Event programme - Diagnostic Evidence Co

Diagnostic Evidence Cooperative (DEC) London
Summer Open Day on 1st July 2015
Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
09:00 - 09:30
09:30 - 09:45
09:45 - 10:30
10:30 - 11:00
11:00 - 11:40
11:40 - 12:30
12:30 - 13:30
13:30 - 14:10
14:10 - 15:20
15:20 - 15:50
15:50 - 16:30
Welcome – Professor George Hanna, Director of DEC-London
Session 1: Evidence for Point-of-Care Diagnostic Devices
‘Evidence Requirements for POC-IVD Adoption’ - Mr. Jeremy Huddy (Clinical
Research Fellow at DEC-London)
‘How Decision Analysis can Inform Design Choices’ – Professor Lawrence Phillips
(Emeritus Professor of Decision Sciences at London School of Economics)
‘The Human Factors Approach to Design’ – Professor Peter Buckle (Research
Professor, The Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design, Royal College of Art)
Session 2: The Clinical Perspective
‘Professor Jonathan Weber (Jefferiss Professor of Communicable Diseases and GU
Medicine, and the Director of Research for the Faculty of Medicine at Imperial
College London)
Professor Wendy Atkin (Cancer Screening and Prevention Research Group (CSPRG),
Imperial College London)
Session 3: The Industry Perspective
‘A Novel Point-of-Care Enzymatic Method to Enhance pH based Confirmation of
Correct Nasogastric Tube Placement’ Dr. Reuben Carr, Ingenza
‘Pathway Improvements using High Quality Rapid Diagnostics’ - Dr. Jayne Ellis, Alere
Lunch and Poster Session
Session 4: Interactive Workshops
Workshop 1: ‘Why Human Factors is your answer…’ led by Dr. Simone Borsci,
Human Factors Expert at DEC-London and Professor Peter Buckle, RCA.
Workshop 2: ‘Decision Analysis and Problem Solving’ led by Dr. Melody Ni,
Methodologist at DEC-London and Professor Lawrence Phillips, LSE.
Workshop 3: Dragons Den with Clinicians: Apply to present your technology or
Point-of-Care device to a panel of clinicians for instant feedback.
Session 5: Technology Push and Clinical Pull: Unmet POC Diagnostic Needs
‘Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) Breath Analysis in Oesophago-Gastric Cancer’ –
Mr. Tom Wiggins, Clinical Research Fellow at Imperial College
‘Point-of-Care Diagnostics in Infectious Diseases’ – Professor Alison Holmes
(Professor of Infectious Diseases, Director of Infection Prevention and Control (DIPC)
for Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust)
‘Unmet Point-of-Care Needs in Diabetes’ – Dr. Nick Oliver (Honorary Clinical Senior
Lecturer, Consultant physician, diabetes and endocrinology, Imperial College
Panel Discussion: ‘Using the Design Process to Improve Healthcare Products: What
are the Major Challenges?’
Professor Peter Buckle, Gianpaolo Fusari (Royal College of Art), Jonathan West
(HELIX Centre) and Professor James Barlow (Chair in Technology and Innovation
Closing Remarks - Professor George Hanna, Director of DEC-London