Pioneering AI Leader David Whewell Joins HN

PRESS RELEASE: 4th December 2020

Innovation and technological strategist, David Whewell joins the leadership team of award-winning healthcare company, HN as Chief Information and Technology Officer (CITO).

Whewell will drive forward HN’s AI and digital strategy and oversee the company’s growing Digital and Data Science Team and capabilities.

The appointment will further support HN’s successful Clinical Coaching services and accelerate the development of HN’s Real-Time INTELLIGENCE, a new AI-based service that delivers real-time advanced screening for patients at increased risk of unplanned hospitalisation and the automation of key clinical processes involved in remote monitoring.

Mark England, HN’s CEO said:

“I’m pleased to welcome David to HN. He brings a wealth of experience in healthcare, technology and data – his appointment demonstrates HN’s commitment to the digital, AI and data science sphere.

This is another of many positive changes over the past 12 months, as we have launched several new services. I’m proud of what the HN Team have achieved for our patients, the NHS and our partners. I can see so much more potential ahead.”

David Whewell, HN’s CITO said:

“HN is doing an exceptional job in empowering patients to achieve sustainable healthcare. I’m looking forward to elevating HN’s AI, digital and data science capabilities to provide additional services to the NHS, enabling us to reach and support more patients.”

David is a strategist and futurist revolutionising healthcare through innovation, technology, and process, by bringing in the best approaches from many industries. Named in Top 100 AI Leaders in Advanced Healthcare and Drug Discovery 2019 in Forbes and winner of AWS City on a Cloud award in 2017, David has built technical strategy, engineering and data science teams for Octave Bioscience and Merck KGAA; led transformational programs for Transport of London and HMRC and delivered products for Sony and BMW, among others.


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Notes to Editors

1. About HN
HN is a healthcare company that delivers AI guided case-finding, remote monitoring, clinical coaching and virtual ward solutions to the NHS.

We blend our advanced data scientific and AI capabilities with digital services, which are delivered by highly experienced healthcare professionals. This provides the NHS and patients with integrated and comprehensive solutions.

2. Contact HN
For further information, contact Angela Bambridge