This month’s podcast looks at how the NHS can work with innovators to fast-track digital health solutions and the importance of involving clinicians.
This month’s Digital Health Podcast explores the need for accelerator programmes and the challenges start-ups and SMEs face in the NHS.
If we truly want a fast-moving and innovative NHS then procurement processes that lock out small and medium sized enterprises need to change, argues Matt O’Donovan of WiFi SPARK.
Successful projects this year include a GPS app designed to track the availability of hospital beds and an AI-based support system for surgeons.
Chelsea and Westminster Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is appealing to FinTech companies to transform its financial operations through automation.
Australia’s largest local health district is to use the e-observations platform from UK-based Patientrack to collect and analyse vital signs.
Six Scottish SMEs awarded contracts with NHS Scotland to drive treatment and patient innovation in dermatology, diabetes and Inflammatory Bowel Disease.
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NHS Digital’s director of digital transformation, Beverley Bryant, has said she wants to make it easier for businesses to sell technology to the NHS; but they will need to focus on usability, interoperability, and security.
Andrew Rankin and Carole Poletti of DAC Beachcroft consider how public procurement rules can help to create opportunities for small or medium enterprise IT suppliers.
A programme launched in London today aims to bring together clinicians with healthcare providers, entrepreneurs and industry to speed up the the adoption and commercialisation of digital health technologies.