Mahiben Maruthappu | Co-founder, NHS Innovation Accelerator
NHS England

Mahiben Maruthappu, Co-founder, NHS Innovation Accelerator, NHS England

Ben is a London-based doctor and Co-founder of Cera, a multi-award winning technology company transforming social care. He advised the CEO of NHS England on £100 billion of health spending, co-founding the NHS Innovation Accelerator (NIA) which benefitted 3 million people in its first six months.

He has a strong interest in research with over 100 peer-reviewed publications and 50 academic awards. Ben has advised a range of organisations, from startups to multilaterals, including the Swiss government, the Experiment Fund and the WHO. He is Chairman of the UK Medical Students’ Association (UKMSA), and has authored three medical books.

Ben was educated at Oxford, Cambridge and Harvard universities. He was listed in WIRED's top 10 Innovators in Healthcare, ranked amongst the 100 most influential leaders in health technology globally, and was recently named Disruptive Leader of the Year.


AI in Healthcare 2018 Day One @ 15:00

Using AI to improve healthcare

  • The challenges in social care
  • How social care needs to change
  • Where AI fits into social care

Ai in Healthcare 2018 Day Two @ 16:30

How AI has the potential to transform the NHS – and the limitations

  • How AI is being adopted in the NHS today
  • Key opportunities for the health service looking forward
  • How AI can be best introduced and adopted
  • Implementation and regulatory challenges for the system
  • AI: NHS friend or foe?

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