About this event

  • Date and time Wed 24 Feb 2021 from 1:00pm to 5:00pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Digital Health

This virtual masterclass will guide you through the stages of building AI solutions in healthcare, from development to deployment. 

Taking place over two half days, join us to understand how to take an AI solution from idea to bedside and learn from those with expertise in the field. Each webinar will be split into three sessions, each covering a key stage in the development lifecycle of an AI healthcare product. 

Day 2 will offer an overview of how to sell, deploy, monitor and fund AI solutions.

Session 1: ‘Deploy’

  • Explore ways to successfully evaluate cost savings and health impact
  • Understand the differences between different healthcare markets
  • Appreciate the tools that can help AI solutions scale rapidly

Session 2: ‘Track’

  • Explore the requirements to track and monitor AI solutions after they’re live
  • Understand how AI can be improved and optimised once it’s live
  • Appreciate the regulatory requirements to adequately monitor AI solutions

Session 3: ‘Raise’

  • Explore the state of venture funding for AI solutions in healthcare
  • Understand the preferences of investors when it comes to AI healthcare solutions
  • Appreciate the multiple ways of acquiring funding including grants, angel investment and bootstrapping

This virtual conference is ideal for healthcare professionals, digital health professionals, academics and students with an interest in AI technologies and a desire to understand how they can be successfully developed and deployed for healthcare purposes.

Receive a £10 discount for Day 2 if you have already booked to attend Day 1, using voucher code MULTITEP59. Please complete your booking for Day 1 before proceeding to book and apply the voucher code to your booking for Day 2 in a separate transaction. 
CPD accredited - A CPD certificate with 3 CPD credits will be issued to those joining each webinar live and will be automatically issued after 7 days to those who watched the webinar live in its entirety. Those who watch the webinar on-demand will receive a CPD certificate 30 days after the webinar has gone live.  

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Registration for this webinar will close 2 hours prior to the start time. You will receive the webinar link 2 hours before the meeting. Late registrations will not be accepted.

Key speakers

Ross Upton

Ross Upton

CEO, Ultromics

Speaker's biography

Dr Ross Upton is Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of Ultromics, a health-technology company, which leverages AI to automate echocardiogram analysis, including the first world’s first heart disease prediction tool. Ultromics supports physicians with the detection and diagnosis of cardiovascular disease - the leading cause of death globally.


Ross is passionate about the value of AI and automation in supporting healthcare professionals, and the potential of Ultromics’ technology to transform healthcare delivery by enabling doctors to earlier identify and treat heart disease. His mission is to automate echocardiography thereby improving patient outcomes and saving clinicians’ time. There is significant potential for Ultromics to help healthcare systems save billions annually.


Ross’ vision for Ultromics took shape during his DPhil, at the University of Oxford, whilst also training as a cardiac sonographer in the UK’s NHS. He recognised the potential of combining machine-learning with his clinical knowledge of echocardiography; having noticed that heart disease diagnosis in its current form, is subject to high user-variability often leading to misdiagnosis. He recognised that AI could help reduce misdiagnosis rates and the often-disastrous impact of the wrong treatment or unnecessary surgery on patients.

Dan Mullarkey

Dan Mullarkey

Medical Director, Skin Analytics

Speaker's biography

Dan Mullarkey is the Medical Director of Skin Analytics and a practising NHS GP. He is experienced in designing, deploying and assessing digital and AI technologies in a range of healthcare settings.


Dan was part of the team that worked with NHS sites to deploy Skin Analytics’ medical device (DERM AI) which supports skin cancer triage in primary and secondary care settings.

Hillary Harel

Hillary Harel

CEO and co-founder, Serenus.AI

Speaker's biography

Mr Hillary Harel, CEO and co-founder of Serenus.AI, has demonstrated active leadership which has led to the success of the company. Hillary has extensive experience in founding and managing various start-up companies, including a leading company in the telecommunication field. Hillary volunteers in community projects including managing leading environmental non-profit organizations. Hillary is magna cum laude LLM graduate of the Hebrew University, Israel.


She was named the first-place winner of the MTL Tech Awards 2020 by Printemps numérique, Deloitte, and OVHcloud, a finalist in the Department for International Trade (DIT)'s first-ever "2020 European Women in Tech", Winner of Quesnay's Female Founders in InsurTech 2020, named winner of Top AI start-up company in "Healthcare Innovation Landscape 2020" Data Roots Labs report and named winner of 58th Most Influential Woman in the Tech World.

Fiona Pathiraja

Fiona Pathiraja

Managing Partner, Crista Galli Ventures 

Speaker's biography

Dr Fiona Pathiraja is a founding partner of Crista Galli Ventures, a $65m pan-European health tech fund based in London and Copenhagen. The fund invests in deep tech in healthcare, digital health and personalised medicine.


Fiona is a doctor by background and is dual board-certified in Radiology and Public Health. Most recently, she was a consultant radiologist in the NHS. Fiona also has experience of UK health policy, having worked as a clinical advisor to the NHS Medical Director at the UK Department of Health and also a healthcare management consultant in the private sector.


She holds an MPH from LSHTM and an MBA from London Business School.


View the programme

Session 1 Deploy

Chair: James Somauroo, Founder, Somx

Haris Shuaib, AI Transformation Lead, London AI Centre for Value Based Care

Dan Mullarkey, Medical Director, Skin Analytics

Hillary Harel, CEO, Serenus.AI

Prof Hemant Pandit, NHS Lead Partner, Serenus.AI

Session 2 Track

Chair: Mireia Crispin, Senior Programme Director, IE School of Global and Public Affairs

Hillary Harel, CEO, Serenus.AI

Johan Ordish, Group Manager (Medical Device Software & Digital Health), MHRA


Virtual networking
Session 3 Raise

Chair: Michelle Tempest, Partner, Candesic

Michael Kipping, Innovation Lead, Innovate UK

Fiona Pathiraja, Managing Partner, Crista Galli Ventures

Peter Bannister, Chief Customer Success Officer, Mirada Medical

Ross Upton, CEO, Ultromics

Michael Short CBE, Chief Scientific Advisor, Department of International Trade

Closing Remarks



Disclaimer:All views expressed in this webinar are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM nor the speaker's organisations. 

Special rates for difficult times
The RSM wishes to offer healthcare professionals continued learning opportunities during the coronavirus pandemic. The RSM’s weekly COVID-19 Series webinars remain free of charge, while there will be small charges to register for other online education. These fees will enable the RSM to continue its programme of activities and will apply during the course of the pandemic.

Registration for this webinar will close 2 hours prior to the start time. You will receive the webinar link 2 hours before the meeting. Late registrations will not be accepted.

All webinars will be available for registered delegates 30 days after on Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place. 

This webinar will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be distributed in future on various internet channels. 

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