September 28, Croke Park Conference Centre

9:00

Welcome and opening remarks from the Chair

Jonathan Healy

Jonathan Healy

Broadcaster

Technology enabling integrated care

9:15

PANEL DISCUSSION: 

Getting the basics in place: Update on the plan for EHRs and driving improvements in Ireland’s health information system

Cited as the cornerstone of the eHealth strategy, a national EHR is a comprehensive and combined solution that supports the creation and sharing of key patient information. In 2016, the HSE approved the business case for the programme, but here we are 6 years on… what progress has been made to date and what is the timeframe for delivery of this vital element of Ireland’s eHealth strategy?

Raphael Jaffrezic

Raphael Jaffrezic

Chief Information Officer, Galway Clinic

Dr. Barbara Foley

Dr. Barbara Foley

Health Information Manager, Health Information & Quality Authority (HIQA)

Neil O’Hare

Neil O’Hare

Professor of Health Informatics, UCD & Group CIO, Children’s Health Ireland

Patient experience

9:50

How Europe can connect the dots on patient platforms

Andy shares his insights on European use cases, insights, successes and challenges.

 

Andy Bleaden

Andy Bleaden

Community Director, ECHAlliance

10:00

INTERNATIONAL CASE STUDY: 

NORDeHEALTH: Nordic eHealth for patients

NORDeHEALTH aims to identify the challenges and opportunities in digitalisation of health services, especially when national portals are implemented to give patients online access to their Electronic Health Records and Personal eHealth Services for increasing self-management and transparency in healthcare. Bridget discusses the project and lessons we can learn from the implementation of patient’s access to their health records.

Bridget Kane

Bridget Kane

Docent, Associate Professor in Information Systems at Karlstad University Business School, Sweden

10:20

Pippo – an integrated patient portal to further the digitalisation of GP practices

Eileen Byrne

Eileen Byrne

Managing Director, Clanwilliam Health

10:40

Morning break

 

11:10

KEYNOTE ADDRESS: 

Deploying digital health tools within large, complex health systems: What are the key considerations for adoption and implementation?

How do we enable safe digital adoption? Liz shares her insights on evaluating digital health tools to anticipate the potential benefits and challenges of adopting them.

Liz Ashall-Payne

Liz Ashall-Payne

founder and CEO, ORCHA (Organisation for the Review of Care and Health Applications), UK

11:30

PANEL DISCUSSION: 

Patient experience management: Giving patients greater control over their care

– Putting user experience at the heart of digital systems design
– Empowering people towards self-management
– To what extent can we mitigate barriers around health inequalities?
– Enabling patients and caregivers share their innovations and solutions
– The self-directed patient: The future of personalised care

Linda Vernon

Linda Vernon

Acting Digital Culture and Transformation Clinical Lead, Lancashire & South Cumbria Integrated Care Board, UK

Shona D’Arcy

Shona D’Arcy

founder, Kids Speech Labs

Ruth Bailey

Ruth Bailey

founder and Chief Executive Officer, Vigo Health

Maria João Jacinto

Maria João Jacinto

Executive Director of Patient Innovation and researcher, Nova School of Business and Economics, Portugal

Digital Transformation in healthcare

12:05

PANEL DISCUSSION: 

Treating the right patients in the right order faster: The role of technology in tackling elective care backlogs and the impact of Covid19

  • Harnessing the power of data to drive elective recovery and transform the HSE
  • Making the best use of digital technology to support the delivery of efficient, effective and safe care
  • Protecting the privacy of healthcare data in the cloud
  • Digital health tools designed to support overstretched healthcare staff
Sonia Neary

Sonia Neary

CEO & co-founder, Wellola

Lorraine Smyth

Lorraine Smyth

MSc, IIPMM, e-Enabler, Scheduled Care Transformation│Office of the National Director – Change and Innovation Acute Strategy, HSE

Changing healthcare reimbursement models

12:40

PANEL DISCUSSION: 

From digital health to value-based care: What to expect in the future?

Our panel discusses how digital health is challenging traditional reimbursement models:
– How technology is advancing value-based care (VBC)
– How data is key to VBC delivery
– Changing healthcare reimbursement models

Dr Seemit Dhage

Dr Seemit Dhage

Head of Healthcare EMEA , ServiceNow

Dr. Fiona Kiernan

Dr. Fiona Kiernan

Founder & CEO, Zeumed

David McGarry

David McGarry

Access Partner Value Based Healthcare, Roche Products (Limited) Ireland

1:10

Lunch

 

 

2:10

Welcome back from the Chair

Jonathan Healy

Jonathan Healy

Broadcaster

2:15

Update on Ireland’s Digital Health strategy

Martin Curley

Martin Curley

Director of the Digital Transformation and Open Innovation, HSE

Deep Dive Roundtable Discussions

2.35pm – 3.35pm

Thematic roundtables are 50-minute-long interactive discussions in small groups. Moderated by seasoned industry experts and practitioners, this is your chance to join insightful discussions to share experiences and get new and actionable ideas from peers and experts.

RT1

Pill or App? New tools for healthcare

Digital Therapeutics (DTx) use software to treat, prevent and manage diseases and conditions. They offer great promise for better care, personalisation, empowerment and lower healthcare costs. Our panel discusses:

  • What benefits does DTx offer in addition to the current healthcare delivery models?
  • What are the key use-cases that can be enabled / improved through DTx?
  • What are the challenges with respect to adoption and scaling of DTx solutions across the healthcare ecosystem?
  • What role do partnerships play in building a robust DTx solution?
  • What are the best practices that need to be adopted while building DTx solutions?
Liz Ashall-Payne

Liz Ashall-Payne

founder and CEO, ORCHA (Organisation for the Review of Care and Health Applications)

RT2

Transforming the model of general practice/connecting patients to “virtual” doctors

  • Improving service design and integration of digital tools within general practice and with other primary care services
  • building on the transformative work started during the pandemic, and in particular the need to co-produce improvements with practices and patients if general practice is to embed digital transformation and improve capability.
  • Exploring further developments for virtual care, remote patient monitoring and electronic quality health initiatives and health systems

RT3

How AI & smart wearables will shape the patient journey

 

  • Connecting smart wearables with organisational e-health solutions through the Internet of Medical Things (IoMT)
  • Recording of individual vital data connected with medical resource planning supports decision-making
  • Patients are involved more closely in their treatment process How to implement and interlink these technologies to existing IT systems

RT4

Population health: Leveraging data and analytic capabilities for preventative care

  • Understanding the use and power of data and leveraging advancements in tech and analytic capabilities to change how care is delivered. What are the challenges and opportunities?
  • Understanding patient populations through data to proactively engage and deliver local care interventions that reduce inequities and start to bend the curve towards value-based care delivery models
  • Establishing a social licence and a framework for accountability to health outcomes – what are the key drivers and barriers towards value-based care?
Linda Vernon

Linda Vernon

Digital Culture & Transformation Clinical Lead, Lancashire & South Cumbria Integrated Care System (ICS), NHS

RT5

Information governance and privacy protection

  • Addressing information accountability, integrity and interoperability concerns
  • Data owners, health information custodians and the solution providers – where is the intersection among all 3 stakeholders? What is the extent of patient privacy?

RT6

What are the opportunities for digital health companies in the European market?

  • Where can we connect more dots for digital health companies in the European market?
  • regulatory compliance and the right commercial model
  • Nurturing health innovators
  • opportunities and engaging with end user/patients
  • successful funding pathways in digital health
  • What metrics are today’s investors looking at?
  • What type of investors should you approach first?
  • Once you get the capital you need, what’s next?
  • Real examples of what works and what doesn’t work

 

3:35

Wrap up and closing remarks

Jonathan Healy

Jonathan Healy

Broadcaster