Two midlands NHS trusts end partnerships with Babylon
The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust and University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust have both ended their partnerships with Babylon.
‘Tech saved my life’ – Liz O’Riordan’s keynote at Virtual Summer School
O’Riordan’s powerful opening speech at this year’s Digital Health Virtual Summer School was a reminder technology is also a tool to empower patients
Fitbit and Diabetes UK announce three-year partnership
Fitbit and Diabetes UK have announced a three-year partnership which aims to educate on the importance of leading a healthier and more active lifestyle.
Former Pitchfest winner TestCard secures £4.5m funding for expansion
TestCard is a combination of a non-invasive urine test kit with an accompanying mobile app that turns a mobile phone’s camera into a clinical grade scanner.
Innovation focus: Helping people with Parkinson’s to walk more easily
For people with Parkinson’s disease, freezing episodes – in which it becomes impossible to move forward for several minutes – can be a particularly upsetting symptom. When Lise Pape saw how her father was affected by the condition, she became determined to design a device to help. Andrea Downey reports.
Patient-centred care dominates day two of King’s Fund congress
One of the early sessions focused on ‘What makes implementation of digital innovations a success?’ and involved leaders of national bodies.
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Urgent care clinicians gain fast access to shared medical records
Urgent care clinicians in South Gloucestershire now have fast access to shared medical records which provides a clear overview of a patient’s medical journey.
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Patients Know Best joins forces with blockchain company for virtual shared record
An online patient portal software company has partnered up with blockchain company to provide a virtual shared medical record to diabetic patients in Bury.
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Another view: of smart devices for medicines
When our GP columnist Neil Paul turns his mind to NHS finances, his attention quickly turns to medicines and the cash wasted by people just not taking them. Could a smart device make a difference?
Joe’s View: We need to talk about digital identity
Our CCIO columnist professor Joe McDonald remembers his underage drinking years and wonders whether the concept of using digital ID on a night out can apply to the citizen ID agenda in healthcare.
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