#61: Silicon Valley meets the Welsh valley 🏴
This week, Epic news for fans of 2003’s NHS National Programme for IT, the Clinical Entrepreneur Programme open its doors to the next round of budding healthcare entrepreneurs, and are the Welsh valleys the new Silicon Valley? (Not yet, but good investment activity on the Welsh borders.)
News Bites 🥪
🤖 Remote Automated Monitoring and virtual care have received a lot of attention from healthcare providers during the Covid-19 pandemic. This Canadian study suggests that it can improve both patients outcomes and health system efficiency.
What to Listen to 🔊
This week James is joined by Mat Rule, CEO and Founder of no-code automation platform, Toca.io. A Chartered Engineer and technical innovator, Mat has a passion for bringing simplicity to complicated technology landscapes.
With the rate of digital transformation picking up pace, Toca.io is partnering with healthcare providers to automate admin-heavy repetitive processes, connect legacy systems and improve the use of patient data.
A lot has happened in the past few months, particularly when it comes to funding announcements for the NHS. In this episode, you'll hear Chris Hopson, NHS Providers Chief Executive, and Miriam Deakin, NHS Providers Director of Policy and Strategy, join Adam Brimelow to discuss the all-important matter of funding. They provide updates on recent funding announcements, who they apply to, where the new funding can be used, and what to expect in the upcoming spending review.
💪 The NHS Clinical Entrepreneur Programme is now open for the sixth year. Having helped over 700 startups, creating 1370+ jobs and counting, budding clinical entrepreneurs are invited to join this illustrious community!
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