February 20th 2018 - February 21st 2018 | Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh

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Event agenda

Digital Health & Care Scotland Day 1

09:00

Delegate registration, refreshments served in the exhibition area

Session 1: Delivering digital health and social care

09:55

Introduction and opening remarks from the conference chair

  • Setting the scene
  • The aims and objectives of the next two days

Pennie Taylor, Journalist and Broadcaster

10:00

The new Digital Health and Social Care Strategy
Paul Gray, Chief Executive, NHSScotland 
Director General, Health and Social Care, The Scottish Government

10:20

Joint Integration Board perspective on leading local delivery of digital health and social care
Tim Eltringham, Chief Officer, South Ayrshire HSCP

10:40

Headline Sponsor

Speaker to be confirmed, Microsoft

11:00

Audience interaction, questions and discussion with the panel

11:20

Networking refreshment break in the exhibition area

Session 2: Technology in Action: Interactive Breakout Sessions

11:40

First breakout session

12:20

Transition between breakouts

12:25

Second breakout session

Breakout 1

Delivering better outcomes for patients by ensuring they are allocated to the right care setting as quickly as possible, improving the flow and transition of patients within and across Health and Care organisations in real time

Strata Health Solutions

Breakout 2

Details coming soon

Breakout 3

Details coming soon

13:05

Networking lunch in the exhibition area

13:40

Meet the exhibitors

Your opportunity to explore applications of the latest innovative solutions vailable to the sector. Understand how these solutions can support your service delivery objectives.

Session 3: Themed Sessions

In a series of themed interactive sessions delegates will have the opportunity to explore areas of interest with experts.

14:05

THEME 1

Cyber Security and the Big Data Revolution

Managing who has access to information, on what device and when, combined with the external threat of cyber attacks, are key challenges in health and social care. Alongside experts you will explore the latest approaches to cyber security and how big data is enabling a move towards population health management.

Chair: Tracy Black, Director, National Cyber Resilience Leaders Board

Speakers: 
Jonathan Cameron, Head of Strategic Development, NHS National Services Scotland
Professor Bill Buchanan, Professor, Edinburgh Napier University and lead Centre for Distributed Computing, Networks, and Security and The Cyber Academy

THEME 2

Resourcing, Funding and Commissioning For Change

Join key sector figures to consider how we can deliver the outcomes of the Integration Authorities Strategic Framework: ensuring gaps in services are identified and that the experience of service users is at the forefront of planning, utilising integrated approaches to commissioning. 

Chair: Pennie Taylor, Journalist and Broadcaster

Speakers:
Lesley McLay, Chief Executive, NHS Tayside
Pam Gowans, Chief Officer, Moray Health & Social Care Partnership

THEME 3

In association with Forcare

Developing a Digitally Enabled Workforce, Capitalising on Interoperability of Technology

In this session we ask: Do staff feel they have access to the appropriate technology, and how much ongoing training and support is being provided? How can technology support frontline staff to deliver person-centred care, utilising the benefits of innovative mobile working and workforce management solutions?

Chair: Manira Ahmad, Head of Local Intelligence, NHS National Services Scotland

Speakers: 
Christopher Wroath, Director of Digital Transformation, NHS Education Scotland
Dr Jamie Hogg, Clinical Lead for Modernisation, NHS Grampian
Margaret Whoriskey, Head of Technology Enabled Care & Digital Healthcare Innovation, Scottish Gov
Claire Cater, Founder, The Social Kinetic
Speaker to be confirmed, Forcare

14:55

Networking refreshment break in the exhibition area

Session 4: Change leadership to deliver digital health and social care

15:10

Leadership panel

A panel of Scottish Digital Leaders discuss the next steps for delivering Scotland’s new Digital Health and Social Care Strategy 2017-22

Panellists:

Colin Sinclair, Chief Executive, NHS National Services Scotland

Caroline Lamb, Chief Executive, NHS Education for Scotland

Robbie Pearson, Chief Executive, Healthcare Improvement Scotland

Angiolina​ Foster, Chief Executive, NHS24

George Crooks OBE, Chief Executive, DHI Scotland

16:00

Keynote: learning from change leadership beyond Scotland

Dr Harpreet Sood, Associate Chief Clinical Information Officer, NHS England

16:30

Audience interaction, questions and discussion with Dr Sood

16:40

Closing remarks from the chair

  • A short summary of the outcomes of day 1
  • What to expect from day 2

Pennie Taylor, Journalist and Broadcaster

16:45

Close of day 1

Digital Health & Care Scotland Day 2

08:45

Delegate registration, refreshments served in the exhibition area

Session 1: Driving national change

09:25

Introduction to day 2 from the conference chair

  • Recapping the outcomes from day 1
  • Highlights from the awards
  • The aims and objectives of the day

Pennie Taylor, Journalist and Broadcaster

09:30

Scottish Government Address

Shona Robison MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport

09:40

An opportunity to pose questions to the Cabinet Secretary

09:50

Data informing Scotland's health: thinking big...

Professor Aziz Sheikh OBE, Professor of Primary Care Research & Development and Director, Usher Institute of Population 

10:10

Where the click do you start - creating a digital NHS

Claire Cater, Founder, The Social Kinetic

10:30

A voice from the frontline: making digital/technology in the community work

Hazel Archer, Technical Lead, Scottish Centre for Telehealth & Telecare

10:50

Audience interaction, questions and discussion with the panel

10:10

Networking refreshments in the exhibition area

Session 2: Technology in Action: Interactive Breakout Sessions

11:30

First breakout session

12:10

Transition between breakouts

12:15

Second breakout session

Breakout 1: Blockchain in Health & Social Care with Spiritus Partners

Hear from thought leaders about blockchain - what it is, why it matters and how it might be applied in health and social care. Explore promising uses and walk away with ideas and next steps for your organisation.

Susan Ramonat, Chief Executive Officer, Spiritus
Prof. Bill Buchanan OBE, Professor of Computing, Edinburgh Napier University

Breakout 2

Transformational change of Health and Care Services, applications of latest innovative solutions to improve service delivery

Microsoft

Breakout 3

Details coming soon

12:55

Networking lunch in the exhibition area

13:30

Meet the exhibitors

Your opportunity to explore applications of the latest innovative solutions vailable to the sector. Understand how these solutions can support your service delivery objectives.

Session 3: Themed sessions

In a series of themed interactive sessions delegates will have the opportunity to explore areas of interest with experts.

13:55

THEME 4

In association with InterSystems

Interoperability – Overcoming Integration Barriers Within Health and Social Care

We will discuss what can be done to ensure new and existing systems are interoperable. In doing so we will consider the use of a shared language and connecting with national systems, such as the Scottish National Patient Management System and SPIRE.

Chair: Pennie Tayor, Journalist and Broadcaster

Speakers:

Andy Grayer, Assistant Director of eHealth and Infrastructure, NHS Ayrshire and Arran
Phillip Couser MBE, Director Public Health and Intelligence, National Services Scotland
Charles King, Head of Sales, Scotland, InterSystems
Mark Fleming, Nurse Consultant eHealth/Mental Health, NHS Ayrshire and Arran and National EHealth Clinical Lead NMAHPs, Scottish Government

THEME 5

Scaling It Up – Exploiting the Power of Disruptive Technology

There are examples of digital success across Scotland - how do we expand these projects so they can benefit more staff, people and communities? As we debate this challenge we will ask: are we embracing the use of mobile technology to empower the public and mobilise health and care providers?

Speakers:

Margaret Whoriskey, Head of Technology Enabled Care & Digital Healthcare Innovation, Scottish Government
Dr Lesley Holdsworth, Scottish Government eHealth Clinical Lead with responsibility for NMAHP strategic direction
Professor Brian McKinstry, Professor of Primary Care E-Health, The University of Edinburgh

THEME 6

Empowering the Public, Engaging to Promote the Benefits of Digital Health and Care

Technology can empower the public to take control of their health. Can we do more to empower patients through the use of technology and by involving them in technological development? In this session we will consider these questions and more.

Chair: Zahid Deen, Digital Health and Care Strategic Lead, Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland (the ALLIANCE) 

Speakers:

Anna Fowlie, Chief Executive, Scottish Social Services Council
Dr Scott Cunningham, Technical Consultant, My Diabetes My Way
Fiona McQueen, Chief Nursing Officer, Scottish Government
Ingrid Brindle, Patient and user of a Patient Portal

14:45

Networking refreshment break in the exhibition area

Session 4: Learning from across the digital landscape

15:00

Keynote: Learning from digital transformation in other sectors

15:20

Keynote: Learning from the international experience

15:40

Audience interaction, questions and discussion with the panel

15:55

Closing remarks from the chair

Pennie Taylor, Journalist and Broadcaster

16:00

Close of conference

 

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