June 5, 2020
NHS APP AND eCONSULT PARTNERSHIP
NHS Digital has integrated the eConsult digital triaging service into the NHS App to aid online consultations. The service, which included an ‘Ask your GP for advice’ module and is already used at around a quarter of NHS surgeries in England, presents the patient with a series of clinically validated questions in order to ascertain next steps. This information is...
April 30, 2020
Welcome to the USA. Swedish telehealth platform Kry is moving across the Atlantic and launching its services in the U.S., according to CNBC. It will be offering LIVI, its digital doctor consultation service that lets patients request a visit via the app. Patients can access a doctor for physical conditions and behavioral health.
In January the startup scored €140 million ($155 million) Series C...
April 18, 2020
Boots, the UK’s largest pharmacy-led health and beauty company, has announced the new stage in the digitisation of its pharmacy service with digital healthcare provider LIVI. The partnership will trial a new online video-consultation platform that connects GPs and Boots’ pharmacists, enabling professionals to provide advice to patients in a safe way through the LIVI app.
WHY IT MATTERS
April 17, 2020
Swedish telehealth provider LIVI has launched the first UK national guidelines for NHS GPs on how to spot and manage COVID-19 symptoms in patients via video, phone or online consultations.
The guidance, produced by LIVI’s clinical team of NHS doctors, aims is to help UK doctors identify early signs of COVID-19 and better understand how it develops.
Founded in Sweden in 2015 under the name KRY,...
Credit: Klinik Healthcare Solutions
March 6, 2020
Around 60,000 patients in Yorkshire have been given access to an online triage technology from Finnish-based Klinik Healthcare Solutions.
Haxby Group, a healthcare provider which manages 11 GP surgeries in Hull and York, has become the first in the UK to adopt the Klinik Access online system, which offers patients an online assessment, using an artificial intelligence (AI) powered symptom...
January 27, 2020
Globally, one in two individuals are estimated to experience a mental health problem in their lifetime, according to the OECD, which can impact their overall health and relationships.
However, with healthcare systems around the world grappling with challenges including an increasing burden of chronic disease and ageing populations, efforts to improve access to services in this area are sometimes...
October 28, 2019
The NHS’ use of outdated technology is continuing to hinder the widespread adoption of video consultations across primary care in the UK, according to findings from a new report published by LIVI, the UK division of Swedish digital healthcare provider KRY.
In a survey of 100 GPs, carried out at the beginning of September, nearly 80% of respondents said “poor IT and tech support”,...
October 7, 2019
Juliet Bauer has been appointed managing director of digital GP provider LIVI in the UK, after joining the startup earlier this year from NHS England as VP of product.
Bauer, who was the first chief digital officer for NHS England, will replace Luke Buhl-Nielsen, who will be taking on a new role as VP for business development & operations for the global LIVI (known as KRY in the Nordic...
September 6, 2019
High street pharmacy chain Boots UK has unveiled this week a partnership with Swedish startup LIVI, known as KRY in the Nordic markets, to provide an in-store digital GP consultation service to its customers and NHS patients.
LIVI will initially be piloting an NHS service in a Boots store in north west Surrey, where it has already partnered with GP federations, followed by a private service in...
August 13, 2019
Nearly two million NHS patients in England will have access to LIVI’s digital services after the Swedish startup inked new partnerships with local GP federations.
LIVI’s app first became available to patients registered with GP practices in north west Surrey and the north west of England last year. Now, it will expand to Birmingham, Shropshire, Northamptonshire and the southeast, as well as...