EMIS Health Live: Keynote - How technology can protect patients and staff as we transition to the new normal

13 Jul 2020 17:00 - 18:00

Join us as we kick off EMIS Health Live, an exciting schedule of seminars, lunch and learn sessions and round table discussions. In this session you will hear from Suzy Foster, CEO of EMIS Health, Dr Masood Nazir, Director of Digital Primary Care at NHSX and Dr Shaun O'Hanlon, CMO at EMIS Group.

EMIS Health Live: The New Normal


Introducing EMIS Health Live will be Suzy Foster, EMIS Health CEO, who will be joined by Dr Masood Nazir, Director of Digital Primary Care at NHSX and Dr Shaun O'Hanlon, EMIS Group Chief Medical Officer. The session will explore the priorities and challenges faced by healthcare teams as we all adapt to the 'new normal'.

Dr Nazir will be discussing what he sees as the key areas of focus for NHSX and EMIS Health, including the importance of supporting care homes, moving to remote working, primary care at scale, and joining-up health and care.

Dr O'Hanlon will then take us through the EMIS Health product road map and look at how technology can help teams meet these new challenges. 

As well as finding out about what’s coming up at EMIS Health this will be a great opportunity for you to ask questions and understand the how we’re working in partnership with the NHS and aligning our strategy.


Bookings for this session have now closed. You can still join us by clicking here at 5pm on the 13th July.


Suzy Foster, CEO, EMIS Health

Suzy Foster leads our EMIS Health business. She is responsible for our NHS customers, and for EMIS Health’s end-to-end integrated care solution. Prior to joining EMIS Group, Suzy held senior roles at Microsoft UK, including leading their healthcare business for four years. She has a strong solutions and IT background and is a qualified accountant. Suzy’s career has been divided equally between large public and private sector organisations, where she has held a range of senior roles and managed large scale, technology enabled change programmes.

Suzy is passionate about three things – people, customers and the potential for technology to radically change the way we work and live, to the benefit of us all. Nowhere is this more relevant than in health and social care and she is determined that EMIS Health will lead the way.

Dr Masood Nazir, Director of Digital Primary Care at NHSx

Masood is passionate about creating a joined up health system for patients, which will lead to better, safer, more effective care. He firmly believes that this can be achieved through effective sharing of health information and use of available innovative technology. During his career so far, he has delivered large scale transformational projects such as the Patient on-line programme across the whole of England.

Masood is the Executive Managing Partner for largest single site practice in Birmingham, looking after 26,000 registered patients. Masood is motivated and highly successful in influencing policy and holds a highly influential role within NHSx as the Associate CCIO and SRO for Primary Care Digital Transformation programmes.

At a local level in Birmingham and Solihull, Masood is the Chief Clinical Information Officer (CCIO) for the largest Clinical Commissioning Group in England and for the Your Care Connected (shared record) programme, improving care for 1.9million patients.

Dr Shaun O'Hanlon, Chief Medical Officer, EMIS Group.

Shaun is EMIS Group's Chief Medical Officer. He started with the company in 2003 as clinical design director and was responsible for the clinical architecture of EMIS Health's flagship product EMIS Web. Shaun's advanced work on EMIS Web has pioneered the next generation of clinical support tools and mobile working within the UK healthcare market.

Shaun is responsible for all aspects of clinical governance/ strategy across EMIS Group. He trained at Cambridge and St Thomas' Hospital and worked as a cardiologist before becoming a GP principal in 1994. Shaun is also a director of QResearch (EMIS Health's joint research collaboration with University of Nottingham).