Patient Access

Popit, personalised patient support

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By  Tammy Lovell 11:49 am February 23, 2021
Finnish digital health startup Popit and global healthcare engagement firm Ashfield Engage have announced a collaboration to improve patient adherence. Popit’s monitoring technology, and Ashfield Engage’s patient support programme have been brought together to provide personalised support to patients on oral solid dosage (OSD) treatments. The Popit Sense device is attached to a pill sheet and...
By  MobiHealthNews 10:33 am February 12, 2021
Matthew Zachary – cancer survivor, patient advocate, influencer, pianist, and podcast DJ – joins host Jonah Comstock to tell his story and break down his patient's-eye view of the healthcare system and what needs to change for it to serve its consumers better. In a wide-ranging conversation, and with Matthew's irreverent style, they address topics like patient experience, financial incentives,...
Royal Philips, Medical Tablet

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By  Sara Mageit 05:21 am February 4, 2021
Global health technology company, Royal Philips has launched the Philips Medical Tablet, a portable monitoring kit designed to help clinicians remotely monitor larger patient populations during emergency healthcare situations, like the COVID-19 pandemic. HOW IT WORKS   The Medical Tablet integrates with Philips IntelliVue XDS software to enable remote access of patient monitoring information,...
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...
Dr. Anthony Orsini and Dr. Tanganyika Barnes
By  MobiHealthNews 01:24 pm January 15, 2021
The Orsini Way has been helping train doctors on handling patient relationships for a number of years, and New Jersey's Englewood Health has been a long-time user of the innovative teaching method. But last year, as doctor-patient interactions overwhelmingly went online, already difficult patient-doctor interactions became even more fraught. In today's episode, host Jonah Comstock welcomes Dr....
Itamar Medical, Spry Health, sleep apnea, remote monitoring
By  Sophie Porter 03:33 am January 13, 2021
Leading Israeli sleep apnea digital health company Itamar Medical has announced its acquisition of Spry Health in a bid to expand its product offerings into remote monitoring and support for the condition.  Itamar Medical CEO Gilad Glick identified Spry Health as a “perfect fit” to aid the company’s expansion. Of particular interest was Spry’s patented Loop System technology, a wearable device...
Doccla’s Virtual Ward service, wearables

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By  Tammy Lovell 09:51 am December 18, 2020
NHS healthcare workers in Luton will be able to monitor chronic patients outside of clinical settings through a partnership with Swedish med tech firm Doccla. Luton Children and Adults Community Health Services will work with Doccla to deliver a comprehensive remote patient monitoring service, including wearable technology. This contract has been awarded through the new NHSX remote patient...

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By  Sara Mageit 06:05 am December 18, 2020
CUMBRIA SEXUAL HEALTH SERVICE DIGITISES BOOKINGS Cumbria Sexual Health Service (CSHS) will offer its patients the ability to book appointments and order STI self-testing kits online. The initiative is expected to become available to patients in the New Year, while plans form part of an project designed to improve access and reduce pressure on clinic staff. Once live, patients will register on...
eConsult Health

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By  Tammy Lovell 01:53 am December 11, 2020
UK digital healthcare firms eConsult Health, HCI and Cognitant Group are collaborating to help GPs share health information videos with patients after online consultations.    Cognitant Group’s health information service, Healthinote has been integrated with eConsult’s post consult messaging platform and toolbar, allowing GPs to search and prescribe a range of videos and other information by...
Omron, childcare, asthma

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By  Sophie Porter 06:49 am December 7, 2020
Health monitoring solutions company OMRON Healthcare has created the world’s first clinically-validated medical device that accurately detects the presence of wheezing in young children. By providing clear, reliable results, WheezeScan removes the uncertainty of potential misdiagnosis, ensuring children with asthmatic symptoms can access appropriate treatment plans.  The device, which is...