WEBINAR: Reducing Health Inequalities through Digital Health
March 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
The pandemic has bought about a dramatic acceleration of Digital Health solutions and the requirement to deliver care remotely. Adoption of, and access to healthcare is impacted by many factors including the use of the technology itself.
This webinar will cover:
• Understanding the digital response to Covid-19.
• Examining the application of Digital Health in Covid-19 with a focus on health and social care providers.
• Exploring the adoption of Digital Health and how it is impacted by factors of technology.
• Understanding the user perspective including ‘trust’ in digital, and the practical application.
This webinar is open to all organisations keen to explore and understand the digital health landscape.
This free to attend webinar will be held as part of the SoLSTICE programme – a project part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund. For further details please click here. This event is classed as State Aid to participating businesses, the value of which is £190, but is delivered completely free of charge to participants
Dr Simon Oldroyd, Interim Deputy Vice-Chancellor
Dr Simon Oldroyd became Interim Deputy Vice-Chancellor in April 2019. Prior to this he had been PVC/Dean for the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences since February 2015 and Deputy Dean to the faculty since October 2011.
Professor Bertha Ochieng, Professor of Integrated Health and Social Care
Bertha Ochieng is Professor of Integrated Health and Social Care, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, De Montfort University. A key aspect of her research is in examining digital solutions that support development of integrated models of health and social care and community engagement.
Professor Barnaby Poulton, MRPharmS FFCI; Hon. Professor of Digital Medicine and Director Digital Health and Care Unit. Digital Health Strategist
Barnaby is a pharmacist by training who has switched his focus to digital health. He has built and led multiple digital health companies and co-founded the Digital Health and Care Unit at DMU to support the evaluation of novel technologies, enabling them to enter market and deliver benefits to patients.