June 27, 2018
Pfizer has announced the three winning startups it has selected to participate in the second year of Pfizer Healthcare Hub: London, a foster program for innovative startups able to demonstrate clear benefits to patients or clinicians.
Medopad, an app platform for patients to log and share data during clinical trials or care; Inhealthcare, a remote patient monitoring company; and Perfect Ward, an...
April 24, 2018
Today, remote clinical trial company Science 37 and diagnostic clinical decision support system maker VisualDx have announced an effort to jointly engage patients and clinicians in their respective networks. The partnership will give VisualDx users access to Science 37’s clinical trial research platform, while those within Science 37’s network will be able to view VisualDx’s skin health medical...
March 14, 2018
Two different perspectives. A recent study found that doctors and nurses, by and large, use different terminology when talking about patients. A team of researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago used computer science technology to compare individual-level patient care provided by doctors and nurses using information routinely documented by EHRs. The algorithm was used to identify the...
November 29, 2017
National Health Service Trusts located in England’s North East region have announced a partnership focused on broadened implementation of digital health strategies.
NHS Health Call was initially established by the County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust, and relied on technologies developed by Harrogate, England-based remote patient monitoring company Inhealthcare. The Trust has now...
October 25, 2017
App for ordering emergency contraceptives sparks controversy
A report yesterday from STAT details how Nurx, an app which allows users to obtain contraceptives, including morning-after pills Plan B and Ella, is getting pushback from legislators in conservative states. Users answer a few questions in an app, receive a prescription from a doctor, and then have the pills delivered in the mail. The...
September 26, 2017
UK-based digital remote care company Inhealthcare has added another of their technology services to the long list of those already offered through the UK’s National Health Service.
Their latest is a cardiovascular self-test that that can remotely transfer results via a Bluetooth mobile app, secure web portal, or automated telephone call. According to a statement, the service is now available to...
July 6, 2017
Inhealthcare has gotten pretty good at launching technology pilots with the UK's National Health Service, having worked on a number including a back pain management program at James Cook Memorial Hospital and a cardiac remote monitoring program at Medway Community Healthcare. Now the company will be selling that expertise to others: At the end of June, Inhealthcare launched a new programming...
May 31, 2017
Mayo Clinic announced a five-year research and development collaboration with medical products company Baxter International. Focusing initially on kidney disease, the stated goal of the project is to “advance new technologies and therapies that transform patient care” especially “in areas where breakthrough treatment options can be introduced and innovation can drive access to high-quality care...
May 30, 2017
Back pain may be one of the most common human afflictions, but treatment for the condition is often unsuccessful due to a number of reasons including backlogs in the healthcare system because of physician shortages or antiquated IT systems, patients who don’t fully understand their condition or how to manage it, and inadequate treatment plans that don’t lend themselves to interventions when they...
March 7, 2017
UK-based digital health company Inhealthcare is now working with Medway Community Healthcare to provide remote monitoring services to people who are self-managing cardiac health.
Using Inhealthcare’s telehealth platform, Medway patients who have been prescribed the anticoagulant Warfarin for longterm use and currently self-test their blood can now manage their condition completely remotely,...