Innovative medical devices offer the prospect of revolutionary healthcare. This meeting will explore the complementary perspectives of people, NICE and industry in the development, appraisal and use of these innovations.
Expert speakers will help you understand that engagement of people in the development of medical devices used in anaesthesia and intensive care is different because the loss of consciousness and sedation - meaning patient perspectives of the devices are not available.
You will learn how NICE works in this space and how they want to recommend safe, effective and cost-saving medical devices against the public requirement for effective healthcare at any cost, and industrial considerations for income generation.
Digital technologies on platforms such as smartphones will be considered also, as they may require different types of evidence for clinical efficacy from other medical devices.
There will be ample opportunities for audience and panel discussion, as we consider perspectives from the public, healthcare professionals, industry and NICE.