February 20th 2019 - February 21st 2019 | Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh

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Digital Health & Care 2019 - Day 2

Thursday, 21 February, 2019


Registration and Networking


Introduction to Day 2 from the Conference Chair

Recapping the outcomes from day 1, sharing the aims and objectives of day 2.

Margaret Whoriskey, Head of Technology Enabled Care & Digital Healthcare Innovation,  Scottish Government


Key Note Presentation

Geoff Huggins, Director, NES Digital Service


Scottish Health Intelligence for Transforming Service Delivery & Outcomes

Prof. Mahmood Adil,  Medical Director, Information Services Division, NHS National Services Scotland

10:20 - 11:10

Interactive Panel Session: Digital Innovators in Health, Care, Housing and 3rd Sector


David Alexander, Founder, Mydex


Brian Duffy, TEC & Innovation Programme, Loretto Care

Chaloner Chute, CTO, Digital Health & Care Institute

Sue Scotland, Service Development Manager, NHS 24

Alyson Scurfield, CEO, TSA

Simon Fitzpatrick, Strategic Development Director, Blackwood Group

10:40 - 11:00

Supplier Session: How To Be Tender Ready - Scotland Excel

This is a special session for our exhibitors and sponsors. This is an ideal opportunity to get an overview of public sector contracts and tendering.  An opportunity to understand how best to become tender ready, and the resources available to assist with the process.  

Euan Kidd, Senior Procurement Specialist, Scotland Excel


Networking Refreshments in the Exhibition Area

11:40 & 12:20

Campfire Sessions*

Led by industry experts, delegates will gather key insights into application of the latest solutions in our 40-minute interactive workshops.

Campfire Session A: The Leeds Digital Way

Secretary of State Matt Hancock recently described the Leeds Way as mind blowing in its success and rapid improvement demonstration, the team from Leeds will take the audience on a journey and detail the delivery, the best practice and the lessons learnt along the way.

Presented by:

Richard Corbridge, CDIO, Leeds Teaching Hospital Trust

Sarah Moorhead, Associate Director of Digital, Leeds Teaching Hospital Trust

Johnny Chagger, Data Protection Officer and Head of Information Governance, Leeds Teaching Hospital Trust

Campfire Session B with my mHealth: Improving Outcomes, Reducing Costs and Improving Accessibility Using Digital Health To Manage Patients With Long-term Conditions – The Evidence

  • New models of self-management, rehabilitation and remote care using digital tools
  • How we can deliver accessible affordable healthcare for every patient
  • Examples of outcomes from services and patients using COPD, Asthma, Diabetes and Heart Disease apps to manage their patient population

Dr Simon Bourne, CEO, my mHealth

*Pre-event registration required. Spaces are limited in each session.


Meet the Exhibitors - Networking and Lunch in the Exhibition Area


Innovation in Action Presentation

Daniel Proverbs, Founder, Brothers In Arms 


Demo Zone Presentation by LifeScan

Welcome to the OneTouch Reveal® Ecosystem

The OneTouch Verio® Flex meter and OneTouch Reveal® apps help patients to get more meaning out of their blood glucose results, in the moment, on the go and at home.

HCPs can access their patients’ data to help see what is working and what is not working for their patient.

How the OneTouch Reveal® apps can help patients and HCPs

Changes the way patients see their blood glucose results, helps them to manage their diabetes

OneTouch Reveal® Mobile App

  • Seamlessly syncs data from the OneTouch Verio Flex® meter directly to the patient’s smartphone or tablet
  • Draws a timeline of important blood glucose events and activities, highlighting when patients are repeatedly out of range
  • Let’s the patients share their progress with their HCP

OneTouch Reveal® Web App

  • Creates simple, colourful reports to help HCPs have more meaningful conversations with patients during appointments


Interactive Themed Panel Sessions*


Delegates are encouraged to play an active role in these co-designed interactive sessions

*Pre-event registration required. Spaces are limited in each session.

Panel A In Partnership with Intersystems: Creating An Effective Flow of Information Across the Whole Care System

Chaired by:

Margaret Whoriskey, Head of Technology Enabled Care & Digital Healthcare Innovation, Scottish Government


Sarah Moorhead, Associate Director of Digital Demand, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Mike Fuller, Regional Director of Marketing, InterSystems

John Costello, eHealth Project Manager, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde

Panel B In Partnership with BJSS: Ethics in Healthcare AI

Chaired by:

David Alexander, Founder, Mydex


Jeff Watkins, Principal Architect, BJSS

Dr Sotirios Tsaftaris, Chancellor's Fellow and Reader, University of Edinburgh

Panel C: Empowering People, Remote Monitoring of Long-term Conditions Co-designed with Health, Housing and Social Care

Chaired by:

Zahid Deen, Director, Digital and Service Transformation,  Health and Social Care Alliance


Linda Morrow, Independent Living Advisor,  Disabled Living Foundation

Morag Hearty, Telehealth Manager, NHS Lanarkshire

Daniel Proverbs, Founder, Brothers In Arms 


Networking Refreshments in the Exhibition Area


Digital Health & Care In Action - 10-Minute Lightning Presentations

A high-paced end to the day, delegates will get an insight into four examples of digital success. This session is focused on practical examples, projects that you can look to replicate in your organisations. The outcomes from this session will influence your digital transformation strategy.

Presentation 1: PAMIS Digital Communications Passports

  • Using Pamis Digital Communication Passports to support health care
  • Helping people with complex health needs to express their care needs
  • Enabling access to technology and using it to enhance the experience of people with complex needs

Catriona Jamieson, Projects Co-Ordinator, PAMIS (Promoting A More Inclusive Society)

Presentation 2: Modernising Access to Primary Care, GP Triage

Reporting the findings of a six-month evaluation of NHS 24’s partnership based approach to managing demand for same day primary care services.

Murdoch Carberry, Interim Programme Delivery Lead & Service Improvement Manager, NHS 24

Presentation 3: NHS Near Me: Going Digital to Deliver Services Closer to Home

  • NHS Near Me enables patients to attend outpatient appointments by video consultation. This reduces the need for travel, something patients in the Highlands have long called for.
  • NHS Near Me is about video consulting at scale. A systematic quality improvement approach was taken to develop and test NHS Near Me, before a standard process was agreed.  

Clare Morrison, Senior Clinical Quality Lead/NHS Near Me Lead, NHS Highland

Presentation 4: Facilitating Healthcare Innovation Through Inter-operability With FHIR

  • NHSGGC Innovation Projects
  • West of Scotland Digital Health Platform
  • FHIR as the vehicle for integration
  • Transition to the National Digital Platform

John Costello, eHealth Project Manager, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde


Chair's Closing Remarks