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Rose struggled with her sleep for years, until she tried an app promising to deliver life-changing improvements through access to cognitive behavioural therapy techniques, usually taught through in-person therapy. Here, she writes about her experience using Sleepio, and ultimately asks "can an app can really help you sleep better?"
We are delighted to learn that DigitalHealth.London Accelerator company Healum has been awarded a £530,00 grant from Innovate UK, as part of the Digital Health Technology Catalyst funding competition. Healum will be joined by Vernova CIC, an Eastern Cheshire provider of NHS services.
Behavioural change experts and DigitalHealth.London Accelerator alumnus Changing Health have partnered with NHS England for the largest ever roll out of free digital support for people diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, which currently costs the NHS around £8.8 billion a year.
Changing Health, a leading provider of digital behaviour change programmes, and DigitalHealth.London Accelerator alumnus, has secured £3 million in new funding. The company combines evidenced psychological tools with technology to enable people to improve their lifestyle habits. It will use the investment to develop existing and new programmes to address unmet need and drive growth in the UK and overseas.
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.
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.
Yinka Makinde, Programme Director of DigitalHealth.London, is featured in the latest issue of Open Access Government, explaining how digital solutions are having an impact on the self management of Type 2 diabetes. Showcasing the evaluation conducted by Imperial College Health Partners on accelerator companies Changing Health, Oviva and OurPath.
Don’t miss the opportunity to attend the IQVIA Real-World Evidence Summit 2018, taking place at the BMA House, London WC1H 9JP, on Thursday 21st June, from 10:00 am to 18:00 pm. Digital Health: Transforming Patient Care, Clinical Research and HTA Join IQVIA on June 21st for an open dialogue on how digital health can impact […]
How can the NHS adopt new innovations to improve outcomes and empower effective self-care for people with diabetes? Provision of effective treatment and support for people with diabetes in England is one of the major clinical challenges of the 21st century. Helping people to self-care and achieve good diabetes control is essential to reduce the number of people experiencing serious complications such as blindness and amputation, and address pressures facing the NHS across care settings.