Month: September 2018

​Kent Surrey Sussex Digital Health Accelerator

Digital health businesses from across the country were invited to apply to join a new Kent Surrey Sussex Digital Health Accelerator. It’s been launched to help develop and deploy digital solutions to some of the most pressing challenges facing the NHS.  The new programme will work with local companies to match their products to NHS needs, and is based on the existing DigitalHealth.London Accelerator model. The London accelerator has successfully grown technologies such as a smartphone app that slashes A&E waiting times, a digital lifestyle management platform that can reverse type 2 diabetes, and a “USB port for the body”...

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Innovation and Technology Payment (ITP) 2019-20

Launched at Expo 2018 on 5 September 2018, NHS England has developed the Innovation and Technology Payment (ITP) 2019-20. Delivered with the support of the Academic Health Science Networks (AHSNs), the ITP aims to deliver on the commitment detailed within the Five Year Forward View – supporting the NHS to adopt innovative market-ready medical devices, diagnostics, digital platforms and technologies which have demonstrated improvement to the quality and efficiency of patient care, by removing financial or procurement barriers to uptake. The programme The Innovation and Technology Payment (ITP) 2019/20 builds on the Innovation and Technology Tariff (ITT) and ITP...

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