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15th July AM

Summer School 2021 starts with three keynotes who will challenge NHS digital leaders to be ambitious in using digital to empower patients: Liz O'Riordan, speaker, broadcaster, author and consultant breast surgeon; Professor Mary Dixon-Woods, director of THIS; and Tara Donnelly, chief digital officer NHSX.

09:05 - 09:05
Welcome from the chair
Jon Hoeksma - Editor-in-Chief and CEO, Digital Health

09:05 - 09:15
The era of the ePatient
Liz O'Riordan - Speaker, Broadcaster, Author and Consultant Breast Surgeon

How digital technologies have transformed how patients access and interact with health providers and how digital health teams can enable and empower every patient to reap the benefits.

09:15 - 09:25
Building the evidence for remote care
Professor Mary Dixon-Woods - Director, THIS Institute, University of Cambridge

This talk will discuss the importance of establishing a sound evidence-base for remote care. Using examples of studies conducted during pandemic, the talk will emphasise the need for a participatory approach to evaluation that takes account of multiple stakeholder perspectives, is alert both to the opportunities and challenges of remote care, and is attentive to unintended consequences and how they can be addressed.

09:25 - 09:35
Digital Home Care - Making a Difference in the Pandemic and Beyond
Tara Donnelly - Chief Digital Officer, NHSX

The NHS response to the pandemic has included an increase in digital home care for acute covid care and beyond. Join Tara Donnelly as she discusses how digital solutions are enabling much more care to be delivered at home. She will cover work done with partners in the NHS and social care to scale this and illustrate the benefits with feedback from citizens and staff.

09:35 - 09:50

09:50 - 10:00

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