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Velocity Health - Can start-ups save the NHS?

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MSD UK, DigitalHealth.London and Wayra UK warmly invite you to an evening event to celebrate the second year of the Velocity Health accelerator, which helps healthcare start-ups to reach new heights.

The event, which will take place in Wayra's headquarters in Central London, is called "Can start-ups save the NHS?", and will highlight the challenges facing healthcare in 2017 - and how entrepreneurs and start-ups can bring new solutions to them.

Special keynote speaker, Jonathon Gray, CEO of South West AHSN, visiting fellow of the Kings Fund and Green Templeton College, Oxford and a global ambassador for Hillary Institute for Leadership, will begin the evening speaking on the opportunities and challenges in healthcare transformation, and how we need strong leadership and innovative thinking to deliver great care.

His keynote will be followed by a talk from Clinical Director of Babylon Health, Dr Umang Patel, who will share his experience of scaling a start-up within the NHS, followed by a panel discussion focusing on how start-ups might help solve some of the NHS’s challenges. The panel will feature representatives from MSD, Babylon Health, the NHS and the 2017 start-up cohort.

The Velocity Health programme was launched in partnership with MSD UK and Wayra UK, Telefónica’s digital start up accelerator, to invest in digital innovation in healthcare and fund start-ups to help address challenges outlined in the NHS Five Year Forward View in 2015. Velocity Health works closely with DigitalHealth.London as a part of the digital health ecosystem.

Please RSVP for an evening of entertaining and enlightening discussion, debate and networking!

Agenda:

17.00-18.00: Arrival and Registration
18.00-18.10: Introduction/Welcome - Alex Wood, Editor-in-Chief, The Memo
18.10-18.30: Keynote Speaker, Jonathon Gray
18.30-19.00: Scaling a healthcare start-up - Babylon Health
19.00-19.40: Panel - can start-ups save the NHS?
19.40-close: Thanks, networking and drinks

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