Private provider, Advanced Digital Innovation, have been awarded £650,000 by Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund (NPIF – Mercia Equity Finance who are part of Mercia who are part of NPIF) for its digital healthcare system – MyPathway. The system allows patients within these areas to contact their healthcare provider through a web browser or a mobile app.
The provider currently has contracts with Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust; North West Boroughs Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust and NHS North East Essex CCG and looks to expand to other NHS trusts. CEO of the company, John Eaglesham, expressed the private provider’s desire to work in the NHS when he said: “At ADI, we are committed to bringing the digital revolution to the NHS and its patients. MyPathway provides both sides with the control and choice that we take for granted in other services. The NHS is undergoing a digital transformation and MyPathway is uniquely positioned to deliver this change in a cost-effective manner.”
Full information on Private Equity Wire, 12 August 2019