5 Design Considerations for Digital Health Data – Networking for Digital Health Professionals

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

Join us for an exciting opportunity for those interested in digital health or health data (including digital health companies, other digital health professionals, clinicians, healthcare managers or patient groups/charities) to meet in person and exchange ideas in a friendly, informal setting.

There will be a short talk “5 design considerations for digital health data” by Helen Akoni from Loft followed by some open Q&A and networking. Beer, wine, soft drinks and pizza and other light snacks will be provided throughout the event.

This is the second in a series of networking events presented by Loft Digital and hosted by Health FoundryIf there are any topics you would like us to cover at future events please contact [email protected].

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. Having joined Loft a few months ago, 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. The Loft team works alongside founders and senior management, either as part of the leadership team or technology function, to overcome their technical challenges and grow their business.

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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