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HTN Digital Week 2020 registration now open

HTN has today launch HTN Digital Week, a series of online events to share and collaborate on healthcare technology, taking place 20th – 26th January 2020.

Supported by Dedalus UK, CCube Solutions and Rhapsody the week provides a range of webinars, features, interviews, special reports, live videos and social media sessions to provide an opportunity to bring healthcare providers and industry across the country together at completely no cost.

The events are purely digital, you can participate live or visit our regularly updated HTN Digital Week website or follow on twitter using #HTNDigitalWeek

The week is FREE for NHS professionals, please register for the events here.

The agenda includes:


  • Video: Darren Atkins, Chief Technology Officer, East Suffolk & North Essex NHS Foundation Trust, Making Time Matter with Intelligent Automation.
  • 10:00AM – David Kwo, Director of EHRS and Informatics, UCLH, Lessons learned from implementation of the Epic electronic patient record system at large NHS teaching hospitals.
  • 12:00PM – Liz Ashall-Payne, CEO, ORCHA, Determining & evaluating the quality of Health Apps.
  • 1:00PM – Neil Perry, Director Digital Transformation, Dartford & Gravesham NHS Trust, Innovating Pathways through Radiology AI, Wearables for Remote Patient Monitoring, Robotics & ChatBots.


  • 10:00AM – Kirstie Watson, Head of Clinical Systems, Northampton General Hospital, Demonstration of iBox- iBox has been developed to help the Trust to deal with the challenges associated with patient flow.
  • 11:00AM – NHS Arden & GEM CSU with the University of Edinburgh, in partnership with University College London, are undertaking a formative evaluation of the GDE programme.
  • 1:30pm-2:30pm – Ben Bridgewater, Chief Executive of Health Innovation Manchester, SMART HEARTS – Digital transformation of the heart failure pathway in Greater Manchester.
  • 3:00PM – Peter Hansell, a panel discussion (including DrDoctor, GSTT and Chel West)


  • 10:00AM – Emma Danton / Aaron Brizell, Population Health Project / Programme Manager, Wirral University Teaching Hospital, the journey and experience that the Wirral team have been on as they have worked to implement new ways of working on new digital solutions, to better manager population health in the region.
  • 11:00AM – GEM CSU, Head of Innovation and Product Development, How healthcare organisations can make best use of Cloud technology.
  • 12:00PM – Building the future of Interoperability together.


  • 9:00AM – Chris Reynolds, Chief Information Officer, Pennine Care NHS Foundation NHS Trust Collaboration and implementation: overcoming organisational barriers and culture.
  • 10:00AM – Involve and LTHT –  Virtual Clinics across 29 departments in Leeds Hospitals NHS Trust.
  • 1:00PM – How eConsent is revolutionising the consent to treatment process by digitising a complex and paper-based process, making considerable time and cost savings while delivering 100% compliance against quality standards.

FRIDAY – 24 January

  • 10:00AM – Dr John Byrne (senior responsible officer) and Lee Rickles (programme director) Yorkshire and Humber Care Record (part of the NHS Local Health & Care Exemplar programme).
  • 12:00PM – Dr Jon Shaw and Dr Jonathan Bloor (co-founders of CareFlow Connect), Enabling integrated care co-ordination across multi-disciplinary teams. There is growing demand for secure alternatives to ‘WhatsApp’ for use by clinical teams, but patient information needs to link back to the patient record and accessible to teams and organisations involved in the patients’ care.
  • 1:00PM – BJSS, How to write an agile technology business case.
  • 2:00PM – Nicola Hall, Ingenica Solutions, 10 things NHS buyers can learn from retail Solutions.
  • Dr Hussain Gandhi and Dr Andrew Foster


  • Interoperability, what progress has been made
  • Promising Pilots – here we will focus on very specific problems and cover solutions
  • Methodologies: examples of best practice
  • Case Studies from across health and care
  • Data, AI and Analytics


If you would like to participate in an interview, please email

The agenda will be developed further over the next few weeks. To register for the events, please click here.