introduction

2.05pm: My health guide: digital technology for learning-disabled adults

  • Hear how a tablet-based app is being used to help people with learning disabilities understand and manage complex information that comes their way, including information about their health and the care they receive.

Trish Bailey, Clinical Care Director, Humber NHS Foundation Trust

Lorenzo Gordon, Director, Maldaba Ltd

2.20pm: Poster presentation: MyPregnancy app: the future of patient information

Matthew Kobetic, Medical Student, University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust

2.25pm: NHS Go: a health app and a social movement

  • Understand how a health app aimed at and co-produced by young people is helping to give better information on where, when and how to access services.

Tracy Parr, Programme Lead, Healthy London Partnership

2.40pm: Poster presentation: Digital technology improves monitoring of chemotherapy toxicity and enhances citizen self-care

Sheena Khanduri, Consultant Clinical Oncologist, Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust

Rachel Redgrave, Operational Manager Oncology and Haematology, Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust

2.45pm: Reliable online advice and education to support young healthy minds

  • Learn about an evidence-based, interactive, web-based suite of e-learning modules and other online resources to be the 'go-to' resource for any adult who comes into contact with children and young people.

Dr Raphael Kelvin, Clinical Lead, MindEd

Keith Chambers, Programme Manager, MindEd

3.00pm: Questions and discussion

T3C: Using digital tools and platforms to provide triage and consultations

2.00pm: Welcome and introduction

2.05pm: Digital access point into NHS services

  • Learn about the implementation of an integrated mobile app that utilises IVR technology to create a three-dimensional, talking, artificially intelligent virtual nurse, piloted by NHS Dudley CCG, local GP practices, 111 provider and technology partners.

Dr Jonathan Darby, GP, Lead for IT and Board Member, NHS Dudley CCG, and Senior Partner, St Margaret's Surgery

2.20pm: London digital mental wellbeing service: a pilot

  • Hear about a 24/7 online service to provide support for common mental health problems providing clinically assured information and services and using an evidence-based triage tool to direct Londoners to appropriate digital content.

Dr Richard Graham, Consultant Psychiatrist, Tavistock and Portman NHS Trust

2.35pm: Virtual Online Consultations: Advantages and Limitations (VOCAL): a qualitative study to understand the challenges to using online communication tools for remote consultations

  • Explore the complex challenges of using Skype and remote video consulting in a healthcare setting and the policies and processes needed to make it a success in practice.

Dr Joseph Wherton, Senior Researcher, University of Oxford

2.50pm: Questions and discussion

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 about 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 health care for the devolved Greater Manchester health and social care system

  • Gain an understanding of how a federated approach to sharing patient records has been implemented in Greater Manchester to support its 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

  • Please join us for drinks and networking in the Green House on the ground floor.
  • These drinks are being hosted by our sponsors, Philips.

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8.30am: Registration, exhibition and networking

Breakfast workshop

9.00am: Integrating health and social care in Greater Bristol: Connecting Care case study

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The award-winning Connecting Care programme integrates data across 13 organisations in Greater Bristol to deliver a single integrated digital care record (IDCR).

Selected as an IDCR Exemplar by NHS England in 2014, the programme currently has 2,000 users from clinicians, nurses crisis teams, occupational therapists GPs, pharmacists, social workers and out-of-hours GPs to pathologists, anaesthetists, ambulance and A&E staff.

In this session, Jocelyn Palmer, Connecting Care Programme Manager, NHS South, Central and West Commissioning Support Unit, will explain how the programme has evolved over time and will cover recent developments including the integration of child social care data to improve safeguarding and EMIS single-sign-on to boost GP adoption.

This session is being organised by our sponsor, Orion Health.

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

Helen Arthur, Harnessing Technology Lead, New Care Models Programme, NHS England

10.30am: Panel session: Lessons from the test beds

  • What lessons can you share from the methodologies you’re using, eg, rapid testing cycles?
  • What are the particular challenges in the health and care sector?
  • How can the NHS collaborate with the tech sector?
  • What lessons are there around procurement for digital health and care projects?
  • 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

11.45am: Welcome and introduction

Harry Evans, Researcher, The King's Fund

11.50am: Embedding technology in health and social care

  • Learn about how primary and secondary/terriary care community care, adult and children’s social care and mental health services collaborate to create the Leeds care record.
  • Explore the integrated approach between all providers of health and social care across Leeds and the work done to collate and integrate data across the traditional boundaries of health and social care to provide a secure, cloud-based platform which can share data in real-time between care providers.

Geoff Hall, Chief Clinical Information Officer, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

12.05pm: Intelligent, personal, data-driven care: the Berkshire digital ecosystem

  • Hear about the Berkshire interoperabilty programme which provides whole-systems interoperability and intelligence, interfacing 26 health and social care systems for patients across Berkshire.

Katie Summers, Director of Operations, NHS West Berkshire CCG

Nigel Foster, Director of Finance and Performance, NHS East Berkshire CCGs

12.20pm: Your care connected

  • Learn about the development and implementation of Your care connected, which works across 11 care providers in Birmingham, Sandwell and Solihull, to share information from a patient’s GP record, providing a more complete view of their health care needs. It integrates directly into the hospital’s existing clinical system, enabling an easy access.

Dr Damian Williams, GP, NHS Birmingham Cross City CCG

Scott Adams, Head of Integrated Solutions, British Telecom Ltd

12.35pm: Questions and discussion

W2B: Platforms to facilitate patient involvement, feedback and choice

11.45am: Welcome and introduction

11.50am: A national digital approach to using patient stories to monitor and improve quality in NHS Scotland

  • Learn how data and stories on patient opinion are being analysed in Scotland to explore ways to support systematic learning and improvement, creating data visualisations for teams to identify the key positive and negative themes and emotional impact of their service.

Shaun Maher, Strategic Advisor, Scottish Government, Healthcare Quality and Strategy Directorate

Gillian Ogden, Clinical Nurse Manager, NHS Fife

12.05pm: Using agile design to facilitate patient choice: creating a digital advance decision to refuse treatment

  • Explore how agile design was used to develop, a digital platform to support people to make advance decisions to refuse treatment.

Usha Grieve, Director of Partnerships and Information, Compassion in Dying

David Pearce, Director of Fundraising and Marketing, Compassion in Dying

12.20pm: Poster presentation: Patient portal: a patient-facing transport booking system for Yorkshire ambulance service patient transport service

Amanda McInnes, PTS System Manager, NHS Sheffield CCG

12.25pm: Activating patients through online peer support: a validation study

  • Hear about the impact of an online peer support service on patients’ activation level, quality of life and health care resource use.

Dr Matt Jameson Evans, Chief Medical Officer, HealthUnlocked

12.40pm: Questions and discussion

W2C: Digital solutions to support access and productivity in acute care

11.45am: Welcome and introduction

David Maguire, Data Analyst, Policy, The King’s Fund

11.50am: Creating additional capacity through the implementation of a real-time patient flow and tracking solution

  • Learn how they've improved access, discharge planning and quality of care by providing real-time status and location visibility to beds, patients, and staff, automating workflows and giving contextual communication for staff, with the aim to reduce the time spent on administrative tasks.

Cheryl Etches, Chief Nurse and Deputy Chief Executive, The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust

12.10pm: The role of augmented reality technology in UK surgical services

  • Hear how augmented reality (AR) technology has been implemented at the Royal Free hospital to provide medical and surgical support, teaching and training, and triaging.

Nadine Hachach-Haram, Plastic Surgery Specialist Registrar, NHS Clinical Entrepreneur, The Royal Free Hospital

12.25pm: Poster presentation: mobile-enabled quality improvement in upper GI surgery

Yassar Qureshi, Surgical Registrar, University College London Hospital

Thomas Keen, M-Health Researcher, University College London

12.30pm: Questions and discussion

W2D: Applying field service technology within community health and social care

  • Discover how to make patients' medical information available to the right NHS staff wherever they are, as well as supporting the community based health and social care workforce with field service technology.

Paul Saunders, Mobile Workforce Product Director, Kirona

  • See how the NHS can learn from other sectors who have successfully implemented field service technology, utilising dynamic scheduling alongside mobile workflow.

Nick Shipton, Dynamic Scheduling Product Director, Kirona

  • Disover how field service technology is about organising workloads to help support the workforce, enabling optimised patient care and productivity.

Mathew Wilson, Sales Executive, Kirona

This session is sponsored by Kirona.

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

2.00pm: Welcome and introduction

Alyson Scursfield, Chief Executive, TSA

2.05pm: Poster presentation: Creating a user friendly website to improve the health of British travellers

Terrence Corrigan, Data Manager, National Travel Health Network and Centre

2.10pm: Video information interventions to improve patient care: the right place, the right time, the right media

  • Hear examples of how Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust and South Devon and Torbay CCG are using video across multiple treatment pathways to improve patient care, increase capacity and reduce costs.

Matt Halkes, Director of Education, Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust

Richard Wyatt-Haines, Director, Health and Care Videos

2.25pm: Poster presentation: Fit for surgery app

Sarah Flanagan, Research Fellow, The University of Birmingham

2.30pm: Poster presentation: feasibility of the fit 4 surgery app

  • Can the app replace conventional pre and post-operation pulmonary rehabilitation in the thoracic surgical population?

Salma Kadiri, Research Practitioner, Heart of England Trust

2.35pm: PHBChoices: Your choice. Your care

  • Hear about an e-marketplace in Lincolnshire, which, as part of the integrated personal commissioning (IPC) programme, provides a digital solution to enable people to take an active role in their health and care. It offers a single place to access and purchase products and services from NHS and voluntary sector providers and NHS-funded suppliers.

Wynn Spencer, Programme Manager, Integrated Personal Commissioning and Personal Health Budget Programme - Lincolnshire

Kath Farmery, PHBChoices Delivery Lead, NHS Shared Business Services

2.50pm: Questions and discussion

W3B: Websites and platforms to facilitate self-care and joint decision making

2.00pm: Welcome and introduction

2.05pm: Improving outcomes for people with dementia during a hospital stay

  • Learn how Mycarematters, an online platform, is being trialled at two community hospitals run by Sussex Community Health NHS Foundation Trust and at an acute hospital to establish whether the provision of a person’s needs and preferences via an online/printed out set of information can make a difference to the outcomes they experience during a hospital stay.

Zoe Harris, Founder and Director, Mycarematters

2.20pm: MS decisions: shared decision-making in MS

  • Discover how an interactive tool developed in partnership with neurologists, MS specialist nurses, a pharmacist and people with MS, is being used to support shared decision making.

Janice Sykes, Information Management Officer, MS Trust

2.35pm: Poster presentation: Developing a framework for the evaluation of digital mental health applications

Natalie Nelissen, Research Fellow, mHabitat, Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

2.40pm: Healthlocker: allowing service users, clinicians, carers, and researchers to access tools and resources to support self‐management

  • Hear lessons from the project on how to gain buy in from frontline staff by using an iterative, user‐led design process to continually engage and learn from other clinicians and stakeholders throughout the design and development phases.

Stephen Docherty, Chief Information Officer, South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust

Kumar Jacob, Chief Executive Officer, Mindwave Ventures

2.55pm: Questions and discussion

W3C: Demonstrating benefits and productivity

2.00pm: Welcome and introduction

David Maguire, Data Analyst, Policy, The King’s Fund

2.05pm: ROVA: technology to support social prescribing and the connected community

  • Discover a digital solution built to support social prescribing using: a complex database that models the real world relationship between the public, service providers and opportunities; a comprehensive back end interface for wellbeing coordinators; and a versatile front end website for users, comprising complete end-to-end functionality for social prescribing activities.

Damian Gardner-Thorpe, Chief Executive, Digital Algorithms Ltd

2.20pm: Using artificial intelligence and online consultations to improve patient experience, reduce workload and reduce costs for general practice

  • Hear how two GP practices in Essex are using Babylon health: a smartphone app-based solution to help triage patients, support self-management, book appointments and support remote video and voice consultations.

Paul Husselbee, GP, Highlands Surgery, Leigh-on-Sea

2.35pm: Poster presentation: Protecting patients and transforming care with the power of mobile clinical working

Dr Jeremy Lewis, Consultant in Acute Medicine and ICT Lead, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust

2.40pm: OpenPrescribing: using open data to support safe and cost-effective prescribing

  • Learn how OpenPrescribing, a free online tool, supports safer and cost-effective prescribing by allowing GPs, medicines management teams and NHS staff to monitor prescribing trends down to individual practice level.

Lisa French, Community Manager, Evidence-Based Medicine DataLab, Centre for Evidence Based Medicine, Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford

2.55pm: Questions and discussion

W3D: Portal to success: delivering better patient care and streamlined services

A large mental health and community services provider in the North of England will outline their rationale for adopting the Viper360 clinical portal from ReStart Consulting Ltd.

  • Why more expensive portals were not an option.
  • Getting more for less with a 2nd generation portal product.
  • Pros and cons of an early adopter partnership
  • Opening up to open technology.
  • Why clinical buy in actually helped refine the project scope.
  • Benefits realisation.

This session has been organised by ReStart Consulting Ltd.

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: Applying insights from optimising performance in motorsports to implementing digital health

Dr Adam Hill, Chief Medical Officer at McLaren Applied Technologies

4.50pm: Questions and discussion

5.10pm: Closing comments

5.15pm: Close of conference

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