This month’s mobile health and apps roundup sees a prescription delivery app crowned Best British Mobile Startup 2018 at Mobile World Congress, and covers Uber’s launch of a healthcare platform for non-emergency medical transport in the US.
Digital Health will work with BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT, on a series of events designed to further develop and raise the profile of health informatics leaders and digital health as an emerging profession and discipline.
Public Health England (PHE) has launched a new service for Amazon’s Alexa which delivers NHS approved breastfeeding advice directly to new parents.
All GP practices in north west London have signed up to provide a suite of online services to their patients, allow registered patients to book and cancel appointments, order repeat prescriptions and view their GP records.
Digital Patient 9
The vast US healthcare industry is slowly seeing the benefits of a decade of investment in IT systems, but much remains to be done before it achieves the full productivity benefits of digitisation.
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Six sites across the UK are to be given a share of £54million funding to address challenging healthcare issues through the use of data science.
A former NHS Improvement chairman has been appointed to an advisory board of the private GP digital service Push Doctor.
Emis Health has partnered with Elemental Software in an effort to connect primary care to social prescribing data, with the aim of relieving pressure on GP surgeries and encouraging patients to take better control of their own health.
Digital health businesses from across the country are to be given the opportunity to take part in a programme which aims to solve challenges facing the NHS through digital innovations.
University of Leicester Hospitals NHS Trust has implemented a new data management system in its emergency department that allows clinicians to view blood gas test results within the electronic patient record.