The Digital Health Developer Conference is a new educational event for developers working across all parts of health and care, or wanting to work in the area.  By attending the Developer Conference you will gain a practical understanding and implementation of new health technologies, real-world NHS service integration, and overcoming the tricky corners of health IT. 

Whether you’re in a health tech start-up or NHS provider learning to connect to the NHS Spine, or work in an established vendor looking for clinical UX insights, our hands-on conference on 4 March 2020 at Olympia National will have something for everyone.

Programme highlights

  • What we’ve learned in running an apprenticeship programme for Software Engineering – Senior developer and team leader Eva M. Barabas from NHS Digital
  • Getting started developing with an openEHR Clinical Data Repository – Ian McNicoll from openEHR Foundation
  • Getting started with FHIR – Laurence Pakenham-Smith
  • ‘How can I Integrate with the NHS App?’ – The NHS App delivery team
  • Adventures in Medical User eXperience – Dave Pao from The Royal College of Art
  • Rewiring the Health IT Landscape with the QEWD HIT platform – Rob Tweed, developer, M/Gateway & Ripple
  • Open Source the WHY: Open Source is the Only Way for Medicine; and the HOW: how to open source my App and still have a business – Dr Marcus Baw
  • The OPAL Framework – a rapid app development framework for healthcare – David Miller, associate director of data optimisation, NHS Digital

Note: all talks are subject to variation as the programme is finalised

The Digital Health Developer Conference is a new educational event for developers working across all parts of health and care, or wanting to work in the area.  By attending the Developer Conference you will gain a practical understanding and implementation of new health technologies, real-world NHS service integration, and overcoming the tricky corners of health IT. 

Whether you’re in a health tech start-up or NHS provider learning to connect to the NHS Spine, or work in an established vendor looking for clinical UX insights, our hands-on conference on 4 March 2020 at Olympia National will have something for everyone.

Programme highlights

  • What we’ve learned in running an apprenticeship programme for Software Engineering – Senior developer and team leader Eva M. Barabas from NHS Digital
  • Getting started developing with an openEHR Clinical Data Repository – Ian McNicoll from openEHR Foundation
  • Getting started with FHIR – Laurence Pakenham-Smith
  • ‘How can I Integrate with the NHS App?’ – The NHS App delivery team
  • Adventures in Medical User eXperience – Dave Pao from The Royal College of Art
  • Rewiring the Health IT Landscape with the QEWD HIT platform – Rob Tweed, developer, M/Gateway & Ripple
  • Open Source the WHY: Open Source is the Only Way for Medicine; and the HOW: how to open source my App and still have a business – Dr Marcus Baw
  • The OPAL Framework – a rapid app development framework for healthcare – David Miller, associate director of data optimisation, NHS Digital

Note: all talks are subject to variation as the programme is finalised

Who is it for?

The conference is open to anyone working in health IT and the programme will be designed for developers, technical specialists, coding, standards and terminology specialists, designers, in-house NHS dev teams at NHS trust and national level, start-ups, students, junior clinicians, and UX specialists.

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