Holistic digital healthcare provider HealthHero has appointed Aseem Sadana (pictured) as chief operating officer

Sadana has a range of leadership experience in the technology sector including strategy consulting, entrepreneurship, and scaling up an enterprise cloud software business. He was previously group chief operating officer at IMImobile, a publicly listed enterprise cloud software business.

Sadana said: “It’s great to be working with Ranjan Singh again on another innovative proposition. When we built and sold isango! eight years ago, the travel sector was a hotbed of innovation, and now digital healthcare presents the same exciting opportunity for disruption. The vision, expertise in the group – both clinical and digital, and the backing behind HealthHero, put us in a distinctly strong position.”

HealthHero has also appointed Dr Jonathan Hill as adviser on medical affairs. Hill is a physician and cardiologist who has pioneered many new treatments during his 25 years working in the NHS and for the private sector.

Hill said: “In my 25 years as a medical professional I have invested a lot of time and energy into changing healthcare systems for the better; researching, developing and testing systems in facilities and institutes across the world. Digital solutions have the potential to transform healthcare, but the offerings so far have only added to the frustrations of both patients and doctors alike, exacerbating the problem of siloed data and treatment. HealthHero has the ambition and the opportunity to change that.”

 The company has also appointed Professor Sam Shah as adviser, NHS. Shah is the founder and director of the Faculty of Future Health at Ulster University, and was previously director of digital development for NHS England and NHSX. He has worked across the UK health system in primary care, public health, acute services, education and training, and digital transformation. He is a digital health advisor to a number of health and technology companies spanning a range of industries including telecommunications, assessment of apps, scaling new technology into the NHS and workforce solutions. He has worked on a number of initiatives including the flagship project to digitalise urgent care in the NHS. 

Shah said: “Driving innovation in healthcare has defined my career to date. The acceleration of technology in healthcare over the last few years has been positive, but the progress has not been as encompassing as I’d like, and access is still a problem. With HealthHero expanding across Europe more people than ever before will have access to a holistic healthcare experience digitally.”

Ranjan Singh, chief executive of HealthHero, said: “HealthHero is growing fast and I’m really pleased to welcome Aseem, Jonathan and Sam onboard at such a crucial time. HealthHero already covers over 4.5 million lives at launch, and since the onset of Covid-19 we have seen demand for our UK and Republic of Ireland services increase by over 300%.

Date published: September 15, 2020