We help innovators overcome barriers to turn great ideas into positive health impact

Impact stories

Read these stories, which show how we are turning great ideas into positive health impact.

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Building a culture of innovation

Innovation Ambassadors, co-funded by Eastern AHSN, have championed innovation at Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust.

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Empowering clinicians to kick off their innovation journey

Working with Judge business School to support clinical and allied health professional innovators

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DNA in genomic research

Gut reaction

Combining trusted research environments to enable the development of better, more personalised treatments

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Waiting room clinic management

Managing clinics more efficiently with DASHclinic

Using a digital tool to manage queues and patient flows in a hospital setting

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Crossing the chasm

Taking the next step in growing your healthcare innovation business

Supporting innovators to grow their business with the Scale-Up Academy.

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Older lady in a care home during COVID

Identifying deterioration remotely

Remote monitoring in care homes during the COVID-19 pandemic

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Medicines in medical fridge

Keeping it cool

Remote temperature monitoring with Invisible Systems

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Mobile phone using Skin Analytics to assess a skin lesion

Using teledermatology to improve skin cancer diagnosis referral

Assessing skin lesions with Skin Analytics teledermatology

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Clinician talking to paramedic stroke telemedicine partnership

Identifying stroke mimics through telemedicine

Linking paramedics directly to a stroke consultant.

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MedTechBOOST team plan solution to a healthcare challlenge

MedTechBOOST: A sprint from idea to prototype

Harnessing the brightest brains to support the development of AI to improve mental health and healthy ageing

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MediShout app used on hospital ward

Improving efficiency with MediShout

Enabling clinicians to instantly report logistical issues in hospitals.

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Developing the Washseat

Supporting an innovator from prototype to market

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Just One Norfolk for families

24/7 health information support

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ESCAPE-pain participant exercising with physiotherapist

The ESCAPE-pain programme

Delivering self-management exercise programmes to patients with osteoarthritis

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Reducing anxiety in children through virtual reality with Little Journey

The Little Journey smartphone app uses VR to help reduce anxiety in children getting ready for surgical procedures to familiarise themselves with the hospital.

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Nurse using the Medic Bleep app to communicate

Medic Bleep

Improving operational efficiency through a staff communication app

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Pharmacy medicines optimisation EMOP

The Electronic Medicines Optimisation Pathway (EMOP)

Reducing medication errors through community pharmacy

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