Favom, the pioneers in healthcare AI and machine learning, have been confirmed as the headline sponsor for Digital Health’s new show, Digital Health AI and Data 2023.

Favom is the marriage of some of the world’s leading data science and software development experts. The company delivers insight to improve outcomes in the public sector using data science and cutting-edge AI applications.

Favom works with some of the foremost experts in AI to collaboratively arrive at the answer in the pursuit of data-led innovation and insight. Some of the company’s current projects span emergency care, maternity and ophthalmology.

With a unique blend of emphasis on academic rigour and solutions developed with user experience-led design, the team at Favom are striving to positively impact as many lives as possible through data  

Digital Health AI and Data is the brand-new event for everyone working across health and care interested in better understanding latest developments in AI and data across UK healthcare, spanning keynotes to case studies, exploring regulation, ethics, skills, people, start-ups, platforms and infrastructure.

Favom join other confirmed major sponsors and exhibitors including Nuance, KPMG, dfine and FD, who will take part in the two-day conference and exhibition being run at the Business Design Centre in London, 30-31 October.

AI and Data will bring together health professionals, researchers, analysts, data scientists and start-ups, for educational sessions and best practice case studies on the latest and best examples of data science, AI and analytics in action across UK healthcare.

Favom’s keynote speaker, Prof Stefan Zohren, is an expert in AI and applied machine learning, a professor at Oxford University and Fellow of the Alan Turing Institute and Favom’s chief data scientist.

Prof Zohren will discuss how to take AI from research to real-world use, sharing some examples of AI being applied to healthcare organisations across the globe.

Delegates will also hear how Favom and digital transformation and managed services provider Fortrus are working with Singapore Health on diabetes prediction, Liverpool Women’s Hospital on predicting baby due dates and analysing ED data from across Dorset, Poole and Bournemouth hospitals.

Simon Skillen, CEO of Fortrus, said he was “thrilled” to confirm Stefan as keynote to explore the groundbreaking applications of AI and data insights within the “rapidly evolving area of healthcare dynamics”.

He added that the session would provide “a comprehensive understanding of how cutting-edge technology can be seamlessly integrated into medical practices”, for different members of the healthcare community, including:

· For doctors – discover how AI-powered diagnostics can augment clinical judgment, leading to more accurate and timely patient assessments.

· For nurses – gain invaluable insights into how AI-driven data can enhance patient monitoring and care coordination, streamlining workflows and improving patient outcomes.

· For consultants – delve into the realm of predictive analytics, uncovering novel ways to leverage data for research and treatment development.

· For NHS senior management – shed light on strategic implementations of AI and data solutions that can revolutionise healthcare delivery; ensuring operational efficiency and benchmarking KPI’s in real time, whilst improving patient satisfaction.

“We are really pleased to welcome Favom as headline sponsor. Their pioneering work with data, AI and analytics for improving patient outcomes makes them a great fit for AI and Data 2023,” said Jon Hoeksma, CEO of Digital Health.

The AI and Data programme runs across two stages over two days. The AI stage is focused on latest developments in the safe development, regulation and deployment of AI tools in health.

The Data stage will explore key projects and themes including health data research platforms, research and analytics, security, governance and consent.

The programme is designed to interest data scientists, analysts, researchers, doctors, nurses, AHPs and clinicians and IT professionals working across all parts of the NHS, and has been developed with partners including Health Data Research UK, Great Ormond Street Hospital’s Data Research, Innovation and Virtual Environments, DigitalHealth.London, techUK and Digital Health and Care Alliance.

In addition to the two main stages, the AI and Data Start-up Showcase and Health Data Research Showcase in the exhibition will feature some of the most exciting start-ups in the area and showcase NHS AI case studies.

A full agenda

Confirmed speakers across the AI and Data programme include:

· Ming Tang, chief data and analytics officer, NHS England

· Chris Wigley, CEO, Genomics England

· Raghib Ali, chief medical officer and joint chief investigator, Our Future Health

· Dom Cushnan, director of AI, imaging & deployment, NHS England

· Dr Nadine Hachach-Haram, founder and CEO of Proximie

· Harris Shuaib, consultant clinical scientist and head of the clinical scientific computing section, Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS FT

· Dr Umang Patel, CCIO, Microsoft UK

· Simon Noel, CNIO, Oxford University Hospitals NHS FT

· Dione Rogers, deputy chief nurse & CNIO, Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals

· Dr Hatim Abdulhussein, national clinical lead for AI and Digital Workforce, NHS England

“AI and data offer huge potential to provide tools and insights that will enable us to transform the delivery of health and care.

“The launch of ChatGPT has clearly turbo-charged interest in generative AI but the revolution was already underway in health. On data and research, meanwhile, we are seeing a series of key developments on large scale data research environments that offer huge potential to accelerate research,” Hoeksma added.

“With just two months to go until AI and Data, I warmly invite anyone interested in exploring the multi-faceted AI and data-driven digital health revolution, to join us for our exciting inaugural event,” said Hoeksma

AI and Data is free for NHS, public sector, non-for-profit and third sector providers, charitable sectors, academics and researchers.

AI and Data is from the organisers of the acclaimed Digital Health Rewired and Digital Health Summer Schools events.

Register your place here.