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27 February 2017

Healios selected as finalist for multiple categories in 2017 HealthInvestor Awards – Technology Provider of the Year and Diagnostics Provider of the Year

SOUTHAMPTON, UK, 27 February 2017 – Healios’ online suite of digital tools and services has been shortlisted in two categories at the 2017 HealthInvestor Awards: Technology Provider of the Year and Diagnostics Provider of the Year.

“Our interconnected pathway is a world’s first in mental health, and covers assessment, treatment, ongoing monitoring and overall care management,” said Richard Andrews, Founder and Chairman of Healios. “We’ve created this platform so that our clients and their families can access their care through any smart device, can track their well-being in our mobile app, and can connect their entire family into their virtual clinician sessions from multiple locations. Here at Healios, we are focused on providing the best possible technology-enabled care to increase access and improve outcomes.”

Healios is commissioned by NHS Trusts and CCGs to combat mental health waiting lists. Covering adult, children, and young people mental health services, Healios provides assessment and treatment immediately upon referral, so that those affected by mental illness get the care they need without wait. The assessment and diagnosis services provided by Healios enables a more efficient path to care and includes autism spectrum conditions, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and a range of mental health conditions, such as anxiety and depression.

The HealthInvestor team has received a record number of nominations this year, from which the finalists in each of the eight categories were selected. Healios is one of eight finalists shortlisted for the Diagnostics Provider of the Year Award and one of six shortlisted for the Technology Provider of the Year Award.

An independent judging panel of high-profile healthcare industry leaders will review the finalists’ entries and will select a winner for each category. The winners will be announced at the black-tie dinner awards ceremony at the Grosvenor House Hotel, London, on Thursday, 1 June 2017.

Richard Andrews commented, “Innovative technologies and digital tools play an important role in how care is delivered and how we create the best possible treatment journey for our clients. I am beyond pleased to be shortlisted for two award categories that recognise the value and impact of our services on the patient and family experience, as well as the overall treatment delivery.”

About Healios

Healios is the UK’s leading digital healthcare company, bringing the whole family together to maximise long-term outcomes and well-being. We reimagine the way children, young people, and adults access and receive mental health services by blending the best of technology with specialised clinical expertise and a personal human connection. At Healios, we transform mental health services by providing quicker diagnosis, faster access to evidence-based psychological therapies, and earlier intervention to create a unique online experience - getting patients and families the right care when and where they need it. Healios is commissioned by NHS CCGs, Mental Health Trusts and local authorities across the UK, and can also be accessed privately. Healios’ Family Intervention service manual for psychosis and schizophrenia has been endorsed by NICE for both the clinical guidelines and quality standards. For more information, visit www.healios.org.uk

Media Contact: Healios, Ltd. Richard Andrews, Founder, Chairman and CEO. Tel: 0330 124 4222 Email: communications@healios.org.uk

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