Elemental named as finalist in AbilityNet Tech4Good Awards
We are delighted to announce that Elemental has been named a finalist in the Digital Health Award category of the AbilityNet Tech4Good Awards 2020. Winners will be announced on Thursday 24 September.
Recognising technology that improves lives
Now in their 10th year, the AbilityNet Tech4Good Awards recognise organisations and individuals who use digital technology to improve the lives of others and make the world a better place.
The AbilityNet Tech4Good Awards are the only awards that highlight the wealth of charities, businesses and volunteers across the UK that harness the power of technology to benefit the community.
The Digital Health Award category recognises inspiring examples of digital technology used in a health setting.
Elemental are finalists alongside three other organisations including:
- LAUGH Team, Cardiff Metropolitan University
“We’re so proud to be recognised in the AbilityNet Tech4Good awards alongside three other outstanding organisations, who like us provide digital health solutions to empower people and improve lives. Coming from a background of community development, we set out to mainstream social prescribing and make huge impacts to the lives of thousands of people around the UK and Ireland through our digital social prescribing platform, which isn’t just tech for good, it’s tech for better. Better lives, better support, better connections and better evidence.” Leeann Monk Ozgul, Elemental Co-founder/CEO
Elemental is an award winning Tech For Good company that helps stakeholders in social prescribing and population health management to focus on the wider determinants of health: income, wealth, housing, education, transport, leisure and supports the adoption of health behaviours and lifestyles: smoking, diet, drinking, exercise. Elemental better connects stakeholders, providers of services and patients with health risks in the places and communities we live in whilst generating data that helps inform the design and delivery of an integrated health and care system.
Elemental’s social prescribing platform is used by over 279 digital social prescribing hubs across the UK and Ireland to connect people into community based activities, interventions and support pre, during and coming out of this phase of COVID. Over 51,000 people are benefiting from either self referrals or referrals made by crisis support teams, customer care, clinicians, multi disciplinary teams or housing officers to over 800 social prescribing Link Workers.
About the AbilityNet Tech4Good Awards
The Tech4Good Awards were created by AbilityNet with the help of BT and a number of businesses, charities and non-profit partners and sponsors, with an aim to celebrate companies that are utilising the empowering influence of digital technology, whether it’s at home, at work, in education. Find out more here.
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