February 25th 2020 - February 26th 2020 | Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh

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Event Agenda

Digital Health & Care 2020 - Day 1

Day 1 Theme

Service Transformation: Towards a Co-Designed Approach

Day 1 is a varied and exciting journey that begins by exploring the implementation of Scotland’s Digital Health & Care Strategy. We will discover how technology is transforming the health and social care services of today… and those of tomorrow. 

Registration, Exhibition, and Networking

Welcome and Introduction from the Chair

Pennie Taylor, Health Journalist and Broadcaster

Session 1

(Re)designing Scotland's Future Health and Social Care

This opening session sets the scene and starts the discussion around innovation in health and social care and the implementation of Scotland’s Digital Health & Care Strategy. In doing so, it explores how we are taking a clear, national approach to person-centred service redesign that must deliver value as well as efficiency to service users. 

Keynote Address: Implementing Scotland's Digital Health and Care Strategy 

Questions and Discussion 

Headline Sponsor: Intersystems

Exhibition, Networking, and Refreshments

Session 2

Masterclasses

In a series of 40-minute interactive workshops, delegates will learn key insights into the applications of the latest innovative solutions delivered by leading experts in the field. 

Topics covered include:

  • Empowering the person – supported self-management
  • Overcoming the challenges for health and social care integration by embracing collaboration 
  • Change leadership and developing a digitally enabled workforce

Delegates will select two masterclasses to attend prior to the event.

Lunch, Exhibition, and Networking

Demo-Zone Presentation 

Session 3

Themed Panel Sessions

In advance of the summit, you will register for your preferred session and have the chance to contribute to the agenda to ensure that the themes align with the key issues that matter to you. 

Panel A – Digital Telecare and Maximising The Benefits of a Digital Service in partnership with Tunstall

Panel B – Supporting a Digitally Confident Workforce 

Panel C – Connected Patients: The Role of Mobile Technologies in Empowering Patients 

Exhibition, Networking, and Refreshments

Session 4

Prevention, Early Detection, and Empowering the Workforce

The proliferation of consumer wearables and other medical devices empowers people to prevent poor health and self-manage medical conditions. Similarly, automation can encourage medical staff to be more agile in meeting the needs of those in their care. We will take a journey through the many ways that technology is improving prevention, early detection, and empowering the workforce at home and abroad. 

Fireside chat: The Preventative Agenda

This informal interview will explore how the Scottish Government is harnessing the power of digital to support people to stay healthy.  

InterviewerMandy Rhodes, Editor, Holyrood Magazine

Leadership Panel

In this forward-looking panel, Scottish health and social care leaders discuss the challenges and opportunities that have come from implementing the Digital Health and Care Strategy – exploring the next steps for improving digital health and social care in Scotland. 

ChairMargaret Whoriskey, Head of Technology Enabled Care & Digital Healthcare Innovation

Chair's Closing Remarks 

Pennie Taylor, Health Journalist and Broadcaster

Digital Health & Care 2020 - Day 2

Day 2 Theme

AI, Data, & Innovation: The Future of Digital Health and Social Care

Data provides the firm foundations for innovations in digital health and social care. Day 2 explores the environment that Government is creating to enable safe, effective, and evidence-based innovations in health technologies. 

Registration, Exhibition, and Networking

Welcome and Introduction to Day 2 from the Chair

Pennie Taylor, Health Journalist and Broadcaster 

Session 1

Innovations in Health and Social Care

This opening session explores the ways artificial intelligence is revolutionising health and social care, and how to apply cognitive technology to unlock health data and power diagnosis.

Keynote Address

Panel Discussion: Data Driven Innovation 

The key to unlocking the potential of data innovation is the right governance, skills, public trust, and – of course – data. Our expert panel will explore how to use data to:

  • Drive research and innovation 
  • Improve clinical management and business service management
  • Enhance auditing processes 

Other topics for discussion include how to:

  • Engage with wider society to build public trust and encourage participation in health-data innovation
  • Empower and motivate scientists to innovate with health data

Exhibition, Networking, and Refreshments 

Session 2

Themed Panel Sessions

Delegates will choose to attend one panel to explore an area of interest with expert speakers.  

Panel A – AI and Robotics in Healthcare: Transformative Potential and Ethical Questions 

Panel B – Harnessing the Power of Data to Drive Improvements in Patient Care in partnership with InterSystems

Panel C – Exploiting the Potential of Innovation and Disruptive Technologies in Healthcare 

Lunch, Exhibition, and Networking 

Demo-Zone Presentation 

Session 3

Next Steps for Digital Health and Social Care in Scotland

In this inspiring end to the conference, we explore the next steps for digital health and social care in Scotland. 

Panel Discussion: Driving the Scottish Approach to Digital Health and Care

Topics for discussion include:

  • The findings of the recent mapping exercise that is informing the approach, priorities, and delivery arrangements
  • How to build on collaborative programmes of work to maximise resources and capabilities
  • Evidence-based innovations in health technologies
  • How service design can be pragmatically and economically applied to the delivery of health care
  • Next steps in designing the health and social care services of today… and tomorrow 

In conversation with Jonathan Cameron, Deputy Director – Digital Health and Care

This informal interview will explore the Scottish Government's implementation of the Digital Health and Care Strategy and the next steps for digital health and social care in Scotland. 

Speaker: Jonathan Cameron, Deputy Director – Digital Health and Care, Scottish Government 
Interviewer: Mandy Rhodes, Editor, Holyrood Magazine

Chair's Closing Remarks

Pennie Taylor, Health Journalist and Broadcaster

Close of Event

 

Please note that all speakers and the agenda are subject to change without notice.