Burnout among NHS staff, exacerbated by administrative challenges like EHRs, not only impacts care quality but also dampens productivity. The correlation between AI and workforce productivity is becoming increasingly evident in various sectors. Using real-world case studies, we’ll delve into how this relationship can be harnessed within the NHS. Specifically, we’ll evaluate how AI tools, such as DAX, can potentially streamline EHR processes, mitigate the burnout epidemic, and enhance workforce efficiency. Can the right tech solutions redefine the balance between care and productivity?
Dr Peter Thomas
CCIO, Director of Digital Medicine, Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS FT
Peter Thomas is the Chief Clinical Information Officer and Director of Digital Medicine at Moorfields Eye Hospital where he leads the Department of Digital Medicine. He is Digital Clinical Lead for the NHSE Eyecare Transformation programme. By clinical training he is a paediatric ophthalmologist.
Improvement Fellow, The Health Foundation
Alison is a Fellow at the Health Foundation, an independent charity committed to bringing about better health and healthcare for people in the UK. She is leading a project on technology, workforce capacity and time for the care in the NHS. Prior to this she worked in policy and academia. Alison has a DPhil from the University of Oxford and has published on the history of health and medicine.
Director of UK Product Management, Nuance Communications, a Microsoft company
Chair: Nadia Yousaf
CCIO & Thoracic Medical Oncologist, The Royal Marsden NHS FT
Nadia Yousaf is Chief clinical information officer and a consultant medical oncologist at the Royal Marsden Hosptial specialising in the management of lung cancer. She has a long standing interest in the intersection between healthcare and AI for over a decade. Her research doctorate completed over a decade ago focused on the development and validation of an AI algorithm designed to measure cough frequency. More recently her research interests have grown to include how wearable technologies can help the management of patients with cancer.
October 31 @ 14:15
14:15 — 15:00(45′)
Alison Moulds, Dr Peter Thomas, Nadia Yousaf, Phillip Matthews