UK initiative seeks Israeli digital well being tech to help NHS

TEL AVIV (Reuters) – The British embassy in Israel stated on Tuesday it has launched a program designed to assist incorporate Israeli digital well being know-how into the UK and its Nationwide Well being Service (NHS).

The UK Israel Dangoor Well being initiative was put collectively by the UK Israel Tech Hub, a workforce primarily based on the British Embassy that works to include Israeli know-how in British business, with IBM’s Alpha Zone accelerator program and DigitalHealth.London, which matches know-how with NHS wants.

“With all this new pc energy and higher understanding and the breakthrough in genetics, we’re completely on the threshold of a healthcare revolution,” stated British businessman David Dangoor, sponsor of the initiative.

Monetary particulars weren’t disclosed.

The 2-year program takes place inside IBM’s accelerator, the place every semester two to a few digital well being firms will likely be chosen by IBM and DigitalHealth.London to take part. Along with tech assist from IBM, they’ll obtain mentorship and steering on NHS operations and market penetration.

Reporting by Tova Cohen; Enhancing by Steven Scheer

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