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On the wave of an eHealth revolution

Thursday 11 February 2021, 14:00 – 17:30 PM CET

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On the wave of an eHealth revolution: Digitally Enabled Care Pathways – from research to innovative solutions. 

Health systems have responded to the COVID-19 pandemic by rapidly redesigning patient pathways and flow in primary and secondary care which has opened up a window of opportunity for digital solutions.

 

It is the aim of our webinar to explore trade and investment opportunities as well as look at research that is going on to support these innovative pathways towards a predictive, preventive and personalised future healthcare.

Agenda

Event is running in CET – Central European Time

14:00 – 14:15 

Opening address

Jane Owen, British Ambassador to Switzerland and to Liechtenstein


14:15 – 14:55 

HEADLINER  UK Science & Innovation Network Session

The UK Science & Innovation Network session will explore how digital technologies were harnessed in the COVID-19 response in the UK and how they transformed the Digital Health arena in the UK.

Prof Rachel Mckendry, Professor of Biomedicine and Nanotechnology, UCL


15:00 – 16:00

HEADLINER  Panel Session

This panel session will showcase how the adoption of innovative technology to assist with the digitisation of care pathways has been accelerated and streamlined during the COVID-19 period and will explore commercial opportunities in the UK for companies in this space. Hosted by The DIT Switzerland Inward Investment team and guest speakers.

Laura Rooney, Director of Corporate Strategy, Health Innovation Manchester

Paul Lawrence, Managing Director (UK), Ascom


16:05 – 17:15

HEADLINER Use Cases

Join to hear 6 real-world use cases which highlight innovation in digital health to improve patient care and relieve some of the burden on the healthcare systems. This will be a practical panel session delivered by DIT Switzerland Trade and guest speakers.

Harry Thirkettle, Head of Operations , MyMHealth

Dr Tim Ringrose, MRCP CEO, Cognitant Group Ltd

Su Konganda, International Business Development Director, Spirit Health Group

Lukasz Rzeczkowski, Founder and a Chief Development Officer, Trustedoctor (now part of Further Group)


17:15 – 17:30

Chair’s closing remarks

Jane Owen, British Ambassador to Switzerland and to Liechtenstein

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MEET YOUR SPEAKERS

DR TIM RINGOSE MRCP
CEO
Cognitant Group Ltd.
     
DR TIM RINGOSE MRCP
CEO
Cognitant Group Ltd.
     

Tim is a UK doctor, who trained in Oxford as a nephrologist before joining the digital health revolution in 2000. He was CEO of the UK’s largest online network of doctors, www.doctors.net.uk, acquired by M3 Inc in 2011. He is now CEO of Cognitant Group Ltd, a company he founded with colleagues to empower people with trustworthy health information in engaging, accessible formats including animation and immersive formats (VR and AR). The company’s platform healthinote is used by thousands of doctors to provide personalised information for people with a wide variety of conditions to understand more about their health and treatment.

Cognitant Group Ltd

We empower patients by providing clear, reliable health information, allowing them to become actively involved in improving their health, and enabling healthcare professionals to optimise their care.

 

Presentation title: Why it took a pandemic to reboot healthcare

 

SU KONGANDA
International Business Development Director
Spirit Health Group
 
 
SU KONGANDA
International Business Development Director
Spirit Health Group
 
 

Su Konganda is the International Business Development Director at Spirit Health Group responsible for leading the organisation’s international digital health strategy. She has extensive experience in the health and care sector and is passionate about digital health enabled integrated care to improve access to services and create better outcomes.

Spirit Health Group

Spirit Health Group, a clinical services provider focused on value-based care that enables digital technology to achieve better outcomes for people with chronic conditions. Our remote patient monitoring system, CliniTouch, offers advanced warning of potential condition deterioration alongside pre-emptive intervention data and real time location based satellite air quality data.

 

Presentation title:

Re-engineering pathways: getting the most out of digital health

HARRY THIRKETTLE
Head of Operations
mhealth
         
HARRY THIRKETTLE
Head of Operations
mhealth
         

Harry is a doctor and entrepreneur with a deep understanding of medicine, medtech, and business. He is the Head of Operations for my mhealth, and leads on the digital transformation of clinical pathways. He is passionate about harnessing technology to improve health outcomes and systems.

 

mhealth

my mhealth are the UK’s number one provider of digital therapeutics for patients with long term conditions such as COPD, Asthma, Diabetes and Heart disease, and those undergoing major elective surgery.

 

Presentation Title: Using digital therapeutics to transform long term condition care pathways

LAURA ROONEY
Director of Corporate Affairs & Strategy
Health Innovation Manchester
   
LAURA ROONEY
Director of Corporate Affairs & Strategy
Health Innovation Manchester
   

Laura is responsible for overseeing delivery of HInMís strategic priorities across the research and innovation portfolio, working closely with the rest of the executive team. She has a broad portfolio including overseeing strategy and planning, stakeholder engagement and partnerships, strategic communications and public engagement.

Laura has spent the last 12 years working in senior roles across the NHS in Greater Manchester, both in commissioning and provider organisations, and prior to that worked in corporate agencies specialising in business to business PR. She has a wealth of experience in managing complex and sensitive issues, strategy development and delivery, media relations and corporate affairs.

 

PAUL LAWRENCE
Managing Director
Ascom UK
 
PAUL LAWRENCE
Managing Director
Ascom UK
 

With over 39 years’ experience in leading companies, Paul is Managing Director of Ascom (UK) ñ a global solutions provider of ICT and workflow solutions for healthcare, retail, hospitality and industry. He is passionate about transforming operational effectiveness through communication, enabling organisations to make the best possible decisions ñ regardless of location.

At Ascom, he has overseen the move to a brand new HQ in Lichfield Staffordshire, the launch of our flagship nurse call system, a portfolio of mobile workflow solutions, and growth into acute and mental health hospitals. In other markets, he’s developed growth in four of the five major UK supermarkets, hotels and manufacturing plants, delivering mission-critical communications to improve staff safety, efficiency and patient/customer satisfaction.

Working in the UK and internationally at leading companies including GEC, Siemens and Virgin Media, his broad technology and communications experience covers both fixed and wireless, voice, video, data, mobility, cloud, digital and hosting.

LUKASZ RZECZKOWSKI
Founder and Chief Development Officer
Trustedoctor
LUKASZ RZECZKOWSKI
Founder and Chief Development Officer
Trustedoctor

Lukasz Rzeczkowski, the founder and a chief development officer of Trustedoctor (now part of Further Group). In the Group, Lukasz is currently responsible for creating a global medical network with partnerships with leading doctors and hospitals as well as developing a strategy for creating digital products and services focused on specialized medicine for corporate clients. He is a former capital market specialists with experience in consulting and fund management. Pro-bono, he serves as a governor of the Royal School. He is an alumnus of Warwick University and the London School of Economics and Political Science.

PROF RACHEL MCKENDRY
Director and Professor
i-Sense EPSRC IRC, London Centre for Nanotechnology, Division of Medicine, UCL
 
PROF RACHEL MCKENDRY
Director and Professor
i-Sense EPSRC IRC, London Centre for Nanotechnology, Division of Medicine, UCL
 

Professor Rachel McKendry is Director of i-sense EPSRC IRC and holds a joint position between the London Centre for Nanotechnology and Division of Medicine, UCL.

Her research lies at the cutting edge of nanotechnology, telecommunications, data science, infectious diseases and public health. Recent breakthroughs span from tiny quantum nanodiamonds to detect viruses earlier, to smartphone-connected tools to improve quality assurance of HIV testing, which have been adopted for HIV public health surveillance in South Africa. During the recent COVID-19 outbreak i-sense machine learning algorithms of online search data, adopted by Public Health England as an early warning sensing system for influenza, have been adapted to monitor prevalence of COVID-19 in England. Prof McKendry has also lead the development of data visualisation tools to inform public health interventions, including the FTTIS dashboard for England’s COVID-19 data.

Professor McKendry has won several prestigious awards for her research including the Royal Society Rosalind Franklin Award, Royal Society Wolfson Merit Award, the Institute of Physics Paterson Medal, and was one of the Grant Thornton 100 Face of a Vibrant Economy.

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