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The UK Israel HealthTech Forum connects leading UK health professionals, NHS technology and innovation leaders, academic health networks and local investors with Israel’s top HealthTech leaders and companies.

In a series of briefings in the UK, participants will enjoy the opportunity to hear and engage with both established companies & entrepreneurs and the most promising startups in the HealthTech space.

Israel is renowned as the ‘Silicon Valley for the rest of the world’, backed by world-class university research.  In recent years, Israeli expertise in both technology and sciences have converged to produce world-leading digital health companies, supported by a highly educated and uniquely qualified workforce, backed by supportive government initiatives and venture capital.

Upcoming Events:

  • February 2020 – Homecare, remote monitoring & diagnostics
  • May 2020 – Interoperability & infrastructure of health
  • September 2020 – Cyber Security and IoT
  • November 2020 – Personalised care

Previous Events:

HealthTech Advisory Board

Elad Duschak – Chairman


Elad is a Chief Business Development Officer at Centene UK, the UK arm of Centene Corp, a FORTUNE® 100, supporting and enabling integrated care in the UK

Elad has 20 years of experience in senior leadership roles in global sales, marketing, business development and general management within the healthcare industry spanning pharma, biotech, medical device, and digital health markets.

Previously Elad was the CEO of Connected HealthTech Solutions (CHS), the UK subsidiary of Femi Health, Israel’s largest independent healthcare provider and operators of one of the world’s leading telemedicine platforms serving PMIs, HMOs and the Israeli MoH.

Prior to CHS, Elad was the Global Chief Marketing Officer and subsequently the President of AposTherapy UK, a novel MedTech platform in orthopaedics and MSK where he led the successful introduction and adoption of the product by the NHS and private markets. Previously Elad was the Marketing and BD Director at Se-Cure Pharmaceuticals, an Israeli innovative biotechnology company in Women’s Health & Osteoporosis. Prior to that, Elad led the European healthcare practice of Harris Interactive Inc., a major global marketing research firm advising various leading medical device and pharmaceutical companies.

Elad holds an Executive MBA in Marketing and Management from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, and a bachelor’s degree in Business and International Marketing from the Institute Superior de Gestion in Paris, France.

Dr. Ian Goodman


Ian has been a practising GP in Hillingdon for over 30 years and a GP trainer for over 25 years. He has been the Chair of the NHS Hillingdon CCG since April 2011 and has been actively engaging Hillingdon’s 45 practices through the change to clinical commissioning. Ian takes a key role in driving change and innovation in General Practice and has been involved in various commissioning projects since 1990.

Katherine Ward


Katherine is Chief Commercial Officer and MD, UK and Europe for Healthy.io a digital healthcare startup leveraging smartphone and cloud technology to offer access to the benefits of colour-based healthcare and medical imaging. The app can help doctors diagnose patients using images from a smartphone.

Katherine has worked in healthcare for 26 years: 15 years in the UK National Health Service in both provider and payer roles and 11 years with UnitedHealth Group where she was the Chief Executive of UnitedHealth UK and the latterly the Chief Growth Officer for Optum International where she had responsibility for sales, account management and growth strategy for Optum in all markets outside of the US.

Katherine has a degree in Classics from King’s College, Cambridge University and an MSc in Social Policy from Bristol University. She has also undertaken management and leadership courses at Warwick University Business School and at INSEAD in Fontainebleau, Paris. She is based in Bristol, England where she lives with her husband, Simon and three daughters, Amelia, Hermione and Isabella.

Ravit Warsha-Dor


Ravit is a partner at Kamet – A startup studio, funded by AXA that invents, incubates, builds and scales companies in Digital Health and Insure-tech. She is leading the healthcare activities out of their Tel-Aviv office.

In her previous role, Ravit was head of Innovation for National Digital Health at the Israeli Ministry of Health, where she built models for the integration of digital health solutions into healthcare organisations.

Ravit has been active in the Digital Health space in the UK and Israel from 2010. Her experience includes co-founding a bio-feedback startup, serving as a healthcare consultant for multinational corporations and heading Product Management, Innovation and Business Development for Digital Health, AI and Digital Science companies. Ravit is also one of the first organizers of mHealth Israel – the largest digital health community in Israel.

Prior to her career in Digital Health, Ravit spent 10 years in Israeli high-tech, across different industries and a range of positions including Business Development, Product Management, R&D Management and Engineering.

Ravit is a graduate of an elite technology unit in the IDF and has a B.Sc. in Bioinformatics from Tel-Aviv University and an MBA from Judge Business School in Cambridge (UK)

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