Kevin Dean, Cisco IBSG, Healtcare & Life Sciences

Kevin Dean – Managing Director, Healthcare & Life Sciences, Cisco IBSG

As the Managing Director of Healthcare & Life Sciences in Cisco’s global strategy consultancy, the Internet Business Solutions Group (IBSG), Kevin and his team work with health and care organisations, public sector leaders and major Life Sciences corporations all over the world.  The team helps organisations to use technology to accelerate innovation and transformation, often transferring Cisco’s own experience & techniques.  Kevin has detailed experience in numerous aspects of health IT strategy and execution, especially at the leading edge of health knowledge, communication, collaboration and information use by patients, clinicians and administrators.  Kevin has extensive experience working outside the United Kingdom, leading his team supporting projects all over the European Union and beyond, and with the European Commission & World Health Organisation (WHO). Published in 2003 and with over 35,000 copies printed, Kevin edited the book “Connected Health”, collecting the experiences of pioneers and thought-leaders from around Europe.  A follow-up book, “The Health & Care Revolution” was published in July 2011 with a colleague from City University, London through the European Alliance for Innovation.  In 2010, Kevin was invited to become a member of the British Computer Society’s Healthcare Policy & Strategy Committee.  Kevin has been involved in the healthcare & pharmaceutical industry since the 1990s, working in procurement, supply chain management and large IT systems implementations, and has been with Cisco since 1999, leading on healthcare IT strategic advice to customers in Europe.

He is also a visiting Professor at the  University of Southern Denmark and an Honorary Research Fellow at the City University, London.

Presentation title: The role of technology in the development and evolution of health and care systems of the future.

Kevin will discuss the important capabilities that health and care systems, professionals and organisations will need in the next 5-10 years, and how technology can be used to deliver these capabilities. Collaborating, innovating and communicating in new ways will be described and illustrated with case studies.

Download Kevin Dean’s  PowerPoint presentation here: The role of technology in the development and evolution of health and care systems of the future – Dean, Kevin






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