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Liz Ashall-Payne, Founding CEO of ORCHA, chats to Eagle Labs HealthTech about her business.

Tell us about ORCHA

ORCHA is the world’s leading independent digital health evaluation and distribution organisation. It helps health and care organisations to deliver the right digital health apps, to the right people, at the right time. Its unique insight, assessment, and implementation services are improving the health of the population, the health of our health systems and the health of the health app ecosystem.

ORCHA conducts reviews for government organisations in Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Israel, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Sweden, UAE, United Kingdom.

In the UK, ORCHA is the approved assessor for NHS Digital and works locally with 50% of the NHS providers and commissioners. NHS England is accelerating adoption across the NHS, placing ORCHA in its National Innovation Accelerator Programme.

When did you start your business?

September 2015.

What's been your biggest highlight

Growing the team, seeing ORCHA become what it is and seeing the impact on people’s lives.

What's been your biggest challenge?

Juggling! Especially with home schooling during COVID-19.

Advice for entrepreneurs starting out

Surround yourself with an amazing team.


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