Lee DentithFounder & CEO, Now Healthcare Group
Lee Dentith is the Founder & CEO of Now Healthcare Group. Passionate about new ideas, technology & cutting-edge innovation, Lee has strategically directed several successful UK projects for businesses across multiple sectors. He established the largest independent media agency outside of London, developing unique software for analysing traditional and digital media spend and working with clients in the healthcare sector such as the NHS, Bupa Partnership and Spire. Lee was involved in Google’s arrival into the UK market, working closely with the technology company’s Irish branch in an advisory role which saw him contribute to the coordination of Google’s B2B strategies.
Tim NgCTO, Now Healthcare Group
Chief Technology Officer at Now Healthcare Group - creating new technology solutions and innovations for the mHealth sector. Focus on commercial technology strategy, DevOps and next gen architecture. Tim has over 16 years’ experience leading tech teams in a variety of settings. Some of the core platforms developed by Tim have been integrated with large scale Enterprise Systems and Web APIs with Yahoo, Google and MIVA. Prior to joining Now Healthcare Group, Tim has worked for Fujitsu, Latitude Group, threeSixty Services LLP (Standard Life) and tech start-up Property Moose.
CEO Lee Dentith & CIO Tim Ng
Through various services NHG enables not only remote consultation between GP and patient, but also the delivery of medicines to a patient's home or office, as well as facilitating collection from local pharmacies.
NHG’s platforms give users the instant medical care they need, eradicating lengthy waiting times and making appointments more accessible to the general public and private sector companies.
Their cross-platform app means that patients can discuss their symptoms with professional doctors from the comfort of their own home or on the go. The Now Pharmacy distribution hubs, for nationwide medicine deliveries, guarantee overnight delivery of medicines to the patient’s door and within London patients can receive medication is as little as 2 hours.
Come hear from the CEO & CIO of Now Healthcare Group on how they grew their start-up to a multi-million pound company and how their innovation is disrupting the way primary healthcare is delivered in the UK.
Alex Cahana, MD, MAS, FIPPSVP Digital Strategies, TRT International US
With over 25 years of clinical experience Dr. Cahana is Senior VP at TRT International and the newly formed TRT International US Ltd. He works with State and Federal agencies on policies to improve health care and reduce opioid-related deaths, is a Subject Matter Expert for the Department of Defense and the Veterans Administration and consults multiple companies and start ups on how to integrate digital technologies and digiceuticals into healthcare. He is a Professor in Science, Technology and Health Studies at the University of Washington and teaches Healthcare Redesign at the Pratt Institute of Design in NYC. Dr. Cahana has published over one hundred publications and received multiple awards, among them -- the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) Best Practice, the Association of American Medical Colleges Innovation Health Care award, and the University of Washington President’s medal for remarkable leadership, social impact and public service.
Dr. Alex Cahana, SVP Digital Strategies
Virtual reality (VR) has been used to manage pain and distress associated with a wide variety of known painful medical procedures (including severe burns, cancer pain and chronic pain). In clinical settings and experimental studies, participants immersed in VR experience reduced levels of pain, general distress/unpleasantness and report a desire to use VR again during painful medical procedures.
Come hear from Dr. Alex Cahana of CLAAD on the clinical applications of VR in the medical setting and how this can help reduce costs by decreasing the dependency on opioids & provide patients with a better quality of care.