About Greater Manchester Future of Health
The Greater Manchester (GM) Future of Health Challenge is a program designed for health-tech entrepreneurs of all stages to solve some of Greater Manchester's most pressing health problems.
Greater Manchester Future of Health Headquarter Location
The Landing, Blue Tower MediaCityUK, Salford
Manchester, England, M50 2ST,
Latest Greater Manchester Future of Health News
Nov 30, 2020
November 30, 2020 We speak to finalists from the Greater Manchester Future of Health accelerator to find out how digital start-ups can overcome the challenges small companies face in bringing their technologies into the NHS. Right now the NHS is embracing digital to an extent no one could have foreseen a year ago – but that doesn’t mean it’s a smooth journey for digital health start-ups looking to gain traction in the health service. “COVID has forced the NHS to change, but so far most of the implemented digital innovations have been low-hanging fruit such as video consultations,” says Rory Cameron, CEO and co-founder at diabetes risk management app Gendius. “Adoption of new tech is still a real challenge.” He says that part of the problem is that standards of care are rapidly changing, and it is therefore difficult for companies to prove their concept.