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07/12/2017 MindTech 2017 Mental Health Technology Symposium

 

About: The adoption of technology in mental healthcare has the potential to improve access, result in more efficient and flexible services and improve outcomes.

The NIHR MindTech Healthcare Technology Co-operative (HTC) mental health technology symposium 2017 brings together leaders in clinical practice, patient experience, academic research, industry and technology development to address the key challenges in building a faster evidence-base to support implementation of new technologies in mental healthcare.

Speakers: 

  • Professor Chris Hollis – Director, NIHR MindTech HTC
  • Dr Louise Wood – Director of Science, Research and Evidence, Department of Health
  • Alison Faulkner – Mental Health Service User, Researcher and Activist
  • Dr James Woollard – Senior Clinical Fellow, Mental Health Technology & Innovation, NHS England
  • Dr Iris Elliott – Head of Policy & Research, Mental Health Foundation
  • Professor Derek McAuley – Professor of Digital Economy and Director of Horizon Digital Economy Institute 
  • Andrew Jackson – CEO,  ProReal Ltd

 Topics:

  • Taking Digital into NHS Practice
  • Evidence and Commissioning for Digital Mental Health
  • MindTech Debate ‘This house believes that Artificial Intelligence virtual human (chatbot) therapists have the potential to bridge the treatment gap in mental healthcare’
  • New Horizons – Virtual Reality, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence

Location: Royal College of Physicians, Regent’s Park, London

Programme booking details can be found here. Further event information about MindTech Healthcare Technology Co-Operative can be found on their main site.

 

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