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Meet AHSN Network health innovation experts at HETT 2021

Posted: 7th September 2021

Join us at HETT 2021, the UK’s leading healthcare technology and digital health event taking place on 28 and 29 September at ExCeL London.

HETT connects digital leaders with world-leading health technology innovators, provides real-life case studies and learnings from expert speakers, and makes it easy to network with the people that matter. This is all designed to help drive digital transformation across the healthcare sector.

Four forums will cover the following key themes:

  • Digitally Empowered Patients
  • Culture and Implementation
  • Integration and Interoperability
  • Digital Maturity.

Come and hear from our experts from across the AHSN Network speaking on a vast array of subjects, and catch up with them and other colleagues on our exhibition stand.

AHSN Network speakers on the HETT agenda are as follows:

28 September

09:15 Digitally Empowered Patients Forum

Designing inclusion into digital health: how to take action on health inequalities

Speaker: Richard Stubbs, Chief Executive Officer, Yorkshire & Humber AHSN and Vice Chair of the AHSN Network.

10:10 Culture and Implementation Forum

Lasting solutions to reducing pressure and increasing capacity in the NHS

Chair: Piers Ricketts, Chief Executive Officer of Eastern AHSN

Eastern AHSN case study – Andrew Barlow, Clinical Lead for Respiratory Medicine, West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trustre: virtual wards.

10:30 Digital Maturity Forum

Supporting the frontline to deliver what good looks like for digital transformation

Chair: Gary Ford, Chair of the AHSN Network, Chief Executive of Oxford AHSN.

11:00 Digitally Empowered Patients Forum

Remote health: enabling citizens to be supported at home through tech enabled care across the health and care sector.

Speaker: Catherine Dale, Programme Director (Patient Safety) at the Health Innovation Network.

11:35 Integration & Interoperability Forum

How do we work better with the public to strengthen trust and build confidence in data sharing?

Speaker: Amy Darlington, Executive Director, Imperial College Health Partners.

14:40 Digital Maturity Forum

Robotic Process Automation (RPA) – The Quiet Revolution and the Loud Future

Speakers: Michael Watson, Digital Lead, East Midlands AHSN

Pete Waddingham, Programme Manager, Yorkshire & Humber AHSN

15:40 Digital Maturity Forum

Understanding Digital Maturity in Primary Care

Speaker: Nausheen Hameed, GP and Health Technology Advisor at UCLPartners.

16:20 Culture & Implementation Forum

How Harnessing the Power of Digital Transformation has Improved Patient Safety and Supports Clinical Care Delivery

Speaker: Catherine Dale, Programme Director (Patient Safety) at the Health Innovation Network.

29 September

09:00 Culture and Implementation Forum

Chair for morning sessions: Richard Stubbs, Chief Executive Officer of Yorkshire & Humber AHSN and Vice Chair of the AHSN Network.

12:10  Integration & Interoperability Forum

AHSN Network: Real World Evidence (RWE) for digital healthcare innovation – ‘can we make it work?’ is as important as ‘does it work?’

Chair: Neville Young, Director Enterprise & Innovation, Yorkshire & Humber AHSN.


12:50 Digital Maturity Forum

Delivering True ROI with an Inclusive Digital Healthcare Landscape: Why Digital Mature Sites Prioritise Inclusive End to End Digital Services

Speaker: Rishi Das-Gupta, CEO of the Health Innovation Network.

14:30  Digitally Empowered Patients Forum

Digital and social prescribing: a vehicle for delivering health equity

Speaker: Denys Rayner, Partnerships Associate, South West AHSN.

13:50 Culture and Implementation Forum

Industry Dermatology Initiative (IDI) report launch

Details to be confirmed.

We will also be hosting a mini-theatre where you can hear from the 24 health innovation companies joining us on the AHSN Network stand this year. The team from the NHS Innovation Accelerator will also be there to meet with delegates.

Register now to attend (HETT Healthcare Pass is free).