The 3rd Smart Health Community of Practice - Revolutionising Primary Care: Applying Experiences from Advanced Healthcare Economies to Emerging Markets, Enabling Digital Transformation and Universal Patient Access

Drawing upon the speaker’s experiences from around the world, Edward will illustrate the opportunities and challenges associated with digitalising healthcare in different settings. Initially, Edward will exemplify case studies from the mature UK National Health Service (NHS), followed by an overview of new approaches for public-private partnership, digital-centric health models in Asian emerging markets. In order to deliver universal, affordable and sustainable primary care a radically new approach is needed.

Edward will demonstrate how Allied World Healthcare is accessing marginalised, hard-to-reach and rural patient groups using collaborative new models, highlighting what we might learn from this approach in Singapore. Despite the differences faced by emerging and mature health systems, there are significant commonalities that can support digital transformation regardless of market and service conditions, and there is a pioneering new role for every stakeholder in the healthcare ecosystem to play.

The presentation will finish by touching upon the potential benefits to be enjoyed once new models are implemented, as well as the critical components for success.

The Smart Health Community of Practice (CoP) Forum

The Smart Health Community of Practice (CoP) is composed of professionals from across the medical, health and wellbeing ecosystem united by their interest in exploring how technology, data, innovation and empathic design can help people experience better health and care. The Community of Practice is formed with the objective of supporting the adoption of technology in innovative and integrated platforms across the health and wellbeing landscape, through peer-to-peer sharing, learning, and the promotion of collaboration across organisational and industry boundaries, through a vibrant network of practitioners. The Smart Health CoP is open to anyone with an interest in transforming the way we will experience health in the future.

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Who Should Attend

Anyone with an interest in the role of technology and innovation in transforming healthcare.

Date / Time / Venue
  • 31 May 2016, Tuesday
  • 6:30pm - 8:00pm (registration begins at 6:00pm)
  • Institute of Systems Science
    25 Heng Mui Keng Terrace
    Singapore 119615
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Free Admission Register Now Registration ends on Monday, May 31, 2016.

Seminar Agenda

6:00 pm Registration
6:30 pm Welcome Address
Mrs. Tamsin Greulich-Smith, Smart Health Leadership Centre and Member, IT Strategy &
Management, NUS-ISS
6:35 pm Revolutionising Primary Care:

Applying experiences from advanced healthcare economies to emerging markets, enabling digital transformation and universal patient access

Mr. Edward Booty, Founder & Director, Allied World Healthcare
8:00 pm Refreshing & Networking

Speaker's Bio

Edward Booty
WHA Mr. Edward Booty Founder & Director, Allied World Healthcare View Biography

Mr. Edward Booty Founder & Director, Allied World Healthcare

Edward started his career with Novartis India in Mumbai, enabling access to low-cost medicines for rural communities. He then returned to the UK, undertaking various consultancy roles to deliver digital healthcare transformation programmes for the UK National Health Service (NHS), as the Health and Social Care Lead for Capgemini UK. He then worked for the NHS directly, delivering various strategy and development programmes to modernise long term and chronic condition care.

Having successfully implemented several complex digital healthcare programmes across the NHS, Edward was drawn back to Asia where he founded Allied World Healthcare to create a crowdsourced digital platform and clinical service to connect low-income citizens in SE Asian communities to local, free and trustworthy health advice from remote, global specialists.

Currently located in Singapore, Edward is expanding Allied World Healthcare’s digital and community-based healthcare and wellness services across Cambodia, Indonesia, Myanmar and India.

Updated as at 12 May 2016