12 - 13 February 2020
Crowne Plaza, Stratford Upon Avon



Enabling practical, tech-driven solutions across the healthcare system
Crowne Plaza, Stratford upon Avon

12-13 February 2020




Registration & Refreshments


Chair’s Opening Remarks

Alastair McLellan, Editor, HSJ


Panel Discussion: Injecting innovation – accelerating your transformation and improving local capability through digital blue printing

In association with Accenture

Panellists include:

Kaveh Safavi, Head of Global Health Practice, Accenture

Jonathan Lofthouse, Director of Improvement, Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Samantha Roberts, Chief Executive, Accelerated Access Collaborative, NHS England and NHS Improvement


Keynote Session: Delivering the NHSX vision and what it means for your organisation

Matthew Gould, CEO, NHSX

Get to grips with the NHSX strategy and quiz Matthew Gould on its implementation through an interactive Q&A


Morning Refreshments & Networking


Interactive Discussion Groups

Address pertinent challenges in two pre-selected focused discussion groups led by expert solution providers. With groups limited to 12 participants, ensure you sign up early to secure your place at your preferred two tables.

Building a digitally-enabled workforce
In association with Allocate Software

Leveraging AI within your organisation
In association with Agilisys

Making more informed decisions through “Big Data” analysis
Session reserved for BJSS

Improving clinical effectiveness and patient outcomes through digitization
Session reserved for Wolters Kluwer

Facilitating information flow by updating infrastructure
In association with System C & Graphnet Care Alliance

Engaging with outpatients through digital interfaces
Session reserved for Refero

Defining and executing a strategy for EPRs and record sharing
In association with Intersystem


Networking Lunch

  Stream A: Leveraging digital solutions for efficiency and better outcomes Stream B: Designing meaningful, effective solutions

Session A: Changing care through population health analytics and actionable insights

In association with System C & Graphnet Care Alliance

Panellists include:

Mark Sellman, CIO, Frimley Health and Care ICS

Session B: Co-designing solutions – creating practical and effective tools around the user

Panellists include:

Simon Dixon, Head of Digital Strategy, Finance and Commercial Directorate, Public Health England


Session Change


Session A: Improving information flow in urgent & emergency care so patients get the right care, first time

In association with Intersystems

Panellists include:

Gareth Thomas, Group Chief Clinical Information Officer (CCIO), Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust and SRO, Integrating Care Locally Programme, NHS Digital

Ross Fullerton, Director of Strategy, Technology and Development, London Ambulance Service

Session B: Delivering seamless care by integrating data and access across primary and secondary care and the health environment

Panellists include:

Cindy Fedell, Chief Digital and Information Officer, Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Afternoon Refreshments & Networking


Session A: Transforming primary and secondary care through virtual clinics: Lessons from the largest publicly funded healthcare provider in Sweden

Session reserved for Visibacare

Session B: Meeting digital aspirations – funding your programmes and finding alternative models


Session change


Panel Discussion: Driving efficiencies along the innovation adoption roadmap – evaluating pilot programmes, managing risk, safeguarding and upscaling

In association with BJSS

Panellists include:

Bruno Botelho, Director of Digital Operations, Chelsea and Westminster NHS Trust

Malte Gerhold, Executive Director of Strategy and Intelligence, CQC


Chair’s closing remarks


Networking Reception & Dinner

Drinks reception from 19.00 with dinner served at 20.00, followed by after-dinner speaker. Finish around 22.00.



Chair’s Opening Remarks
Alastair McLellan, Editor, HSJ


Panel Discussion: Applying machine learning and artificial intelligence to healthcare and prevention

Session Reserved for Google Health

Panelists include:

Konstantinos Balaskas, Head of Moorfields Reading Centre, Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Jenny Cross, Clinical Director Nephrology Urology and Transplantation, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust


Panel Discussion: Adapting workforce capabilities to support implementation of the tech agenda

Panelists include:

Lisa Emery, Chief Information Officer, The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust and Chair, London CIO Council

Sue Eve-Jones, Coding Lead, GIRFT

Shera Chok, Medical Director at Tower Hamlets GP Federation and co-founder, The Shuri Network


Session change


Innovation Sessions

Get to grips with cutting-edge digital solutions and learn how to maximise benefit in your organisation

Start-ups can't be effective in the NHS - fact or fiction?

Rise of the machines: Will robots take over the back office?

Everyone's talking about pop health management - what's the real story?

Who owns my data?

Technology trends in health - leader or laggard?

Can you run a business using analytics?


Morning Refreshments & Networking


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?

Panellists include:

Samantha Roberts, Chief Executive, Accelerated Access Collaborative, NHS England and NHS Improvement

Mirella Marlowe, Programme Director, Centre for Health Technology Evaluation, NICE


Panel discussion: Building the digital NHS of the future and identifying the next steps for your organisation

Where should your organisation be focusing its attention to deliver on targets and derive the greatest benefit whilst delivering on the national vision?

In association with Accenture

Panellists include:

Niamh McKenna, Managing Director, Accenture Health UK

Paul Rice, Regional Director of Digital Transformation – Medical Directorate, NHS England and NHS Improvement – North East and Yorkshire Region


Chair’s Closing Remarks
Alastair McLellan, Editor, HSJ
Lunch will be served after sessions finish


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