September 28, Croke Park Conference Centre

8:45

Welcome and opening remarks from the Chair

Jonathan Healy

Jonathan Healy

Broadcaster

Technology enabling integrated care

8:55

PANEL DISCUSSION: 

Getting the basics in place: What are the key enablers needed to drive improvements in eHealth and health information?

Cited as the cornerstone of an eHealth strategy, a national EHR is a comprehensive and combined solution that supports the creation and sharing of key patient information. The business case has been proven, so what are the key developments and enablers needed to implement a national EHR?

  • Key building blocks to be put in place
  • What are the obstacles and how do we overcome them in implementing a national EHR? Lessons learned from other programmes
  • Enablers for transformation across organisational boundaries
  • Can we keep running our health service without an EHR?
Linda Vernon

Linda Vernon

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

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

9:35

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

9:55

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

10:15

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

Eileen Byrne

Eileen Byrne

Managing Director, Clanwilliam Health

10:35

Networking Break & Exhibition Viewing

11:05

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

11:25

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
  • Harnessing the benefits of assisted technology to improve care pathways
Declan Murphy

Declan Murphy

Founder & CEO, Isaac Care

Linda Vernon

Linda Vernon

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

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

12:00

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
  • How AI is transforming the patient journey
Dr. John O’Shea

Dr. John O’Shea

Chief Digital Transformation Officer at Dell Technologies

Shona D'arcy

Shona D'arcy

Founder, Kids Speech Labs

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

12:35

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

1:05

Networking Lunch Break & Exhibition Viewing

2:00

Welcome back from the Chair

Jonathan Healy

Jonathan Healy

Broadcaster

Opportunities for digital health companies

2:00

Cybersecurity: Protecting patient data and operational resiliency

Chris Carmody

Chris Carmody

Chief Technology Officer & Senior Vice President, UPMC

2:15

PANEL DISCUSSION: 

Digital Health Showcase 

We start our afternoon showcasing some of Ireland’s top digital health innovators   

Martin Curley

Martin Curley

Director of the Digital Transformation and Open Innovation, HSE

Dr. Ann Shortt

Dr. Ann Shortt

Founder and Medical Director, Full Health Medical

Eoin O'Reilly

Eoin O'Reilly

CEO & Co-Founder, DermView Ltd

Liam Ryan

Liam Ryan

Country Manager - Ireland, Silvercloud Health

Una Kearns

Una Kearns

Founder & CEO, mypatientspace

Apps on prescription?

3:05

PANEL DISCUSSION: 

Shaping future reimbursement of digital health apps in Ireland

We’ve invited a range of stakeholders to discuss:
– The feasibility of an ‘apps on prescription’ scheme in Ireland
– Development, validation and regulation of apps plus clear pathways
towards implementation
– Strategies for certification and reimbursement across neighbouring
European countries where digital reimbursement is having impact

Introduction from Fruzsina Mezei, Health Economist and Digital Health Consultant, EIT Health France

Fruzsina Mezei

Fruzsina Mezei

Health Economist and Digital Health Consultant, EIT Health France

Dr. Sebastian Eckl

Dr. Sebastian Eckl

Founder and CEO, ProCarement

Neil O’Hare

Neil O’Hare

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

Liz Ashall-Payne

Liz Ashall-Payne

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

4:00

Wrap up and closing remarks

Jonathan Healy

Jonathan Healy

Broadcaster