Conference Programme


Day 1

Tuesday 13th March 2018

Conference Chair: John Whelan, Group Editor, Hospital Matters, Hospital Times, and Commissioning Journal

Welcome & Keynote Addresses
10:00 AM
Delivering a Digital, Autonomous and Patient-centred Healthcare System

Lord James O’Shaughnessy

Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Health)

Embracing Disruptive Innovation: using technology to transform your healthcare organisation
10:20 AM
The Apollo Hospitals Model from India: Apollo Hospitals has been catalysing a revolution in making cutting-edge healthcare accessible to millions across India and also around the world. Through a stretch of innovation, commitment and technology, Apollo is persevering relentlessly to build a healthier nation and in so doing have championed eHealth, mobile health and telemedicine.

Sangita Reddy

Managing Director, Apollo Hospitals

10:40 AM
Predicting outcomes and saving lives using artificial intelligence

Thomas Schulz

Information Engineer, CEO, Enversion

Video message from

Jørgen Schøler Kristensen

Medical Director, Horsens Hospital, Denmark

11:00 AM
Transforming the patient experience: how charitable funds have been used across a wide spectrum that includes healthcare for the homeless and the application of machine learning to improve outcomes

Philip Brading

Chief Executive, UCLH Charity

11:20 AM
BREAK - Time for refreshments and networking within the exhibition

11:50 PM
The Role of Wearable Technology in the Future of Healthcare: analysing present and new trends in Wearable Technology, exploring Wearables practical application in Healthcare delivery, revealing  future innovations in Wearables and Healthcare and predicting how the market evolves and the next big thing in healthcare.

João Bocas

Wearable Tech Expert & Top 100 Digital Health Influencer

12:10 PM

Future of mHealth apps: from fitness to monitoring, consultation and beyond

Julie Bretland

Founder, Our Mobile Health

12:30 PM

How Digital Health Brings Healthcare into the 21st century.  A presentation looking at science fiction technologies and the essence of the human touch.

Dr Bertalan Mesko

Healthcare Futurist

13:00 - 14:00 PM
Exhibition Visit - Enjoy visiting the exhibition

Innovation in delivering and financing 21st century healthcare
14:00 PM
Financing a “pleurality of healthcare model” using an innovative but disruptive approach

Dr Tony Lopez BSc, MRCP, FRCR

Consultant Radiologist & Director of The Imaging Clinic & Incorporated Health

14:20 PM

MDD (Management Deficiency Disorder), an endemic condition affecting European public healthcare: could professional management be the key to sustainable financing?

Professor Arne Björnberg

Executive Chairman, Health Consumer Powerhouse

14:40 PM

How will innovation impact the way healthcare is delivered? How will the adoption of innovation in healthcare lower costs and improve patient care?

Karen Livingstone

National Director SBRI Healthcare & Director of Partnerships & Industry Engagement, Eastern Academic Health Science Network (AHSN)

15:00 PM
BREAK - Time for refreshments and networking within the exhibition

15:30 PM

A transformational approach to integrating health and social care within the NHS and in international partnership

Daljit Lally OBE

Chief Executive of Northumberland County Council & Director of Delivery, Northumbria NHS

15:50 PM

Funding China’s transformation to a US$1trillion industry by 2020

Peter Fuhrman

Chairman, China First Capital

16:10 PM

Chairman’s Closing Remarks

16:20 PM

Day 2

Wednesday 14th March 2018

Conference Chair: Hope Brotherton, Editor, British Journal of Healthcare Management

Going Global: where is the perfect healthcare system?
10:00 AM
Opening Keynote: What can we learn from overseas healthcare systems?

Keith Hague

Chief Operating Officer, Cleveland Clinic London

10:30 AM
Japan – the world’s third largest spender on healthcare after USA and China

Yoritomo Wada

Healthcare Sector Leader, Deloitte Japan

11:00 AM
Cracking the Code: Ensuring patients choose your clinic or hospital in the future

Daniel Coulton Shaw

Co-founder, Co-founder of Global Clinic Rating & International Clinic Ambassador

11:30 AM
BREAK - Time for refreshments and networking within the exhibition

Governance and Regulation: what are the regulatory implications of the increasing adoption of new technologies in healthcare?
12:00 PM
GDPR in the digital age of healthcare

Peter Wainman

Partner, Mills & Reeves LLP

12:20 PM
Cyber risk, data protection and information security in healthcare

Sophie Devlin

Associate, DAC Beachcroft

12:50 PM
The role of CQC and the importance of reports

Charlie Jones

Clinical Lead, BKR Care Consultancy

13:10 PM
Exploring private sector partnering opportunities with the NHS: focusing on preferred contract and joint venture structures, governance issues and key considerations for the private sector

Sharon Renouf

Partner, Bevan Brittan LLP

13:30 - 14:00 PM
Exhibition Visit - Enjoy visiting the exhibition

Smart Healthcare: digitalising information to deliver innovation in infrastructure projects
14:00 - 16:15 PM

14:00 PM
Smart City Health Initiatives Across Multi-Stakeholder Engagement: investment, barriers & new business models.
The panel will debate the reality of delivering smart city integrated health services, spanning multi-stakeholder interests and barriers to market.  While infrastructure is a given, pragmatically what we can we do with this infrastructure to improve citizen’s lives, public and private sector interests. What examples do we have, what is needed to introduce thought leadership into this area and what are the investment and business models we might expect to see now and in the future?
Smart City Panel Discussion developed by The Future Care (UK) Ltd

Moderator: Yalena Coleman, City Experimentation Lead, Future Cities Catapult

Panellists: Pradeep Jethi, Co-founder, Social Stock Exchange (SSX)
Chris Knight, Head of Business Development, Digital Jersey

Janahan Tharmaratnam, Lead UK Digital Health Strategy & Transformation practice, PwC
Allan Mayo, Smart City Strategist, Digital Greenwich
Andrew Cowen, Founder & Chairman, FutureCare UK

15:15 PM
Panel discussion: Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Healthcare

Moderator: Charles Lowe, Managing Director, Digital Health & Care Alliance (DHACA)

Panellists: Dr Claire Novorol, Co-founder and Chief Medical Officer, Ada
Hazel M Jones, Programme Director - Apps & Wearables including Uptake, NHS Digital
Andrew Davies, Director of Market Access, Association of British Healthcare Industries (ABHI)

16:15 PM


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