How artificial intelligence will facilitate the digital transformation of health
NHS Chief Information Officer Will Smart will be joined on stage by top health and tech leaders to explore the future of AI in health across patient care, tools and services, and the healthcare system of the future.
The UK government’s vision is to be at the forefront of AI and data use in early diagnosis, innovation, prevention and treatment. It has set a goal for the NHS to use AI, data and innovation to transform the prevention, early diagnosis and treatment of chronic diseases by 2030. Will’s presentation will centre on this program and its impact across the healthcare system and innovation, both in public and private healthcare.
Attendees will have a chance to network and put questions to Will and a panel of health and industry leaders reflecting on the opportunities and considerations of AI in healthcare. Register now to secure your place.
HISA is the peak body for digital health and health informatics in Australia and runs the Innovating Health Series to raise awareness and engage executives, clinicians and technologists in the digital transformation agenda.
This HISA Breakfast is proudly supported by the Australian eHealth Research Centre and our Innovating Health Series partners Accenture.
Thursday 28 March 2019
7.00am registration open
7.30am sit down
85-87 North Quay
Brisbane, Queensland 4000
03 9326 3311
$90 HISA members
Meet our presenter
Will Smart, Chief Information Officer (CIO) Health and Care in England
A joint appointment between NHS England and NHS Improvement, Will is responsible for providing strategic leadership across the whole of the NHS to ensure that the opportunities that digital technologies offer are fully exploited to improve the experience of patients and carers in their interactions with health and social care; the outcomes for patients; and improved efficiencies in how care is delivered.
Prior to taking up this role, Will was Chief Information Officer at the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust for six years and. He first worked in the NHS in Wales and Northern Ireland during his placement year from university, before taking up an analytics role at St. Mary’s NHS Trust in London on graduation.
In addition to senior roles in the NHS, Will has worked as a management consultant with major assignments focusing on IT strategy, service transformation, major IT service and contract reviews and outsourcing.