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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.
With over a million UK children experiencing communication difficulties that are likely to persist into adulthood, could digital therapeutics offer self-management tools to improve functioning and reduce the burden of the underlying impairment?
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.
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 […]
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.
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.
Part of King's Health Partners' annual conference, this workshop will provide an overview of the latest developments in digital health. Attendees will have the chance to explore the challenges and opportunities in uptake and scale of digital innovations in the UK health system, and to contribute their own ideas and experiences of supporting implementation.