The future is patient-centric and patient-enabled

patient-centric The future is patient-centric and patient-enabled

Is The Future Is Patient-Centric or Patient Enabled? It is not just via data that patients will become more empowered. All of the industry spokespeople we interviewed for this paper agreed that the current crisis has brought about such rapid innovation that there is no return to the ‘normal’ of before. Rather, post-Covid, we will […]

Does Data Drive the Market?

patient-centric Does Data Drive the Market?

As the first pilot of the NHS’s Covid-19 app demonstrated, data privacy; its management and the legalities around this are increasingly key to healthcare technology. Data-sharing powers many health tech businesses and yet the sector is rife with innovations and initiatives which apparently did not consider this from the outset. The NHS care.data debacle is […]

Digital Health – A complex and opaque marketplace

patient-centric Digital Health - A complex and opaque marketplace

Sifted suggests that the NHS’s recent deal with Microsoft indicates that a risk-averse culture still rules major purchasing decisions in the healthcare sector: “The NHS’s recent deal with Microsoft (reportedly worth hundreds of millions and designed to give staff access to Microsoft 365 digital tools) is a stark warning to startups and small businesses; they […]

Every day is a compliance day

patient-centric Every day is a compliance day

Growing pains – Digital Health   Like any start-up sector, health tech has had its fair share of failures and missteps. But unlike other start-up sectors, health tech is accountable ultimately not to consumers or end-users, but patients and – often – public funding and institutions. Dr Shailesh Suri, Clinical Risk Consultant at 8foldGovernance explains, “It […]

Digital health: A vital and thriving sector

digital health

On the face of it, the UK’s digital health economy is in robust health. The industry and media buzzword for the industry – health tech – refers to the incorporation of technology in facilitating the delivery, payment and development of healthcare services. Healthtech is now the second biggest sub-set of the UK tech sector after […]

8Fold Governance & Simulation for Digital Health (SimDH) Partnership Announcement

patient-centric 8Fold Governance & Simulation for Digital Health (SimDH) Partnership Announcement

8foldGovernance are super excited to announce that we are supporting the London South Bank University with the Simulation for Digital Health (SimDH) as an expert partner, providing support to their Cohort of Health Tech businesses. We think the value of the SIMDH is huge for the companies taking part and are committed to helping them […]