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Innovation within a national health care system

  • Antony Young
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    Reprint requests: Antony Young, PhD, Innovation Anglia Ruskin University, Chelmsford, Essex CM11SQ, United Kingdom.
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    Anglia Ruskin University and Southend University Hospital, Chelmsford, Essex, United Kingdom
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      Tony is a practicing frontline National Health Service surgeon and director of medical innovation at Anglia Ruskin University and has founded 4 medical-technology start-ups. He has also cofounded the £500 million Anglia Ruskin MedTech Campus, which will become one of the world's largest health innovation spaces. In 2014, he was appointed as national clinical director for innovation at National Health Service England and in February 2016 became the first national clinical lead for innovation. In this role, he provides clinical leadership and support in delivering improved health outcomes in England, drives the uptake of proven innovations across the National Health Service, promotes economic growth through innovation, and helps make the National Health Service the go-to place on the planet for medical innovation.
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