Dr Neil Paul talks about the struggle of introducing innovation to primary care, and whether we’re doing enough to remove the obstacles.
Speaking at the Digital Health Care Show, Henry Ireland, an innovation advisor, gave the audience his four tips to drive change in the healthcare sector.
The funding boost, through the government’s Digital Health Technology Catalyst, aims to accelerate the development of digital health innovation.
The Academic Health Science Networks hope the report will help companies navigate the “innovation maze” to benefits patients.
Each of the initiatives will show how technology solutions can improve patient safety and speed up processes within the NHS.
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A team from the Netherlands developed the technology called Excelscope 2.0 which aims to reduce workload of medical staff in developing countries.
Categories include using technologies to address sleeping problems and support children and/or their parents in understanding and managing mental health.
The award is an annual competition which is open to student and graduates from 27 countries with the winner walking away with £30,000.
Successful projects this year include a GPS app designed to track the availability of hospital beds and an AI-based support system for surgeons.