Southern Institute for
Health Informatics

2000 Conference

14th September 2000

Park Building, University of Portsmouth

Programme for the day

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The venue for the conference is the Park Building. Floor 2 (where the main meeting rooms are) is one floor up from the foyer.


Foyer (registration)

Room 2.05 (coffee)

Room 2.15 (exhibition)

Basement refectory (lunch)

Main Lecture Theatre (room 2.23)

Small Lecture Theatre (room 2.07)

Seminar Room (room 2.16)


Coffee and registration






Jim Briggs, SIHI Co-ordinator




Session 0: Setting the scene (chair: Jim Briggs)

Ben Stanberry
Director, Centre for Law Ethics and Risk in Telemedicine, Cardiff
Tackling barriers to health telematics: Crossing the chasm and entering the tornado

David Freer (in place of Toto Gronlund)
NHS Information Authority, Electronic Record Development and Implementation Programme (ERDIP)
EHR, from concept to patient held reality







Session 1A: E-health (chair: Dick Curry)

Mat Jordan
Content Manager, NHS Direct Online
NHS Direct Online: progress and pitfalls

Ahmad Risk
Physician and Editor of Health Informatics Europe
The International eHealth Code of Ethics

Kara Bishop
Director, Tele-Med Solutions Ltd
Telemedicine in Palliative Care - rationale and clinical outcomes

Rakhi Rajani & Mark Perry
Department of Information Systems and Computing, Brunel University
The Reality of Medical Work, Considering Implications for Technology

Session 1B: The information explosion (chair: Reyer Zwiggelaar)

Jeremy Wyatt
School of Public Policy, University College London
Knowledge management by clinical professionals

Pritpal Tamber
BioMed Central
The benefits and pitfalls of free internet access to medical information on doctors and patients

Paul Blackburn
Managing Director, Intouch with Health Ltd
Delivering health information and advice via five electronic channels

Paul Whatling
Director, Faculty of Medical Informatics Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
Diploma in Medical Informatics, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh








Session 2A: Telemedicine (chair: Fiona McLean)

John Erbetta
The virtual hospital project

Alan Lock
The Determination of an Optimal Technical Standard for Minor Injuries Telemedicine

Paul McLaren
Consultant Psychiatrist, South London & Maudsley NHS Trust and chair of the Telemedicine Forum of the Royal Society of Medicine
Telepsychiatry in primary care

Session 2B: Electronic patient records (chair: Jeremy Wyatt)

David Hancorn
Silicon Bridge Research Ltd
The potential benefits of a shared EPR

Derek Jones
Selecting your EPR Partner

followed by a Panel discussion involving the speakers



Tea break




Session 3A: Primary care informatics (chair: Brian Higginson)

Panel discussion involving John-Jo Campbell (Portsmouth Health Authority), Brian Ellis (GP in Petersfield) and Paul McLaren



Session 3C (chair: Dick Curry)


Simon Brownsell
Anchor Trust / Barnsley District General Hospital NHS Trust
Preventative aspects of telecare: report on the Anchor Trust/BT trial




This programme is subject to minor change and no guarantee can be given of the participation of any speaker nor of the time at which they will speak

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