Centre for Primary Care & Health Services Research Seminar: ‘Comparing drivers and incentives for digital-first primary care across California, Australia, New Zealand and beyond; lessons for the NHS’
|Starts:||13:00 8 Dec 2020|
|Ends:||14:00 8 Dec 2020|
|What is it:||Seminar|
|Organiser:||Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health|
|Who is it for:||University staff, Current University students|
|Speaker:||Dr Dimitri Varsamis|
Dimitri leads on aspects of digital policy: he oversees all digital-related commitments and requirements in the GP contract and also leads the NHS England / Improvement policy development for payments and contracting in light of emerging digital-first GP models operating across large geographies.
Previously, he worked on healthcare regulation analysis and strategy at the CQC and Healthcare Commission, hospital and community services redesign and improvement for London foundation trusts and a PCT, and national clinical policy for maternity, stroke and other areas at NHS England. He was seconded to the Department for International Trade to lead on NHS and ALB-facing facilitation of trade, with Healthcare UK.
He has a BEng in Medical Electronics from the University of Kent, a MSc in Medical Diagnostics and a PhD on biosensor development, both from Cranfield University.
He has served as a reviewer for NIHR, a member for the Advisory Committee for Clinical Excellence Awards, and the National Primary Care Informatics Advisory Board.
Synopsis for Presentation
Dimitri is a 2019-20 Winston Churchill Fellow and has travelled to California, Australia and New Zealand to explore digital health policy and practice. He will be sharing key findings on what he believes drives digitisation based on healthcare systems’ roles and relationships in digital health between government, payers, healthcare providers, service users, the tech companies and their investors.
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Dr Dimitri Varsamis
Role: Senior Policy Lead for Digital Primary Care, Primary Care Strategy and NHS Contracts Group
Organisation: NHS England and Improvement
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