University College London, the Health Innovation Network, DigitalHealth.London Generator and MedCity are pleased to present this innovative series of interactive webinars on Generating Evidence for Digital Health. The series will span a wide range of issues around the topic with special reference to the digital health transformation brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Our speakers and moderators are internationally renowned for their work in the field. Our audience will include researchers, policy makers, digital health developers, students, clinicians and NHS managers and commissioners.
Each webinar is free to join and will last approximately one hour and will include presentations and a moderated question and answer session. The webinars will be streamed live, and recordings will subsequently be made available online.
The programme has been made possible by a grant from Research England’s Higher Education Innovation Fund (HEIF), administered by UCL Innovation and Enterprise.
Panel experts include: Professor Trish Greenhalgh, Jen Goldsack, Professor Dame Til Wykes, Dr Sven Jungmann, Professor Peter Buckle, Professor Elizabeth Murray, Professor Ann Blandford, Victoria Betton, Dr Sarah Carr and Dr Dan Robotham.
The steering group responsible for the content, strategy and operations of the webinar series include:
Professor Paul Wallace, Dr Jean Ledger, Dr Henry Potts, Neelam Patel, MedCity, Anna King, Health Innovation Network , Dr Natalie Savage, DigitalHealth.London, Dr Katya Masconi-Yule, DigitalHealth.London, Kate Toms, DigitalHealth.London, Claire-Frances Fuller, DigitalHealth.London and Megan Truman, DigitalHealth.London
University College London (UCL) – ucl.ac.uk
UCL is a diverse global community of world-class academics, students, industry links, external partners, and alumni. UCL supports knowledge exchange and collaboration with external partners and connecting with communities beyond the university to exchange ideas, evidence and expertise. Through grants and activities such as this webinar series, it aims to support two-way exchange of learning for the benefit of society and the economy.
Health Innovation Network – healthinnovationnetwork.com
Health Innovation Network is the Academic Health Science Network (AHSN) for south London, one of 15 AHSNs across England. As the only bodies that connect NHS and academic organisations, local authorities, the third sector and industry, we are uniquely placed to increase the spread and adoption of innovation across large populations, at pace and scale.
DigitalHealth.London Generator – digitalhealth.london/our-work/generator
The Generator was established in July 2018 as an expert network to support collaborations for evidence generation in digital health, including representatives from the Health Innovation Network, MedCity, National Institute for Health Research, University College London, King’s College London, London School of Economics, Goldsmiths and a number of other higher education institutes.
MedCity – medcityhq.com
MedCity is the cluster organisation for the world-leading health and life sciences sector in London and the Greater South East of England. We were set up in 2014 by the Mayor of London and the region’s Academic Health Science Centres to drive growth and investment in the sector for the health and wealth of the population.
Evaluating Digital Health Webinar Series – digitalhealth.london/our-work/generator
The programme has been made possible by a grant from Research England’s Higher Education Innovation Fund (HEIF) and is led by Dr Potts and Dr Ledger at UCL, in collaboration with the Health Innovation Network (HIN), DigitalHealth.London and MedCity. The programme is underpinned by an ethos of collaboration and partnership working with the aim of promoting knowledge exchange across sectors and communities in digital health and supporting student learning about current issues in the sector.