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New standards setting out the requirements needed to develop digital health technologies for the NHS were published today, Monday 10 December 2018. The standards will accelerate the uptake of products like healthcare apps and wearable devices across the NHS.
Jack Grodon, Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist / Fracture Clinic Team Lead at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, and one of DigitalHealth.London's Digital Pioneer Fellows, explores the challenges that may prevent patients sticking to their regimes; and suggests ways that digital tools could help.
We are pleased to announce that SMEs can now register your interest in participating in the next intake of our flagship DigitalHealth.London Accelerator, which is scheduled to begin in summer 2019. Signing up means you will be among the first to receive news, information, and announcements on the application process.
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.
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.
Five NHS digital health accelerators launch across England today, including the DigitalHealth.London Accelerator, as part of the largest push yet to rapidly increase the speed of digital health products take up in the NHS. Thirty-four companies have been selected as some of the highest potential and best-placed to help England’s NHS meet the challenges of an ageing population and scarce resources.
Digital mental health support, remote monitoring during pregnancy, and personalised autism support are among new products being offered to the NHS in new innovation scheme to speed up digital health. Health innovation experts warned that more needs to be done to support people to take full advantage of digital health innovation, as “accelerator” schemes launch in five parts of England today, designed to rapidly increase the speed at which the NHS adopts and uses digital health products.
Irish digital start up company, WaytoB, has created a smartphone and smartwatch solution tp help people with learning disabilities to get around independently.
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