Earlier and faster diagnosis of cancer: the opportunities for technology

This week the Health Foundry team attended a very interested launch of the new SBRI competition focussing on cancer. SBRI Healthcare is an NHS England initiative, led by the Academic Health Science Network (AHSN), who aim to promote UK economic growth whilst addressing unmet health needs and enhancing the take up of known best practice. They have funding calls twice a year focussing on areas of need identified by the ASHN members.
 

We're hiring a Healthcare Connector

We're recruiting for an exciting new part-time role here at Health Foundry!

Now in our 11th month of operations, Health Foundry seeks an experienced clinician or NHS manager with a proven interest in innovation and technology to support its growing membership.

The Healthcare Connector is an integral position within the small Health Foundry team and supports members with the development of their innovations, products and processes that can assist the NHS in meeting its challenges. Acting as a relationship manager between Health Foundry members and the NHS in London and beyond you will open doors and provide clinical leadership and/or your NHS perspective to the entrepreneurs.

Read the job description and apply for the role here. Deadline Friday 8 September 2017.

Introduction to health economics for digital health startups

Introduction to health economics for digital health startups

July’s Lunch&Learn saw Dr Renee Romeo from King’s Health Economics join us for an enlightening introduction to health economics for digital health startups. Health economics is a discipline that seeks to examine the cost effectiveness of health interventions (whether that is a public health intervention or a digital health technology for example) and can be used to justify making these health interventions more widely available and make sure that they are accessible to a wider population.

Challenges and Opportunities of Data Sharing in Healthcare in Southwark and Lambeth

Challenges and Opportunities of Data Sharing in Healthcare in Southwark and Lambeth

On Thursday 8th June, Health Foundry partnered with the Local Care Networks (LCN) in Southwark and Lambeth to host an event looking at the opportunities and challenges with data sharing in the local area. We had a packed room of over 50 representatives from the local healthcare system sharing what they were working on and looking for ways to make data sharing a reality.
 

The Future of Pharmacies: leading new models of community-based care

The Future of Pharmacies: leading new models of community-based care

On the 1st June, Lambeth, Southwark and Lewisham Local Pharmaceutical Committee and Community First Services Pharmacy Federation hosted an event in collaboration with Health Foundry on the opportunities that pharmacy has to take a lead role in developing innovative new models of community-based care with a range of partners from the digital and voluntary and community sectors.

How to get your digital health startup investment ready

How to get your digital health startup investment ready

Last week, we were thrilled to have Hannah Sheath from ClearlySo here at Health Foundry for a Lunch&Learn session to discuss "How to get your Digital Health Startup Investment Ready". ClearlySo work exclusively with high-impact businesses to help them raise capital and their angel network, Clearly Social Angels, are the UK's leading network of high-net-worth individual investors dedicated to impact investment for businesses that create positive, social and environmental change. ClearlySo have helped over 1,000 high impact enterprises and helped clients raise over £116 million so they know what they are talking about! Hannah was also joined by our very own Startup Manager Sinead Mac Manus who successfully raised a funding round with Clearly Social Angels for her previous startup Fluency.