The 15th National Health Summit

February 7th, Croke Park, Dublin

8:50

Welcome from the Chair

Audrey Carville

Audrey Carville

Broadcaster and Host, Morning Ireland, Radio 1

9:00

MINISTERIAL ADDRESS

Simon Harris TD

Simon Harris TD

Minister for Health (invited)

MORNING PLENARY: Implementing reform: The first concrete steps

9:20

OPENING ADDRESS: Leading health policy implementation

What is the rationale and role of the Sláintecare Programme Office? Laura explains how the implementation office will work in driving this major change programme.

Laura Magahy BA, MBA

Laura Magahy BA, MBA

Director, Sláintecare Programme Office, Department of Health

9:45

MORNING KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Governance challenges for Ireland’s health service

Introducing the new Chairman of the HSE, Sir Ciarán Devane, who will explain the HSE’s strategy for better governance as well as how to build public trust and confidence in the HSE and the health service overall.

Sir Ciarán Devane

Sir Ciarán Devane

Designate Chairman of the Board, HSE and Chief Executive, The British Council

10:10

Value Improvement: How do you care for today while building the health of tomorrow?

Dr Susan Thomas

Dr Susan Thomas

Health Partner, EY UK & Ireland

10:30

Q&A with speakers

10:45

Morning Break

Choose your track

Stream 1: The future of hospitals

Stream 2: Patient care and safety

STREAM 3: Sláintecare

1.15

Lunch

AFTERNOON PLENARY: What does the future hold?

2:20

Welcome back from the Chair

Audrey Carville

Audrey Carville

Broadcaster and Host, Morning Ireland, Radio 1

2:25

AFTERNOON KEYNOTE ADDRESS

John Connaghan

John Connaghan

Interim Director General, Health Services Executive

2:50

How far, how fast and at what scale can the transition to digital health be made?

Overcoming vulnerabilities and best practices for realising a smooth transition to “mainstream” digital health. How can we create smarter systems that are useful, usable and used?

Martin Curley

Martin Curley

CIO, Health Services Executive and CEO, eHealth Ireland

3.15

Q&A with speakers

3:25

Interview with former HSE Director General, Tony O’Brien

Tony O’Brien

Tony O’Brien

Former Director General of the Health Service

3:50

Closing remarks and summit close