The Oxford Academic Health Science Network gets innovation into clinical practice to improve patient safety, outcomes and experience, and generate economic growth through collaboration between the NHS, industry and universities. We cover a region of three million people living in Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Milton Keynes and Oxfordshire. We aim to foster long term partnerships with industry, build a culture of innovation in the NHS, and have secured over £100 million of investment into the Thames Valley region.
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The Oxford AHSN region has identified 5 local challenges; Increasing out-of-hospital care, Redesigning and reducing pressure on hospital emergency services, Offering more personalised care, Digitally-enabled primary and outpatient care, Improving outcomes by population health initiatives.
Oxford AHSN 2020 Accelerator Programme
The Oxford AHSN and BioCity launched the second year of the Oxford AHSN Accelerator Programme aimed at identifying and developing innovative and sustainable solutions to proven NHS needs and the commercial ambitions of investors
The Oxford Academic Health Science Network has extensive experience in real world evaluation projects, with the aim of gathering enough evidence to create a business case for these innovations.
CareHound by Consentricare
CareHound is a free mobile app for people organising elderly care, designed by Consentricare, a healthtech start-up launched by two friends, after experiencing difficulties accessing information and organising social care for their elderly parents. Nearly 1.4 million older people in the UK are missing out on the care they need, due to difficulties in accessing information about what is available to them.
Partnership between Osler Diagnostics, University of Oxford and the Oxford AHSN secures almost £1 million funding to develop new tests for quicker, cheaper and easier diagnosis of patients with chest pain
Funded by an Innovate UK grant, the Oxford AHSN is working with Osler Diagnostics, a health technology company developing innovative biosensor technology and products. Osler’s main product is a portable, handheld device capable of taking a drop of blood and quickly testing for a panel of biomarkers.
Oxford AHSN launches second year of start-up accelerator programme
The Oxford AHSN and BioCity today launch the second year of the Oxford AHSN Accelerator Programme ai...