Events

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Join us for one of our regular healthcare round tables. Simply email to register your interest and we'll be in touch with dates, venues and topics.  Email gary.britnell@synapps-solutions.com

Join us at the NHS Clinical Commissioners Annual Members’ Event

August 23rd, 2016 - SynApps will be attending the NHS Clinical Commissioners Annual Members' Event on 3 November 2016 at the Amba Hotel, Marble Arch. This year the event will look at how CCGs are delivering for local populations with NHS England Chief Executive Simon Stevens as a keynote speaker. The agenda will focus on the key current issues for CCGs, including the future of commissioning, the ways in which local partnerships and effective resource allocation can support the delivery of the Five Year Forward View and how to make the difficult commissioning decisions locally that will allow this to happen. See here for more details.

See us at two UK health events in November, EHI Live & NHS Clinical Commissioners Annual Members’ Event

We’ll be attending two major health events in November 2016. EHI Live is the UK's number one show for all those involved in digital health, hospital information and healthcare innovation. In November, more than 4,000 professionals dedicated to IT healthcare will attend EHI Live to discuss frontline use of healthcare technology and just what products will shape the future of the healthcare industry and we'll be there. More on EHI here NHS Clinical Commissioners Annual Members' Event is the only independent membership organisation of clinical commissioning groups. The event will focus on the key current issues for CCGs, including the future of commissioning, the ways in which local partnerships and effective resource allocation can support the delivery of the Five Year Forward View and how to make the difficult commissioning decisions locally that will allow this to happen. Find out more here. More information coming up.  Mark the dates in your diary.  Drop by and meet the SynApps Healthcare team at these two major health events.  

Join us on June 22nd/June 23rd – London and Liverpool Healthcare Events

Have you registered for our events yet?  We still have places.  Click on the register link below London, June 22 – King’s College, Waterloo Campus, London SE1 9NH  Richard Jefferson, Head of Programme Commissioning at NHS England, will be joined by David Taylor, Programme Lead at Virtual Worlds and Medical Media at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust. Register Liverpool, June 23 – Maritime Museum, Liverpool L3 4AQ David Walliker, CIO at Liverpool Women’s NHS Foundation Trust will be leading this session, highlighting the strategies and solutions that have helped Liverpool Women’s achieve the highest level of digital maturity for both its readiness and infrastructure. Register

SynApps Announces June Healthcare Event Series

May 23rd, 2016 - SynApps has today announced dates for  its June Healthcare event series. Working in collaboration with partners Alfresco and Kainos Evolve, the healthcare seminars bring together clinical teams to develop digital maturity and improve patient care and offer an opportunity to discuss how optimising the flow of information and processes within healthcare organisations is vital to achieving this aim. Supported by NHS England, the events will be led by national programme leads plus CIOs from two of the UK's most digitally mature Trusts, who wil share learning from successful projects. Aimed at CIOs, IT Leads, Operations Directors and Commissioners, these free to attend sessions run from 1.30pm to 6pm and will be followed by a Q&A panel, drinks and canapés.


  London, June 22 - King’s College, Waterloo Campus, London SE1 9NH  Richard Jefferson, Head of Programme Commissioning at NHS England, will be joined by David Taylor, Programme Lead at Virtual Worlds and Medical Media at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust. Register Liverpool, June 23 - Maritime Museum, Liverpool L3 4AQ David Walliker, CIO at Liverpool Women’s NHS Foundation Trust will be leading this session, highlighting the strategies and solutions that have helped Liverpool Women’s achieve the highest level of digital maturity for both its readiness and infrastructure. Register

Save time and money through Contract Lifecycle Management

Does Legal Budget Pressure sound familiar?  Learn how Contract Lifecycle management can enable your legal services transformation. This webinar will discuss how you can you ensure business efficiency, secure external collaboration whilst staying compliant though the contract lifecycle process.  Addressing topics such as contract content re-use and maintaining corporate standards as well as reviewing timelines, productivity and period visibility. The session will also demonstrate the benefits of authoring, secure external collaboration through Hybrid sync and streamline contract management lifecycle. Date to be announced

The SynApps 2016 Webinar Series

Announcing the 2016 SynApps Healthcare Webinar Series.  Starting in March, look out for webinar dates soon to be announced

Webinar: Improve your Contract Management process with Alfresco

https://www.alfresco.com/events/webinars/improve-your-contract-management-process-alfresco?mkt_tok=3RkMMJWWfF9wsRovuanJZKXonjHpfsX56e0oWKSzlMI%2F0ER3fOvrPUfGjI4ATcpkM6%2BTFAwTG5toziV8R7TAL81s088QXBfgWhen? 15 December 2015, 11.00 - 12.00 (GMT) Join Alfresco and SynApps' Mark Winstone & Neil Bates to discover the Alfresco Contract Management Solution. The webinar session will address the most common challenges that companies have to handle when doing business with customers, suppliers and even internal departments regarding contracts. Register here today

Upcoming Events

Want to catch up with the SynApps Healthcare team? See us at the NHS Supply Chain event “Yorkshire Collaborative supplier day” on 17th November. Drop by and have a chat with the team  

September Healthcare Events. Open Source: The Key to Sharing Patient Information Across the NHS

We look forward to welcoming you and your colleagues to our latest Healthcare events. Join us, NHS England, Bolton NHS Foundation Trust, Alfresco and Fortrus at the Museum of Science and Industry Manchester on Tuesday 8th of September.  A few places still remain.  Register today Open Source Manchester               Join us, NHS England, Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, Alfresco and Fortrus at the Kings Fund London on September 24th.  Register today Open Source-London

A Healthcare Debate on Open Source VNAs

SynApps and Alfresco present a panel of healthcare and technology practitioners to debate Open Source VNAs.  This event will take place mid 2015.

Open Source VNA launch event – March 26th

SynApps and Alfresco are to host a launch event for an Open Source VNA on March 26th. NHS health leaders, NHS Chief Clinical Information Officers and other HIT stakeholders are being invited to hear more at a special launch event being held on March 26 (1.30 – 4.30 pm) at the Park Plaza Hotel, Leeds, LS1 5NS. The event will explore the benefits of a VNA-based approach to creating powerful Clinical Archives using the only Open Source document management platform suited for the purpose, from Alfresco. Attendees will hear from NHS England’s Open Source Programme internal champion Peter Coates, as well as from Open Source VNA thought leader Rachel Dunscombe, CIO at Bolton NHS Foundation Trust. Coates will explore how health and social care organisations can make the most of the growing range of Open Source systems coming on-stream, plus how to get them to yield flexible integration and lower costs, while Dunscombe will discuss why it is important to the NHS and in particular Hospitals to bring together Open Source and VNA technologies. “We are delighted to be offering “certified” technology which we know works to Trusts via the highly promising route of Open Source,” confirmed SynApps Solutions Sales & Marketing Director, Mark Winstone. “The Leeds launch promises to be an excellent forum to look at the new product, engage in detailed discussion with VNA and Open Source technology pioneers and experts, as well as network with peers in NHS HIT,” he added. To secure your FREE place as an NHS IT professional, please visit: http://pages.alfresco.com/open-source-vna-launch-registration.html

Synapps To Exhibit At UK e-Health Week, 3-4 March 2015

Helping Hospital Trusts Realise Their EPR Ambitions Via VNA UK e-Health Week comes to Olympia, London on 3 – 4 March 2015, bringing together the latest e-Health innovations for those who commission, implement and use them on the frontline. The event will feature lively pre-election debates, practical solutions and best practice from the most senior technology and healthcare decision makers and experts. To connect with SynApps at the show, check out its presence on  exhibition stand No. 152 of our long-term ECM partner Alfresco. Visit us to find out more about our VNA solution – a standards-based way of extending PACS (Picture Archiving and Communications System) services to incorporate DICOM and other format content so as to make the sharing of medical data easier for clinicians, as well as making patient records available across any combination of service providers. For more about the event, please visit: http://ukehealthweek.com Or follow:@UKe_HealthWeek  

Join NHS England, Bolton NHS Foundation Trust, Alfresco, SynApps and J4Care for The Open Source VNA Launch on 26 March

Park Plaza Hotel Leeds Exterior 25766022To be held on Thursday, March 26th, Park Plaza Hotel, Boar Lane, City Square, Leeds, LS1 5NS 1:30 - 4:30: followed by cocktails and canapés. Join us and other like-minded healthcare and technology professionals for an afternoon that will unveil the SynApps Open Source VNA, including key speaker contributions, solution demonstration & live Q&A.   Agenda:

13.30 – 14.00 Registration & Welcome
14.00 – 14.30 Why Open Source within the NHS? - Peter Coates, Open Source Evangelist NHS Health England
14.30 – 15.00 Why is it important to have an Open Source VNA? – Rachel Dunscombe, CIO Bolton NHS Foundation Trust
15.00 – 16.00 VNA – The Open Source Solution
16.00 – 16.30 The zero footprint XDS Viewer for viewing of Electronic Healthcare Records – A demonstration
16.30 – 17.30 Cocktails & Canapés
Key Speakers will include:
  • Rachel Dunscombe, CIO, Bolton NHS Foundation Trust. Rachel has extensive experience in the NHS and Private Sector, is a curator of TEDx events and has a passion for innovation and looking at how we can do things differently and
  • Peter Coates, Open Source Evangelist, NHS England.  Peter will explore and discuss alternative models for health and care organisations to acquire and develop the growing range of Open Source systems that are available and how these solutions can deliver superior and flexible integration and lower costs.
Other speakers will include Mark Winstone from SynApps Solutions & Jean van Vuuren from Alfresco. To register for this event, please visit Alfresco on: http://pages.alfresco.com/open-source-vna-launch-registration.html

SynApps To Host ‘Switching off Legacy Applications The Reality in Practice’ Event on 29 January 2015

Join fellow Healthcare and IT practitioners for this FREE event that offers practical advice and guidance on retiring legacy applications and reducing IT costs. The event will: 

  • Explain how to turn around the 80:20 rule in your favour. 80% of Trusts' application running costs is for information that doesn't change and is rarely or never accessed
  • Outline how to retire Legacy and Read-Only applications whilst retaining access to that information at a vastly reduced cost
  • Demonstrably pave the way for 'next generation' patient information platforms
  • Practically outline the governance capability for the storage, access & retention of the data across all clinical systems in a simple and easy to manage application
Event Details
  • Time: 12:30 – 17:00Venue: London Chamber of Commerce, 33 Queen Street, London, EC4R 1AP
To find out more and to register, please visit: http://www.synapps-solutions.com/events/addressing-the-twin-challenges-of-retiring-applications-while-increasing-access-to-patient-information    

SynApps To Host PHR Healthcare Event with Alfresco on 2nd December

Royal College pf Physicians London NW1 927fe9f5872ded83949f001a62895253_400x300SynApps is hosting a PHR Healthcare Event entitled ‘Unveiling the World’s First Open Source Personal Health Record’ with Open Source vendor Alfresco on 2nd December. The event is open to IT and Healthcare professionals and takes place at the Royal College of Physicians in London. It will chart the benefits of the Personal Health Record (PHR) and other portals using the world’s leading Open Source platform. A Personal Health Record is generally defined as an EHR that the individual patient controls. The event will feature talks from real Open Source and Healthcare Practitioners and attendees will be able to learn from their experiences. Participants are also invited to join SynApps and Alfresco for post-event cocktails and canapés. Key Speakers are: Peter Coates, Open Source Evangelist, NHS Health England John Pomeroy, VP EMEA, Alfresco David Walliker, CIO of Liverpool Women’s NHS Foundation Trust Mark Winstone, Strategic Enterprise Content Management Specialist, SynApps Solutions Event Details 1.30pm – 5.30pm (including drinks and canapés from 4.30pm), 2nd December 2014, Linacre Room, Royal College of Physicians,11 St Andrew’s Place, London, NW1 4LE Please click here for more event detail and to register

Catch up with the SynApps Healthcare Team at UKRC in June

The SynApps Healthcare team is attending this year's UKRC in Manchester Central, the UK's largest diagnostic imaging event. Find out more about the event here Arrange a chat and catch up with Gary by emailing him on Gary.Britnell@Synapps-Solutions.com.

Catch up with the SynApps team at the NHS Supply Chain PACS Event – April 29th

The SynApps Healthcare team is joining the NHS Supply Chain at their event on 29 April at Doncaster Racecourse.  Designed for Trusts that have already placed short-term, tactical extensions to their PACS and RIS contracts, so they can find out about system innovations and meet suppliers with strategic solutions.  To find out more and register for the event, click here

Register for one of two SynApps PACS and VNA March events – Liverpool or Peterborough

The SynApps healthcare team is taking to the road and delivering two new PACS and VNA events in March. Following last year's very successful events at the Kings Fund in London the team is repackaging that format in two new venues to held in Liverpool and Peterborough respectively. March 17th, Liverpool -  0930-1:00pm 'The journey from VNA Repatriation via EDM to Content Sharing (XDS)

Chapel Room, The Foresight Centre,
University of Liverpool,
1 Brownlow Street,
Liverpool L69 3GL
  Email Gary.Britnell@synapps-solutions.com for a copy of the agenda and to book your place -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- March 24th, Peterborough - 0930-1:00pm  'PACS Repatriation - Underway? Completed? Not off the block yet?  The Great Northern Hotel,  Station Approach, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire PE1 1QL
  • Join like-minded healthcare and IT professionals for a morning that charts the    benefits of a common platform approach to VNA and XDS solutions and demystifies the options available, the opportunities and the challenges
  • Hear from real VNA practitioners and learn from their experiences
Enjoy a complimentary lunch Registration for both events is now open.  Email Gary.Britnell@synapps-solutions.com for a copy of the agenda and to book your place.  

SynApps Announces 2 new PACS Repatriation Event Dates

Maidenhead, Feb 6th, 2014 - The SynApps healthcare team is taking to the road and delivering two new PACS and VNA events in March. Following last year's very successful events at the Kings Fund in London - 'PACS Repatriation - Underway? Completed? Not off the block yet? and 'The journey from VNA Repatriation via EDM to Content Sharing (XDS) - the team will repackage that format in two new venues to held in Peterborough and Liverpool. Registration for the Liverpool event (March 17th) which focuses on the Journey from VNA Repatriation via EDM to Content Sharing (XDS) and for the Peterborough event (March 24th) are now open.  Email Gary.Britnell@synapps-solutions.com to book your place. More details here