3rd Healthcare Digital Technology Congress: Digital Tools and Services

Technology & Innovation

08:00 am
25 Jun, 2019
etc venues Manchester

3rd Healthcare Digital Technology Congress: Digital Tools and Services

Technology & Innovation

08:00 am
25 Jun, 2019
etc venues Manchester

3rd Healthcare Digital Technology Congress: Digital Tools and Services

The speed at which health technology innovation is evolving is presenting the healthcare system with challenges and, some great potential opportunities and the growth of digital health is no exception

Digital health is rapidly changing the lives of patients and NHS service providers. It is assisting the use of information and patient data, supports faster diagnosis, streamlines hospital systems, and changes the way patient care is delivered

Our 3rd Annual Healthcare Digital Technology Congress will provide you with a unique opportunity to listen, learn & engage with some of the critical drivers of Digital Healthcare from across the UK.

Key topics:

  • Business Change in the NHS
  • £200million for new IT systems
  • Standards in digital health tools – how could we design what is good enough
  • Transforming Care Through Technology
  • Innovation | Improvement | Impact
  • Digital General Practice

These are exciting times, and we are confident that digital tools and services will transform health and care for the entire country, enabling a culture change from patients relying on their doctor for access to their health information and assistance with even the most straightforward health needs, to a more level exchange. A world where people are empowered to manage their health and wellbeing and get advice on the go whenever and wherever they are.

Our 3rd Healthcare Digital Technology Congress will promote the power of networking, with 200 like-minded public-sector professionals in attendance they will allow you to meet and engage with peers within your area of expertise from across the UK.

Benefits of attending:

  • Listen, learn and engage with industry-leading speakers
  • Input directly to the discussions and panel debate sessions
  • Gain 8 CPD Points
  • Engage directly with over 200 of your peers from across the UK
  • Network with ten thought-leading commercial sector solution providers
  • All food and refreshments provided

Join us on the 25th of June at the 3rd Healthcare Digital Technology to have your say in the future. Tickets are minimal so don’t hesitate in contacting us today to confirm your attendance at the event.

We look forward to meeting you on the day.

*Research sources: National Health executive / NHS Digital

Who will Attend

  • Chief Information Officers
  • Chief Technology Officers
  • Clinical Directors/Heads/Managers/Leads
  • Commissioning Directors/Heads/Managers
  • Communications Directors/Heads/Managers
  • Digital Directors/Heads/Managers
  • Digital Inclusion Directors/Heads/Managers
  • Digital Strategy Directors/Heads/Managers
  • Engagement Directors/Heads/Managers
  • Governance Directors/Heads/Managers
  • Informatics Directors/Heads/Managers
  • Information Assurance Directors/Heads/Managers
  • Information Management Directors/Heads/Managers
  • Innovation Directors/Heads/Managers
  • IT Directors/Heads/Managers
  • IT Security Directors/Heads/Managers
  • Medical Directors
  • Performance Directors/Heads/Managers
  • Policy Directors/Heads/Managers
  • Procurement Directors/Heads/Managers
  • Programme/Project Directors/Heads/Managers
  • Service Directors/Heads/Managers
  • Strategic Planning Directors/Heads/Managers
  • Transformation Directors/Heads/Managers
  • Web Directors/Heads/Managers

The programme


Registration, Networking & Breakfast


Chair Caroline Kenyon (Confirmed) Director of Communications and Engagement for Innovation Agency


Richard Price (Confirmed) Learning Technologies Advisor at Health Education England “Preparing the health and care workforce for the future” The Topol report promises an exciting future for the change in delivery of healthcare through increased use of technology. But how do we upskill the health and care workforce so they are ready to embrace this digital future? In this presentation, we explore the steps HEE are taking to help build a digital-ready workforce.


Stewart Fishman
PHR Product Manager
NHS Digital
Stewart Fishman (Confirmed) PHR Product Manager for NHS Digital “Direction of Travel for Personal Health Records and how they are being supported centrally” Descriptor: Personal Health Records (PHRs), a key feature in the NHS Long Term Plan, are empowering patients to do digital health tasks, including viewing their medical records, booking appointments and uploading their own health information. Join this workshop to discover the direction of travel for PHRs across England and explore what you need to consider as commissioners or developers


Bob Beckwith
Service Transition Manager
Newcastle upon Tyne NHS Foundation Trust
Main Sponsor Bob Beckwith (Confirmed) Service Transition Manager, Newcastle upon Tyne NHS Foundation Trust StarLeaf Collaboration is now a critical component in the smooth running of our hospitals. Electronic Patient records, clinical data and business information require secure technology built for business to transfer information between devices, departments and often between hospital sites. Understand how the Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust are using StarLeaf to introduce collaborative working across their workforce of over 12,000.


Q & A


Morning Break, Networking & Refreshments


Chair Caroline Kenyon (Confirmed) Director of Communications and Engagement for Innovation Agency


Dr Bradley Wilson
iED Apps
Dr Bradley Wilson (Confirmed) Co-Founder for iED Apps “Command and Control” Dr Wilson will be discussing how information technology can be used to understand and address the real blockers in performance. He will explore the different styles of change management and how to empower teams to own their situations and mitigation actions. He will discuss the importance of a global understand of the situation reporting, culture and a shared mental model.


Andrew Sandford
We are Lean and Agile
Andy Sandford (Confirmed) Founder for We Are Lean and Agile “How can we improve the way we deliver Quality Improvement in the NHS? Lessons from Local Government” Capturing, understanding and improving our processes has always been hard. The tools don’t offer much value and we always need more skilled people to do this work. It doesn’t have to be this way. There are tools being used extensively in Local Government that make this process much faster, easier and more engaging for stakeholders. We will explore how these tools can help us in the NHS too.


Hadleigh Stollar
Programme Manager – Integrating Care
NHS Digital
Hadleigh Stollar (Confirmed) Programme Manager, Integrating Care for NHS Digital “Integrating Care through digital technology” Hadleigh Stollar, Programme Manager, NHS Digital, will present some case studies on how new digital capabilities are starting to contribute to a more coordinated and integrated NHS. Hadleigh will particularly discuss the National Record Locator, which went live in November 2018 with the ambulance service and mental health Trusts and will conclude with some insight into how this all ties together with the NHS England Local Health and Care Record Exemplar programme – or LHCREs


Simon Townsend
Field CTO
Vanessa Wilkinson
Regional Sales Manager
Case Study Simon Townsend & Vanessa Wilkinson (Confirmed) EMEA CMO for IGEL & Sales Manager for Imprivata “Improving patient outcomes and reducing the complexity of endpoint management” Removing friction from clinicians’ daily workflows allows them to help more patients and focus their attention on delivering outstanding care. Too much IT budget is also spent on endpoint management. Many healthcare providers are embracing VDI to reduce endpoint complexity and security exposure yet allow clinicians enjoy seamless and response experience. IGEL and Imprivata solutions play a key role in helping change how IT deploys and manages endpoints.


Q & A


Dinner, Networking & Lunch


Chair Caroline Kenyon (Confirmed) Director of Communications and Engagement for Innovation Agency


Dr Luke Pratsides MBBS MSc MRCGP
GP and Clinical Lead Digital Development
Luke Pratsides (Confirmed) GP and Clinical Lead Digital Development at NHS England “Digital Development in the NHS: building the digital ecosystem” The talk covers the dawn of the digital age for the NHS, what we have accomplished so far nationally, the potential future for digital health in the NHS, a synopsis of the newly formed NHSX and the importance of the digital ecosystem for health tech in England.


Andy Williams
Interim Chief Digital Officer & Interim Chief Digital Officer
Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust
Sarah Moorhead
Associate Director of Digital Demand
Leeds Teaching Hospital Trust
Sarah Moorhead & Andy Williams (Confirmed) Associate Director of Digital Demand & Associate Director of Digital Delivery for Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust “Leeds Digital Way” Secretary of State Matt Hancock recently described the Leeds Way as mind blowing in its success and rapid improvement demonstration, the team from Leeds will take the audience on a journey and detail the delivery, the best practice and the lessons learnt along the way


Melissa Ream,
Kent Surrey Sussex Academic Health Science Network (AHSN) and the national AHSN Network Artificial Intelligence (AI) Initiative
Melissa Ream (Confirmed) Adviser for Kent Surrey Sussex Academic Health Science Network “Accelerating Artificial Intelligence In Health and Care” Highlighting the results of “Accelerating Artificial Intelligence in health and care”, this session will examine what evidenced-based AI-enabled solutions are in use and what developments are in the pipeline. It will also explore enablers and barriers to accelerating the adoption of safe, effective, value-based AI solutions across health and care.


Professor George Crooks
OBE MBChB FRCP FRCGP, Chief Executive Officer
Digital Health & Care Institute
Professor George Crooks OBE MBChB FRCP FRCGP (Confirmed) Chief Executive Officer for Digital Health & Care Institute “It’s Not What You Do, It’s The Way That You Do It!” An exploration of how digital tools and service can contribute to delivering sustainable health and care services for the future. It will set out the Scottish approach to digital innovation and adoption, whilst discussing why the public sector is slow to adopt and how we can move the agenda forward.


Rahial Kazmi
Senior Implementation & Business Change Manager and Child Protection and Information Sharing Product Implementation Lead
NHS Digital
Rahial Kazmi (Confirmed) Senior Implementation and Business Change Manager for NHS Digital “Implementation and Business Change Profession at NHS Digital” IBC profession has been in place since April 2017, the purpose of the presentation is to provide an overview of the profession. Offering an understanding of what we do and how we can support you.


Q&A, Prize Give Away, Refreshments and Close of Day

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