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. 

08:45

Registration, Exhibition, and Networking

09:25

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. 

09:30

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

Alistair Hann, Chief Technology Officer, NES Digital

09:45

Questions and Discussion

10:00

Headline Sponsor: Intersystems

10:20

Panel Discussion  Integrated Health & Social Care

Our panel of senior colleagues involved in the integration of health and social care will examine the challenges and opportunities for putting users at the centre of service delivery. 

Panellists:

Joanna Macdonald, Chief Officer, Argyll & Bute Health and Social Care Partnership
Professor Anne Hendry, Director – Scotland, International Foundation for Integrated Care (IFIC)
Fanchea Kelly, Chief Exec, Blackwood

11:05

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.

11:25

First breakout

12:05

Transition

12:10

Second breakout

12:50

Lunch, Exhibition, and Networking

13:30

Demo-Zone Presentation – with Clinisys

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. 

13:50

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

13:50

Panel B – Empowering the Workforce through Digital Technology

Panellists:

Dr Lesley Holdsworth, Clinical Lead for Digital Health and Care, Scottish Government

Chair: Christopher Wroath, Director of Digital Transformation, NHS Education Scotland

13:50

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

Panellists:

Giulia Melchiorre, Digital Health and Care User Researcher, Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland (the ALLIANCE) 
Mark Fleming, Clinical Lead NMAHPs, Digital Health and Care, Scottish Government
Morag Hearty, National Strategic Lead, Home and Mobile Health Monitoring, NHS Lanarkshire 

14:35

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. 

14:55

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.  

Interviewer: Mandy Rhodes, Editor, Holyrood Magazine

15:30

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. 

Chair: Margaret Whoriskey, Head of Technology Enabled Care & Digital Healthcare Innovation

Panellists:

Angiolina Foster, Chief Executive, NHS24 
George Crooks, Chief Executive, Digital Health & Care Institute
Annie Gunner Logan, Director, Coalition of Care and Support Providers in Scotland (CCPS)
Colin Sinclair, Chief Executive, NHS National Services Scotland
Dr Donald Macaskill, Chief Executive, Scottish Care

16:15

Chair's Closing Remarks 

Pennie Taylor, Health Journalist and Broadcaster

16:20

Close of first day

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. 

08:45

Registration, Exhibition, and Networking

09:25

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.

09:30

Encouraging Data-Driven Innovation 

10:00

Innovations in Health and Social Care at Home and Abroad

Lightning Talks X3

Case Study 1: A Multi-Professional In-Patient Electronic Record – NHS Grampian 

Case Study 2: Innovative Healthcare Delivery Programme

Professor Aileen Keel CBE, Director, Innovative Healthcare Delivery Programme

Case Study 3: Northern Ireland Electronic Care Record

Stephen Beattie, eHealth Programme Manager, Business Services Organisation (BSO)

10:45

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

Panellists:

Colan Mehaffey, Chief Operating Officer, Health & Social Care, Data Driven Innovation 
Steph Wright, Director of Health & Wellbeing Engagement, Data Lab
Martin Tully, Head of Information Architecture – Data Dictionary/Data Model and Analytics, Health Service Executive (Ireland) 
Dr David Lowe, Consultant in Emergency Medicine, University of Glasgow

11:30

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.  

12:00

Panel A – Capitalising on the Interoperability of Technology

Panellists:

David Alexander, CEO & Chief Platform Architect, Mydex

12:00

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

Panellists:

Professor Aileen Keel CBE, Director, Innovative Healthcare Delivery Programme
Ed Clifton, Head of Scottish Health Technologies Group, Healthcare Improvement Scotland

12:00

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

Panellists:

Professor Kev Dhaliwal, Professor of Molecular Imaging & Healthcare Technology Centre for Inflammation Research, University of Edinburgh
Dr Christopher Carlin, Consultant Physician, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
Stephen Beattie, eHealth Programme Manager, Business Services Organisation (BSO)

12:50

Lunch, Exhibition, and Networking 

13:30

Demo-Zone Presentation – Nesta and Scottish Government: Health-tech Product Pitches

Come to the demo-zone to hear six quick-fire pitches from companies working on a variety of exciting health tech products in Scotland, from using AI to manage COPD to changing the health behaviours of football fans in Glasgow.

All companies have been supported as part of the Healthier Lives Data Fund. This is a partnership between Nesta and the Scottish Government to support innovative digital technologies that make data available and useful to citizens, helping them lead healthier and more independent lives. 

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. 

13:50

Panel Discussion: Participatory Futures – Putting Citizens at the Centre of Digital Health and Social Care

Topics for discussion include:

  • 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 

Panellists: 

Sinead Mac Manus, Senior Programme Manager, Nesta Health Lab
Caroline Lamb, Director of Digital Reform & Service Engagement for Health & Care, Scottish Government 
Dr Safia Qureshi, Director of Evidence, Healthcare Improvement Scotland
Alyson Scurfield, Chief Executive, Telecare Services Association (TSA)

14:30

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

14:55

Chair's Closing Remarks

Pennie Taylor, Health Journalist and Broadcaster

15:00

Close of Event

 

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