Join us on the 2nd November at Hinxton Hall for an exploration of the ‘connected person’ and their connected environment

My HealthKit Toolbox

Brought to you by The Healthcare Group

Traditionally we have relied on visits to our local medical services to monitor our general health, to diagnose and prescribe solutions when we feel a little unwell and to assist us in managing long term health conditions.

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About the event

At this half-day collaborative event taking place in Cambridge, we will challenge this new breed of capable commercial healthcare devices and platforms pitting them up against the established medical devices and robust data capture platforms, looking at aspects of usability and interoperability. From data sources to data storage, analysis and results to user feedback – the HealthKit toolbox is here, what will you build?

Register now to secure your place for this exciting afternoon of practical insight and collaboration.

The world is changing quickly and the younger generation especially are taking an active role in their personal health adopting wearable technology to monitor physiological changes and using social healthcare platforms for data comparison, support and for sharing experiences.

As health and fitness devices and platforms become mainstream their natural evolution will expand their capabilities challenging the traditional role of the medical device and pharmaceutical health platforms built around them. The younger generation will manage their personal health and fitness in a more convenient way using their smartphone as a gateway, with the expectation that the data captured will be stored, processed and displayed offering them wellbeing feedback together with the ability to share information with, family, friends and healthcare professionals alike.

Each speaker will present an innovative idea around issues including data storage/sharing, sensors, platforms, interoperability and paediatrics. Groups will then provide feedback to each speaker with the goal of creating a strategy for the realisation of the idea and to encourage cross discipline innovation.

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Hosted by TTP plc

TTP is an independent technology company where scientists and engineers collaborate to invent, design and develop new products and technologies.

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In Partnership with EAHSN

Our purpose at Eastern AHSN is to turn great ideas into positive health impact.

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In Partnership with Health Enterprise East

Health Enterprise East (HEE) is a leading NHS Innovation and Technology Consultancy based in Cambridge.

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Registration and networking over lunch


Introduction to Cambridge Wireless Healthcare SIG from Paul Winter of TTP


Welcome from the host, Richard Walker, Head of Wireless Communications Group, TTP Group


What the HealthKit is this?!; Steve Gowers, TTP Group

Steve explores the usability challenges as the line between personal fitness trackers and healthcare provision becomes increasingly blurred. With the number of apps and connected devices around the new Healthkit and Google fit platforms set to increase dramatically, how can we ensure patient safety and actually engage people to change behaviours?




Secure Collaboration and Communication for Health; Brian Whittle, Uniquedoc Ltd

The talk will cover the basic concept of Uniquedoc and the pain points in Health Care Communication we have been focused on solving. I will then discus next steps for Uniquedoc.




‘Patient-Controlled Records Disrupting Electronic Health Records; Dr Mohammad Al-Ubaydli, CEO, Patients Know Best®

Electronic health records have the wrong architecture for integrated care. Patient portals are EHRs' well-meaning but still incorrect solution to integrated care. Patient-controlled records are the only answer. Yet Google, Microsoft and now Apple have fumbled the opportunity by leaving out the professionals. But the disruption of EHRs by PCRs has already happened – and this talk will show this with real-world examples




Refreshment and Networking


Health Apps - Will they save the NHS?; Julie Bretland, Founder, Our Mobile Health

This presentation will cover an overview of the health apps market and provide an insight into some of the innovations we’re seeing as well as some of the barriers to uptake and some potential solutions.




HealthSuite Digital Platform; Paul Thijssen, Philips

In order to connect systems (and devices) to seamlessly exchange health data across the continuum
of care, from professional healthcare delivery to remote continuous personal health solutions, Philips
has launched HealthSuite Digital Platform, an open ecosystem of connected mobile and sensorenabled
devices. In this talk I will give a high level overview of this platform and use it as a basis to
discuss insights.




Introduction to Group Sessions by Rob Blake of Philips

 Group A: The young drive fitness and healthcare future - Facilitated by Paul Winter
 Group B: “OK Madam I’ve input your results into my app, let me confirm the diagnosis
with my colleague in Brazil” - Facilitated by Rob Blake
 Group C: The electronic medical record is dead; long live the patient controlled medical
record - Facilitated by Peter Ferguson
 Group D: Building the future HealthSuite Platform - Facilitated by Michael Barkway


Group Session One


Change Group Session


Group Session Two


Comfort Break


Group Reports from the Facilitators and Open Discussions


Closing Remarks from Rob Blake of Philips Research


Fill in Evaluation Forms and Event Closes


Mohammad Al-Ubaydli

Julie Bretland - Founder, Our Mobile Health

Steve Gowers - Human Factors & Design, TTP plc

Paul Thijssen - Senior System Architect, Philips Research Laboratories

Brian Whittle - Head of Business Development, UniqueDoc

SIG Champions

Peter Ferguson - Director for Healthcare Technologies, Arm

Peter is director for healthcare technologies at Arm and has been actively involved in the delivery of mobile and healthcare solutions since starting his Medical Electronics PhD in 1994. Based in Cambridge, UK, Peter is responsible for driving Arm's health strategies in Medical Sensors and Genomics. His remit is helping the healthcare industry to utilize Arm's high efficiency technology in developing new products and services. Peter has more than 20 years' experience working in the healthcare, mobile tech and pharmaceutical technology market and has been instrumental in delivering innovative mobile health solutions including wearable ECG, Mobile Devices, Adverse Event Systems and Portal Hospital solutions in the UK and China.

Siddhi Trivedi - Founder, Beyond Identity

Siddhi’s ambition is to build an inclusive community with a focus on social innovation through the intersection between emerging technologies and creative minds.

Siddhi specialises in strategic, operational and technology-enabled business transformation. She founded Beyond Identity, to implement digital tools through the application of IOT, AI and blockchain enabled solutions. She has deep insight into developing apps and platforms, and regularly speaks about innovations within the healthcare sector at international conferences. Since the advent of COVID-19, she has been working with medical clinicians within Oxfordshire to develop an app to empower patients to manage their health.

She is a healthcare SIG champion for Cambridge Wireless and a lead organiser for Tech London Advocates Blockchain Group a think tank and repository for knowledge sharing and to position London as a global leader in blockchain advocacy.

As a champion for women and girls in tech, Siddhi founded project BIBA, a platform designed to connect girls and women with live projects with tech companies who are keen to bridge the gender gap in their organisations. This project has been supported and born out London Tech week in September 2020 and will officially launch at London Tech Week in September 2021.

Paul Winter - Senior RF Consultant, TTP plc

Paul Winter is a programme manager and RF engineer in the Communications and Wireless group at TTP. He has led numerous projects in commercial, industrial and healthcare sectors developing connected devices and precision instrumentation. Paul has a heritage in developing products integrating multiple wireless standards including GPS, GPRS, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and proprietary ISM band radios, deployed within multi-sensor systems for in-home and on-body applications, often coupled to 'Cloud' based analysis and visualisation services. In healthcare Paul has applied aspects of wireless, antennas and electronics to a number of medical devices including inhalers, glucose testing and point of care diagnostic instruments. Paul has also led several incubation projects for TTP's Carbon Trust Incubator, covering a wide range of cutting edge technologies. Paul joined TTP in 2006; prior to this he worked as a radio engineer for Global Communications developing high volume consumer in-home satellite and digital TV distribution equipment, as well as portable equipment for the 'on-location' broadcasting industry. Paul has a Masters degree in Electrical & Electronic Engineering from the University of Wales, Cardiff. He is a member of the Institute of Engineering and Technology, the Royal Academy of Engineering and is a Charted Engineer.

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TTP, Melbourn Science Park, Melbourn Hertfordshire, SG8 6EE

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