Better customer conference

Transforming at pace: Better digital health forum

Meet colleagues from the NHS and across Europe to exchange learnings and insights about Better open platform technology, and help steer our future products. 

Join us at all-day event at Athenaeum club in Pall Mall, London – 16 May 2023


8:30- 9:15 Coffee and croissants

9:30 – 9:40 Welcoming address by Simona Leskovar, Slovenian ambassador to the UK

9:40 – 9:50 Better’s vision by Tomaž Gornik, CEO Better

9:50 – 10:05 Keynote: Jon Hoeksma unplugged, CEO & Editor-in-Chief of Digital Health

10:05 – 10.15 Q&A with Jon and Tomaz

10:15 – 10:25 Coffee break

Digital Health Platform: from Global to Regional

10:25 – 10:45 Digital health platform global trends by Erik Vermeulen, Smart Health Solution leader at EY Global

10:45 – 10:55 Q&A with Erik

11:00 – 11:15 Slovenia: a national shared care record – Conversation with Samo Drnovšek, Better platform delivery

11:15 – 11:35 A year on: One London Universal Care Plan by Murrae Tolson, UCP programme director and Gary McAlister, CIO One London

11:35 – 11:45 Coffee break

Developing solutions at your own pace

11:45 – 11:55 Clinically-led app development, Jonathan Goodfellow, Wales Cardiac Network

11:55 – 12:05 Hybrid approach: reengineering cancer services with low code, Phil Bottomly, The Christie NHS Foundation Trust

12:05 – 12:25 Discussion with Jonathan and Phil

12:25 – 13:25 Lunch break

13:30 – 16:00 Breakout groups

  • Long term conditions group: cancer, cardiology and others (Moderated by Alastair Allen, CTO Better)
  • Transforming regional services – personalised care and support plan: end of life, frailty, dementia, maternity and others (Moderated by Ian Bennett, product specialist Better and Darija Šalehar, business analyst Better)
  • Medicines management transformation (Moderated by Matt Cox, MD Better UK)
  • Open Platform adoption in the acute setting (Moderated by Anže Droljc, Business development director at Better)
  • Structured data in research (Moderated by Johannes Schmidt, head of technology and innovation, Better Germany)
  • The tech aspect: expanding and improving healthcare-specific low code tools (Moderated by Benjamin Muhič, Better Studio lead)

15:00 – 15:15 Coffee break

15:15 – 16:00 Continuing discussion within each group: how will you get to the future?

  • What are the challenges of getting there?
  • What would you like to see in Better roadmap to help you get there?

16:00 – 16:35 The main findings from group discussions

16:35 – 16:50 Wrap up – event takeaways

17:00 – 19:00 Networking drinks and dinner