This Digital Health News industry roundup features Docobo being named as supplier on an NHS Shared Business Services framework agreement and CancerCare’s 10-year deal with IMS Maxims to deliver the MAXIMS core solution.

Docobo named as supplier on NHS SBS framework agreement

Docobo, the UK’s leading provider of remote patient monitoring and virtual wards, has been named as a supplier on NHS Shared Business Services’ (NHS SBS) Technology Enabled Care Services 2 Framework agreement.

The framework agreement supports patient care via technology and promotes the use of technology enabled care solutions and the improved provision of integrated care across health and care organisations.

This technology is divided into six lots, with Docobo named a supplier within the remote clinical monitoring lot. They key services in the framework agreement include the implementation of fall prevention programmes, enabling patients to manage appointments and remote patient monitoring.

Adrian Flowerday, managing director of Docobo, said: “At Docobo, we pride ourselves on our expertise in digital healthcare innovation, as we’ve been working in the remote monitoring space since 2001.

“We are so pleased to have been named as a supplier on the NHS Shared Business Services’ Technology Enabled Care Services 2 Framework as it will enable us to support even more patients and residents to be cared for at home or in their place of residence.”

Free mental health app My Possible Self launches new version for growing community

My Possible Self, the free mental health and wellness app, has launched a new version with more focused user experience to help people find the support they need within an expanded collection of clinically certified, interactive and accessible content.

The award-winning app is designed to manage anxiety, tackle depression, ease stress and improve sleep and is ranked first for mental health apps at Google Play and top five at the Apple App Store.

The latest version, which went live last month, provides a more personalised experience for users:

  • In the new Home tab, people can select what topics they would like to focus on and jump to those sections. The app suggests different tools and techniques to try out every day based on individual areas of interest.
  • In the new Explore tab, people can access the app’s expanded content resources which have been recategorised into topics for ease of use. They can also use a new search option to quickly find the material they need.

Joanne Wilkinson, founder of My Possible Self, said: “My Possible Self has established itself as a leading free resource within the mental health and wellness market by creating a powerful app to manage anxiety, tackle depression, ease stress and improve sleep.

“Our latest version has a more focused user experience to help people find the support they need from My Possible Self’s deeper and wider pool of valuable content, which is accessible without cost wherever and whenever they need it.”

CancerCare sign 10-year contract with IMS Maxims

CancerCare has signed a 10-year contract with IMS Maxims for the delivery of the MAXIMS core solution to support its cancer and bereavement support services.

CancerCare is a provider of free therapies, help, and support to people of all ages affected by cancer and loss throughout North Lancashire and South Cumbria.

The charity required an upgrade of their core product, and IMS MAXIMS provided the necessary support to aid them in their valuable work.

Alison Dixey, head of therapies at CancerCare, said: “We have used MAXIMS for our client management for the last 10 years and it provides exactly what we need to deliver quality services to people at a really challenging time in their lives.

“We are thrilled to be able to continue to work with IMS MAXIMS and ensure our clients’ data is held securely now, and in the future.” raises $5.3 million from Plural to build AI companion for nurses, the health tech start-up building an artificial intelligence (AI) companion for nurses to help monitor patients and optimise workflows, has raised $5.3 million in funding led by Plural VC.

Teton will use the funding to expand its engineering and commercial teams to help roll out the product in Denmark and internationally.

The start-up’s AI was trained using hospital data sets as well as feedback from nurses to provide the right support for clinicians facing high volumes of work. It provides a holistic and dynamic understanding of the ward, helping to reduce workloads for staff.

The cameras use computer vision to understand the patient’s status and communicate relevant information back to staff.

Mikkel Wad Thorsen, co-founder and CEO of, said: “Countries across the world are facing problems with staff shortages in both hospitals and the wider care sector.

“This problem is only getting bigger with pressures mounting to provide high-quality care to a growing ageing population. Our AI solution, which has privacy integrated into the design, gives nurses more time to take care of patients and residents, without burdening their workload.

“We’re excited about the impact this will have globally and look forward to working with the Plural team to help us scale up and expand in the next few years.”