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Launch of the Ecosystem- GM AHSN Partnership: How Can The GM AHSN Help With Procurement?

11th December 2014

MSP CityLabs

As part of our shared drive to support the adoption of innovative products and services to improve healthcare, the Ecosystem teamed up with Greater Manchester Academic Health Science Network in December 2014.

Covering Greater Manchester, East Lancashire and East Cheshire, the GM AHSN brings together healthcare and academic organisations in partnership with industry, local authorities and other agencies.

The December 2014 Ecosystem Meeting was the launch of this collaboration.

Speakers 

  • Raj Jain, GM AHSN
  • Chris Taylor, Manchester Ecosystem
  • Lorraine Acheson, ECHAlliance
  • Linda Magee, GM AHSN
  • Janet Glenn, GM AHSN
  • Simon Walsh, Central Manchester Foundation Trust
  • Ruth Bakerson Lowe, Phagenesis
  • Chris Harris, Zillico
  • Sarah Ellison, Breaking Free

The agenda for this event is available here.

“The GM AHSN is pleased to work in partnership with the Connected Health Ecosystem to promote the development, adoption and diffusion of m-health solutions in pursuit of our common goal of improving healthcare through innovation. We will coordinate with the Connected Health Ecosystem to better identify and communicate NHS needs to connected health solution providers in public and private organisations and support delivery of solutions into the NHS through the GM AHSN Innovation Nexus.”  - Linda Magee , GM AHSN

She added: “I would encourage businesses from the bio-healthcare sector in Greater Manchester to come along and find out just how much we can help them.”

“The Ecosystem and GM AHSN have worked closely on a number of projects to promote the development, adoption and diffusion of Connected Health technologies throughout the region, in pursuit of our common goal of improving healthcare through innovation. The GM AHSN and Manchester Connected Health Ecosystem have now taken the decision to combine forces in better identifying and communicating NHS needs to Connected Health solution providers and to support delivery of solutions into the NHS and social care. - Prof Chris Taylor, Manchester Ecosystem

Output documents for December 2014 Ecosystem Meeting.