08.30 Registration & Refreshments
09.45 Chair’s Opening Remarks

Alastair McLellan,
Editor, HSJ
10.00 Keynote Q&A: What do NHSX objectives mean for your organisation and system?
  • Evaluating the covid-19 digital response and progress made in system recovery
  • Examining measures in place to drive efficiencies along the innovation roadmap at  scale
  • Outlining priorities for NHSX’s third year of operation

With Matthew Gould, Chief Executive, NHSX

10.45 Panel Discussion: Recalibrating digital priorities to support continued system recovery
In association with Visiba Care
  • Assessing pressure points across primary and secondary care to focus digital investment effectively
  • Dealing with the backlog: Using digital triage and AI to ease pressure on clinicians and streamline patient experience
  • Leveraging intelligence-led decision making to optimise resource utilisation
11.15 Morning Refreshments & Networking

Interactive Discussion Groups

Address pertinent challenges in two pre-selected, focused discussion groups led by expert solution providers. Towards the end of the session, each group leader will feed back main discussion points and conclusions to the room. With groups limited to 12 participants, ensure you sign up early to secure your place at your preferred two tables.

Establishing a digital triage service Digitising care pathways for better
intervention and treatment
Employing  remote monitoring for earlier-stage interventions Leveraging analytics for more informed, intelligent decision-making
Engaging with outpatients through digital interfaces Improving digital access in your local population Streamlining data flow across organisations, systems and suppliers to improve outcomes Integrating AI to inform patient treatment decisions


12.45 Networking Lunch
  Stream A: Alleviating immediate healthcare pressures with digital solutions Stream B: Leveraging digital tools to deliver system objectives
13.45 Session A: Reevaluating hospital capacity modelling and scenario planning to improve and maximise patient flow
  • Leveraging data analysis to inform better predictive planning
  • Reducing efficiency impacts caused by non-attendance with predictive analytics
Session B: Integrating data and access across primary and secondary care to enable more informed treatment options
  • Accelerating patient record sharing through the LHCRE programmes
  • Collecting more detailed information to enable more personalised care pathways
14.25 Session Change
14.30 Session A: Streamlining clinical communications to improve care coordination
  • Learning from covid-19: What communication tools have demonstrated benefit?
  • Evaluating the needs and preferences of the workforce to standardise communication channels
  • Assessing progress and integration of the NHSX
Session B: Digitally-enabling primary care to support care delivery across the local population
  • Evaluating the PCN landscape and effectiveness
  • Leveraging digital solutions to manage the backlog: focus on triage and virtual consultations
  • Identifying and reaching out to vulnerable patients to ensure care is delivered to those in need
15.10 Afternoon Refreshments & Networking
15.40 Session A: Rapidly evaluating digital solutions to enable outcomes-based investment
  • How to access funding and effectively manage available resources
  • Identifying solutions with maximum impact, based on outcomes-based analysis
  • Upscaling and integrating digital solutions to achieve maximum efficiency 
Session B: Deploying telehealth solutions to achieve a more integrated primary and secondary care model
  • Keeping patients out of hospitals through digitally-enabled surveillance and management
  • Investigating appropriate funding models for at-home care
  • Capturing insights into disease prevalences to recognise early warning signs

Panellists include:
Mike Fisher, Chief Clinical Information Officer, Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals Trust
16.20 Session Change
16.25 Panel Discussion: Leveraging population health analysis for end-to-end system design based on population need
  • Digitising care pathways with more holistic oversight of health determinants and optimum intervention points
  • Increasing the prominence of social prescribing in ICS strategies to improve patient health and wellbeing
  • Addressing vulnerability: Focus on support for covid-19 survivors and reducing loneliness and suicides

Panellists include: 
Matthew Hennessey, Chief Intelligence and Analytics Officer, Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership

17.05 Chair’s closing remarks
19.00 Networking Reception & Dinner

Drinks reception from 19.00 with dinner served at 20.00, followed by afterdinner speaker. Finish around 22.00.
09.15 Chair’s Opening Remarks

Alastair McLellan,
Editor, HSJ
09.25 Panel Discussion: Cutting-edge medicine – Opportunities in robotics and AI in the near-term

Hear examples of effective surgical applications of robotics, and where AI could have the biggest impact in the hospital setting to free up staff time and improve the patient experience.
10.05 Panel Discussion: Aligning the digital health and life sciences agendas

With terms like “precision medicine” and “personalised care” increasingly prevalent, how can organisations coordinate their agendas to provide the best possible treatment and care solutions for patients?
10.45 Morning Refreshments & Networking

Digital Exchange: Brainstorm challenges and transfer knowledge to find potential solutions for your organisation and system. Towards the end of the session, each group leader will feed back main discussion points and conclusions to the room. With groups limited to 12 participants, ensure you sign up early to secure your place at your preferred two tables.

Achieving a “digital first” primary care approach

Led by David Williams, Director of Strategy & Business Development, Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust & Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust
How to effectively engage with startups How can AI be leveraged within your organisation in the near-term?
How can organisations best combat and manage cyber security threats? Leveraging robotic process automation in your organisation Robotics in surgery –benefits and safeguarding


12.15 Session Change
12.20 Panel discussion: Building the digital NHS of the future
  • Aligning with the national vision to ensure maximum impact of digital tools and efficiencies of scale
  • Identifying system-wide objectives to support with digital solutions in the mid- to long term

David Loughton, Chief Executive, Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust
Tara Donnelly, Chief Digital Officer, NHSX

13.00 Chair’s Closing Remarks

Alastair McLellan, Editor, HSJ

Lunch will be served after sessions finish

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