Do we now need to be far more radical about using digital to transform healthcare?
The Rewired Big Debate will focus on whether we need to be more radical in our approach to thinking about digital. Why do promised productivity benefits of health digitisation remain so elusive. Where are the promised benefits of EPR investments? Are we just using digital to smooth points of friction? Is it time to be far more radical in using digital to achieve fundamental transformation of health and care, rethinking basic concepts like appointments and outpatients.
Chair: Dr Paul Jones
CDIO, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS FT
Paul is the Chief Digital Information Officer at Leeds Teaching Hospitals, where he leads a team of 450 digital and information staff. He has held senior, digital roles in the public and private sector over the last twenty-years including CTO for the NHS in England and Group CIO at Serco.
co-founder and CEO, Accurx
Jacob is Co-founder and CEO of Accurx, a communication platform used in 68% of NHS Trusts and by 98% of GP practices. Accurx is on a mission to join up communication across healthcare, to make patients healthier, staff happier, and the system more efficient.
CEO, Newton’s Tree, and head of CSC, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS FT
Haris Shuaib is CEO of Newton’s Tree, a company that delivers an enterprise AI platform to healthcare organisations to help them evaluate, deploy, and monitor 3rd party AI solutions.
Haris is also a healthcare professional and currently Consultant Clinical Scientist and Head of the Clinical Scientific Computing section at Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, where his team are developing people, platforms, and policy for digital health.
Finally, he also holds a NIHR Doctoral Research Fellowship, where he is leading a national multi-centre trial to see whether AI can improve the treatment of glioblastoma.
Dr Nadine Hachach-Haram
founder and CEO, Proximie
Proximie founder and CEO Nadince Hachach-Haram is a practicing NHS Surgeon, lecturer and award-winning clinical entrepreneur. In developing Proximie, Nadine drew on her passions for innovation, education and, most significantly, improving access to safe surgical care worldwide to create a solution that CNN has dubbed the “Future of Surgery”.
Dr Rishi Das-Gupta
chief executive, Health Innovation Network
Dr Rishi Das-Gupta is Chief Executive of the Health Innovation Network (HIN) South London. He has worked to improve healthcare, patient experience and outcomes for over 20 years in a variety of roles focused on shaping and implementing government policy, working with health and care providers and redesigning services. He is passionate about the use of technology to enable clinical and operational change and to empower patients to manage their own conditions. Rishi’s experience spans UK and US healthcare systems and he is a fellow of the Sciana programme collaborating with German and Swiss healthcare leaders.
Prior to this role he has held executive roles at NHS trusts as CITO, Director of Innovation and as Director of Operations and worked as a medical doctor. Rishi also has experience working as a strategy consultant at Oliver Wyman and McKinsey and Company. In addition to his primary medical qualification (M.B.,B.S.). Rishi holds an M.A. in law (University of Cambridge) and an M.B.A. (London Business School).
Haris Shuaib, Jacob Haddad, Nadine Hachach-Haram, Paul Jones, Rishi Das-Gupta