Daily Archives: August 8, 2019


All in one place: How to centralise, and ease, hospital communications

Web content editor Ian Bolland caught up with Philip Pate, director of Everbridge EMEA, which provides critical communications to various organisations worldwide, including healthcare organisations. They discuss how its framework can work in the health service and how it differs from other communication formats.  Providing governance as well as offering the instant messaging that pagers…


Coaching platform works on new programme in Devon to reduce Type 2 diabetes

Digital health coaching platform Liva Healthcare is working alongside Westbank Community Health and Social Care on a new programme for Healthier Living Partnership and Devon County Council. Westbank, an Exeter-based charity, will provide a face-to-face service while Liva Healthcare will offer personalised health coaching and digital support through its app. The aim of the programme…


Communications specialist to exhibit at NHS Expo

Communication technologies manufacturer Multitone will be demonstrating its latest innovations at NHS England’s Health and Care Innovation Expo at Manchester Central on 4th and 5th September 2019. Multitone offers cross-network solutions, including hosted and internal network products. Its messaging middleware platform ensures integration between its own solutions and other life-critical offering on the market – such as fire alarm and access…


NHS to boost AI role with national laboratory

Health secretary Matt Hancock has announced that £250 million will be spent on boosting the role of artificial intelligence within the NHS in England. This will include the setting up of an AI laboratory to enhance care of patients and research. Hancock told BBC News: “The power of artificial intelligence to improve medicine, to save…


Nudging our way into healthcare

This week the team sits down to discuss the current thinking around diabetes and how healthtech can help. Dave explains what nudge theory is and why everyone with a Fitbit is inadvertently being influenced by it. Finally Reece fails to say Sildenafil. Thanks to Dr Roger Henderson from Liva Healthcare for his contributions to the…

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