This conference was a timely opportunity to assess the next steps for utilising data in healthcare.
Areas for discussion included:
- Addressing barriers to the adoption of data-driven technologies;
- Supporting integrated patient-centred care; and
- Engaging the workforce.
It was timed to assess the implementation of the government’s code of conduct for data-driven technology and artificial intelligence in the NHS.
The seminar followed the government announcement of £250m investment in artificial intelligence and the development of a new National Artificial Intelligence Lab, which will work to address some of the key challenges in healthcare - including for cancer, dementia, and personalised care.
There were keynote contributions from:
- Professor Martin Severs, National Data Guardian Panel Member and Chief Medical Officer, Zesty;
- Professor Daniel Ray, Director of Data, NHS Digital.
Further confirmed speakers included: Chris Alderson, Hempsons; Rebecca Cosgriff, Cystic Fibrosis Trust; Ellen Coughlan, The Health Foundation; Bryan Deane, ABPI; Dr Des Holden, Kent Surrey Sussex Academic Health Science Network and Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust; Professor Tim Hubbard, King’s College London and Karen Lightning-Jones, Roche.
The chairs were: Ben Richardson, Managing Partner, CF and Andreas Haimboeck-Tichy, Director, Health, Social Care and Life Sciences, IBM.
Assessing the developing role of big data and AI in healthcare and addressing key challenges;
- Enhancing UK health data to accelerate innovation for patients;
- Improving the use of data in health: analysis, access and patient safety;
- Supporting innovation in patient care: data availability, regulation and collaboration:
- Genomics and delivering personalised treatment;
- Opportunities and challenges for population health management: patient records, data quality and engaging clinicians; and
- Next steps for ensuring public trust: processing and sharing data, transparency and security
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