Conference Speakers

Svetlana Karpova Managing Director Baltic Consilium Ltd
Professor Andrew Morris Chairman and Centre Director The Farr Institute @ Scotland
Prof. Martin G. Curley Vice President Intel Corporation
Professor Ross Koppel Professor of Sociology University of Pennsylvania
Tevfik Bedirhan Ustun Coordinator, Classifications, Terminologies, and Standards World Health Organization
John Crawford Healthcare Industry Leader, IBM Europe IBM
Peteris Zilgalvis Head of Unit Health and Well Being Directorate General Communications Networks, Content and Technology, European Commission
Dr. Gwyn Thomas Chairman UK Council for Health Informatics Professions (UKChip)
John Gallacher Professor of Cognitive Health Cardiff University
Dr Adesina Iluyemi Ph.D Founder Healthtronics (UK) Ltd
Robert Chesters Innovation Lead NHS England Innovation Team
Professor David Ford Professor of Health Informatics and Chairman of Digital Health Assembly Conference Swansea University
Vaughan Gething AM The Deputy Minister for Health Welsh Government
Andrew Griffiths Chief Information Officer (Health) and Director NHS Wales Informatics Service
Dr Amir Hannan GP Partner Haughton Thornley Medical Centres
Professor Dipak Kalra Clinical Professor of Health Informatics University College London
Dr Ian McNicoll Director HANDIHealth
Professor James Ferguson Professor Scottish Centre for Telehealth and Telecare
Dr Ogan Gurel (Invited) Director in the Open Innovation Group / CTO Office Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology (SAIT)
Dr Niels Peek Reader in Health Informatics Health e-Research Centre
Dr Martin Bardsley Director of Research Nuffield Trust
Professor Munir Pirmohamed Head of Department of Molecular and Clinical Pharmacology University of Liverpool
James Davies CEO & Founder We Predict
Dr. Steven Tucker MD, FACP, FAMS Global Health Advisor SingTel
Daniel Ray Director of Informatics University Hospitals Birmingham
Arnaud Runge Engineer for Life and Physical Sciences Instrumentation European Space Agency
Dr. Roland Harwood Co-Founder and Networks Partner 100% Open
Marc Overhage Chief Medical Informatics Officer Siemens Healthcare
Mike Lewis Chair iPlato
Dr. Stephen Clulow Director of Healthcare Program Management NineSigma
Professor George Crooks Medical Director NHS 24
David Butler Senior Account Manager, Involve Immedicare a Partnership between Involve and Airedale NHS Foundation Trust
Caroline Bishop Managing Director IXC UK Ltd
Michael Schrage Research Fellow MIT Sloan School's Center for Digital Business and Imperial College's Innovation and Entrepreneurship Group
Michael Seres Patient Innovator 11 Health
Kevin Dean Director Genomics England Limited
Tim Staniland Business Development Manager IXC UK Ltd
Chris Fokke Chief Clinical Information Programme Officer Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Conference Themes

A three day international digital health conference to share insight and experiences of Open Innovation in healthcare focussing on the themes of:

Empowering Patients and Staff

  • Patient Involvement and Challenges of Changing Patient Behaviour
  • How Technology has Improved or Hindered the Delivery of Quality Care
  • Professionalisation of Health Informatics and Workforce Improvement

Innovative Business Models

  • Challenges of Scaling Up Digital Health Initiatives
  • Problems and Solutions of Measuring the Impact of Digital Health Models
  • Demystifying the Procurement Process

Big Data

  • Always On: Devices and Ubiquitous Monitoring
  • Engineering Health & Care: Software as a Healthcare Intervention
  • My Risks, My Treatment: Stratified Medicine
  • Global Sharing for Global Health: Trustworthy Reuse of Health Data
  • Patients Liberating Discovery: Preserving Privacy while Promoting Discovery

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Why Attend

Bringing together leading thought leaders and practitioners from the Digital Health and Open Innovation fields makes this a great opportunity to:

  • Understand the value of Open Innovation in healthcare.
  • Stay at the forefront of the eHealth evolution.
  • Immerse yourself in the networking sessions and find valuable contacts.
  • Find inspiration and new perspectives on Digital Health topics.

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Who should attend 

Do you believe that radical change and innovation is a must for sustainable healthcare into the future? Do you want to connect with like minded people that share your passion for progress? Then you are just the person to attend ‘Digital Health Assembly: Open Innovation’.

The conference will bring together an array of innovative minds from a variety of sectors within the Digital Health space that are open to acquiring new knowledge and skills, and developing new partnerships.

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OI Conference 2015
Feb 13
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Feb 13
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Feb 13
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OI Conference 2015
Feb 12
3 days, 37 speakers, countless ideas with one aim-#OpenInnovation in Digital Health. Thank you to everyone who has played a part in #DHA2015
OI Conference 2015
Feb 12
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