Our purpose is to turn great ideas into positive health impact. In this podcast series we will be talking to people from across the innovation ecosystem to support us in this goal - from NHS leaders to clinical innovators, entrepreneurs and academics.
Eastern AHSN is part of the AHSN Network.
The business case for diversity in HealthTech with Dr Jason Mellad, CEO and co-founder of Start Codon
In this episode we spoke to scientist and entrepreneur Dr Jason Mellad about why businesses embracing diversity are setting themselves up for success, his coaching tips for innovators and how we could all be more inclusive.
Jason is passionate about translating innovative technologies into better patient outcomes. As CEO and co-founder of Start Codon, a Cambridge based accelerator, he aims to identify and recruit the most disruptive healthcare start-ups worldwide, seed fund them and leverage the exceptional resources of the Cambridge cluster to de-risk and drive their success.
The role of MedTech in the response to COVID-19 with Danny Mortimer, Chief Executive of NHS Employers
In the first episode of Ideas to Impact, we speak to Danny Mortimer about how MedTech and innovation helped the NHS respond to the coronavirus pandemic and some of the cultural changes which enabled the healthcare system to adapt at speed.
Danny is the chief executive of NHS Employers and also serves as deputy chief executive of the NHS Confederation, of which NHS Employers is part.
Primary Care Talks: Demystifying blockchain for patient records - with Alex Eavis
In this episode, our host Dr Hasan Chowhan meets Alex Eavis from Dovetail Lab to help understand blockchain technology and importantly, what it will mean for patient record keeping and data sharing.
Primary Care Talks: Artificial Intelligence, the rise of machine learning - with Dr Peter Bannister
In this episode we question Dr Peter Bannister, Chair of the Institute for Engineering and Technology Healthcare Sector about artificial intelligence and machine learning. What innovations are out there to support primary care and how could it change general practice?
Primary Care Talks: What does virtual reality mean for primary care? - with Jonathan Tustain
How can primary care benefit from the use of virtual reality and augmented reality? Will it change the way you work? Dr Hasan Chowhan talks to VR/AR expert Jonathan Tustain about how the latest developments could reduce workload, attract new recruits and improve patient care.
Primary Care Talks: Cancer screening - a global view with Dr Mark Ebell
Episode 8, our first international podcast, features Dr Mark Ebell, a family physician in the US, author, professor at the University of Georgia and fellow primary care podcast host. He talks to Dr Hasan Chowhan about his global research into cancer screening and the two compare challenges in the US and UK primary care systems.