My notes from the Healthcare Apps Summit

Healthcare Apps 2014 Conference

This week I was in London to give the opening talk at the inaugural Healthcare Apps Summit organised by PharmaIQ. I also managed to attend and make notes from some other meetings I attended while in town – see My notes from Wired Health and My notes from Nesta’s Preventative & Personalised Healthcare meeting.

Healthcare Apps Summit (29-30th April 2014)

This 2 day event was organised by Pharma IQ at the Double Tree by Hilton hotel in Victoria and was dedicated to discussions about mobile apps in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries. My opening talk presentation provided an ‘Overview of the Healthcare and Medical Apps Market and the future opportunities’ before discussing ‘How and why healthcare apps are disrupting the status quo’ and providing ‘Insights into the future of the healthcare and medical app markets’. Here’s the slide deck that accompanied my talk:

Here are a few things I found interesting from my time spent at the meeting:

Day 1 agenda:

Day 1 Healthcare Apps 2014

Day 2 agenda:

Day 2 Healthcare Apps 2014

Chairing the event was Dr Saif Abed and even at the very end of the 2 day meeting it was obvious that he was straining to find value in some of Pharma execs who chose to use their speaking opportunity to read from MBA textbooks:

Dr Saif Abed losing Patience with speakers quoting from MBA Textbooks

His challenge to Costantino Roselli (UCB Pharma’s Associate Director of IT) following a 40 minute talk titled “Act outside of the box: what business need to change to unleash it’s capabilities of innovation” was interesting:

Check back again. Content waiting to be uploaded… you might also like to check out this review by Charles Lowe over at TelecareAware

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