Industry leaders debate mobile health at TechnologyWorld09

Cambridge Wireless Healthcare Special Interest Group will tackle some hard questions facing healthcare systems around the world during its ‘Mobile Health’ seminars at TechnologyWorld09 (23 to 24 November).

The UK is at the forefront of the health technology sector, developing solutions to address issues facing ageing developed economies, growly sophisticated developing economies and public expenditure constraints

With NHS’s high level of IT investment 98% of British GPs use IT systems for electronic medical records. According to NHS Connecting for Health technology, has saved the NHS at least £208 million.

During UK Trade & Investment’s (UKTI) TechnologyWorld09 speakers from Hidalgo, Orange, University of Birmingham, MiLife and iPLATO Healthcare will debate how the UK’s wireless technology sector will help primary care, hospital, social care and consumer products.

Themes explored includes wireless in health monitoring in tough environments, e-health, body area networks, a revolution in personalised preventative health systems and linking GPs and their patients for efficiency and health promotion.

Cambridge Wireless CEO Soraya Jones said:

”Cambridge Wireless is delighted to work with UKTI to deliver a world class series of seminars on mobile health. These seminars will address and tackle the issues on the use of technology to help the increasing ageing society of our future.”

The Cambridge Wireless Healthcare Special Interest Group seminars are championed by Networks for Independent Living’s David Cudby, TTP Group’s Michael Lukin, Cambridge Consultants’ Paul Williamson, CSR’s Arif Rahman and Airwave Solutions’ Justin Paul.

Delegates attending TechnologyWorld09 can register to attend the seminars as part of the meeting booking system.

TechnologyWorld09 is one of the UK’s largest technology meet-the-buyer events. The two-day event at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry gives British firms a platform to build international business. Over 200 delegates have already signed up. Last year TechnologyWorld09 generated an estimated £30 million in business deals for attending companies.

For more information on the Cambridge Wireless Healthcare Special Interest Group seminars visit http://scottishhealthcare.co.uk/tw09

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