“It certainly has ignited some sort of telemedicine and remote monitoring revolution; I think we’ll look back in 10 years and say, well, that’s really when things ramped up and changed”

This piece is an engaging look at “connected health”; how are new technologies bringing world class experts straight to patients both safely, effectively and at a scale which was previously unimaginable? What are the drawbacks from both the perspective of patient and practitioner? Has the acceleration of these processes – caused by COVID19 restrictions – been a good thing or is it causing some people to be left behind?

Presented by Desiree Chappell, VP Clinical Quality for NorthStar Anaesthesia and Monty Mythen, Smiths Medical Professor of Anaesthesia and Critical Care, with John Whittle, consultant anesthetist, critical care physician and perioperative medicine physician and Honorary Associate Professor of perioperative medicine at University College London, Imogen Fecher-Jones, lead nurse for perioperative medicine and pre assessment services at University of Southampton Hospital, Betty Jo Rocchio, CRNA and Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer, Mercy Health in the US, Sam Ajizian, CMO for patient monitoring, Vice President of Global clinical research and medical science for patient monitoring respiratory interventions at Medtronic and, as patient advocate, Neil Johnson, Chief Executive of the Croi, Heart and Stroke Centre, The National Institute for Prevention and Cardiovascular Health and The Global Heart Hub, Ireland.