We exist to make digital health healthy

Our mission is to put the power of digital health safely into the hands of everyone who needs it.

The Organisation for the Review of Care and Health Apps (ORCHA) exists to make digital health healthy. 


Our suite of products delivers the core infrastructure needed to introduce digital health safely.  This award-winning technology is used by national bodies, healthcare providers and digital health innovators in twelve countries.


It delivers a systematic approach to assessing, accrediting, deploying and embedding digital health technologies into clinical services and pathways, using a risk management approach, that has that has long been in place for medicine.

2 minutes with Liz Ashall-Payne, ORCHA’s Founding CEO

Listen to our founding CEO, Liz Ashall-Payne, discuss why we are revolutionising healthcare, helping organisations to safely harness the power of technology and deliver the best digital health to everyone.

#1 digital health platform

Our platform is trusted by more digital health assessment schemes than anyone.

100 strong team

Founded by clinicians, we have teams in the UK and US.

17,000 apps assessed

We have assessed more health apps than anyone else.

G Cloud supplier

We are listed on G Cloud and used by NHS organisations in 70% of regions.

Our story

Ideas can change the world. In 2012, Liz Ashall-Payne had an idea that would transform healthcare using the power of digital technology. That idea became ORCHA. Since then, we have been on a journey involving thousands of app developers, tens of thousands of healthcare professionals and millions of individuals across 11 countries.

Our values

These values guide what we do, how we do it, and what to expect when working with us:


  • BUILT ON CAREORCHA’s foundation is built on the principle of care for population and patient health and welfare. 
  • WE ARE THOUGHT LEADERS – We speak boldly and proudly and aren’t afraid to challenge the status quo. 
  • WE ARE IN THIS TOGETHER – We provide you with the support and guidance to empower you on your digital health journey. 
  • YOU CAN TRUST US – We are confident in what we do; we manage the risk for you. 
  • KNOWLEDGE IS POWER – We share our knowledge openly, with full transparency, to better the digital health sector. 
  • PASSIONATE PIONEERS – As world leaders in Digital Health management, we are dedicated to constant tech innovation.


We’re powered by a team of over 100 ambitious people with diverse backgrounds from clinicians, data scientists and marketeers. Our culture is fast-paced and entrepreneurial, it’s this DNA that has supported our incredible growth.

We’re always looking for individuals that can bring fresh and innovative thinking to ORCHA, and play a part in driving us forward on our exciting journey. So, if you’re ready to take the next big step in your career, challenge yourself every day and help digital health to make a difference to people’s lives, we are ready for you.

Our team

Everyone at ORCHA is driven by the change we are making to health and care systems and, most importantly, in improving people’s health and wellbeing. It keeps us motivated to keep questioning.

Our Assessment Team constantly understands, applies and helps develop new review measures; our Development Team imagines new ways for our platform to be more robust; our Implementation Team is curious about change and how best to make it happen within organisations; and no one quite knows what our Intelligence Team does to unearth new ways of understanding the digital health world.

See how ORCHA has helped others make digital health a success.


for Health and Care Organisations

80% of digital health products fall below quality thresholds. ORCHA’s unique end-to-end digital health system enables health providers to uphold national standards to safely transform health and care services.

for National Health Bodies

Deliver a robust, efficient and proven national digital health framework for your health system.

for Health and Care Professionals

Use our digital health libraries, which today hold thousands of assessed products, to accurately prescribe the best digital health solutions to your service users.

for Digital Health Suppliers

Our libraries of assessed digital health are used by national bodies and health providers in eleven countries, giving you scalable access to the global markets.

for Education

ORCHA’s Digital Healthy Schools programme provides a digital health activation strategy for public health and local authorities.

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