Awards celebrate the best of healthcare innovation across the West Midlands

Posted on 1 February 2016 (Permalink)

The Medilink West Midlands Healthcare and Business Awards 2015 took place on 14 January, bringing together business representatives, clinicians, researchers and academics from the region’s medical and healthcare technology sector.

With categories for excellence in Start-up, Partnership with the NHS, Innovation, Export Achievement and Outstanding Achievement, the ceremony provided an opportunity to bring together leading organisations across the sector and celebrate achievements from across the region. 

The winner of the Partnership with the NHS award, sponsored by WMAHSN, was local company Digital Life Sciences. Digital Life Sciences delivers integrated models of care which enable patient-led service improvement, facilitate online care planning, enable clinician-led digital advice and undertake internet-based appointments, consultations and patient discussions. The award tops a successful year for Digital Life Sciences, who added to their tally of three HSJ Value awards and being named as part of NHS England's multispecialty community providers vanguard sites, alongside Modality partnership in Birmingham and Sandwell. 

Special mentions for this award also went to Entec Health and Physiological Measurements. 

The awards newsletter is now available to download, highlighting the winners, shortlisted organisation, award sponsors and this year's ones to watch.