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.

Tuesday, 16 May 2023, 9:00 - 17:00, Athenaeum club, Pall Mall, London


A glimpse into the future of digital health
8:30 – 9:15 Coffee and croissants  
9:30 – 9:40 Welcoming address

H.E. Simona Leskovar
Ambassador of the Republic of Slovenia to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

9:40 – 9:50 Better vision

Tomaž Gornik
CEO & Founder, Better

9:50 – 10:05 Keynote: Jon Hoeksma unplugged

Jon Hoeksma
CEO & Editor-in-Chief, Digital Health

10:05 – 10:15 Q&A

Jon Hoeksma and Maja Dragović

10:15 – 10:25 Coffee break  
Digital Health Platform: from global to regional
10:25 – 10:45 Keynote: Digital health platform global trends

Erik Vermeulen
Smart Health Solution leader, EY Global

10:45 – 10:55 Q&A

Erik Vermeulen and Tomaž Gornik

11:00 – 11:15 Slovenia: a national shared care record – Conversation

Anže Droljc
Business development director, Better

11:15 – 11:35 A year on: OneLondon Universal Care Plan

Murrae Tolson
Programme Director, Universal Care Plan

Gary McAlister
CTO, One London

11:35 – 11:45 Coffee break  
11:45 – 11:55 Clinically-led app development

John Meredith
Assistant chief architect, Digital Health and Care Wales

11:55 – 12:05 Hybrid approach: reengineering cancer services with low-code

Phil Bottomley
Founder & Director, Avenue3

12:05 – 12:25 Roundtable discussion

Murrae Tolson, Phil Bottomley and John Meredith with Alastair Allen

12:25 – 13:25 Lunch break  
Breakout sessions
13:30 – 13:30 Introduction

Matt Cox
Managing director, Better UK & Ireland

13:30 – 16:00 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 UK & Ireland

Darija Šalehar
Product manager, Shared Care Planning application, Better

Medicines management transformation

Moderated by:

Christine Wadsworth
Clinical lead, Better UK & Ireland

Open platform approach in mental health and community

Moderated by:

Matt Cox
Managing director, Better UK & Ireland

Open platform adoption in the acute settings

Moderated by:

Anže Droljc
Business development director, 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
Low-code studio lead, Better

13:30 – 14:15 Discussion: a look to the future  
  • What does good look like?
  • What do you need digitally?


14:15 – 15:00 Build your own solution with low-code tools

Benjamin Muhič
Low-code studio lead, Better

15:00 – 15:15 Coffee break  
15:15 – 16:00 Continuing discussion: 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  
Where do we go from here?
16:35 – 16:50 Wrap up – event takeaways

Matt Cox and Tomaž Gornik

17:00 – 19:00 Networking drinks and dinner  

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