Leading innovation


About this seminar

This seminar, which was organised in partnership with GE Healthcare through The King’s Fund’s corporate partnership programme, explored how health systems can adopt innovation and good practice more effectively and quickly. It also focused on the role of leaders in promoting innovation and replicating good practice, and what we can learn from other industries.

The seminar brought together panellists and participants including:

  • Chris Trimble, Adjunct Professor, Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College, USA 
  • Andy Ward, Managing Principal, GE Healthcare Performance Solutions
  • Rachel Cashman, Head of Programme Office, Innovation, Health and Wealth, Department of Health.

Seminar highlights

Andy Ward


Andy Ward provides thoughts on what the health service could learn from other industries, innovations which may transform care and how leaders can be ‘constructively dissatisfied’ and drive change.

Watch Andy's presentation

Rachel Cashman


Rachel Cashman gives an overview of the government's Innovation health and wealth report and an update on work to promote innovation adoption in the NHS at pace and scale.

Watch Rachel's presentation