Thursday 1 June 2017
Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street
6 CPD Points
This meeting will explore how digital health and insurance can be mutually beneficial by enabling insurance companies to get a better handle on the risk of their insured's. This in turn should both improve the price that insurance companies charge for health insurance and increase their sales. If those insured then recognise the further financial benefits they can gain from further lowering their risk levels, and thus taking greater responsibility for their own health and wellbeing, the population impact could be massive.
This meeting represents one of a long line of ‘firsts’ for the Royal Society of Medicine which has never held a meeting to discuss this topic previously.
Any section could have an interest in this topic as it is generally applicable across all specialties. Perhaps greater interest could be had in non-infectious long-term conditions like cardiac and pulmonary specialties.
As insurance is in the UK a private sector-only consideration, private sector organisations like insurance companies and large private medical organisations would likely be the main targets, although there are big opportunities here e.g. for Public Health England.
Please select the following speaker's names if you wish to view their presentation from this meeting:
Registration, tea and coffee
Telemedicine and digital health in emerging markets
Mr Sajid Rahman, Chief Executive Officer, Telenor Health
Building insurance mHealth apps
Dr Caty Ebel Bitoun, President ACVFIT
Tea and coffee break
Barks and bytes. Pet insurance, the digital way.
Mr Andrew Nowell, CEO, Pitpat
Insurance and wearables data
Dr Doug Wright, Medical Director, Aviva UK Health
Pattern recognition in operational surgery data (to predict complications in recovery phase)
Mr Bart Geerts, Medical Lead, Scyfer BV
The health score concept
Mr Peter Ohnemus, President and CEO, Dacadoo
Well, well, wellness… (and wearables) – the links between wellness, digital health and insurance
Mr Jonathan Hughes, Vice President, Strategic Development, RGAx EMEA
Beyond insurance and beyond medicine
Mr Justin Lawler, Wesavvy
Tea and coffee break
Using a patient summary to improve risk assessment OR How the PTIENT Summary improves the risk assessment for insurers
Ms Catherine Chronaki, Secretary General, HL7 Foundation
Using digital currency to motivate behaviour change
Ms Hannah Bowden, Programme Director, Better Points
The importance of patient activation and behaviour change to insurers
Dr Guy Gross, Vice President Market Development Insignia Health, CEO, Go2Healthcare
Do we need a new ethical standard for digital medicine?
Mr Stephen Armstrong, Journalist (Medicine, health and technology), BMJ and Wired
Close of meeting
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