NHS LPP to share expertise on procuring digital healthcare at international med-tech conference

NHS LPP will be providing insights into how to practically bring new health technologies and innovation into the NHS at an exclusive presentation at the upcoming South East Health Technologies Alliance (SEHTA) conference.

The SEHTA 2021 International MedTech Expo and Conference, which is taking place on 8 October 2021, is expected to attract hundreds of representatives from NHS healthcare providers, universities, corporate businesses and SMEs and is aimed at driving collaborations between business, clinicians and academics.  

NHS LPP Clinical Digital Solutions Category Manager, Michael Badham-Jones, will discuss how new health technologies and wellbeing apps are procured through the NHS, and what steps are being taken to drive more innovation. He will be accompanied by commercial law firm, Hill Dickinson, who will be offering advice for suppliers of health technologies on how to compliantly and effectively work more closely with the NHS. The presentation will be followed by the opportunity to ask Michael any questions you may have around procuring in to the NHS.

Throughout the day, NHS LPP will also be sharing an information stand with health technology quality and security experts Organisation for the Review of Care and Health Applications (ORCHA), who rate and review medical and healthcare apps and are partnering with the NHS LPP Clinical Digital Solutions team on a number of projects. 

Michael said: “Healthcare is in the middle of a digital revolution, so it’s vital that clinicians, businesses and those at the cutting edge of the development of new technologies come together to drive change.  I’m delighted to contribute to this important conference to help ensure the best healthcare technologies are available for patients, and will be sharing practical information on how suppliers can join our Dynamic Purchasing System and how NHS organisations can benefit from the digital consultancy services which we offer.”

Liz Ashall-Payne, Chief Executive at ORCHA, said: “With thousands of healthcare apps available to download, it’s more important than ever to know which meet regulatory and compliance requirements to provide the public and medical professionals with ORCHA approved and reviewed apps.  We’re excited to share more about what we do and share the space with NHS LPP who will be on hand with any procurement queries.”

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