The competition provides an opportunity for digital health start-ups to pitch their idea in front of a crowd of NHS IT leaders and digital health investors.
With backgrounds in data science and theoretical physics, the founding team at Oxipit wanted to use their expertise to help alleviate staffing pressures in the NHS and created an artificial intelligence tool for chest x-rays. The start up was one of the 16 finalists in this year’s Digital Health Rewired Pitchfest. 
Fareed Iqbal’s frustrations when working as an NHS surgeon were the inspiration behind point of care cancer diagnostic device SurgEase – one of our Digital Health Rewired Pitchfest 2019 finalists. He explains more about his innovation and how he found taking part in the competition.
Having already worked with the government and in the defence sector, ByzGen saw a need to expand its innovative work on safe and efficient data sharing into healthcare. It saw the firm reach the final of the first ever Digital Health Rewired Pitchfest. Tom Bright – the company’s head of business development – tells us more.
Designing innovative tools for those going through physical therapy is the name of the game for London-based start-up On The Mend. Digital Health News speaks to CEO Wesley Fogel to find out more about the company, which was one of our 16 finalists at this year’s Digital Health Rewired Pitchfest.
Dr Julian Nesbitt has created a digital network of mental health professionals – all of which can be accessed via the Dr Julian app – with a view to ensuring speedier access to services. It’s an innovation that reached the final of the first ever Digital Health Rewired Pitchfest, and here he tells us more about it.
The event is part of the Rewired Exhibition and Conference and provides a opportunity for innovators from across health and care to pitch their start-up.