2021 Seminar Series

We bring together some of the sharpest minds and innovators from a range of backgrounds, from around the world to connect you with the latest evidence, insights and best practice.

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Thursday 9 Dec 2021

Augmenting cognitive capabilities and intelligent systems support in health care

Professor Vimla Patel
Senior Research Scientist and Director of the Center for Cognitive Studies in Medicine and Public Health at the New York Academy of Medicine in New York City


Thursday 25 Nov 2021

The never-ending story | innovation and next-gen tools to support health and care services

Professor George Crooks
Chief Executive of the Digital Health & Care Innovation Centre (DHI) Scotland and

Chaloner Chute
Chief Technology Officer
DHI Scotland

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Thursday 11 Nov 2021

Unravelling complex disease using genomics and phenotyping - an austism case study

Isaac Kohane
Professor of Biomedical Informatics
Harvard Medical School

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Thursday 28 Oct 2021

How  digital records changed healthcare...and continues to

Professor Peter Haug
Director, Homer Warner Center for Informatics Research at Intermountain Healthcare, Professor of Bioinformatics, University of Utah

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Thursday 14 Oct 2021

Beyond 100 | designing the digital to reimagine the 100-year life

Professor Claire Craig
Professor of Design and Creative Practice in Health, Sheffield Hallam University

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Thursday 30 Sep 2021

Health transformation to address current complex health challenges

Professor Anna Peeters
Director, Institute for Health Transformation, Deakin University

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Thursday 19 Sep 2021

Oops! I’m on the wrong patient

Evaluating system-level interventions for preventing wrong-patient electronic orders

Dr Jason Adelman
Executive Director
Center for Patient Safety Research and Innovation New York-Presbyterian Hospital/ Columbia University Medical Center

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Thursday 2 Sep 2021

From Diagnosis to Treatment

Augmenting Clinical Decision Making with Artificial Intelligence

Associate Professor Jenna Wiens 
The University of Michigan

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Thursday 19 Aug 2021

Towards personalised, patient-centric digital healthcare: The Malaysian experience

Dr Soo Beng Khoh
Director & Co-founder, PMO Innovations
Vice President, Digital Health Malaysia

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Thursday 5 Aug 2021

The Challenges of Automated Decision Making in Healthcare

Joint seminar with the Centre for Artificial Intelligence and Digital Ethics, (CAIDE) in the Technology and the World Around Us series.

Professor Wendy Chapman, Dr Daniel Capurro
Centre for Digital Transformation of Health

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Thursday 8 Jul 2021

The Learning Health (Records) System

Professor Philip Payne
First Chief Data Scientist, Washington University in St Louis

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