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Global Digital Exemplar (GDE) Zone and Panel

Digital Healthcare are proud to announce a new Global Digital Exemplar Zone!

The Global Digital Exemplars (GDE) Zone at Digital Healthcare will provide you with an area to network with GDE's, local authorities, NHS trusts and many more leading figures in the sector who can help you achieve successful technology integration. Share knowledge and best practice alongside receiving direct answers to develop your digital strategy. 

We have confirmed the following sessions but keep an eye on our conference programme for more updates:​​​​​

28th June 

10:30 -11:00     Using digital to transform care and outcomes for patients and staff

11:05 - 11:35    Realising the future of mental health informatics’. James Reed, CCIO - Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS FT

14:35 - 15:05    EPR Delivery, the Big Bang Approach. Guy Cooper, Senior Programme Manager - West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust, Ian Coe, Deputy CCIO - West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust, Michael Bone , CIO - West Suffolk.  

15:35 - 16:05    eHospital - changing everything we do. Dr Afzal Chaudhry, Chief Medical Information Officer - Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

29th June             

10:30 - 11:00    Behind the scenes of a Global Digital Exemplar Mental Health Trust’. Nicola Byrne, Joint Deputy Medical Director for Informatics and Quality Improvement - South London and Maudsley NHS Trust. Stephen Docherty, CIO - South London and Maudsley & Chair of London CIO Council

11:05 - 11:35    Two trusts, seven hospitals, one patient recordKevin Jarrold, CIO - Imperial and Chelsea and Westminster

14:00 -14:30     Sustainable spread strategy for the GDE’s. Paul Rice, Head of Technology Strategy, Digital Health team - NHS England.

28 & 29 June at 11:15am in the Digital Healthcare Transformation Theatre 1

Chaired by Will Smart, CIO for Health and Social Care, NHS England, and Keith McNeil, CIO, Health & Social Care - Department of Health, the sessions will be exploring the specific challenges and issues faced by those in the CIO and CCIO role. Come along to gain an insight into practical  ideas and solutions that could be implemented within your Trust. Discussions will focus on the development of a 'sustainable spread strategy', as outlined by Paul Rice in his recent statement, how to identify and engage with the Fast Followers and developing best practice blueprints that can assist in the spread of effective transformation to accelerate you to the next level of digital maturity. 

REGISTER NOW to attend the GDE Zone and hear from keynote speakers!

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