DigiHealth UK: Harnessing Technology and Innovation
- 17 October 2017
- 08:30 - 17:00
- The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
Digital technologies and big data are changing the rules of the game in the global healthcare landscape. Earlier this year the government launched its latest attempt to improve the use of technology in the NHS in England. A £4.2 billion investment, destined to encourage innovation and the uptake of digital technologies, promises to rethink and reshape how healthcare is delivered. Pioneering programmes are aiming to promote system interoperability and data sharing to support prevention strategies, quality standards and patient centred care.
In a challenging financial environment digital services could not only improve the quality of care through enhancing the patients’ experience of services, but also enable the NHS to realise efficiency benefits such as a reduced administrative burden, reduced hospital admissions and patient demand, and improved population health.
The aim is for the UK to be recognised globally as the most attractive place to launch radically new ways of using data, information and digital technologies to deliver fundamentally different forms of care.
However, the NHS has already experienced significant difficulties in realising the benefits of technology in the past. To become a truly digitally-enabled healthcare provider the NHS needs to rethink what work is done, re-engineer how it is done and capitalise on opportunities afforded by data to learn and adapt. This conference will explore how to successfully implement digital technology and deliver new models of care.
Join us at DigiHealth UK: Transforming Healthcare Delivery for the opportunity to hear from those leading the national agenda, and discover key digital innovations that could transform the future of health services.
The NHS has the opportunity to become a world leader in introducing new technology,
which means better patient outcomes and a revolution in healthcare at home. A £4.2 billion
investment will support the ‘Five Year Forward View’ plan to close a £30 billion gap between
NHS funding and demand by 2020-21.
By 2020, NHS Digital will have helped the UK become be a world leader in the development
and use of health and social care apps. The UK will be recognised globally as the most
attractive place to launch radically new ways of using data, information and digital
technologies to deliver fundamentally different forms of care.
Dementia Citizens is a platform that connects people affected by dementia with
researchers to help discover ways to improve dementia care. James King from Ctrl Group
will present the process of developing Dementia Citizens and collaborating with people
affected by dementia.
Through 3 NHS trust examples we will show how Pitney Bowes are assisting UK Healthcare
transform inbound and outbound communications.
Technologies such as telehealth, telecare, telemedicine, telecoaching and self-care apps
have the potential to improve the way people engage with medical services and control
their own healthcare, reducing therefore hospital admissions and demand. Learn what a
digital health solution that puts patients at the centre of their care has done to reduce
Within current funding frameworks and constraints – how can we ensure that these plans
and the underpinning Local Digital Roadmaps will ensure that digital technology is
mainstreamed into delivery plans and that optimum and effective levels of investment in
these capabilities are achieved and benefits realised.
Joined by our one of clients, we will be presenting the pros of having a board portal solution
within your company. How its helped Luton and Dunstable NHS Foundation Trust and how
it could reform the way you work.
With new models of care emerging and evolving, interoperability is key for more effective
information sharing between care settings, organisations and geographies, as well as
between professionals and citizens, to optimise patient outcomes and quality of care
Opportunity to hear different case studies through quick talks of 10 minutes per presenter
pitching their projects implementing the last digital innovations in healthcare. Your vote
will decide which one would have the biggest impact in the NHS. Facilitated by Dr Vijay
Barathan MBBS, Life Science Partner, Catapult’s GM&C Life Sciences Fund Edward Rees, Regional Sales Manager, eShare Dr Murray Ellender, Partner/CEO, Hurley Group
“eConsult – Online GP triage”
Improving patient access and reducing demand on GPs. webGP-eConsult was
developed by senior GPs and senior technologists to provide patients the opportunity
to service their healthcare needs online via effective self-help, re-direction to
appropriate alternative healthcare settings or online remote treatment with their own
GP. Martin Gossling, Chief Executive Officer, BPMphysio
“How remote monitoring of patient recovery is transforming patient outcomes and
reducing costs for the NHS”
The good, bad and ugly sides of digital in healthcare How the smartphone will continue to be the biggest change agent How the HCP/patient relationship will never be the same again
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Health and social care professionals, patient representatives, and designers who are interested in how to create digitally-led services that improve health and care services for users: