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Improving patient pathways: Bloods workshop #4 The patient experience

About these workshops TheHill Oxford is holding a series of workshops between February and May 2021 to identify the challenges clinicians are facing with blood tests, understand opportunities within the ecosystem, and explore innovative solutions to improve pathways. This topic has been highlighted due to the heightened difficulty of getting appropriate blood tests done for […]

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TheHill team raise over £1,200 to #OX5Run 2021

On Sunday 28 March, members of TheTeam were out in force to support the Oxford Children’s Hospitals Charity. Some ran fast, others jogged more slowly, some walked, herded children, chased dogs and roped in a dad and his baby. From Rome, to Oxford, from the sea to the fields, we’re very pleased we were able […]

Meet the clinician: Cancer

For 2021 TheHill Oxford is developing and facilitating a series of Meet the Clinician events: two-part workshops hosted in conjunction with Oxford AHSN. The first workshop enables a panel of clinicians and patients to discuss challenges and innovation needs in a specific field, with an audience of developers and start-ups. Following this a group of […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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