Why eHealth, not telehealth is the future of remote care

Aired: Wednesday 24 June 2020. 8.30am BST | 5:30pm AEST (1 hour duration)

In this eHealth webinar we discuss and explore:

  • The key differences between eHealth and telehealth
  • Unprecedented recent changes in the way we deliver care globally, with a brief look at how different countries are adopting and using virtual technologies
  • The advantages of an eHealth strategy and the importance of a futureproofed plan
  • Key considerations for deployment (e.g. licensure, security and training), focusing on the needs of both healthcare providers and patients
  • Q & A session
  • Post-webinar, you will have:

    A more informed understanding of the difference between telehealth and eHealth, and how to build a futureproof virtual healthcare strategy.


    Dr Sam Shah
    Digital Health Technology Advisor

    Dr Sam Shah is a Global Clinical & Digital Adviser and has worked for the NHS.

    Sam was previously Director of Digital Development for NHSx, he is a clinician working in NHS primary care. Sam has worked on a number of initiatives including the flagship project to digitise urgent care in the NHS. He has worked across the UK health system in primary care, public health, acute services, education & training and regulation.

    Sam was one of the inaugural members of the NHS Digital Academy and is committed to improving diversity in the workforce.

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    Professor Shafi Ahmed
    Surgeon. Futurist. Innovator. Entrepreneur. Teacher.

    Professor Shafi Ahmed is a multi-award winning cancer surgeon and a recognised global clinical leader, futurist and educator, working at the very forefront of eHealth.

    Shafi earned the accolade of the world’s most watched ‘virtual surgeon’, by revolutionising surgical education with interactive virtual reality and streaming live operations worldwide.
    Now one of the top 20 global influencers in digital health and innovation, he is a renowned international speaker, leading high profile international programmes and events with regular appearances across mainstream TV and print media.

    He is an established ambassador for digital transformation and innovation, advising the UK government via the NHS assembly, the Abu Dhabi government and a number of major medtech, pharma and diagnostic companies.

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    David Taylor
    Managing Director – ignosys

    David Taylor is responsible for delivering eHealth solutions to a growing client base, right across the globe.

    With over a decade of strategic healthcare experience at Director level, David also sits on the board of Medacs Global Group, and is based full time in Dubai, working at the forefront of digital healthcare development.

    He is passionate about driving innovation, ensuring that solutions are built around the very latest technology, and are tightly aligned to the needs of clients and patients.

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