Giant Health Event

November 16-19, 2016, London, UK

Lorena Macnaughtan to speak at GIANT – GIANT

Lorena Macnaughtan is a digital economist, digital health ambassador, and connector whose passion is to bring different stakeholders together to develop imaginative digital health solutions to solve some of the pressing health challenges today. Working with innovators in central and Eastern Europe, Lorena is the Health Event Director at interactive Central and Eastern European (iCEE).


October 13th, Bucharest, Romania

Wrap up here (Romanian only)

Conferinta Thinkhealth, Bucuresti, Oct 13, 2016

Astazi, am avut placearea sa particip la conferinta ThinkHealth, organizata de Point Public Affairs. Ii multumesc foarte mult Lilianei Munteanu pentru initiativa si colaborarea plina de energie si pasiune. Am sa incerc sa sumarizez o parte din subiectele abordate astazi, desigur, prin filtrul…

Point PA – ThinkHealth

VIITORUL SISTEMULUI DE SĂNĂTATE DIN ROMÂNIA – ZIUA DE DUPĂ MÂINE 13 octombrie 2016 Locatie: The Ark (strada Uranus 150)** Înscrie-te aici! Vreau să fiu Speaker! Vreau să fiu partener! Point Connections organizează pe 13 octombrie 2016 conferința ThinkHealth, prima dezbatere despre sistemul românesc de sănătate din perspectiva “zilei de după mâine”.

Stanford Medicine X

September 16-19, 2016, Stanford, US

Together with my colleague, Pepita Stringer, we ran the workshop My Genomic Life (AKA The G Files).

Page 662 – Stanford Medicine X

It has been argued that patient empowerment starts with patient education. Similarly, it has been argued that lay-people cannot understand aspects of their own medical data. In this context, we see an increasing volume of socio-medical research about choice, consent, safe storage, management and sharing of health data.


#ICEEhealth @ICEEfest

June 10, 2016, Bucharest, Romania
This was the first digital health event held in Bucharest, under the umbrella of the well established, excellent ICEEfest.

#ICEEhealth @ICEEfest 2016 – Wrapping Up

In this wrap up: What did our speakers say at the event? Or after? How could journalism change a (health) system? Blogs, interviews and sorts… Numbers? What’s Dragos saying? ICEEfest 360…

Doctors 2.0 & You

May 26 – 27, 2016, Paris, France

My conversation with Denise Silber inside

“Multi-disciplinarity is fundamental to digital health” Meet Lorena MacNaughtan (UK) at Doctors 2.0 & You. #doctors20

Photo credit Pursuing my series of interviews of Doctors 2.0 & You participants, next stop is with Lorena MacNaughtan at the University of Nottingham. How would I describe her: a digital economist? A digital health speaker and supporter at Doctors 2.0 & You? A connector who thrives on multi-disciplinarity?

Cluj Innovation Days

March 22, 2016, Cluj Napoca, Romania

Digital Medicine – While in Cluj, Transylvania…

I had the pleasure to present on Digital Health at Cluj Innovation Days “(CID) is annual event organised by Cluj IT cluster aiming at consolidating the IT sector and creating new innovation based bridges among businesses, academia and the public sector”.

#Entrepreneurship & #Health @omixy

March 22, 2016, London

HealthXL Retreat – Scaling Innovation

February 8 – 9, 2016, London

Digital Health World Forum

December 8, 2015, London, UK

Digital Health World Forum #DigitalHealthWF

Share on TwitterTweet Share on LinkedIn Share Share on Google Plus Share Share on Facebook Share Send email Mail I have the honour and the pleasure to chair the Data, Analytics & Security track at the Digital Health World Forum, London, on December 8, 2015… #bigdata #digitalhealth #digitalhealth

INTERFACE 2015 – Your Body: The Next Interface

September 29–30, 2015, Vancouver, Canada

Yes, from Stanford Medicine X to Interface 2015! The Interface Health summit is a formidable Digital Health event. The theme was brilliant: Your BODY – The Next Interface!

My presentation was about how the future of healthcare is not what is used to be (paraphrased from a quote of unknown provenience).

Here is the story of the event, as I’ve seen it

Interface Challenge Awards Show 2015 #interfacesummit (with images, tweets) · L_Macnaughtan

It was a pleasure to take part in the excellent awards show and party, whilst at the Interface Summit 2015. The event took place on the 29th of September, in Vancouver, Canada. It was a great, inspiring evening. See for yourself.

Stanford Medicine X

September 23–27, 2015, Stanford, United States

Digital Health: Vantage Points and the Silent Rise of the Empowered Patient

Presented at Stanford Medicine X 2015 – Ignite Talk

I had an extraordinary experience at Medx. More on my Healthcare Innovation Summit day and some afterthoughts on Medx and its impact.

31st EGOS Colloquium

July 2–4, 2015, Athens, Greece

Presented the conference paper Plurality of institutional logics in digital healthcare: The rise of the hybridpatient, co-authored with Gerardo Patriotta, Lorraine Pinnington and Sujatha Raman, under track Re-examining the Organization of Healthcare: Institutional, Technological and Clinical Challenges.

Plurality of institutional logics in digital healthcare: The rise…

At the 31st EGOS Colloquium, July 2-4, 2015, Athens, Greece, I presented the paper Plurality of institutional logics in digital healthcare: The rise of the hybrid patient , co-authored with Gerardo Patriotta, Lorraine Pinnington and Sujatha Raman, sub-theme ‘Re-examining the Organization of Healthcare: Institutional, Technological and Clinical Challenges’.

Doctors 2.0 & You

June 4-5, Paris, France

Doctors 2.0 & You is the must attend international event in Europe for Digital Health. It brings together healthcare stakeholders: patients, healthcare professionals, tech, pharma, social media, governments, payers. And yes, it is Patients Included™.

Doctors 2.0 & You 2015: The rise of patient opinion leaders #doctors20 (with images, tweets) · Doctors20

A new patient in town: from patients as moral crusaders, to patients as experts in their conditions, and now to patient opinion leaders. Patient opinion leaders go beyond morality and expertise, and become skilful socio-political and entrepreneurial figures in the healthcare landscape.

Digital Health Live 2015

May 2015, Dubai, UAE

The event, organised by nuviun brought together a plethora of great speakers. It was fantastic!

Integrating Health Care and Social Care Pit Stop

March – April 2015, London, UK

This three days event was organised by the Digital Catapult Centre and brought together various stakeholders to find ways to break through service and data silos and unlock new ways to improve both sectors.

The Role of Psychology in Digital Health

March 2015, London, UK

This event, organised by D Health, brought together business, public sector representatives and academics in order to share their experience in Digital Health and look for solutions to bring behavioural change and foster market development via consumer understanding. My highlights: road to health and Professor Claudia Pagliari.

Digital Health Pit Shop Week

December 2014, London, UK

This one week event was organised by the Digital Catapult CentreCapital Enterprise, The Mobile Academy and UCL. I was fortunate to take part on the 9th of December, the Business Day, when investors and businesses came together. I had the pleasure to hear first hand from fascinating businesses: Ieso Digital Health, mytomorrows, 11Health, Lloyds Pharmacy, PatientsLikeMe.

mHealth Summit Europe

May 2014, Berlin, Germany

The first event of this kind organised by HiMSS in Europe, was dedicated to digital and mobile technologies for health.

Digital Nutrition Sandpit

February 2013, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

This was a multidisciplinary event, part of the collaboration between Horizon Digital Economy Institute, the University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus and the Crops For the Future Research. It was dedicated to using digital technologies into researching future crops and nutrition.

Healthcare Efficiency Through Technology

October 2012, London, UK

This expo is dedicated to showcase and promote how technology can apply to healthcare, and it’s tailored for the NHS clinical and executive staff.

Telehealth and Telecare in Scotland

May 2012, Edinburg, UK

This was a networking event, part of the Scottish Centre for Telehealth and Telecare to improve access and health services for underserved population or for chronically ill.

Digital Futures 2012

October 2012, Aberdeen, UK

This conference was organised under the RCUK Digital Economy theme and aimed to bring together the community of researchers who look at various aspects and opportunities digital technologies present. During this event, I co-moderated a workshop on storytelling and the digital world.

WS5: Harnessing the Power of Storytelling in the Digital Economy

This interactive workshop will explore the role and shape of narrative in communities (which may include not only geographically local, but also digital and interest-based virtual and hybrid communities, e.g.

International Congress on Telehealth and Telecare

March 2012, The King’s Fund, London, UK

This international event organised by The King’s Fund and the University Medical Center Utrecht (UMC) was dedicated to promote developments and best practices in telehealth and telecare. The Whole System Demonstrator results were presented for the first time.