Clinical Director – Patient Experience and System Performance Division
Ministry of Health NSW
Digital Healthcare Day One: Wednesday, 17 March 2021
Tuesday, January 1st, 2019
10:10 AM Great Debate: Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare: Does it Facilitate or Dehumanise the Patient Experience?
Artificial intelligence (AI) has huge potential to transform healthcare as we know it. But despite the potentially significant efficiency savings it promises, is it the right way to go? What’s more, how do we ensure the human touch currently given isn’t lost in AI’s advancement?
Watch two teams battle it out as they debate the whether AI facilitates or endangers the relationship between the clinician and patient.
1:30 PM Become a Hospital of the Future: Exploring the Challenges and Roadmap for a Virtual Health System in Australia
Internationally, the shift towards virtual hospitals is gaining momentum, with the Australian healthcare system slowly catching up. At NSW Health, they are trialing virtual monitoring and virtual care in many pockets across NSW. Learn how to:
- Define key principles for becoming a virtual hospital, which include the need for funding models, high priority on quality and safety of care, integrated clinical pathways and willing coalition of clinicians
- Break the boundaries with digital innovation to aid this transformation, such as emerging AI technologies that improve patient experience by providing real-time access to medical knowledge
- Apply lessons learned from national and international examples of hospitals that are on the virtual care journey