Martin Myers, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, talks about how a mobile solution could help save thousands of lives across the globe
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Mobile testing service saves lives

Martin Myers, consultant clinical scientist and laboratory director of clinical biochemistry, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, talks about how a mobile solution could help save thousands of lives across the globe. It was a chance meeting earlier this year with professor Paul French, clinical psychologist at Greater Manchester West Mental Health Trust that opened…

Saif Abed, EMEA medical director and consultant, Imprivata, highlights the IT and clinical risks that threaten the NHS. Clinical risk can take many forms
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What are the security risks that threaten the NHS?

Saif Abed, EMEA medical director and consultant, Imprivata, highlights the IT and clinical risks that threaten the NHS. Clinical risk can take many forms and when it comes to paper-based systems it is often due to lost paperwork and illegible handwriting leading to at best delayed clinical decision making and, at worst, life-threatening decisions being…

The Apple watch could become a medical warning device to let wearers know when things may be going wrong with their health, according to Apple chief executive, Tim Cook
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Will future generations of the Apple Watch be medical wearables?

The Apple watch could become a medical warning device to let wearers know when things may be going wrong with their health, according to Apple chief executive, Tim Cook Speaking at Startup Fest Europe in Amsterdam, Cook said: “I love the [Apple] Watch. One day, this is my prediction, we will look back and we…

Kaido, a Birmingham online healthcare company, has secured new investment worth £50,000 from Creative England’s Interactive Healthcare Programme
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Digital health start-up receives £50k in development funding

Kaido, a Birmingham online healthcare company, has secured new investment worth £50,000 from Creative England’s Interactive Healthcare Programme The funding was awarded to Kaido to help the company market-test and accelerate the launch of its new online platform, the Birmingham Post reported. The company is based at Innovation Birmingham Campus and is a digital health…

The world’s first digitally enhanced randomised controlled trial (RCT) has taken place to examine a new treatment for patients with COPD
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World’s first digitally enhanced clinical trial successful

The world’s first digitally enhanced randomised controlled trial (RCT) has taken place to examine a new treatment for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) It is the world’s first digitally enhanced RCT to include a broad and inclusive population of patients in an everyday clinical practice setting, embracing a novel approach to clinical trial…

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