Oxehealth Selected for Prestigious Digital Health Accelerator London Programme
Oxehealth have been selected as one of twenty SMEs that will be a part of the Digital Health Accelerator London 2020.
About Digital Health Accelerator London
Today DigitalHealth.London announce the latest 20 small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) selected for their flagship Accelerator programme. This year saw an increase in the number and average score of the applications, making it the most competitive selection process since the programme began four years ago. The 20 companies selected for the Accelerator 2020-2021 programme have digital solutions or services that have the highest potential to meet London’s NHS and social care challenges.
From patient self-management tools and FemTech, to digitizing NHS processes as well as artificial intelligence and cutting-edge machine learning, this group of 20 digital health innovators are set to transform key aspects of health and social care in London and beyond.
Now in its fifth consecutive year, the NHS delivered programme, match funded by the European Regional Development Fund, has supported some of the biggest and most effective digital innovations now being used by the NHS. Many of the digital products and services currently providing vital innovation, support and capacity to the NHS during the response to COVID-19, have come through the Accelerator programme.
Jenny Thomas, Programme Director, DigitalHealth.London said: “We are delighted to announce today the 20 digital health SMEs on our fifth DigitalHealth.London Accelerator cohort. After what was the most competitive selection process yet, it is clear that digital health in London is rapidly growing and supporting patients and our NHS and social care services.
“This year has been a defining moment for digital health as it has been at the forefront of the COVID-19 response and will continue to be part of our country’s recovery in the months and years ahead. Oxehealth join 19 other SMEs all of whom are ones to watch. We look forward to working with them and playing our part in supporting the NHS and social care through digital transformation.”
Hugh Lloyd-Jukes, CEO of Oxehealth, said: "We are hugely proud to have been selected for this prestigious programme and look forward to collaborating with other innovators and NHS leaders in the healthcare field over the coming year.
DigitalHealth.London Accelerator aims to speed up the adoption of technology in London’s NHS, relieving high pressure on services and empowering patients to manage their health.
For every £1 spent on the Accelerator programme it is estimated £14.50 is saved for the NHS*. It works with up to 20 high potential SMEs over a 12-month period, giving bespoke support and advice, a programme of expert-led workshops and events and brokering meaningful connections between innovators and NHS organisations with specific challenges.
The companies successful in getting onto the Accelerator programme have been chosen through a rigorous and highly competitive selection process, involving expert NHS and industry panel assessments, interviews, and due diligence checks.