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Improving Patient Pathways: Bloods

Following on from the 2020 Retaining Innovation Report TheHIll Oxford is developing and facilitating a series of Improving Patient Pathways activities. These projects aim to understand opportunities within our ecosystem and explore innovative solutions to improve pathways bringing groups of stakeholders together with our digital innovation community. Improving Patient Pathways for Bloods runs from January-April […]

Market Access Accelerator 2021: Applications close soon!

TheHill NHS MAA, a flagship start-up support programme for digital health companies The Market Access Accelerator (MAA) closing date for applications is 29 March 2021.  Started in 2019 as a short intensive course on accessing the NHS, the 2020 programme was a fully-fledged national accelerator, run over five months for 18 companies in two cohorts. […]

TheHill’s December social mixer: “Digital Inclusion and Exclusion: how technology can help to narrow inequalities”

by Andrea D’Andrea TheHill’s purpose is to empower digital innovation in health and care. This can only happen if everyone has equal opportunity to engage in digital innovation and to bring their talents to the table. One of our key values as an institution is inclusivity and diversity and as such we are very keen […]

TheHill’s Market Access Accelerator companies pitch for investment

In the closing weeks of TheHill’s NHS Market Access Accelerator, we arranged an Investor Day for selected Accelerator participants. Over half of the 18 companies indicated an interest in raising investment, and after a rigorous selection and training process, seven were invited to make a final pitch at our Investor Day. TheHill welcomed a range […]

Innovating new channels for our social mixers

On 1 October we hosted our online social mixer. With over 70 people registered for the event on EventBrite, our social mixer was for the first time held on Zoom. It was an excellent networking event and we were pleased to see such a diverse group of people. In this online mixer as well as […]

Retaining the innovation pathways shaped by the pandemic

by Chloe Curtis and Shakira Mahadeva The NHS response to the COVID-19 pandemic was rapid and radical. Necessity catapulted many digital innovations into the spotlight, including the increased use of telemedicine and video-conferencing platforms for remote consultations and remote working. In order to capture, assess and respond to the rapid changes that took place, David […]

Open API Bootcamp – Full list of successful applicants

We are pleased to announce that we have now completed the process of evaluating applications for our Open API bootcamp programme. A total of 38 applications were received from a wide range of organisations across Europe. We received a large number and very high standard of applicants and we carried out an extremely rigorous evaluation […]

Oxford’s digihealth innovators rising to the Covid-19 challenge

by Rhiannon Lassiter Innovation in the health sector has always been fast-moving but never more so than in the grip of the coronavirus pandemic. In contrast, it can be difficult to institute change in healthcare and get new solutions adopted. TheHill was set up to address these issues as Oxford’s digital transformation catalyst for health, […]

Useful resources for companies during the Covid-19 outbreak

This helpful list was compiled by the BioEscalator with help from Louise Puddifoot and Richard Stoneman of Willow and Puddifoot, with additions from TheHill. This list was last updated on 30 April 2020. Further information will be published as subsequent news stories. This includes: Resources primarily for CxOs Healthcare specific resources Resources for everyone Government […]

Our first socially distanced mixer

TheHill has been hosting social mixers since its inception but this April saw the bimonthly social mixer take place in an entirely new venue: on Twitter! As we all retool and adapt to new ways of working TheHill has been exploring digital options of connecting with our community. We scheduled two community calls via video […]