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
Sweatcoin and South West London: Collaboration in digital health for Diabetes Prevention
Accelerator alumnus company Sweatcoin partnered with the NHS South West London Health & Care Partnership, following a pitch they gave at the Accelerator launch event for the 2019/20 cohort.
SME of the Week: PatientMpower – Remote monitoring for Cystic Fibrosis in Children
Remote monitoring for Cystic Fibrosis in children at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge, UK with satellite sites at Ipswich Hospital and Peterborough City Hospital.
Evidence Generation Case Study: Macusoft
The DigitalHealth.London Generator supported Macusoft to develop research questions through one-to-one sessions and to subsequently engage with academics.
Evidence Generation Case Study: White Swan
The DigitalHealth.London Generator supported White Swan to pivot their product development roadmap to ensure they are clinically robust, as well as develop a roadmap for, and implement parts of, their evidence generation pathway.
Evidence Generation Case Study: BIOS
The DigitalHealth.London Generator facilitated a partnership between Accelerator company BIOS and a research team at Queen Mary, University of London’s (QMUL) Human Performance Laboratory, a national facility of gait analysis. This enabled the partners to secure InnovateUK grant funding to support a validation study.
Evidence Generation Case Study: Oxford Heartbeat
Oxford Heartbeat is an alumnus of the DigitalHealth.London Accelerator programme and during their time on the programme they engaged with DigitalHealth.London’s Generator, through which a relationship was brokered with the NIHR Research Design Service (RDS) in South London.
Saving 10,000 hours: improving patient flow in the Emergency Department through portering
DigitalHealth.London Accelerator alumnus Infinity Health recently won a prestigious HTN Award for its work with London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust, where its ePortering solution saved more than 10,000 hours of staff time in just one year. Here, we visit the project case study, and explore just how they saved those hours.
Towards a Digital Future in the NHS – Impact Report 2019
This month marks the launch of our Impact Report 2019 showcasing the successful programmes, activities and connections over the last year, and beyond.
NHS case study: using digital to deliver excellent paediatric care in physiotherapy
In Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, a key challenge for physiotherapy compliance is that the children’s wards are not conducive to performing regular exercise.
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.