iOWNA supports the NIHR Covid-19 vaccine research

iOWNA supports the National Institute for Health Research in their research to find a vaccine for Covid-19. Researchers are particularly encouraging people from Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds, people with underlying health conditions and the over 65s to volunteer. Over 250,000 people have already signed up! Find out more information here

iOWNA is DigitalHealth.London’s SME of the week

We are delighted to be DigitalHealth.London’s SME of the week for the 5th October! We would like to thank DigitalHealth.London for their support and guidance with launching iOWNA.

Dr Millicent Stone, CEO and Co-Founder of iOWNA, explains how the iOWNA app provides clinicians with a library of trusted guidance and the tools to easily share clinician-defined information with their patients. Please check out the video here… 

Inaugural Clinical Digital Fellow appointed

iOWNA is investing in a nationwide Clinical Digital Fellowship programme to enable doctors to use digital solutions to enhance the delivery of care and conduct research into its effectiveness. We are delighted that Dr Ilaria Testi working with Professor Carlos Pavesio, Consultant Ophthalmologist at Moorfields Eye Hospital is our inaugural Clinical Digital Fellow. Ilaria’s work will be focused around building the eye module and evaluating the impact of the digital delivery of information to patients on clinical outcomes.

iOWNA Medical Board member in the fight against Covid-19

Luke HowardLuke Howard, a consultant respiratory physician, talks of the effectiveness of treating some cases of Covid using continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP), which resulted in him helping to build the CPAP unit at Hammersmith Hospital. Read the full article in the Economist.

DigitalHealth.London Launchpad 

We are excited to have been chosen as one of the successful applicants for DigitalHealth.London’s Launchpad cohort three. DigitalHealth.London’s Launchpad programme is a three-month programme that supports digital health SMEs develop and launch new, innovative digital health products and services to the NHS and social care market. The programme provides a minimum of 12 hours of support to participants in the form of workshops, bespoke 1:1 advice and invaluable advice from DigitalHealth.London’s founding and strategic partners. The Launchpad programme has already supported two cohorts in helping to bring their product/process to market, develop their business and expand their networks. 

Graduating 2020 iOWNA Interns

We have had four interns (Alice, Peter, Tommy and Anja) working within the iOWNA team in different parts of the business including finance, content creation and app support. Having worked hard throughout the summer, Alice and Peter will be returning to university to continue their studies in Business Management and Medicine respectively. Tommy will be continuing working with iOWNA as a Business Analyst before heading back to university to complete his final year and Anja is taking on a full time role within iOWNA as a Research Analyst. We wish all our interns the best of luck in the future! Alice, Tommy and Anja speak more about their experience at iOWNA below:
Alice O’Gorman
‘Working as an intern for iOWNA and being exposed to a start-up environment has been a thoroughly rewarding experience. I was given a variety of responsibilities from the outset, where I took a particular keen interest in providing support for users of iOWNA. The team at iOWNA provided consistent mentorship throughout my internship, helping to secure my confidence and foster my initiative when working within their team. It excites me to see what is next in store for iOWNA as it continues to evolve and thrive.’
Tommy Phillips
‘As an intern for iOWNA over the summer, I worked on many different aspects of the business. These included sales, technology, data protection, and customer support. It was great to get exposure to the range of challenges that new businesses face. The team at iOWNA is very supportive and really values the contributions of interns. Interns at iOWNA are given opportunities to do real work and really make an impact on the development of the company. For anyone interested in business, healthcare or technology, I would definitely recommend applying to iOWNA.’
Anja Ward
‘As a recent graduate, working as an intern at iOWNA for the past nine months has allowed me to gain experience and confidence across a range of business areas. I have been given ownership of varied pieces of work, participated in workshops and been included in a wide range of meetings, which has given me valuable insight into the fast-paced working world of start-ups. With the close interaction and support from the founders of iOWNA and the positive ‘no question is a stupid question’ attitude of the tech team, I feel like a valued member of the team and am excited to be promoted to Research Analyst come September. I look forward to what is next to come as iOWNA continues to surpass its milestones.’

Applications for our 2021 Summer Internship Programme now open…

If you are interested in this position, feel that you match the criteria and would like to be considered for an interview then please apply creatively by sending in a 60 second application video and your CV to hello@iowna.com, making it clear why you want to join the iOWNA team. If successful at the interview stage, your responsibilities as an iOWNA intern will be tailored around your interests, prior experience and aspirations. 

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