Join us for the next edition of HTN Now [April 2022]

It’s nearly time for the return of HTN Now, a health tech tour in which we virtually visit different teams to find out what’s happening in the world of digital healthcare, and invite suppliers to share their news and innovations. Join us on 19 – 21 April for virtual discussion and collaboration.

Read on to find out what you can expect from the upcoming live sessions…

19 April

9:00am: Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust on digital programmes, apps and systems

The team at the Royal Free London will share their experiences of employing digital healthcare methods to improve patient care – focusing on their programmes, apps and systems.

12:00pm: Virtual care and virtual wards

This session focuses on the evolution of virtual care and virtual wards, and will discuss how the approach to the delivery of health and care services is changing, where virtual care fits in, and what the latest guidance from the NHS means for ICSs.

2:00pm: Panel discussion on digital profession

Join for discussion and advice for anyone working in a digital role or looking to move into one, developing a digital workforce, and future talent.

20 April

9:00am: Moorfields Eye Hospital on their digital programmes

Dr Peter Thomas, CCIO and Director of Digital Medicine, discusses Moorfields Eye Hospital’s experiences and the benefits of their digital programmes.

10:00am: Health Tech Trends Series, Part One 

HTN share the findings from our Health Tech Trends series which explores industry trends, challenges, ideas, innovations and priorities for leaders in health and care. The findings will be split into two so that we can cover everything, with the second part taking place on 21st April.

11:00am: Digital Records Management

With over 5.6 million people waiting for care, CCube Solutions share their take on how engaging patients in the delivery of healthcare can improve outcomes and patient satisfaction. In their session, ‘Managing Outpatient Flows’, CCube Solutions discuss how digital technologies can help tackle the NHS backlog and rising demand for care.

1:00pm: Leeds Teaching Hospitals on supporting a strategic approach to discharge planning

Deputy CCIO Georgie Duncan and the PPM+ Developing & Reporting teams explain the benefits of implementing a Criteria-Led Discharge Pathway, after Leeds Teaching Hospitals became the first trust in the UK to embed the pathway into its electronic health records.

3:00pm: Leeds Teaching Hospitals on the benefits of e-Observations 

David Pickles, Lead Nurse for Digital Informatics, discusses the new solution for recording psychological observations and identifying children at risk of clinical deterioration, developed and implemented by Leeds Teaching Hospitals last year. David will share how the solution provides fast, easy access to real-time information and seamless integration with ward-based digital platforms.

21 April

9:00am: Health Tech Trends Series, Part Two

The day kicks off with the second part of our Health Tech Trends series, in which HTN explore the findings from the trends survey sent out earlier in the year, which examines the latest challenges and news in health technology from industry leaders.

10:00am: Artificial intelligence in healthcare

A written feature will be published on the HTN website exploring artificial intelligence in healthcare.

1:00pm: EPR strategies for Integrated Care Systems

David Kwo, EPR Programme Director for Bath, Swindon and Wiltshire ICS and Advisor on EPR programmes at Torbay and South Devon, Royal Devon and Exeter and Northern Ireland, joins us to discuss key principles for EPR convergence. David will cover architectures and co-systems, main obstacles, managing the balance between clinical choice and affordability, developing the business case and more.


We hope you can join us for HTN Now – it promises to be an information-packed few days with plenty of ideas and learning to inspire and enhance healthcare provision.

HTN Now is free to attend for all health and care professionals – register to attend here and if you have any questions, please contact