Ecosystem

“Can Femtech Help the NHS?”: A New Femtech TV Interview Series with DigitalHealth.London’s Jenny Thomas

Avid readers of our blog will have already noticed… Yes! We’re starting a video platform and are incredibly excited to introduce our first themed channel hosted by DigitalHealth.London‘s Jenny Thomas, who will sit down with experts from across the NHS and UK digital health ecosystem to explore the question “Can Femtech Help the NHS?”. For those who don’t know, the National Health Service (NHS)…

Women’s Brain Project Is Organizing a Hackathon to Advance the Understanding of Sex and Gender Differences for Precision Medicine

“It will take 107 years to close the gender gap. We want to speed up the process.” Women’s Brain Project is organizing the WBP Challenge, a global hackathon with the goal to advance the understanding of sex and gender differences for precision medicine between Jan 15, 2021 and Feb 15, 2021. The event will be fully virtual. Those interested in participating are…

The Case for Her and Refinery29 Partner to Reposition Menopause Through Creative Design

The Case for Her recently announced that for the third year in a row they are sponsoring a stigma smashing D&AD New Blood Awards design brief. This time they are partnering with Refinery29 and asking emerging creatives to change the conversation around menopause. The goal is for emerging designers to develop material that tackles the lack of awareness about menopause, the issues surrounding it,…

Healthy.io’s Katherine Ward: “Working with the NHS can be complicated, but with the right partners it’s absolutely possible.”

Can femtech help the NHS? In our brand new Femtech TV series no other than DigitalHealth.London’s Jenny Thomas sits down with experts from across the NHS and UK digital health ecosystem to explore just that! Tune in and and if you like check out the other episodes in this series on Femtech TV! In this episode, Jenny Thomas speaks with Katherine Ward,…

Dr. Hiba Saleem: “I don’t think we talk about femtech enough yet in the NHS. It’s early days. We’re only just getting started.”

Can femtech help the NHS? In our brand new Femtech TV series no other than DigitalHealth.London’s Jenny Thomas sits down with experts from across the NHS and UK digital health ecosystem to explore just that! Tune in and and if you like check out the other episodes in this series on Femtech TV! In this episode, Jenny Thomas speaks with Dr. Hiba Saleem, Associate…

Decentralized Trials & Research Alliance (DTRA) Launches to Democratize and Accelerate Clinical Trials

A new global industry coalition, that aims to dramatically increase access for all patient populations in clinical trials and research was launched today. The alliance of life sciences and healthcare organizations seeks to accelerate the broad adoption of patient-focused, decentralized clinical trials and research. The Decentralized Trials & Research Alliance (DTRA) plans to unite stakeholders, including healthcare companies, regulators, patient groups and…

Meet the 3 Women’s Wellness Startups Who Presented at Springboard’s Dolphin Tank This Week!

This week another edition of Springboard’s Dolphin Tank took place and this time the team partnered with P&G. Startups focused on women’s health and wellness were invited to present their ideas to a panel of judges. Contrary to the infamous Shark Tank TV show, at Dolphin Tank events entrepreneurs pitch for support, feedback and advice, not funding. Springboard‘s mission has always been…

Academic Health Care System RWJBarnabas Health Embarks on System-Wide Initiative to Address Equity and Systemic Racism

RWJBarnabas Health, the largest academic health care system in New Jersey, has amplified its efforts to address equity and systemic racism to promote an antiracist culture throughout the organization and the communities it serves.  Ending Racism, Together focuses on creating racial, ethnic and cultural equity, prioritizing those communities that are most disenfranchised and experience poor health, and social, economic, and educational outcomes due to the…