Posted on June 10, 2019 by staff

101 HealthTech Innovators list revealed


BusinessCloud is proud to announce the names of its inaugural 101 HealthTech Innovators.

In the ever-evolving world of healthcare, we’ve highlighted the UK companies we feel are using tech to keep the nation healthy and speed up access to treatment.

The government has outlined a 10-year strategy to transform the NHS, and has signalled that tech will play a crucial in the plan to both improve patient services and shrink budgets.

Some of the UK’s best tech start-ups and scale-ups are revealing innovations which will help patients to monitor their health and flag problems earlier, apps are helping with cutting-edge research, and 3D printed organs are allowing surgeons to practice on life-like models.

But while AR is being used to make child cancer patients more comfortable with their treatment and VR is promising a more accurate Alzheimer’s diagnosis, the NHS has turned to Mumsnet to fill nurse vacancies and experts have called for a revolution in patient monitoring.

This latest list follows BusinessCloud’s ‘Can tech save the NHS?’ conference in which experts shared their thoughts with us on the future of the service.

“Innovation has always been part of healthcare but in recent years the acceleration of cutting-edge tech has had a direct and positive impact on the speed and efficiency of treatment,” said BusinessCloud editor Chris Maguire.

“With the NHS under ever-increasing pressures to do more with less, it is amazing to consider a future in which health issues are not just treated faster but ultimately prevented.

“The UK is a world-leader in HealthTech and our latest list goes some way to proving that fact, while also promising a healthier future for us all.”