EPR Summit

The first EPR Summit is bringing together 150 NHS decision makers and those with Electronic Patient Records (EPRs) in their remit to share experiences and plans ahead of the mandate for all trusts to have an EPR in place by 2026.

The Summit, hosted by Healthcare Innovation Consortium on 1st May 2024, is bringing together NHS speakers and sector-leading experts with opportunities to meet a select number of EPR/EHR related suppliers from the UK and beyond. Taking place in the Queens Hotel in the centre of Leeds – a thriving digital ecosystem and home to NHS England and notably forward-thinking trusts and suppliers – delegates will hear from trusts from across different regions and at varying levels of digital maturity.

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Anita Chinda, Assistant Director of Programmes, NHS England
  • Dr Penny Kechagioglou, Chief Clinical Information Officer and deputy Chief Medical Officer, University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire
  • Dr Temi Akitikori, EPR Clinical Lead, MSE Innovation Fellow, Mid and South Essex NHS Trust
  • Jackie Edwards, Chief Clinical Digital Engagement Officer, Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Lee Rickles, Director and Chief Information Officer, Yorkshire & Humber
  • Andy Williams, Chief Digital Officer, Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust

Topics of conversation and presentation to include:

  • National and local strategies
  • The challenges of EPR procurement, finance, implementation and spread
  • The role of convergence in EPR success
  • Interoperability – fact or fiction
  • The importance of data standards in successful EPR embedment
  • What role does the national infrastructure play?
  • User centred design – which use cases (and why) are most important when starting out?
  • Data migration – how, what, who?
  • Benefits and efficiencies

The Summit’s Headline Sponsor is UK Healthcare IT provider Altera Digital Health, with further sponsorship from Egress, System C and IGEL Technology.

For more information and to book through event partners, Convenzis, click here.