BC Insights: HealthTech and COVID-19

20/05/2020 at 10am-12pm - Zoom - Virtual event

The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated digital transformation in the UK healthcare sector.

With the UK population quickly placed under lockdown, the nation turned to technology to meet growing demand for services and an unprecedented influx of patients exposed to the coronavirus strain.

From telemedicine consultations to paperless communication tools, remote monitoring, innovative treatments and mental health services, tech is on the front lines of the battle against COVID-19.

This virtual event runs from 10am-12pm.

What you’ll learn

  • Who are the businesses helping lead the fightback against COVID-19?
  • How has the pandemic forced rapid and wholesale change within healthcare delivery?
  • What will the health sector look like once the dust has settled?


10.00–10.05am – Introduction from host Chris Maguire

10.05–10.45am – Panel 1: How COVID-19 has changed healthcare (+ audience questions)

10.45–11.25am – Panel 2: How the private sector has helped in fight against COVID-19 (+ audience questions)

11.25am–12.00pm – Panel 3: Post COVID-19 and the lessons learned (+ audience questions)

Panel 1: How COVID-19 has changed healthcare

  • Emma-Victoria Fell, head of content, HETT
  • Simon Elcock, IT & Operations Manager, Library House Surgery, Chorley
  • James Balmain, CEO, Zesty
  • Cameron Booth, digital advisor, Redmoor Health

Panel 2: How private sector has helped in fight

  • Hugo Stephenson, CEO, Induction Healthcare
  • Louise Kitchingham, communications and PR Manager, myGP
  • Rich Westman, founder, Kaido
  • Lauren Bevan, head of health & social care, BJSS

Panel 3: Post COVID-19 and the lessons learned

  • Jen Fenner, MD, Def Proc
  • Gavin Delaney, CEO, Hy-genie
  • Dr Victoria Betton, Chief Innovation Officer, Mindwave Ventures
  • Chris Walker, EMEA distributor manager, Sky Medical


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