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How to scale healthcare through augmented reality technology with Dr. Nadine Hachach-Haram, BEM.

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Entrepreneurship

Today’s episode is with the founder of Proximie - Dr Nadine Hachach-Haram, BEM, the recipient of the British Empire Medal in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for 2018. She is an NHS surgeon, lecturer and clinical entrepreneur.

Nadine drew on her passion for innovation, education and global surgery to found Proximie, an augmented reality platform aiming to improve access to expert care and to scale clinical expertise. Through its patented platform doctors can virtually transport themselves into any clinical setting to visually and practically interact and collaborate.

Proximie has enjoyed significant success with early adoption by major medical institutions and device companies and has been covered by news agencies around the world. Dubbed by CNN as the "Future of Surgery," Proximie and won multiple awards including Foreign Press Association Science Story of the Year.

We talk about

1- Proximie’s value proposition and why she started the company
2- How she was able to implement the technology in the medical world
3- Her road towards medical institution adoption
4- Her background and early journey from surgeon to founder
5- How she handles her day to day responsibilities and how she overcomes adversity

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