Using artificial intelligence the app transforms a patient’s phone into a clinical-grade scanner to test for urinary tract infections (UTIs).
Patient data from operation to recovery is visible on the screen, rolling the multiple monitoring systems previously used into one easily accessible device.
The GDE toolkits allow any NHS hospital to implement improvements quicker and transform care for both patients and staff.
As Digital Health continues its round up of 2018, we hit the second half of the year. Claire Read looks back on the balmy summer in which Jeremy Hunt bid farewell to the health brief; charts Matt Hancock’s technology focus; and records the swelling of various exemplar ranks.
It’s two years since the GDE programme was launched. But Jon Hoeksma argues its overblown language conceals a relatively small investment.
Rafael Sorribas from NHS Digital met with staff on Friday to observe the progress that had been made by the trust since it was made a GDE in 2016.
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Matt Hancock has published a tech strategy founded on open standards, innovation and encouraging local choice with a move away from reliance on mega-suites. But it’s going to be tough to square this with the current centrally-directed global digital exemplar programme, argues Digital Health editor Jon Hoeksma.
Non-executive director at NHS Improvement, Lord Carter’s review argues that ‘technology is not adopted rapidly’ across the ambulance service.
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A panel of NHS IT directors, CIOs and suppliers discussed a number of topics associated with the Global Digital Exemplar programme at the UK Health Show.