Five digital healthcare innovators join East Midlands accelerator programme 

Posted by: Jamie Sharp - Posted on:

Five digital health innovations have been selected for the East Midlands Digital Health Accelerator programme 2024, to help the NHS and care system address the challenges of: 

  • Supporting self-care in the community 
  • Tackling waiting lists 
  • Digital inclusion and accessibility 

Each innovator will receive bespoke support from Health Innovation East Midlands to develop their solution and work collaboratively with NHS and care organisations to identify opportunities to deploy their solutions for the benefit of services and patients in the region. 

The successful applicants are: 

  • JanamApp – culturally appropriate perinatal support for South Asian women 
  • SiSUHealth – high accessibility self-service health checks for hard to reach groups e.g. homeless people 
  • Tellmi - anonymous, pre-moderated and age-banded mental health peer support for children and young people 
  • Strata Health – pathways e-Referral and directory of services platform enabling inter-agency referral and transparency for patients 
  • Added Health – health and wellness coaching for people living with long term conditions e.g. hypertension in the community    

Nick Hamilton, Digital Health Navigator at Health Innovation East Midlands said: “After a rigorous application process, involving a panel drawn from health systems across the region, we are looking forward to working with the 2024 cohort. Their solutions are ready to be implemented and have the potential to make a real difference to services and patients. 

Innovators from our 2023 programme, which focused on addressing workforce challenges, will continue to receive support through our EMDHA alumni programme.” 

If you would like to know more, please contact [email protected]