Institute of Global Health Innovation March update


  • IGHI logoWill Warburton left CHP with Gianluca Fontana replacing him as Acting Director of Operations.

Publications/media coverage:


  • Ryan Callahan gave a 30 minute talk at NHS England Event on Digital Maturity on 3rd February 2015 and another on “Integrated primary and secondary care data to improve patient care” at Westminster Health Forum: Electronic health records and IT in the NHS: data protection, and implementing Personalized health and care 2020 on 10th February 2015.
  • Professor Darzi gave a talk on ‘Digital Health and Disruption of Health Care Delivery’ on 3 March 2015 at Olympia as part of UK E-Health Week.
  • Julie McQueen presented the GDHI study “Diffusing innovations in healthcare” at the “Tag-IT” conference in Tromso, Norway on 18 March.
  • Professor Darzi gave the Inaugural Arthur KC Li Oration on ‘Innovation in Healthcare’ on 19 March 2015 at the International Minimally Invasive Surgery Conference in Hong Kong.

Awards granted:

  • Sarah Jones awarded the finalist of the Breakthrough Innovation Prize and recognition of ‘Moonshot Thinking’ from Google X’s Solve for X program at Imperial College on 19 March 2015 for her PhD project in digital mental health. Solve For X also retweeted on Twitter.
  • Health Education England Tender won

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