5 Lessons I’ve Learned From Working in Digital Health – Networking for Digital Health Professionals

5:30pm, 21 September 2021 Health Foundry, London

An opportunity to meet others interested in digital health in a friendly and informal setting.

Presented by Loft Digital and hosted by Health Foundry, this event will include a short talk “5 things I learned from 10 years working in Digital Health” by Helen Akoni from Loft.

Drinks, pizza and other light refreshments will be provided.

Tickets are not required for entry but will help to give an idea of numbers so we can ensure adequate refreshments are available.

Helen Akoni, Product Lead at Loft, has a Biological and Biomedical Sciences degree from Cambridge and an MSc in Health Informatics from Leeds. Helen has worked in digital health for over 10 years, including for Medisoft, the UK’s leading supplier of electronic records for ophthalmology, and macusoft, a startup developing clinical decision support system for the optimal management of preventable sight threatening eye conditions. Helen’s expertise includes designing clinical software and data pipelines, implementing and managing software in a healthcare setting (she has worked with 40 NHS Trusts`), integrations with other clinical systems, data migrations, data extraction for research and data analysis and visualisation.

Loft are a digital consultancy and software developer – with particular expertise in cloud-based systems – who have helped many startups on their growth journey as well as building major systems for global brands. In joining Loft, Helen is excited to have the opportunity to combine her digital health experience with Loft’s technical expertise and track record of designing modern, usable, scalable applications.

Health Foundry is a collaborative, community driven co-working space set up by Guy’s & St. Thomas’ Foundation to help start-ups who are working to improve health and wellbeing. They provide a supportive environment for digital health start-ups including a collaborative workspace, a growing community of 190+ members within the health and digital tech sectors, and a team which facilitates connections with actors across the healthcare system.

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