DR HARPREET SOOD

Global Digital Health Advisor and Non-executive Director, eRB and Health Education England

Harpreet has experience in both national and international healthcare, strategy and implementation with particular focus in innovation, digital health and emerging technologies. Harpreet has worked at the intersection of technology and innovation and the impact of this on healthcare delivery and transformation. Harpreet’s interest is in new models of primary care and the use of clinical data, innovation and AI enabled interventions in providing healthcare and diagnostics.

Harpreet has led national strategies and technology reviews in the NHS which has led to increased funding of over £1.5bn for digital programmes in the NHS. Additionally, Harpreet has collaborated with organisations on healthcare projects internationally – in the US, France, Israel and Asia. Early in his career he has also founded two healthcare startups. Harpreet is currently a practicing primary care doctor in London. He is also Co-Founder and strategic advisor to the NHS Digital Academy, a £6m programme to develop a cadre of digital leaders in the NHS.

He served as the first national Associate Chief Clinical Information Officer at NHS England and prior to this was Senior Fellow to the CEO of NHS England where he advised and led on health innovation and technology policy including advising the Secretary State for Health on NHS digitisation.

Harpreet is a NED at Health Education England and founding board member at Digital Health.London. Harpreet sits on the editorial board of the British Medical Journal Health and Care Informatics and has written on healthcare for the BMJ, The Lancet and Guardian. Harpreet is an advisor, speaker and consultant on digital health, clinical application of AI and the future of work in healthcare.

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