In this session explore different approaches to creating secure data environments at scale and how the latest developments have proven to improve health and reduce inequalities across regions. Explore experiences into interoperability to deliver data for research and development opportunities. Then delve into creating one of the largest diverse data assets in the world and how it offers unparalleled opportunities to improve patient care.
Prof Jim Davies
chief technology officer, NIHR Health Informatics Collaborative and professor of software engineering, University of Oxford
Jim Davies is Professor of Software Engineering at the University of Oxford. He is technical lead for the Thames Valley and Surrey NHS Secure Data Environment, and leads a group within the Oxford Big Data Institute focussed upon data quality and interoperability.
He has been CTO for a range of organisations and initiatives working with NHS data at scale, including: Genomics England, the NIHR Health Informatics Collaborative, and the National Consortium of Intelligent Medical Imaging.
software architect, Oxford University Hospitals NHS FT
James Welch is a researcher and software architect at the University of Oxford, working in the Big Data Institute. He is part of the team building the Thames Valley Secure Data Environment, and also leads development on Mauro Data Mapper – an open source platform for working with data models and transformations.
He has been involved in a number of national and international software automation projects, data semantics and interoperability, including the National Data Dictionary.
Dr Danny Bosch
associate director of business development and commercial, Discover-NOW London SDE
Danny is Associate Director of Business Development and Commercial at Imperial College Health Partners and the Commercial Lead for the new Discover-NOW London SDE.
He is passionate about innovation and has a strong drive to make a meaningful impact to patients’ lives around the globe. He has over 10 years of experience in driving transformative growth and innovation across Life Sciences and is equipped with deep scientific expertise and global business experience spanning startups to corporations.
He is committed to paying forward by investing in the next generation of leaders as a Startup Mentor and Advisor for a range of accelerators, as Guest Lecturer at UCL Global Business School for Health and as an Angel Investor.
Prof Liz Sapey
co-chair, information governance and ethics workstream, West Midlands Secure Data Environment
Liz is a Consultant in Respiratory Medicine and the Director of Pioneer – the Health Data Research UK (HDR UK)–funded Data Hub. She is based at University of Birmingham and is the Director of the Institute of Inflammation and Ageing.
Patient and Public Involvement and Engagement Lead , West Midlands Secure Data Environment
Steven is Lead for Public Involvement in Research, NIHR Research Design Service and Institute for Applied Health Research at University of Birmingham.
Danny Bosch, James Welch, Jim Davies, Liz Sapey, Steven Blackburn