Sara Mageit

Push Doctor, Well Pharmacy

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By  Sara Mageit 06:09 am February 1, 2021
UK video-consultation platform, Push doctor has partnered with independent UK pharmacy chain, Well Pharmacy to launch a pharmacy-based digital service. The pilot, initially run at a single GP practice for four weeks, has now been extended to a further three GP practices across Plymouth Sound primary care network and is currently available to over 50,000 patients living in the local area. If the...
Also, Racoon.World raises further €660K for its physiotherapy telemedicine platform.

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By  Sara Mageit 06:43 am January 29, 2021
RACCOON.WORLD RAISES FUNDING FOR PHYSIOTHERAPY TELEMEDICINE EU-based digital physiotherapy startup, Raccoon.World has raised €660K in funding from Fast Track to Innovation (FTI). The money will be spent on further R&D, scientific research and certification of the renewed product, as well as potential partners. The startups' platform, Raccoon.Recovery allows physiotherapy professionals to...
Wingcopter, drones

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By  Sara Mageit 06:33 am January 28, 2021
Award-winning manufacturer of eVTOL (electric vertical take-off and landing) drones dedicated to humanitarian initaitives, Wingcopter, has secured $22 million (€18M) in Series A funding. The financing round was led by Silicon Valley-based Xplorer Capital, a key investor in autonomous technologies, and Futury Regio Growth Fund, a Germany-based growth capital fund focusing on investments in...
Infermedica, telemedicine

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By  Sara Mageit 07:37 am January 26, 2021
One of Poland's largest private healthcare providers, PZU Zdrowie is using AI-driven healthcare startup, Infemedica's AI-enabled Call Centre Triage solution to provide patients with more streamlined healthcare advice. In 2019, the organisation handled 2.4 million patient calls, with 15,000 coming on a single day. Building on a three-year partnership, Infermedica’s solutions will implement...
Hypertension, Aktiia

Credit: Aktiia monitoring bracelet 

By  Sara Mageit 05:22 am January 26, 2021
Maker of wearable continuous blood pressure monitor, Aktiia, today launched their 24/7 automated blood pressure monitoring system that gathers data during the day and while the user is asleep. Aktiia has received its CE mark as a Class lla medical device, meaning that the device has been assessed to meet safety, health and environmental protection requirements in Europe. The device is also now...
fertility app
By  Sara Mageit 07:24 am January 25, 2021
AI fertility company, Embryonics aims to use AI to improve the odds of successfully implanting an embryo during in vitro fertilisation. The team of algorithm specialists, data scientists and embryologists are developing an algorithm to predict embryo-implanting probability, through training with IVF time-lapsed imaging of developing embryos. An ongoing clinical study at the Nadiya Clinic of...
Elcam Medical, Serenno

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By  Sara Mageit 07:57 am January 21, 2021
Israeli developer of medical devices for patient monitoring, Serenno Medical has announced that global producer of medical devices, Elcam Medical has invested in the company and will also manufacture Sentinel, Serenno's urine output and intra-abdominal pressure digital monitoring device for the detection of acute kidney injury (AKI).  Elcam Medical join existing investors Alon Medtech and serial...
Digital tools
By  Sara Mageit 05:54 am January 20, 2021
A research report commissioned by digital transformation enabler, Mobiquity, and conducted by Censuswide, reveals that half of UK patients aged over 55 preferred digital tools instead of in-person consultations during COVID-19. The report entitled, 'COVID-19: Ensuring a quality patient experience with the rise of digitisation in a healthcare setting' surveyed 301 GPs and 3,009 patients in the UK...
Guardtime, vaccination

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By  Sara Mageit 04:34 am January 20, 2021
Europe's deep tech company, Guardtime has announced that Estonia, Hungary and Iceland are the first countries to sign up to VaccineGuard, its newly developed COVID-19 vaccination platform. VaccineGuard will facilitate vaccination certificate interoperability and pharmacovigilance and claims to employ privacy and security features to protect patients and sensitive information.  AstraZeneca Estonia...
fertility tool, femtech

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By  Sara Mageit 06:36 am January 19, 2021
Netherlands-based global health technology company, Royal Philips has announced a multi-year partnership with US science and technology company, Merck to develop digital solutions for personalised fertility treatment. WHY IT MATTERS According to the National Health Service, roughly one in seven couples in the UK will have trouble conceiving. The platform will leverage advanced informatics and...