Westminster Health Forum policy conference : Utilising data in healthcare - adoption, public trust and innovation


Thursday 12 December 2019

This seminar will be a timely opportunity to assess next steps for utilising data in healthcare.

Areas for discussion include addressing barriers to the adoption of data-driven technologies, supporting integrated patient-centred care, and engaging the workforce.

It is timed to assess the implementation of the Government’s new code of conduct for data-driven technology and artificial intelligence in the NHS, with further updates expected later this year.

The seminar follows the announcement by the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care of £250m investment in artificial intelligence and the development of a new National Artificial Intelligence Lab, which will work to address some of the key challenges in healthcare - including for cancer, dementia and personalised care.

Keynote speakers

The agenda includes keynote addresses from Dame Fiona Caldicott, National Data Guardian for Health and Social Care; Professor Daniel Ray, Director of Data, NHS Digital and Ming Tang, Director, Data and Information Systems, NHS England.

The agenda in summary

  • Assessing the developing role of big data and AI in healthcare;
  • Improving the use of data in health: analysis, access and patient safety;
  • Ensuring public trust: processing and sharing data, transparency and safeguarding;
  • Cyber security in the NHS: investment, governance and accountability;
  • Innovation in patient care: data availability, regulation and collaboration;
  • Genomics and delivering personalised treatment;
  • Population health management: patient records, data quality and engaging clinicians;
  • The adoption of artificial intelligence in the NHS; and
  • Next steps for improving the use of big data and AI in the NHS.


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