Speaker profile for Liz Ashall-Payne: Speaking at Naidex

Speaker Name: Liz Ashall-Payne

Company Name: Chief Executive Officer at ORCHA & NHS Innovation Accelerator (NIA) Fellow

Seminar Title: Ambiguous Advice, Questionable Quality: Determining & Evaluating the Quality of Health Apps

If you can think of an ailment, concern, or any aspect of health which you wish to monitor or improve, you can be certain that there already exists an app for it. There may be ten, one hundred, or even upwards of a thousand. What is uncertain is whether such apps will work as advertised.

Despite the significant potential for health-apps to enhance the delivery of healthcare, there are currently numerous drawbacks when contemplating the use of these unregulated and largely un-validated technologies.

Hear how to overcome this challenge by identifying and actively promoting the most clinically effective, safe, and beneficial apps to patients, professionals and systems.

About Liz Ashall-Payne

Initially a Speech and Language Therapist, Liz has worked in Health and Care for over 20 leading National and European change programmes and networks to deliver transformational shift.

Passionate about the opportunities that technology offers to improve healthcare efficiencies and outcomes, Liz founded ORCHA in 2015, determined to present a way to offer much needed guidance to app developers to help raise app quality, as well as helping the public and professionals to confidently find and apply apps that could genuinely improve public, patient and organisational outcomes.