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Welcome: it’s time to connect

On 13 November 2018 the Executive Leadership Summit (ELS) will bring together senior NHS and industry leaders to explore and address the most pressing challenges in health care information and technology.

“A thought provoking agenda, great talks, and an audience of interesting and influential people. A good event.”
Simon Ashworth, Head of Specialty - Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

What you need to know:

13 November 2018 | The King's Fund
The King's Fund, 11-13 Cavendish Square, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AN
Main summit: 9:00 - 16:45
Drinks reception: 16:45 - 17:30

Tickets to attend Executive Leadership Summit are free for NHS colleagues.

Who will be there:

Due to its exclusivity, the event is by invite only. Our attendees are made up of CIOs and CCIOs in the NHS, leaders from NHS England and NHS Digital and health information and technology innovators from the industry. And last but not least, twenty high-level executives from Finland have also confirmed they will be attending!

Why attend:

Join this high-level event which gathers a number of digital health stakeholders. Together, work through a packed agenda designed to maximise learning opportunities and ignite debate around current and future priorities in healthcare.

The invite-only event gives delegates:

  • a full day of learning, networking and expert-led workshops
  • and unrivalled forum to meet and share ideas with key influencers and leaders in healthcare/NHS IT
  • the possibility to discuss with high-level executives from Finland, the 3rd strongest health technology economy in the world
  • a working lunch

“The excellent and informative summit had some very thought provoking sessions relating to AI and integration of systems which will encourage and drive further debate.”
Kathy Farndon, Partner, The IT Health Partnership

About the event theme

Who’s afraid of giving patients access to their data?

By law, British patients already have the right to access their medical records. However, with the ongoing digitisation of the NHS, their access will become easier, more direct and not always mediated by health professionals. While accessing their health data can be viewed as a logical first step to empowering patients, many questions still need to be answered.

  • Are patients ready for unfettered access to their medical records?
  • Are they armed with the appropriate level of health literacy?
  • Are medical records simply ready for patient viewing?
  • As a few advocates claim full ownership, what is the appropriate level of access?
  • Should patients be able to contribute their own data to medical records?
  • What are the legal and security implications for the NHS?
  • How will it impact patients’ relationship with their care providers?
  • What are the implications for data analytics, research, and the commissioning of health services in the future?

Join NHS leaders in a discussion which will explore patient expectations and the implications for the NHS and health care professionals. The summit on 13 November will once again bring delegates carefully chosen presentations and workshops with a sharp focus on the leadership challenges of the CIO and CCIO community.

“A recommended, valuable and unique confluence of healthcare, digital and research topics and networking.”
Jonathan Tedds, Senior Research Fellow – University of Leicester.

Questions? If you are interested in attending this event, or have any questions about registration, please get in touch with Charlotte. If you are a supplier and would like to raise your company’s visibility amongst this exclusive group of people, contact Michael.

Michael Burke
Sales Manager, HIMSS
Office: +44 (0) 776 602 2144
Mobile: +44 (0) 776 602 2144
Email: mburke@himss.org

Charlotte Misseldine
Events Coordinator, HIMSS
Office +44 (0)1423 526 971
Mobile +44 (0)7958 423 730
Email cmisseldine@himss.org

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