Telehealth guru recognised by industry body


Docobo boss scoops Outstanding Achievement Award from Intellect

One of the key players behind the development and promotion of telehealth technologies in the UK has been presented with an Outstanding Achievement Award.

Adrian Flowerday is the managing director of supplier, Docobo, and was presented with the accolade for his work as chairman of the Telehealth Group, an industry body formed in 2006 to drive adoption of telehealth systems in the UK.

The award was handed out by Intellect, the trade association for the IT, telecoms and electronics industries, and recognises achievements including:

  • The publication, this month, of a paper on how telehealth can help to meet the NHS’s QIPP agenda, which has already been downloaded more than 1,000 times since its launch at the King’s Fund International Congress on Telehealth and Telecare
  • His work in support of the Government’s 3millionlives telehealth campaign announced by the Prime Minister in December, which will see systems rolled out to millions of people living with long-term medical conditions
  • His assistance with a number of Intellect initiatives, including participation in the Innovation Den series and the Technology Showcase, currently running at the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS)
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Other awards were handed out to Andrew Rogoyski, chairman of the Cyber Security Group; David Terrar, chairman of Intellect's Software as a service (SaaS) group; and Ian Henley, chairman of the Intellect’s membership committee 2008-11.