2019 Agenda

2019 Agenda

18th March 2019

10:00 - 10:15

Welcome Address to Future Healthcare Conference 2019

The Rt Hon Patricia Hewitt, Former Secretary of State for Health, UK Government, Chair of Norfolk and Waveney Sustainability and Transformation Partnership
10:15 - 10:35


Keynote address: Opportunities to accelerate medical research using patient data The Rt Hon. Lord Drayson, Former Minister of Science, UK Parliament
10:35 - 11:15

The Big Debate: a 're-imagined' UK healthcare system. What does it look like?

Technological advancement Funding Commission and Provision The Ecosystem Facilitated by Dan Male, Editor, Accountable Care Journal Dr Jennifer Dixon, Chief Executive, Health Foundation Andrew Davies ...
11:15 - 11:35

Finding a cure: Brexit and the impact on life sciences in Britain – an update

11:35 - 11:55

Networking Break

11:55 - 12:55

Digital development in the NHS – where are we?

Current and future initiatives in digital health for citizen facing services Changing public demands and expectations and how the NHS is working to meet these using digital technology Trends in indust ...
12:15 - 12:50


Scaling up digital transformation: real-world insight from the NHS Innovation Accelerator Sharing real-world, practical insight and learning from the NHS Innovation Accelerator (NIA), this panel sessi ...
12:50 - 13:15

Scaling up your innovation

Your innovation - is it a national priority? Navigating procurement Grass roots movements that commissioners can't ignore Distribution vs product led growth
13:45 - 14:05

Empowering patients digitally

14:05 - 14:25

CERN Knowledge Transfer: from fundamental research to MedTech

CERN: the largest particle physics laboratory in the world CERN's knowledge transfer mission From CERN technologies and know-how to MedTech
14:25 - 15:00

Panel Discussion: Future Technologies in Practice

A panel discussion of health technology experts exploring the potential for healthcare technologies including artificial intelligence, robotics and virtual reality.
15:00 - 15:20

Networking Break

15:20 - 15:30

Thinking outside the box - defying medical predictions through innovative treatment

Sunil Modi-Nichols, Heart Failure survivor and star of upcoming documentary 'Fighting Failure
15:30 - 15:50

Penetrating the system: guiding innovative health technology SMEs on how to partner with the NHS

The growth in need of an ageing population with long-term health challenges - how meeting this demand will require better ways of doing things, not just efficiency How the NHS looks to a range of part ... David Parry David Parry - SEHTA
15:50 - 16:20

Panel discussion: AI Partnerships and Projects

Professor Chris Holmes, Director for the Health Programme, Alan Turing Institute
16:20 - 16:40

Investing in healthcare technology startups: helping talented founders build world-class health-tech startups

How investment in technology and innovation are the only way to reduce global health spend and make healthcare sustainable. Working with health providers and multi-national corporate partners to ident ...

19th March 2019

10:00 - 10:15

Welcome to Conference Day 2

10:05 10:35

Opening Keynote Session: going global – private and NHS healthcare going overseas

How this is done most effectively and efficiently How UKIHMA can help Overseas markets and areas of real growth potential Opportunities and an overview of what is currently happening

Paul Jobson, Managing Director - UKIHMA

10:35 - 11:00

Exporting innovation to overseas markets

The importance of innovation as a driver for the strong reputation of the NHS How attractive UK innovation is to healthcare systems in other parts of the world Success stories to date
11:00 - 11:30

Suspend disbelief. Transport to 2040. Experience the global future of health

How the life sciences and health care industry is on the brink of large-scale disruption. The global future of health: how it will be defined by radically interoperable data; open, secure platforms; a ...
11:30 - 12:00

Networking Break

12:00 - 12:35

Panel: Healthcare tourism; overseas hotspots, foreign patient placements and the global health tourism landscape

The pheonomenon of health tourism; concepts, ethics, and practices Improving the patient experience and excellence of care received by patients who travel for their medical care and treatment The futu ...
12:35 - 13:00

Future healthcare focus on Dubai: what can we learn from forward-looking overseas healthcare systems?

How Dubai is supporting and embracing the digital revolution and innovation in the healthcare sector What are the future investment opportunities in Dubai considering innovations in healthcare and tec ...
13:00 - 13:30

Medical School: where global future healthcare begins.

Transforming medical education for digital healthcare New literacies in medical curriculum Developing cognitive capacities to lead a human-machine team
13:30 - 14:00


14:00 - 14:30

Changing the face of healthcare in Africa; leveraging exponential technology to demonetise and democratise quality healthcare.

Transforming healthcare via the blockchain; an introduction How blockchain can circumvent some of the biggest issues in poorer nations such as corruption The future of the blockchain and its influence ...
15:00 - 15:25

Japan – the world’s 3rd largest spender on Healthcare after USA and China

Challenges: how declining birth rate coupled with an expanding elderly population is expected to put severe stress on the healthcare system. How the Japanese government is facing a major challenge to ...
15:25 - 15:55

The Impact of Emerging Technologies on Specialised Surgical Operating Environments.

Making a case for tailor made environments for specialist surgical services Reviewing the changing demands for orthopaedic acute services Investigating the current and future medical technologies rela ...
15:55 - 16:30

Developing a smart city infrastructure capability for future health and wellness

Smart City LoRa/LPWAN infrastructure prototype – an introduction A guided tour of what a smart city infrastructure would entail, and what it would mean for citizens’ health and wellbeing From prototyp ...
16:30 - 16:45

Chairman’s Closing Remarks