Centre for Health Technology

The University of Plymouth’s Centre for Health Technology brings together digital health and technology expertise from across the University to drive the development, evaluation and implementation of innovative technologies, products, services and approaches to transform health and social care and create an economy of wellbeing.

Focusing principally on digitally-enabled innovations, our researchers work with a network of cross-sector partners, including NHS, industry, health and social care organisations and patient groups, to deliver research and development of international importance, enabled by the unique population and geographical characteristics of the South West region of England. 

Developing an eHealth ecosystem Research Festival 2020

The EPIC project  eHealth Productivity and Innovation in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly – recently welcomed a special delegation from Spain's Galicia region with Gisela Garcia-Alvarez, Managing Director of Galician Health Ecosystem speaking. Joining him was also Liz Ashall-Payne, Founding CEO of ORCHA, the world leaders in health app reviews and prescription services and John McNamara, UK University Program Leader at IBM.

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Dr Arunangsu Chatterjee speaks at Digital Health Society Summit in Finland

Co-ordinator of the Centre for Health Technology and Associate Professor in Digital Health, Dr Arunangsu Chatterjee discussed the University's expertise and proven track record of delivering health technology projects through a developing ecosystem of healthcare, industry, Government, research and voluntary partners, SWITCH. Launched in July, it is part of the European Connected Health Alliance (ECH Alliance) and linked to the wider Digital Health Ecosystem Network.

The Digital Health Society Summit, under the patronage of the Finnish Presidency of the Council of the European Union, attracted organisations from over 16 countries across Europe and Canada and included the Finnish digital health story and the Croatian Presidency plans.

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Dr Arunangsu Chatterjee. Image courtesy of The Digital Health Society.