Jeremy Cummin is an entrepreneur and business advisor, specialising in the digital health and care sector for over 35 years. He is skilled in evaluating products, solutions and commercial opportunities. He advises major corporates in the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries and has acted for several central government departments.
After founding his first business in 1978 creating applications for the commercial and retail markets, he developed his initial healthcare solution in the early 1980s for Beechams Research, leading to the formation of Eider Computers Ltd in 1988, a medical software business specialising in oncology and palliative care. Eider products became the standard in the UK with systems installed throughout Europe. It was sold in 2000.
He went on to form Telehealth Solutions Ltd (renamed Medvivo), after a period as co-founder and CEO of Pace Health Technology Ltd. This company specialises in near patient monitoring technologies, and was sold to a division of Fidelity International in 2011.
Then, in 2013 Jeremy co-founded Digital Health Consultants Limited, initially in conjunction with Scottish Highlands and Islands Enterprise, which provides specialist services to the digital healthcare market within the UK and Europe. Additionally, Jeremy acted as chair for 6 years.
Jeremy studied at Haberdashers’ Aske’s School and Imperial College London and has served, and continues to serve, on several boards in both chairman and non-executive capacities.
He was appointed Honorary Professor of Digital Healthcare at De Montfort University in 2018.