ABHI supports the HealthTech community to save and enhance lives. Members, including both multinationals and small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs), supply products from syringes and wound dressings to surgical robots and digitally enhanced technologies. We represent the industry to stakeholders, such as the government, NHS and regulators. HealthTech plays a key role in supporting delivery of healthcare and is a significant contributor to the UK’s economic growth. HealthTech is the largest employer in the broader Life Sciences sector, employing 154,000 people in 4,465 companies, with a combined turnover of £34.3bn. The industry has enjoyed growth of around 5% in recent years. ABHI’s 400 members account for approximately 80% of the sector by value.
Peter Ellingworth, Chief Executive at ABHI said:
“Well curated, secure and trusted health data is a vital resource for industry to work with healthcare stakeholders to develop innovations that save lives, manage the burden of disease, and support the efficient use of health resources. ABHI has worked with HDRUK since their inception, and we are delighted to formalise this relationship through membership of the Health Data Research Alliance. We look forward to continuing this partnership, so that together, we can support the development of the best HealthTech solutions for UK patients.”