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Meet the 2024 cohort selected for the Digital North programme

Posted: 4th April 2024

The Digital North accelerator programme is a collaborative enterprise established by the four northern health innovation networks: Health Innovation Yorkshire & HumberHealth Innovation Manchester, Health Innovation North West Coast and Health Innovation North East and North Cumbria. It aims to support regional digital health technology firms in the adoption and spread of proven innovations within the healthcare system.

For 2023/24, the cohort will deliver game-changing innovations that will help to address the growing problem of cardiovascular disease.

Four SMEs have been selected including:

  • Healthya –  a digital solution that integrates an NHS approved patient app with  a medical grade health station for collecting biometric data efficiently.
  • PocDoc– a smart phone cholesterol test
  • Iplato – The Connect Platform enables primary care practices to communicate with their patients and patients to take an active, empowered role in their own health and wellbeing.
  • Chequp – a personalised, physician -led, weight management programme

The programme will include:

  • Providing a named support lead within the health innovation network.
  • Co-developing the value proposition.
  • Reviewing business cases and associated evidence to-date and co-developing a localised business strategy.
  • Co-creating a narrative for adoption of the solutions across the north of England.
  • Promoting the solutions to key decision makers via NHS-focused virtual events in the north of England.
  • Publicising the solutions through the Health Innovation Network

Read our brochure to find out more about the programme.

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Innovations supporting cardiovascular disease

Digital North Accelerator programme