Tuesday 4 April 2017
Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street
6 CPD Points
To discuss the regulation, the potential use and evaluation of the introduction of medical apps in a range of healthcare situations.
This event is the fifth annual medical apps event run by the Section; the previous four have all been popular. The purpose of each one has been to educate forward-thinking clinicians in the benefits of using medical apps to improve patient outcomes and reduce costs. In view of the expectation that the NHS will have an mHealth assessment operation running by next April, this event will focus on mainstreaming the use of apps within the health and care services.
The agenda features heavyweight speakers that will cover all aspects of mainstreaming medical apps. In particular we will have a representative from NICE and their opposite number from the MHRA to talk about endorsement and regulation, supported by eminent lawyer Julian Hitchcock and senior academic Professor Jeremy Wyatt.
Dr Richard Brady will give another of his excellent, amusingly presented talks on bad apps. Felix Naughton will cover the ways apps can be used to change behaviour, and Ian Gallifant explains how to build an app ecosystem on an EHR. To round the event off we have two exemplars of app developers to describe their craft including a medically-cleared diagnostic app for professionals.
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Registration, tea and coffee
The NHS mHealth app assessment process
Dr Indra Joshi, Clinical Lead Digital Urgent and Emergency Care, NHS England
The current and future regulation of Medical Device stand-alone software
Dr Neil McGuire, Clinical Director, Devices, and Mr Joe Hagan-Brown, Regulatory Affair Specialist, Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA)
Tea and coffee break
Building an app ecosystem around an electronic health record (EHR)
Mr Jonathon Carr-Brown, Managing Director, Lost for Words
The dangerous world of mobile health apps - sins, secrets and snake oil
Mr Richard Brady, Senior Colorectal Fellow, Salford Royal Foundation Trust, Owner, Researchactive.com
Using apps to drive behaviour change
Dr Felix Naughton, Senior Lecturer in Health Psychology, University of East Anglia
NICE perspective on evaluating digital health apps
Mr Mark Campbell, Associate Director - Medical Technologies Evaluation Programme, National Institute for Health and Care Excellence
UK medical app regulation before and after Brexit
Mr Julian Hitchcock, Partner, Marriott Harrison
European Commission work with mHealth apps
Ms Terje Peetso, Head of Sector for Policy, Unit eHealth, wellbeing and ageing, European Commission
Tea and coffee break
Developing and evaluating digital health Interventions such as apps: Some key questions and approaches
Professor Jeremy Wyatt, Professor of Digital Healthcare and Director, Wessex Institute of Health & Research, University of Southampton
Linking digital health and big pharma
Mr Robert Sharman, Healthcare Services MSD UK
A framework to guide clinical risk assessment of health apps
Dr Michelle Van Velthoven, University of Oxford
Using algorithms to facilitate clinical assessment and reduce data overload
Dr Claire Novorol, Founder and Chief Medical Officer, Ada Health
Completion of evaluation forms
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