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MEDTECH NAVIGATOR - UNMET NEEDS WORKSHOP ON THE DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION OF CARE

  • 23rd September 2020

  • Online Event

  • 9:15 AM-12:00 PM

Are you a healthcare professional, patient or innovator interested in contributing to the digital transformation of health and social care post COVID-19?

The MedTech Navigator programme delivered by Health Enterprise East supports knowledge exchange between the NHS, academia and industry to facilitate the development of novel solutions that will improve healthcare and the patient experience.

This workshop will explore opportunities for collaborative working in healthcare IT and showcase some of the latest technological developments from industry. Health and care providers have been able to rapidly ramp up use of digital health technologies to support safe delivery of care during the coronavirus pandemic. Will these changes be sustainable as routine care re-starts?


Key themes to be explored include: 


Primary care digital transformation 
Managing outpatients through remote consultations
Setting up and running virtual clinics
Empowering individuals to self-care
Integrating care locally 
The event will feature presentations from clinicians who will share their major clinical challenges and unmet needs related to the digital transformation of care. Delegates will also hear from companies at the forefront of developing innovative digital health solutions including mHealth, wearable devices, telehealth and telemedicine.


Confirmed speakers include:
Dr Steven Laitner, General Practitioner & Freelance Health Consultant
Dr Rozelle C Kane, GP Registrar Cambridge; Clinical Lead, Digital & Innovation, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough STP; Clinical Entrepreneur, Department of Innovation, NHS England
Dr Ewen Cameron, Consultant Gastroenterologist; Executive Director of Improvement and Transformation, Addenbrookes Hospital
Tobias Alpsten, CEO, iPLATO Healthcare
Laurence Pearce , CEO, xim Ltd
Key objectives of the day:


Knowledge exchange.
Enable companies to identify potential market opportunities in the digital transformation of care through the process of needs identification.
Facilitating a demand led approach to engaging SMEs in new R&D projects that are both customer-focussed and collaborative in nature. 
Creation of partnerships between clinicians, academics and industry to develop the right products for the healthcare market of the future.   
We will launch two white papers on the day covering the health economics landscape and the industry landscape for the digital transformation of care, respectively. Join us for this stimulating and free discussion!

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