Improving the early detection of people at risk of deterioration, in acute care, GP surgeries and in care homes will improve outcomes, provide a better experience of care and reduce pressure on the finite resources of the health and care system.
Join us in Liverpool on 24th and 25th January 2017 to bring new thinking to this challenge. This event will be held at Blackburne House, Blackburne Place, Liverpool L8 7PE. Dates and timings are: 24th - 09.30-17.00 and 25th 09.00 - 16.00.
This is a HACKATHON. It will be an unique and inspiring two-day event, with practical problem solving.
Hackathons represent a hands on, dynamic approach to finding innovative solutions to wicked problems and are being used worldwide to develop new ways of improving healthcare and well being. Want to know more? Go to www.innovationagencynwc.nhs.uk/news-events/hackathons
We are seeking participants from a wide-range of professions as well as patients:
Healthcare: Scientists, microbiologists, clinicians, care professionals, commissioners, GPs, community care professionals, citizen representatives, carers, elderly care physicians, public health and mental health professionals.
Academia: Information management technology, engineering, computer science, bio-medical sciences and design.
Business: SMEs, technology companies, pharma and medical devices.
PLACES ARE LIMITED TO 100. THERE IS NO CHARGE AS THIS EVENT IS SUPPORTED BY THE INNOVATION AGENCY, LIVERPOOL UNIVERSITY AND ROYAL LIVERPOOL AND BROADGREEN UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL NHS FOUNDATION TRUST.
As we need to ensure a diverse range of participants, your application will be reviewed by the organisers and a place confirmed to you. The application process will close on Friday 23rd December. Please note that it's really important that you are available to attend both days.
Challenges will be pitched by you, the participants, teams will then be formed to find a solution to one of these challenges. Teams pitch their solutions on day two to a panel of judges. So it is vital that you commit to attending the full two-day event. The winning solution/s will receive a wealth of support from the Innovation Agency - further details will be available shortly.
If you would like further information or have any questions, please contact the organisers. 01772 520252. firstname.lastname@example.org