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RMIT Garden Building, Bowen Street, 010.05.089
Gamification in health
Games are fun, experimental, challenging as well as powerful tools that have the potential to change the patients' behaviour, attitudes and improve their health. Join us to discuss the role of games in healthcare.
The discussion and presentations in this session will include a variety of gamified approaches to managing healthcare delivery from the patient wellbeing perspective as well as the management control of healthcare providers.
The following will be presented for interactive discussion 20 mins each (plus conversation and refreshments)
Serious Games in Healthcare - Patient Mix Choices and the Case of Influenza: Gillian Vesty, Associate Professor, School of Accounting, RMIT
Digital Innovations in Healthcare - Connected Health Solutions Professor Minna Pikkarainen - Professor of Connected Health, Oulu University Finland
Clinical Trials and the use of gamification in patient journeys - Doctor Miia Jansson - Clinical Scientist, Oulu University Hospital
Join us to learn about the role of games in healthcare and in particular to discuss a gamified behavioural issues based on the recent Inluenza A outbreak.
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Pivotal Software, Second Floor, The Warehouse, 211 Old St, London EC1V 9NR, UK
(S)ex Machina: Should digital technology play a part in our sexual health? (London)
Sex. Sexuality. Sex positivity. Safe sex. Feeling sexy. These are all crucial areas of our physical and mental health but should we be using digital tools to keep our sexual health in working order?
One HealthTech invites you to an evening where we’ll be asking an amazing line up of speakers this question - should digital technology play a part in our sexual health?
We’ll be examining how digital tech innovation is transforming the way we manage our sexual health, the way we feel and talk about it, and what happens when we’re between the sheets (alone or with company).
With leading voices in women’s health, sexuality and technology, we’re asking the difficult questions, the awkward questions and the ones you might not expect. All this will be followed by some drinks and nibbles, provided by our lovely friends at Pivotal Software and a chance to network with all the other awesome healthtechies!
18:00: Arrivals & registration
18:30: Welcome from One HealthTech and a word from our sponsor Pivotal Software
18:40: Our speakers answer the question - should digital technologies play a part in our sexual health?
----- Dr Achyuta V Nori - Consultant GU/ Sexual & Reproductive Health/HIV physician, GSTT | @AchyutaNori
----- Alma Ramirez-Acosta - Co-Founder and CEO, Vibio | @alma_rac & @myvibio
----- Hoda Ali – Community Outreach Manager and anti-FGM activist | @HodoMAli
----- Virginia Sofia Cerrone - Co-founder and CMO, Pureeros | @CerroneVirginia @Pureeros
----- Dr Paula Baraitser - Consultant in Sexual Health, King’s College Hospital/Clinical Director, SH:24 | @sh24_nhs
----- Dr Leila CG Frodsham Consultant Gynaecologist and Specialist in Psychosexual Medicine | @Natility2 @leilafrodsham @ipm_org_uk
19.45: Panel debate
20:15: Drinks, nibbles and networking
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More about our speakers:
Dr Paula Baraitser - Consultant in Sexual Health, King’s College Hospital/Clinical Director, SH:24 | @sh24_nhs
Paula is a consultant in sexual health at King’s College Hospital and co-founder and clinical director of the online sexual health service, SH:24. She has spent the last five years delivering and researching online sexual health services.
Alma Ramirez-Acosta - Co-Founder and CEO, Vibio | @alma_rac & @myvibio
Alma is CEO and co-founder of Vibio, a sextech start-up creating innovative sex toys that challenge people to explore their pleasure. Their mission is to present pleasure in a natural way, so as to encourage everyone to feel comfortable with themselves and their sexuality. Alma is highly passionate about new technologies and their potential to increase sexual wellbeing, a taboo subject that affects everyone's lives but is rarely spoken about.
Hoda Ali – Community Outreach Manager and anti-FGM activist | @HodoMAli
Hoda Ali is a nurse and a human rights activist. She underwent female genital mutilation (FGM) in Somalia at the age of seven, resulting in lifelong consequences, including losing the ability to have children. She draws on her own experiences and professional skills to campaign to defend the rights of girls and to end FGM.
As part of this work, she co-founded the Vavengers, an FGM awareness-raising charity and is also a trustee for 28TooMany, a charity established to undertake research and provide knowledge and tools to those working to end FGM worldwide. She has appeared in 'The Cruel Cut', a BAFTA-nominated Channel 4 documentary about FGM, as well as the documentary film “100 Vaginas” about the work of photographer Laura Dodsworth aiming to debunk notions of shame around women's bodies.
Hoda currently leads a ground-breaking project to end FGM in London Perivale Primary School with Ealing Council, involving children, parents and staff. The project has now been rolled out to 16 schools was recently showcased in parliament and in recognition of its success.
She has also been nominated as an Amnesty International Human Rights Defender and appears on the Suffragette Spirit Map.
Dr Achyuta V Nori - Consultant GU/ Sexual & Reproductive Health/HIV physician | @AchyutaNori
Achyuta is the NIHR South London Clinical Research Network STI research champion. He leads a Care Redesign programme which is a patient-staff co-design initiative to deliver personalised and holistic accessible sexual health and is exploring digital/technology opportunities to complement traditional healthcare. In his free time, he is completing his PhD thesis and loves opera.
Dr Leila CG Frodsham Consultant Gynaecologist and Specialist in Psychosexual Medicine | @Natility2 @leilafrodsham @ipm_org_uk
Dr Leila CG Frodsham is a Consultant Gynaecologist and Specialist in Psychosexual Medicine, BMS Accredited Menopause Sub Specialist and Medical Lead for Natility. Leila has worked in both Gynaecology and Psychosexual Medicine for over twenty years and as a consultant for 10. Her special interests lie with sexual pain disorders (including vulvodynia and vaginismus), tocophobia (morbid fear of childbirth), sexuality and fertility, vulval dermatoses, menopause and ejaculatory disorders in men. Her research was in Mother to Embryo Viral (HIV) Transmission risk in Assisted Conception. She is passionate about the destigmatisation of sexual difficulties and education for health care professionals (at under and postgraduate levels) in the area to make disclosure by those affected easier. She is on the advisory panel for the Vagina Museum, Ex offcia chair, programme secretary and media spokesperson for the Institute of Psychosexual Medicine and a Spokesperson for the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. She is widely published both in peer-reviewed journals, podcasts and in the popular media.
She has recorded podcasts for The Guardian and The BMJ and has published a number of books, including: An introduction to Psychosexual Medicine - edited by Pippa Brough and Margaret Denman, The Female Mind RCPsych, Biopsychosocial Obstetrics and Gynaecology, BSPOG, Ten Teachers in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Latest Edition.
Virginia Sofia Cerrone - Co-founder and CMO, Pureeros | @CerroneVirginia @Pureeros
Cofounder of pureeros, a platform for women's sexual wellness, and Forbes featured female founder “breaking barriers in sexual wellness”, Virginia made the first ever crowdfunding campaign from the Sexual Wellness industry on Crowdcube. "Pleasure is health" advocate. Editor in Chief of Pureeros Edit - mag dedicated to women’s sexuality.
More about our sponsor, Pivotal Software:
Pivotal is transforming the way the world builds software. Organisations across the world run on Pivotal. The results are transformational. Through the adoption of our platform, tools, and methodology, these companies have unleashed innovation and reduced time-to-market, spending less to maintain their existing application portfolio. Results span industries, including automotive, financial services, industrial, media and retail. In the Public Sector, we have worked with organisations as diverse as the United States Airforce, National Geospatial Agency, The US Internal Revenue Service and the UK Home Office. In Healthcare we have worked with the likes of GRAIL, Cardinal Health, Express Scripts and CVS to deliver solutions that deliver better research and health outcomes for patients. We would be delighted to talk to you about these in more detail.
Don’t be shy. Join One HealthTech for an evening of exploring the ways in which digital technologies are transforming our sexual health and our sex lives…
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Croke Park, Jones' Rd, Drumcondra, Dublin 3, Co. Dublin, Ireland
One HealthTech Ireland Breakfast
We have the perspective from health of a female IT team and from An Gardai from a male IT team on what works, what doesn’t work, and how to create a more diverse team. Come to hear how we can work together to take steps to have a more diverse and inclusive environment.
We are also delighted to announce our One HealthTech Accessibility Fund!
We’ve been awarded a Fairer Tech grant from doteveryone to make our events more accessible (woop woop!)
If for any reason there are barriers to engaging in the community we invite anyone to apply for up to €30 (but ask for more if you need, worth a try) per person per event to cover personal costs to improve this. The money can cover just about anything, including but not limited to child/other care, taxis if you’re not able-bodied, trains if you live out in the countryside, a live captioner, recording of the event or loss of earnings if you have a side job along your studies. Who are we to judge! If you feel it’s a barrier, we agree too.
We are delighted to have Health and An Gardai Siochana coming together to have breakfast and discuss the importance of diversity in teams! Registration from 7:00am. Start 7:30am.
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Royal Leamington College, Warwick New Rd, Leamington Spa CV32 5JE, UK
Molly Ollys Story Jam 3 (Midlands)
For those of you who haven't attended one of our previous story jams, please do have a read of the info below to find out more!
The OHT Birmingham hub have teamed up with the Institute of Coding, Coventry and Warwickshire Local Enterprise Partnership and Molly Olly’s Wishes to run a series of story hacks.
Molly Olly’s Wishes was set up by Tim and Rachel Ollerenshaw in 2011 following the death of their daughter, Molly to cancer aged 8. Molly had been diagnosed when she was 3 years old and underwent numerous operations , chemotherapy, radiotherapy, stem cell transplant, blood transfusions……..the list goes on. It was a constant battle for her and extremely tough on Molly’s siblings, Ben and Maeve (2 and 5 years old at diagnosis). Supporting patients and their family’s emotional well-being through that journey can help them to navigate the treatment journey.
Molly Olly’s Wishes is a local charity with national reach which supports children with terminal or life threatening illnesses and helps them and their families to help with their emotional wellbeing. They have developed therapeutic toys and books to both children directly and to hospitals throughout the UK. These books have won the British Medical Association Patient Information awards.
They have a character called Olly the Brave who goes through cancer treatment and experiences all sorts of scary things. The books have gone down a storm for primary aged children but the charity have identified a need for something a bit more grown up to support secondary school aged children who have the same problems and anxieties.
Enter the Leamington games industry…..
We are putting together a crack team of specialists and running a series of 3 story jams at the absolutely awesome STEM centre at Leamington College to turn Olly and his journey into a digital product to help children round the country (possibly the world) to deal with a difficult diagnosis and the feelings this creates for the affected child and the ripples to siblings and school friends.
We aren’t superstitious so we are having the first story jam on Friday 13th September with 2 more happening before Christmas. We are working on a way for people to submit / provide feedback online so if you don’t want to come to the place voted the best place to live in the UK for a day trip (I’ll be making cakes) then we hope you’ll be able to contribute from afar using the Itch platform.
We understand that an understanding of IP rights and ownership is important in these sorts of events where there is existing IP being built upon.
We have asked our legal advisors to give a brief so that everyone is clear on who owns what and will send that through as soon as we have agreed it.
We hope you’ll join us in working together to help make the journey with cancer easier for the young people of the UK.
We have a little fund to make our events more accessible (woop woop!)
If for any reason there are barriers to engaging in the community we invite anyone to apply for up to £30 (but ask for more if you need, worth a try) per person per event to cover personal costs to improve this. The money can cover just about anything, including but not limited to child/other care, taxis if travelling around is tricky, trains if you live out in the countryside, a live-captioner, recording of the event or loss of earnings if you have a side job along your studies. Who are we to judge! If you feel it’s a barrier, we agree too. Find out more
Join us for the final story jam to help turn the stories from Molly Olly into a digital product for pre teens and teens with cancer in the UK.
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Microsoft Offices, Waverley Gate, 2-4 Waterloo Pl, Edinburgh EH1 3EG, UK
One HealthTech Edinburgh’s Xmas event (Edinburgh)
For this year’s xmas event we’re planning to celebrate the OHT Edinburgh community’s successes, big and small, in our usual friendly and relaxed style! If you’ve got something you’d like to share with the community - be that achievements, requests or shout-outs - let us know on the registration form or by emailing email@example.com.
Whatever your individual identity, background and sector, please join us! The xmas event is the perfect opportunity to come along, find out what we’re all about and help us to build a truly inclusive healthtech community here in Edinburgh.
18:00 Welcome from OHT Edinburgh
18:05 Welcome from our hosts Microsoft
18:15 Keynote speaker (TBA)
18:50 Networking, refreshments and celebrating!
20:00 Venue closes
During the networking we will have a specific area to celebrate everyone’s successes. This will include rotating slides with individuals’/companies’ achievements, requests and shout-outs. Microsoft will also have a separate area for you to play with some cool tech for accessibility.
As we approach the festive season, we are holding an informal health tech mingling event in central Cambridge. We are hiring out a private area at a cheery venue (we’ve recce’d the Lab and the Old Bicycle Shop so far) to host a networking event filled with tinsel, holiday music and social space for sharing the amazing things you're all up to.
What – fun festive networking event, with opportunities to share your story