Southern Institute for
Health Informatics

1999 Conference

9th September 1999

Portland Building, University of Portsmouth

Programme for the day

(as at 3 September 1999 - may be subject to minor change)

Time

Concourse

Lecture Theatre 1.53

Seminar Room 1.26

1000

Coffee and registration

Exhibition

   

1030

 

Welcome

Jim Briggs, SIHI Co-ordinator

 

1035

 

The informatics challenges facing the NHS (chair: Jim Briggs)

Keynote speaker: Martin Severs, University of Portsmouth, Learning to manage health information

Colin Gordon, Royal Brompton Hospital, NeLH-Informatics: a resource for implementing the NHS information strategy

Vicky Spark et al, NHS Information Authority (Casemix Programme), HRG-based indicators of medical practice variation using hospital utilization analysis

 

1150

Break

   

1200

 

The Internet and the NHS (chair: TBA)

Ahmad Risk, Editor, Health Informatics Europe, Healthcare in the Third Age

Andy Hadley, Poole Hospital Trust, Intranet as a clinical front end

Sally Hernando, Head of Information and Library Services Development, NHS Executive South West, Information access for remote users

Workshop: Developing a local implementation strategy

Facilitators: Frank Connor and Anne Christie, Crew Services Ltd

1300

Lunch

Exhibition

   

1400

 

Telemedicine (chair: Dick Curry)

Keynote speaker: Peter Buxton, Royal Hospital Haslar, The potential for telemedicine and telecare

Andy Hadley, Poole Hospital Trust, Experience with telemedicine

Budgie Hussain, University of Portsmouth, Training and diagnosis using teleultrasound

Workshop: Developing a local implementation strategy (continued)

1500

Tea break

   

1530

 

Telemedicine (continued) (chair: Martin Severs)

Stuart Manton, Ortivus UK Ltd, Mobimed - linking ambulances and hospitals

Jim Briggs, University of Portsmouth, The National Database of Telemedicine

Panel discussion on the role of telemedicine in the modernisation of the NHS

Information needs of Primary Care Groups (chair: Brian Higginson)

Keynote speaker: Jeremy Turbervill, ITS Wales Ltd

Followed by a workshop discussion.

1630

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