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Tech Craic: Elemental Software's Jennifer Neff - How social prescribing can help during pandemic

  • In a bonus podcast episode of Tech Craic this week, Niamh Campbell is joined by Jennifer Neff, co-founder of tech-for-good start-up Elemental Software.

    Its social prescribing platform helps connect people in communities to key support and services, and right now they are busier than ever due to the COVID-19 crisis.

    The podcast is also available here on Spotify and on iTunes/Apple Podcasts when you search Sync NI, along with all previous episodes. Make sure to subscribe/follow for updates on new episodes also!

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    Jennifer added: "We’ve been listening to GPs, commissioners, communities and frontline health and community workers who are working tirelessly to ensure that people are connected to support and services that are available to them. 

    "We're able to facilitate areas connecting with primary care and adding their volunteers, services and additional Link Workers to one platform that can support them in connecting people to services.

    "The system can run reports on the overall and specific progress being made across a number of different locations/ levels/ cohort groups and see the effectiveness of coordination, whilst identifying any gaps in provision. This solution is now freely available to all Elemental customers."

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    Niamh is a Sync NI writer with a previous background of working in FinTech and financial crime. She has a special interest in sports and emerging technologies. To connect with Niamh, feel free to send her an email or connect on Twitter.

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