Accessible health systems that provide timely, affordable, high-quality care are a cohesive, binding force. The future promises huge benefits but the intervening journey may test our political, economic and social fabric to their limits. Amid such upheaval, can our health systems meet both our current needs but future demands?
A serial healthcare entrepreneur with a PhD in Engineering Physics, Dr Ali Parsa believes his tech start-up, Babylon, can do for healthcare what Google did for information.
In this keynote address, covering evolutionary biology, genetics and healthcare stories, Dr Sharad P Paul MD focuses on the greatest defence doctors can develop against their own unemployment: empathy.
Dr Daisy Fancourt details the growing research demonstrating the effects of arts and cultural engagement on health across the lifespan, from lullabies helping premature babies to gain weight, to magic tricks improving hand function in hemiplegia, to dance helping people with Parkinson’s disease to walk.
This presentation explores futuristic intensive care unit (ICU) design with a view to how it may look in 2050. It focuses on various approaches to futuristic innovations and looks at new technologies that are seemingly way beyond today’s capabilities. These technologies will include a mixture of iterative improvements, as well as marked transformative changes.
This keynote talk focuses on health innovator babylon's artificial intelligence and digital health technology, and the company's belief that it’s possible to put an accessible and affordable health service in the hands of every person on the planet.
Highlighting the growing research demonstrating the effects of arts and cultural engagement on health across the lifespan, Dr Daisy Fancourt, a Wellcome research fellow at University College London, gave a stirring keynote address to open the second day’s proceedings of the 4th European Healthcare Design Congress earlier this week.