Making it Work

Empeal’s technology aims to keep people out of hospital

The app uses measurable metrics to create individual wellbeing programmes and enable healthcare professionals to aid more patients

Sohini De, founder and director of digital health company Empeal: ‘The users can access multiple coaches through the app.’ Picture: Andrew Downes/Xposure

Sohini De was always a numbers person. She originally studied maths, then qualified as a chartered financial analyst before doing an MBA that specialised in finance. This suited her well in her prior life as a fund manager, but has also proven useful in Empeal, her own business venture.

De’s business is a preventative and self-managing technology designed to help keep people out of hospital. The app provides ways for patients to maintain their lifestyles ...