The Yorkshire & Humber Academic Health Science Network (AHSN) is helping to promote this year’s Medipex Innovation Awards. This event seeks to identify and celebrate the innovative ideas and people which drive our NHS. It is an opportunity to showcase outstanding projects and initiatives and to provide support to those with real value and potential to improve lives.
For 2018, Medipex’s partner, Inter-Medi Group (IMG) will be delivering this event. IMG works with top research centres towards the commercialisation of revolutionary medical treatments for better patient outcomes. In addition to the prize money awarded to the winners of each category, IMG will provide commercial support to the most exciting innovations identified.
This year’s categories include:
- Medical Devices & Diagnostics – Innovations relating to the development of a new medical device, technology, piece of equipment or diagnostic tool.
- Service Improvement: Primary Care or Secondary Care – Innovations which have potential to improve the quality, efficiency and productivity of services across the NHS.
- Mental Health – Innovations relating to Improvements in mental health care. In particular, improving access to services and outcomes for vulnerable service users.
- Self-Management – Innovations related to improving the self-management of long term conditions. For example; promotion of a healthy lifestyle, increasing access and understanding of key disease indicators, educational materials, improving remote access for patients.