We support the NHS to find digital solutions to solve problems relating to the delivery of care; and build the capability of health and care staff to support and lead digital health enabled transformation in the NHS.
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Digital Health Rewired is the new two-day conference and one-day exhibition in London Olympia focused on joining up and integrating health and care through the transformational use of technology and new ways of working. Why attend? Digital Health Rewired is the essential event for everyone in the diverse and complex UK health IT community trying to […]
“As a lead therapist with a background in Quality Improvement, I am interested in exploring how acute inpatient therapy teams in the NHS are using their own data,” writes Nazia Ahmad. She asks whether it is possible to evidence whether therapists are making data-driven decisions and improvements.
Online GP consultation provider LIVI is launching to patients across the UK through a new NHS partnership. The company is taking part in the DigitalHealth.London Accelerator programme, and is making the app available via the NHS to patients registered with 40 GP practices in North West Surrey and the North West of England.
Over £7 million for seven new NHS Test Beds around the country has been announced, which include partnerships with several DigitalHealth.London Accelerator companies. Projects being tested include using AI and machine learning for breast cancer screening, and a digital platform to help manage diabetes.
Outdated and obstructive NHS IT systems will become a thing of the past, Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock said as he launched his "tech vision" in The Future of Healthcare, and as he later spoke at an event hosted by DigitalHealth.London founding partner Health Innovation Network.
The online portal, DrDoctor, is set to save the NHS tens of millions of pounds by slashing the number of missed appointments as well as making it easier and more convenient for patients to make and manage bookings. Patients can also fill in medical forms before they arrive using the system and receive appointment letters digitally.
Led by DigitalHealth.London Accelerator alumnus Cambridge Bio-Augmentation Systems (C-BAS), Innovate UK has awarded a £865,000 Digital Health Technology Catalyst grant to a consortium to develop an advanced AI platform that analyses physical movements of patients. Partners include Andiamo (another alumnus), which makes user-centred children’s orthotics.
Working closely with one of our Accelerator “NHS Navigators” – an NHS expert that scouts for solutions – Chelsea and Westminster Hospital was introduced to MIRA Rehab. MIRA Rehab provides an innovative digital system is designed to make physiotherapy fun and convenient for patients recovering from surgery or injury, by transforming physical therapy exercises into video-games. It was chosen to work in children’s wards in the hospital to increase the motivation, compliance, and understanding of physiotherapy exercises for children in the ward environment.
Each month, just three sexual health clinics in Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust (GSTT) diagnose 400 cases of chlamydia, 250 cases of gonorrhoea, 100 of trichomoniasis, 50 of syphilis, and five cases of HIV. The DigitalHealth.London Accelerator has supported SXT with navigation, access to training, introductions and support. Within GSTT, SXT now provides four services to help tackle the incidence of STIs and reduce transmission.
In 2018, London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust launched the “Let's Get Digital” innovation programme. Infinity Health, a secure collaboration and task management platform that addresses workflow and mobile communication challenges, pitched to the trust to help address a key challenge area of patient flow in the Emergency Department.