Feb 13, 2018 · Huge innovation at Digital Health Technology Show shapes future of our hospitals 13-14 March 2018, ExCeL, London

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Huge innovation in digital health will transform healthcare systems around the world, speakers at the Digital Health Technology Show will reveal next month. VR and robotics are being deployed as one of the many technology-based solutions to improving patient care and clinical outcomes.

The Digital Health Technology Show, now in its second year, takes place 13-14 March at ExCeL London and is co-located with the Wearable Technology Show, AVR 360 Show and IOT Connect, making it Europe’s biggest launch event for emerging connected technology.

Delegates will have access to over 30 thought-provoking conference sessions in the Disrupt, Leadership, Innovation and Patient Engagement theatres featuring thought leaders from academia and the NHS. They will also be granted an exclusive sneak peek at some of the hottest innovation about to break into the industry on Wednesday afternoon in the Product Demo Session.

The event’s keynote speakers are listed below. The full conference programme can be viewed here.


- Professor Robert Stewart, KINGS COLLEGE LONDON

- Professor Toby Jenkins, BATH UNIVERSITY

- Colin Thomas, National Clinical Lead Physiologist, BMI HEALTHCARE

- Jody Ranck, Executive VP, RAM GROUP

- Dr Julian Nesbitt, Founder and GP, DR JULIAN APP

- Professor Toby Jenkins, BATH UNIVERSITY

- Tim Wright, Director, FIRSTBEAT


"Healthcare systems around the world currently face huge pressures and challenges, from coping with an ageing population to the need for better solutions in mental healthcare; many of these challenges can be answered through the practical application of technology, focused on improving clinical outcomes and provision of care through evidence-based and validated solutions," said John Weir, COO, Digital Health Technology Show. "At this year’s Digital Health Technology Show attendees will discover what the future of healthcare can look like, see real-world applications and the results they’re qualifying, and learn about the innovation that is transforming the medical sector."

Disrupt Theatre - In the Disrupt Theatre delegates will get a unique look at the role of technology in modern medicine, healthcare and wellness; advances in pharmaceutical, mobile, AI and deep machine learning as well as new devices that will revolutionise patient health across the world. The Disrupt Theatre will also play home to Start Up Pitch on 14 March (2pm), where a delegation of more than 15 healthcare start ups from Holland and Belgium will showcase their innovative products and services to a packed audience and judging panel.

Leadership Theatre - The Leadership Theatre will bring together health leaders from across the UK to discuss the pressures of healthcare and explore the solutions required for change. It’s a must attend for health care professionals.

Innovation Theatre - In the Innovation Theatre speakers will delve into the commercialisation of health initiatives including a keynote on the Future Vision of Wearables, maximising R&D and talks from top ‘Doctorpreneurs’.

Patient Engagement Theatre - Delegates visiting the Patient Engagement Theatre can expect to take a deeper delve into how the evolution of the healthcare system will affect individuals on a personal level, looking at how to tackle the problems that impede adequate care and celebrate technologies being used to improvise patient treatment now and in the future.

Innovation Zone - Digital Health London will be showcasing 10 of their startups in the show’s Innovation Zone, which will provide a platform for cutting-edge products and services in the digital health space.

On 14 March, the show will also provide a platform for the London CIO Council to host 70 senior leaders in technology for the NHS in the South East, in a meeting focused on thought-leadership and shaping the future of the NHS.

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