East London NHS FT rolls out digital patient monitoring system
East London NHS Foundation Trust has rolled out Docobo’s patient monitoring system to enhance patient care and reduce demand on the local care economy.
NHSX seeks remote monitoring suppliers to manage Covid-19 pressure
In a tender notice the organisation called on remote monitoring companies with “evidenced examples” of the successful use of their innovation to apply.
Bradford Teaching Hospitals to deploy UK-first remote examination device
The trust will use the device to carry out remote examinations and diagnoses with a cohort of young patients, with acute and worsening chronic conditions.
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ESA signs Spirit Digital for air quality monitoring platform
CliniTouch Vie 2 will use air quality data from satellites and mobile sensors to provide a warning system for people with chronic respiratory conditions.
Special Report: Remote Monitoring and Self-Care
Telehealth was once touted as the key to providing better care closer to home, allowing for remote monitoring of patients and better support for self-care. Then the pot seemed to go somewhat off the boil. With technology having marched on significantly are we back to a situation in which it’s once more in the ascendant? Jennifer Trueland investigates.
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The London-based startup aiming for one billion patients
With a series of acquisitions, a collaboration with a US university, and a formal partnership with a Chinese AI firm, digital health startup Medopad has been making waves. In an exclusive interview with Digital Health, chief executive Dan Vahdat tells Owen Hughes about the company’s journey so far and its aspirations for the future.
Medopad pledges $10m to ‘supercharge’ partner integration
The company has partnered with eight more health tech firms to create new, condition-specific apps for patients via the Medopad platform.
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Virgin Care axes services from £270m East Staffs contract
Virgin Care has cut services from its prime provider contract with East Staffordshire CCG citing ‘significant changes to the commissioning landscape.’
Oxehealth secures ‘world first’ accreditation for optical vital signs tech
Oxehealth’s vital signs software uses an optical sensor to detect pulse rate and doesn’t need to be attached to the skin, meaning it can be used remotely.
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Leicestershire Partnership embraces telehealth for digital heart failure service
The service uses Spirit Digital’s CliniTouch Vie remote monitoring platform and is designed to keep heart failure patients out of hospital.