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Synergy Surgery Spawns New Ideas for Local Healthcare Delivery

Science City York have just completed a series of innovative events which bought together healthcare professionals, independent technical solution companies and customers to develop solutions which sought to overcome local healthcare challenges.The Synergy Surgery format broke new ground by combining the spirit of a hackathon with the structure of the facilitated workshop.A video clip of the event canbe found on:

A series of workshops and on line engagement created and explored the ‘Innovation Overlap’ between the creative and healthcare industries. Collaborators came together for a final two day weekend to shape, present and prioritise the ideas, a panel of leading experts choosing the winning project which was to fully develop a solution that will transform how calls are handled. The project will benefit from funding provided by the Delivery and Innovation Fund (DIF). SCY will be working with ICiPS to develop this approach to explore other delivery challenges in the public sector.