Advanced Communications & Connected Healthcare

WHEN: 27 May 2021 WHERE: Virtual Event
Scotland 5G Centre

We live in times of enormous stress on our health and social care services. Demographic and economic pressures have been compounded by a COVID present fundamental challenges requiring novel solutions.

The emergence of 5G as a ‘step change’ in communications technology introduces a number of opportunities to rethink and redesign our approach to service delivery.

This round table event, co-hosted by the Scotland 5g Centre and the Digital Health and Care Innovation Centre will provide a number of industry insights informing a discussion between health and social care providers, public policy professionals and industry experts. The outcome of this session will support greater awareness of emerging needs and the service delivery innovations under development.

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12.00 Welcome and Introduction.

– Professor George Crooks – CEO DHI Scotland

– Paul Coffey – CEO, Scotland 5G Centre

12.10 Presentations:

 What is the Role of a Hospital in the 21st Century?

Professor George Crooks of the Digital Health and Care Innovation Centre Scotland will answer that question by focussing on the role that digital technologies can play in transforming what hospitals do now and how they deliver future services into the future.

• Demystifying Multi-operator Coverage in Hospitals and the 5G Mobile Private Network Future.

Graham Payne | Executive Chairman, Freshwave, will introduce examples of industry innovation from the communications and health sector.

•The 5G Hospital

Graeme Scott Director | UK Sector Lead, Intelligence Glasgow at IBI Group will introduce the concept of the 5G hospital as a versatile and efficient resource.

•Patient Services: IoT Use Cases in Healthcare

Jon Lee-Davey | Healthcare Vertical Lead at Vodafone will introduce examples of IoT in healthcare.

12.50 Discussion – healthcare innovations and commercial potential in the Scottish market.

– Chair. Paul Coffey

13.25 Conclusions and Actions

13.30 Close