In the UK 70 per cent of flights are booked online and 95 per cent are now issued digitally as
e-tickets. Every week mobile phones are used to make nearly 20 million transactions. However only two per cent of people engage with the health and care services digitally.
Technologies such as health apps, innovative ways to access health care professionals and the sharing of health records all empower the individual to take greater control of their health, and improve their health outcomes.
Lancashire and South Cumbria Digital Health Board and BusinessCloud are hosting the ‘Transforming Healthcare through technology’ conference to look at how the emerging customisation of healthcare is allowing citizens to interact with the health system in more ways than ever before.
A digital revolution is occurring in healthcare. Wearable technologies, 3D printing and the increased presence of telecare are pieces of an increasing health technology jigsaw - and one that is only going to gather pace as the sector comes under pressure to be more efficient and spread innovation.
The ‘Transforming healthcare through technology’ conference and exhibition, taking place on 23 November at Chorley Town Hall, and chaired by BusinessCloud editor and award-winning journalist Chris Maguire, will bring together professionals and the public from across the health and care system to discuss and debate how technology innovation could improve outcomes, maximising resources but ‘powered by people’.
Pankaj Chandak, transplant registrar, Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital, London
Ajith George, consultant head and neck surgeon, University Hospitals of North Midland NHS Trust / honorary clinical lecturer & MD endoscope-i
Dominic Cushnan, Digital Innovation Manager, NHS Horizons (part of NHS England)
Dan Riley, managing director / CEO, Spearhead
Naomi McVey, Programme Manager AHP Workforce, Health Education England (North West)
Liz Ashall-Payne, founder and CEO, ORCHA
Declan Hadley, digital health leader, Healthier Lancashire
Kenneth Muir, University of Manchester
Annette Ferrier, digital care hub team leader, Airedale NHS Trust
Gary Hall, chief executive, Chorley Council
Michael Richard, head of engineering, 3D Life Prints
Matt Hunt, CEO of Apadmi Enterprise
Dr Eddie Kirkby, director, Making Rooms
Tony Veverka, group chief executive, BioEden
Martin Ashby, COO, Smartlife
Dr. Sakthi Karunanithi MBBS MD MPH FFPH, director of public health and wellbeing, Lancashire County Council
MORE NAMES TO FOLLOW
08.00 – 09.00 Registration and tea / coffee / breakfast
09.05 – 09.15 Welcome - Chris Maguire, editor, BusinessCloud
09.15 – 09.30 Keynote speaker
09.30 – 10.00 1st panel discussion
10.00 – 10.30 2nd panel discussion
10.30 – 11.00 Coffee break
11.05 – 11.20 Keynote speaker
11.20 – 11.50 3rd panel discussion
11.50 – 12.20 4th panel discussion
12.20 – 12.30 Closing remarks
12.30 – 13.30 Lunch and exhibition
Following the main conference:
13.30 – 15.00 Roundtable: Tech in healthcare in Lancashire.