INSIGHT 2021 – Welcome to INSIGHT 2021


Farzana Hussain GP at The Project surgery, and Clinical Director of Newham central 1 PCN
Reena Sangar Global Health of Digital and Connected Health, Ipsos MORI
Mike Emery Director of Digital Health, Herefordshire and Worcestershire CCG Herefordshire and Worcestershire DSU
Andi Orlowski Director of the Health Economics Unit

Welcome to Insight 2021

Peter Spilsbury (Director, Strategy Unit) welcomes you to INSIGHT 2021 and introduces the opening event of this year’s Festival.

A brave new world: Should health and care systems trust algorithms?

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In our first session, we discussed ‘how health and care systems should respond to the rise of patient facing Artificial Intelligence tools’ Join our diverse panel Andi Orlowski (Health Economics Unit), Farzana Hussain (GP and Clinical Director), Reena Sangar (Ipsos MORI) and Mike Emery (Hereford and Worcester CCG) debated this fascinating and important subject to start our festival on ‘Insight to Action’

  • Farzana Hussain GP at The Project surgery, and Clinical Director of Newham central 1 PCN
  • Reena Sangar Global Health of Digital and Connected Health, Ipsos MORI
  • Mike Emery, Director of Digital Health, Herefordshire and Worcestershire CCG
  • Andi Orlowski, Director of the Health Economics Unit

In his 2015 book, Homo Deus, Yuval Noah Harari describes a future where individuals increasingly cede personal autonomy to non-conscious algorithms.  The implications of such a future for health and healthcare services are profound and manifold.  Watch our diverse panel as they consider how health and care systems should respond should this scenario evolve.  Drive, facilitate, enable or resist? 

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