Ideas to Impact: The Health Innovation East podcast

Great ideas can only make a difference for our health when they are put into practice. In this podcast series we will be talking to people from across the innovation ecosystem to support us in helping great ideas make a difference in the real world – from NHS leaders to clinical innovators, entrepreneurs and academics.

Ideas to Impact: The Health Innovation East podcast

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Episode 1 – The role of MedTech in the response to COVID-19 with Danny Mortimer, Chief Executive of NHS Employers

NHS Employers and NHS Confederation chief executive Danny Mortimer spoke to Health Innovation East about the impact of MedTech, innovation and a collaborative approach across the health system in the response to COVID-19.


Episode 2 – The business case for diversity in HealthTech with Dr Jason Mellad, CEO and co-founder of Start Codon

We spoke to scientist and entrepreneur Dr Jason Mellad, CEO and co-founder of Start Codon about why businesses embracing diversity are setting themselves up for success, his coaching tips for innovators and how we could all be more inclusive.

Episode 3 – The impact of 5G-enabled technology on healthcare

Health Innovation East Chief Executive Piers Ricketts leads a conversation exploring the potential impact of 5G-enabled technology on healthcare, now and in the future, in our latest podcast episode.

The panel discusses what this could mean in improving the speed, reliability and connectivity of remote devices, explain how this can help address health inequalities and also highlight some of the incredible work we’re already seeing in this space across the UK.

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