The Digital Health SUMMIT - Agenda

29th March 2017


08:30 | WELCOME


08:35 | THE PERFECT STORM

  • Alfred will talk about the convergence of unrelated developments that have made mobile health (mHealth) and digital health not just possible, but practical.

  • The global perspective on advanced mHealth technology and wearables

  • The next generation of IoT

Alfred Poor, Editor, Health Tech Insider (USA)

 

HEALTHTECH


08:55 | What’s the next leap?

  • Amidst the technology acceleration: technologies driving new models in healthcare

  • The tech revolution that changes the cost perspective and democratises access to healthcare

  • Successful new models in medtech that have set global benchmarks

Nick van Terheyden, Chief Medical Officer, Dell's Healthcare & Life Sciences (HCLS) business with NTT DATA Services (USA)


09:15 | Gamification: exploring the magic of video games in health and rehabilitation

  • How to assist spinal cord rehabilitation with a Sony PlayStationRevolution through to stroke rehabilitation using the Microsoft Kinect

  • How to reduce fall risk in older adults and people living with multiple sclerosis with Fruit Ninja and Dance Dance Revolution

  • Stroke rehabilitation using the Microsoft Kinect

  • Creating consumer centric platforms for better health outcomes

Stuart Smith, Former USC Professor of Disruptive Technologies, now Professor and Business Development Coordinator, Southern Cross University

 

09:35 | Protecting, Managing and Securing the Digital Assets of Health in Real Time within the Digital Era

  • Digital disruption- driving faster health care and patient decision-making mandating ‘Always-On access’

  • The importance of availability to clinical, business and patient applications

  • How Always-On Access can help deliver Improved patient outcomes, Improved care coordination and Increased patient interaction especially with IoHT

Nathan Steiner, Head of Systems Engineering ANZ, Veeam Software

 

9:55 | AI powering the future of mental health

Demonstration of AI-assisted mental health support available via chatbot
Experience features including conversational search to locate resources; chat-based triage to assess, prioritise and escalate high-risk issues to service providers; and aftercare to capture service quality and promote ongoing progress through wellness notifications.

Julian Bright, Founder, Amelie AI

Adrian Medhurst, Psychologist/ Partner, Amelie AI

10:15 | Morning Tea and Expo Break

 

PERSONALISED MEDICINE


10:55 | Personalised medicine: can we start today?

  • Leveraging genotype is exciting - although without personalized dosing we continue to guesstimate

  • The right dose is dependent on your genotype – but can we ‘cheat’ using phenotype to calculate a personalised dose?

  • Learn how to harness data and other markers to provide personalised medicine today

Dr Robert McLeay, Founder, DoseMe

 

11:10 | Fighting cancer with big proteomic data

  • Discussing how challenges in studying tumours were overcome with 2 disruptive technologies

  • Lessons learned in building a data collection factory

  • Evaluating how a new kind of mass spectrometry (SWATH) will provide clinicians better treatment options and reduce waste/unnecessary tests

Professor Phil Robinson, Head, Cell Signalling Unit, Children’s Medical Research Institute (CMRI), co-lead of The Australian Cancer Research Foundation International Centre for the Proteome of Cancer (ProCan)

 

HEALTH BY DESIGN

 

11:30 | Frontline innovation and health by design

  • My ‘effective healthcare solution’ criteria

  • Interactive experiences applied to health; VR, sensors and smart devices

  • Evaluating the capacities and areas we have yet to tap for early intervention

Professor Aenor Sawyer, Associate Director, Strategic Relations, University of California, San Francisco, Center for Digital Health Innovation (USA)

 

11:50 | Emergency Digital Health Innovation

  • Transforming the care of patients with acute care needs - before, during and after their visit

  • mHealth and wearables: is information getting to the right place?

  • Reconceptualising emergency department care with digital health

  • How emergency physicians can start using social networks & technology to improve emergency preparedness and response and enhance doctor-patient communication

Dr Megan Ranney, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine; Director, Emergency Digital Health Innovation program, Brown University (USA)

 

12:10 | Lunch and Expo Break

 

AGED CARE

 

13:40 | Using Biometrics for Patient ID - Does It Increase Patient Satisfaction?

  • Evaluating the implementation of patient identification cards and facial recognition

  • Can we integrate technology to streamline/improve patient ID and meet National Safety Standards?

  • Results of patient satisfaction trial, and future implications for different health stakeholders

Fran Brockhus, Director Clinical Services Performance Improvement, Epworth HealthCare

 

14:00 | PANEL DISCUSSION: The Future of Ageing

  • Aged care outlook; budget reform and policy

  • Challenges and innovative solutions of digital transformation in aged care

  • Technological innovations in aged care (VR/AR/AI/Biometrics/Apps/Wearables etc)

  • Co-designing customer engagement strategies

  • Big data and predictive analytics

Moderator:
The Hon Bronwyn Pike, former Victorian Minister for Housing, Aged Care, Community Services, Health, Education, Skills and Workforce Participation

 

Panellist:
Paul Ostrowski, CEO, Care Connect
Adjunct Prof. Kylie Ward
, CEO, Australian College of Nursing
John Perkins
, "Checked in Care" powered by Procura, CEO, Ethan Group
Marc Niemes, Director, HealthXN

 

TELEMEDICINE


14:40 | The Victorian Stroke Telemedicine program – Australia’s first program delivering expert acute stroke care to regional hospitals

  • Challenges and lessons learned with VST now active in all 16 major regional hospitals in VIC

  • Explore the novel clinical telemedicine technologies that are employed

  • How VST is now successfully delivering expert acute stroke care to regional Victoria, including stroke thrombolysis and endovascular clot retrieval, at international best practice standards

Prof. Christopher Bladin, Program Lead - Victorian Stroke Telemedicine Project, The Florey Institute of Neuroscience & Mental Health


15:00 | Afternoon Tea and Expo Break

 

POPULATION HEALTH

 

15:45 | How social media is changing the way we think about health

  • Identifying how obesity, smoking, alcohol consumption and depression are spreading along social networks

  • Illuminate the big opportunities to use social media to tackle some of the costliest, damaging and intransigent disease challenges faced by society

Professor Enrico Coiera, Director, Centre for Health Informatics, Australian Institute of Health Innovation

 

16:05 | Influenza forecasting for population health decision making

  • Applying advanced computational modelling techniques in infectious diseases epidemiology

  • Precise predictions of seasonal influenza timing and burden aid in public health decision making

  • Enhancing capabilities in pandemic preparedness and response

James McCaw, Associate Professor in Mathematical Biology, The University of Melbourne

THE HEALTH ENTREPRENEUR


16:25 | Powering up digital health through clinical validation

  • Convergence between clinical validation and digital/tech acceleration

  • New models of vertically integrated systems and tech companies

Dr James Dromey, Chief Operating Officer, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute

 

16:45 | CLOSING REMARKS BY HOST

Alfred Poor, Chief Editor, Health Tech Insider (USA)


16:50 | NETWORKING DRINKS 

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