10th & 11th March 2020
The Business Design Centre, London

Digital Health Technology Keynote Theatre

What You Will Hear

In this track you will hear from innovators using technology to re-imagine the health sector. Developers creating data-driven healthcare and clinicians and designers helping to re-build the human body.

Who Should Attend

This is a must attend track for senior health and care professionals/managers, physicians, investors and stakeholders seeking to understand how digital tools can support the delivery of efficient, patient centred care.

If you would like to participate then contact Charmaine Baker : [email protected]

Address & Welcome: Carwyn Jones, Co-chair, PM Society
Opening Keynote: From Utopia: A Vision for Digital Health In 2017
Healthcare faces many challenges in 2017, some of them seem almost intractable. Technology offers one of the most exciting answers to these challenges. This will not be brought about by visions of utopia but rather through the practical application of technology focussed on improve clinical outcomes and provision of care through evidence based and validated solutions. These solutions will be built not by isolated geeks in hoodies but in collaboration with clinical expertise, academia and most importantly the patients, or more importantly, people, we want to use our solutions. I will outline the principles that we have come to believe in over the last 4 years as a health technology company.

Alex Butler, Managing Director, The EarthWorks

Opening Keynote Panel: Driving Efficiencies through IOT & Technology
There is a need for dramatic savings in the NHS especially with a £30 billion funding gap if efficiencies are not met by 2020/21.

    Discussion Points:
  • How the IOT and technology are creating new opportunities
  • How efficiencies are being driven
  • How costs are being reduced through the healthcare sector

Carwyn Jones, Co-chair, PM Society

Panel Discussion:

David Morgan, Medical Director, Safe Patient Systems Ltd

Bryn Sage, CEO, Inhealthcare Ltd

Alistair Wickens, CEO, Quealth

10.20am Break
New Opportunities within Digital Healthcare
The global market for ‘connected healthcare’ is expanding at the rate of a third each year, to reach £37bn by 2020 (according to PWC) with the UK on course to take 5%.

    Discussion Points:
  • The Future for Digital Healthcare
  • The opportunities for technology companies within Digital Health
  • Are there any implementation roadblocks and if so, how do we overcome them?
  • What does the future look like for healthcare providers?

Shahid Hanif, Head of Health Data & Outcomes, The Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI)

Panel Discussion:

Edward A. Meinert, Global eHealth Unit - Head of Education, Imperial College London

Julie Pelta, Senior Advisor Healthcare, DataArt

Anna Nykanen, Head of Sales and Marketing, PulseOn

Digital Health in Urgent Care - A Recipe for Disaster?
The approach to delivering urgent care is changing with ever more intelligent support systems and AI. How will we effectively incorporate digital health to deliver an intelligent user centered care model.

Dr Indra Joshi, Clinical Lead Digital Urgent & Emergency Care, NHS England & Clinical Director, HealthTech Women

Dr Helen Thomas, National Medical Director, NHS 111

Digital Health: A Disruptive Trend Enabling Speed in R&D, Personalised Interventions, Disease Interception, Prevention & Significantly Changing Patient & Customer Interaction

Guenter Huhle, Vice President, Janssen

Challenges of Implementation
Healthcare providers are voicing the challenges they are facing and although solution providers produce the solutions, implementation is still dragging its heels. Is healthcare realistically moving forward?

    Discussion Points:
  • How can we increase the speed of implementation?
  • What are the barriers of implementation?
  • Is the hierarchy of healthcare providers to blame?

Carlos Rodarte, Founder & Managing Director, Volar Health

Panel Discussion:

Yinka Makinde, Programme Director, DigitalHealth.London

Dr Matthew Goodman, Chief Medical Officer, Mapmyhealth

Dr Ezam Mat – Ali, Chief Medical Officer, Hailadoc Ltd

12.15pm Lunch
The Unique Challenges when Monitoring Patients with Rare Diseases
Rare diseases cannot be monitored with a “one size fits all” approach. Current patient/ drug registries have many limitations. A major challenge is how clinicians can effectively monitor their patient outside of the hospital environment and ensure they capture meaningful and accurate picture of their patients progress following treatment.

    Key Takeaways:
  • How to utilise new technology (wearables and mobile apps) to monitor the effectiveness of treatment
  • Understand how this has been implemented in a “real world” scenario to supplement current patient registries

Dr Elin Haf Davies, Founder & CEO, Aparito

James Holah, Franchise Lead, HAE, Shire

Keynote: Velocityhealth
Velocityhealth, bringing digital innovation into today's health and care system. Dr Junaid Bajwa will cover topics such as partnerships (across industry and NHS), the NHSIA, the CEP and DH.L.

Dr Junaid Bajwa, Director of Healthcare Services, MSD

Touch Surgery- Digitizing Surgical Procedures Because Saving Lives Matters
Touch Surgery is encoding surgical procedures to train and support surgeons globally in real-time. Co-founders Jean Nehme and Andre Chow developed Touch Surgery whilst training as surgeons in London.

Touch Surgery has over 2 million users globally and is being incorporated into residency programs in the U.S. including Hopkins and Harvard. With over 10 peer reviewed articles in academic press, the platform has demonstrated key validity of the core data and simulations impact to surgical learning curves.

Touch Surgery has a team of over 120 people based out of the London and NYC office working on a surgical procedural pipeline extension that is now also integrating a layer of artificial intelligence and augmented reality with providers.

Jean Nehme, CEO, Touch Surgery

Mental Health Provision & Transformative Technology
Could technology revolutionise mental health? Digital solutions for symptoms, early warning systems, diagnostics and treatment in mental health are proliferating, but what is the evidence and where are the opportunities?

    Discussion points:
  • What technological innovations are showing benefits to those with mental illness?
  • Who is harnessing the potential of mental health technologies?
  • Are ‘connected’ patients being better served?
  • What are the drivers for technological transformation in mental health services?
  • How can we accelerate access?

Julia Manning, Chief Exec & Founder, 2020health

Panel Discussion:

Liz Ashall-Payne, Founder & CEO, ORCHA

Athar Ali, Director, SenseBio Health

David Fry, CEO, Brain-in-Hand

2.50pm Break
Case Study: CTRL-ALT-DEL- Rebooting the NHS with Digital Health
This session will explore the future of finding solutions for unmet needs endemic within our healthcare system. But also, how we change the language and thinking from ‘digital’ being defined as a discreet and separate strand to transformation, to it being embraced as a standard aspect of healthcare transformation.

Yinka Makinde, Programme Director, DigitalHealth.London

Health & Social Care
There are now many digital technologies that improve the delivery of health and care services for the public.

    Discussion Points:
  • What preventative combined health and social care is provided?
  • What digital literacy is available?
  • Has an integrated digital care record been developed?

Dr Therese Cory, Senior Analyst, Beecham Research

Panel Discussion:

Mohammad Al-Ubaydli, CEO, Patients Know Best

Lise Pape, Founder, Walk With Path Limited

Dr Mary E Black, Head of Digital Strategy, Public Health England

Eren Bali, Co-Founder, Carbon Health

Keynote: Innovation in Medtech
Globally, an estimated 422 million adults are living with diabetes, according to the latest 2016 data from the World Health Organization (WHO). Diabetes prevalence is increasing rapidly, which is estimated to now be 1 in 11 of the world's adult population. Dexcom, a California-based medical devices company, empowers people to manage living with diabetes through an innovation in medical technology called Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM). Having recently opened their HQ in Edinburgh, John Bernard, with over 20 years in technology including leading marketing and innovation at Mozilla, LG, Sony and Siemens, will discuss innovation in medtech and at Dexcom, to share the vision of a world where more and more people have the power to use technology as the first tool in treatment.

John Bernard, EMEA Marketing Director, Dexcom

Closing Keynote: From Innovation to Impact
Dr Damien Marmion gives his personal views on how the tech sector needs to focus on moving from innovation to impact for the health of populations. Delivering real impact on the quality and cost of healthcare for all stakeholders.

Damien Marmion, Chief Operating Officer Global Business Line Health & Deputy CEO, AXA Global Life

Show Closes
Address & Welcome: Dr Shafi Ahmed, Director, Medical Realities
Opening Keynote: Building a better digital experience for patients and the public
Improving people’s digital experience of health and care is about more than meeting the expectations set by digital services in other sectors. If we want to maintain a sustainable NHS and social care system, then we need to give patients and the public the things they need to assume greater control of their own health and care to reduce pressure on frontline services. What digital services, tools and information are being built and how will they support this objective? How will the NHS build a platform that will enable private sector developers and industry to collaborate and play their part in delivering new technologies, apps and wearables that will really make a difference?

Rachel Murphy, Digital Delivery Director, NHS Digital and Juliet Bauer, Director of Digital Experience, NHS England

Opening Keynote Panel: AR in the Operating Room
AR is becoming far more widely used in the operating room; either to diagnose more easily or carry out intricate surgery.

    Discussion Points:
  • What are the main concerns of using AR during surgery?
  • Will AR bring a threat to surgeons, doctors and nurses?
  • What does the future look like for AR in the medical sector?

Dr Shafi Ahmed, Director, Medical Realities

Panel Discussion:

Dr. Nadine H Haram, Co-Founder and Chief Medical Officer, Proximie

Saurin Badiyani, EMEA Healthcare Solution Lead, Janssen Healthcare Innovation

Jean Nehme, CEO, Touch Surgery

10.15am Break
Digital Therapeutics - Using Software as a Medicine
Using digital technology to improve health has long been held-up as a possible panacea to the exponential growth of long-term conditions. So, what is achievable right now, what is the potential for the future, and why is it taking so long to get there?

Dr Matthew Goodman, Chief Medical Officer, Mapmyhealth

Using the Power of IoT to Transform Healthcare
Vodafone operates one of the world’s largest IoT network with over 45 million IoT connections. In the healthcare sector, Vodafone is working in both the public and private sectors to transform the lives of patients using IoT technologies. This session will look into the future to discover the most powerful IoT applications in healthcare and how a leading total communications provider is enabling its safe adoption and use.

    Key Takeaways
  • Discover the most innovative and engaging IoT applications in healthcare to help improve patient outcomes
  • The benefits of utilising IoT in healthcare for both public and private sector organisations
  • Importance of delivering a secure IoT capability in healthcare
  • How your healthcare business or organisation can take advantage of IoT

Carol Stafford, Healthcare Specialist, Vodafone IOT

11.15am Break
The Impact of Environment on Digital Phenotypes
The physical spaces where we spend most of our lives greatly impact our health and wellbeing. It seems obvious, but as we hurry through our days, this little-known fact becomes obscure.
As new digital health tools emerge, we similarly hurry to integrate them into next-generation AI engines, incorporate them into novel behaviour change programs, and eagerly seek to identify additional segments of the population that can benefit. There’s nothing inherently wrong with this, but all too often, the environment is not properly accounted for.
This talk will explore efforts to “map the human environment” (akin to the “mapping the human genome”) and how doing so can result in more targeted and effective digital health solutions.

Carlos Rodarte, Founder & Managing Director, Volar Health

Case Studies; Bio Sensing, Interoperability & Health App

Carlos Rodarte, Founder & Managing Director, Volar Health

    Bio Sensing
  • Is there still a future for Bio sensing in wearables and healthcare?
  • What bio sensing platforms have been evolved?
  • Has bio sensing had an impact on improved health outcomes and costs?

Ifty Ahmed, CEO & Founder, Pow Health

Dan Zelezinski, Director Health Partnerships, Biovotion

  • What are the current challenges to effective data sharing between healthcare providers?
  • Are the legacy systems the main barrier to implementation?
  • An overview of challenges, successes and trials implemented to date

Tom Parsons, Co-Founder, HealthXL

    Health App
  • What issues will be raised with privacy?
  • Is there an ownership of data?
  • Is there reliability with the information being gathered?


Mark Reed, CTO, Mylife Digital

12.15pm Lunch
Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning in Healthcare
Data mining, machine learning and artificial intelligence are becoming the most talk-about topics in digital health. But there remains much confusion in this area.

    Discussion Points:
  • Why there is so much confusion
  • How they affect digital healthcare
  • How will medicine adapt and impact patient’s health and autonomy?

Loubna Bouarfa, CEO & Co-Founder, OKRA

Panel Discussion:

Danielle Ralic, Business Process Manager, ZS Associates

Benny Lo, Lecturer, Imperial College London

Mike Tipping, Professor of Data Science, University of Bath

Charles Lowe, CEO, Digital Health & Care, Alliance

Case Study – Using a Technology to Improve Chronic Disease Outcomes
A national project perspective with IBD Registry and a local project perspective with University Hospital Southampton.
Hear Dr Fraser Cummings share his insights on how to use technology and data to create solutions for chronic disease management.

Dr Fraser Cummings, Consultant Gastroenterologist, Southampton General Hospital & Clinical Lead, IBD Registry

2.15pm Break
Professional Consumers – The Real World Applications of Wearable Technology
Globally, the adoption of wearable technology in professional environments is growing rapidly. This talk will discuss some of the real world applications, highlighting the challenges and benefits seen by users.

Anmol Sood, Equivital, CEO

Making Life Easier - Patients with Long-term Conditions
Successful improvement of care for patients suffering long term especially key factors such as; remote connections, appointments, virtual appointments and prescriptions is at the forefront of the health sector.

    Discussion Points:
  • What best practices and improvements are being implemented?
  • Which areas can take the most from these improvements?
  • What will the future look like?

Mark Duman, Non-Executive Director, Patient Information Forum (PiF)

Panel Discussion:

Hassan Chaudhury, Chief Commercial Officer, HealthiQ

Bill Bunting, Co-Founder, Aloha Health Inc

Dr Syed Jafri, Global Clinical Director, The Linde Group

3.20pm Break
Case Study: From Healthcare to Self-Care
As government, other providers struggle to keep pace with the cost and demands of delivering healthcare, is the answer already in our pockets, on our wrists and in the cloud? Is providing personal, real time health diagnosis and therapeutic advice the burning need that wearable technology has been waiting to satisfy?

Drawing on over 20 years of designing medial products with award-winning research, innovation, design and technology consultancy Kinneir Dufort, Design Director Craig Wightman considers why the healthcare sector has been so slow to reap the benefits of connected, digital technologies, and why self-care will be the new healthcare.

Craig Wightman, Executive Design Director, Kinneir Dufort

Closing Keynote: Future of Digital Health - Trends & Emerging Business Models
Healthcare is going through a transformation cycle where technologies trends like IoT, Big Data Analytics, AI, AR, VR and Robotics enabling new "super powers" to care providers allowing them to provide enhanced quality care.

In this session, we will go through some of the new healthcare trends enabled by these new technologies and also understand how even the business models associated with healthcare are changing with them.

Nuno Godinho, Vice President Software / Software CTO, Europe, GE Healthcare

Show Closes

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