A member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, Louise has have over 20 years’ marketing, communications and stakeholder engagement experience for the health and care technology market. After almost a decade working in-house for pioneering IT companies, she established Oval Marketing in 2003 to deliver specialist marketing expertise to a range of small to medium IT enterprises. In 2005, she was attracted to a permanent position at Liquidlogic, a software provider later acquired by System C and then by McKesson UK, who appointed her to the role of Marketing Director in 2012. When McKesson UK was divested from its US parent company in May 2013, she took the opportunity to set up a specialist health IT consultancy, Redder Associates.
As an equal opportunities employer, her team of 7 staff and I support all aspects of healthcare IT marketing for clients across the UK. They specialise in communications and engagement for organisations using technology to support health and care services. As a small, focused company, the team at Redder includes experts in stakeholder engagement, project management, research, social media, creative design, copywriting, event management and video production. Clients include NHS England, NHS Digital, Department of Health, Healthcare UK, Healthy London Partnership and a range of digital health IT suppliers.
Redder has an advisory group which includes Chief Executives of care providers, clinicians from primary and secondary care, Chief Information Officers in health and social care, as well as health data experts, policy makers, economists, academics and lawyers in this sector. Specific areas of delivery have included developing Communications and Engagement Strategies for NHS England and NHS Digital (including events, collateral, web content, social media and collaboration platforms) for;
• The Open Source Programme & Code4Health
• Technology Fund 2
• Local Digital Roadmaps & Digital Maturity
• Digital Primary Care
• GP Connect
• Integrated Urgent & Emergency Care Annual Conference
• Patient Online
• NHS New Models of Care Innovation
• Global Digital Exemplars Launch Event
• Domain D / Interoperability
• National Information Board Annual Report (DH)
She has also been involved in projects to support innovative healthcare technology suppliers such as Microsoft, Samsung and Google DeepMind, in addition to working with new innovators and start-ups (including supporting projects such as NHS South Yorkshire & Bassetlaw Test Bed Programme and EMIS Apps Library). She has an extensive network across the NHS and associated arms length bodies, as well as globally across the care provider and IT supplier community from organising and attending many international events and delegations in partnership with HealthcareUK (part of DIT), where she has delivered research, creation and communications for supplier frameworks for UK innovative healthtech companies and international healthtech organisations. She has also organised a number of international trade missions with NHS England and Healthcare UK.
She is the the Associate Vice Chair for Policy & Strategy for the British Computer Society Health Executive and a Member of the INTEROPen Board, for which she is lead on Communications and engagement strategy and delivery. She recently organised and delivered the Interop Summit event at GoogleDeepmind with a number of clinicians in March 2017.
Maxine is doing a PhD at the intersection of data science and dementia at the Farr Institute (University College London) where she is mining medical records for new predictors for dementia. Her previous academic background was in neuroscience and pharmacology, prior to completing an MSc in health economics and health policy at the LSE and LSHTM. Her professional work has led her to the Royal Society, Roche, L’Oreal, Department for International Development, and NHS England. She is a digital health fanatic and continues to report and consult on medical innovation in the UK, central Europe and America.
Angela is a change specialist, programme manager and passionate advocate of mentoring and networking. She has a breadth of change, programme and technical implementation experience across numerous sectors like Investment Banking, the voluntary sector and telecoms. She has delivered challenging change programmes with complex people or technological change, both at a local and national level, She joined the NHS 13 years ago, initially running change programmes for the Care Quality Commission and more recently working for NHS Digital helping Trusts develop their technical expertise and accelerate their technical adoption.
She joined One HealthTech in February as their Managing Director on a secondment opportunity from NHS Digital and will build on the success of the community by establishing an ambitious strategy, framework and structure.
Indra is the Clinical Lead for NHS England’s digital experience programmes. She has an overarching knowledge of the national patient facing digital initiatives within the NHS with an expertise in the digital urgent care sector.
Indra has a unique portfolio with experience stretching across policy, governance, digital health and marketing, national project strategy and implementation; whilst remaining true to her professional training as an emergency medicine specialist.
She is the Clinical Director of One HealthTech –a network which champions and supports underrepresented groups in health innovation, particularly women, to be the future leaders in healthcare. Alongside she is a Vice Chair for the British Computer Society (Health), an international speaker and consultant on digital health, an expedition medic, and most importantly a mum to two wonderful little munchkins.
Sam is a communications consultant on all things healthcare, having had a prolific stint at Imperial College Academic Health Science Centre. Coming from a medical science background with a PhD in cancer research, and gaining experiences in the pharmaceutical and NHS setting, she gained a good understanding of the translational pipeline.
She is passionate about high impact translational research that improves patient outcomes. At the OHT, her job revolves around managing the communications processes and media partnerships, helping build strategies for a smooth operation as well as content delivery.
Clare has a degree in biological sciences from Liverpool. She worked for a number of startups before joining the NIHR, where she manages the NIHR signposting service. Acting as a match maker between clinical research investigators and the life sciences industry - just think of her as the Cilla Black of clinical research. For OHT she is heading up the student ambassador programme so if you're a student and you would like to get involved, give her a shout.
Many thanks to the many individuals who have helped and advised us in big and small ways
Sarah Price, HAVAS LYNX
Rashmi Narayana, Medopad
Shane Tickell, IMS MAXIMS