Driving evidence generation as a foundation of digital transformation
DigitalHealth.London connects digital health companies and academics and research organisations to collaboratively generate digital health evidence.
How we can help
- Connect you with some of the most innovative digital health products and services being introduced to the NHS and social care.
- Broker research collaborations between students or research organisations and digital health companies.
- We share resources, news, events and case studies relevant to academics interested in the digital health sector
- Our Generator programme supporting collaboration for evidence generation in digital health
Discover innovative products, services and innovators
Find digital health companies/products, NHS innovators and transformation case studies relevant to you
NHS problem One in five strokes are caused by atrial fibrillation (AF), making it a silent killer of over one million people in the…
NHS problem The NHS Long Term Plan targets include achieving a reduction in footfall to GPs and hospitals and increased equality of healthcare (BAME…
NHS problem The journey to diagnosis is often long and stressful, frequently with several misdiagnoses until a final, correct diagnosis is reached. The average…
ART Healthcare (psHealth)
NHS problem A fundamental challenge for any healthcare system or provider is ensuring that patients get to the right service first time – a…
The role of the Business and Transformation Team is to ensure the implementation and delivery of the NHS Long Term Plan (LTP) within Central and North West London Foundation Trust (CNWL).
Featured case studies
Evidence Generation Case Study: Concentric Health
The Evidence Generator workshops led to brokering a discussion with Peter Lovell from the National Institute for Health Research RDS to support future work in a qualitative evaluation of Concentric’s platform.
Implementing a non-contact method of monitoring patients
Christina led the implementation of a digital care assistant that allows for non-contact monitoring of patients, improving the safety and experience of both patients and staff.
Birdie: The evidence generation journey – Part 2
Read part two of Birdie’s evidence generation journey, in which the focus has moved from demonstrating value to making sure the Birdie platform meets the needs of users.
Scaling a self-management solution across South West London
Ben’s team worked on scaling getUBetter – a personalised recovery and prevention self-management support platform for common MSK conditions and injuries, across South-West London. The solution aims to enable effective patient self-management by helping patients trust their recovery.
Creating a GP SatNav
Annie’s team created a navigation template “The GP SatNav” whereby receptionists can efficiently navigate the patient to the right health professional at the right time.
Digital Remote monitoring in care homes
NHS and Councils in Kent and Medway aimed to reach isolated care homes during the pandemic in 2020 and Mark’s team scaled this work to provide digital remote monitoring in 2021.
Pioneering simulation-based medical teaching
Simulation-based medical teaching forms a core aspect of practical clinical training for healthcare professionals and medical students.
getUBetter: Patient impact and digital inclusion
getUBetter is an evidence based, CE marked, digital self-management platform for all common musculoskeletal injuries and conditions. Find out how GetUBetter was co-designed to meet the needs of patients.
Evidence Generation Case Study: Regimen
The DigitalHealth.London Generator has supported Regimen to identify the data needed to support their evidence generation, as well as facilitating a partnership with Self-Care Academic Research Unit (SCARU) at Imperial College London.
DigitalHealth.London is delivered by London’s three Academic Health Science Networks (AHSNs) and MedCity. The DigitalHealth.London Generator is supported by the additional partner, CW+, and is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund through the Greater London Authority.
Health Innovation Network
The Health Innovation Network is the Academic Health Science Network (AHSN) for south London, one of 15 AHSNs across England. As the only bodies that connect NHS and academic organisations, local authorities, the third sector and industry, we are uniquely placed to increase the spread and adoption of innovation across large populations, at pace and scale.
UCLPartners brings together world-leading academic and clinical research centres, NHS organisations, industry and others to harness research and innovation for better patient care and a healthier population.
MedCity is the cluster organisation for the world-leading health and life sciences sector in London and the Greater South East of England. Supported by the Mayor of London, the London Academic Health Science Centres, and research institutes and life sciences organisations across the region, MedCity acts as a front door to the sector.
Imperial College Health Partners
Imperial College Health Partners (ICHP) is a partnership organisation bringing together NHS providers of healthcare services, clinical commissioning groups and leading universities across North West London. We are also the designated Academic Health Science Network (AHSN) for North West London.
The AHSNs were set up by NHS England in 2013 and were relicensed from April 2018 to operate as the key innovation arm of the NHS. DigitalHealth.London is hosted by the AHSN for South London, the Health Innovation Network which is hosted by Guy’s and St Thomas’ Foundation Trust.
CW+ is the official charity of Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. Supporters and partners enable the charity to: invest in the CW Innovation programme to identify and implement high-impact innovation initiatives and new digital solutions that address some of the real-time challenges that healthcare organisations face today; build and enhance clinical facilities to create an outstanding healing environment for patients and staff; and deliver a unique art and design programme to transform the experience and wellbeing of our patients.
Greater London Authority
The DigitalHealth.London Accelerator programme is part-funded by the European Regional Development fund, through the Greater London Authority.
European Union – European Regional Development Fund
The DigitalHealth.London Accelerator programme is part-funded by the European Regional Development fund.