Articles by Reece Armstrong

Reece Armstrong is a reporter for Digital Health Age, Medical Plastics News, European Pharmaceutical Magazine and Med-Tech Innovation. He has a MA in Media & Journalism and a BA in Popular & Contemporary Music from Newcastle University. His interests include health, technology, videogames and he is a keen performer of live original music. He can be contacted at reece.armstrong@rapidnews.com


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Students design medical software for augmented reality

A group of students from the University of Dundee have won studentships with the medical technology company Medtronic after creating new learning tools in augmented reality (AR). Seven students were offered the studentships after completing a three-month project to design and build new medical software and teaching tools for the Microsoft HoloLens. The project involved…

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Digital Health Age: Weekly news roundup

Digital Health Age takes a look at some of the biggest stories that have emerged over the course of the past week.   Room for improvement An internal report on NHS Digital’s capabilities has listed a number of areas where the organisation needs to improve upon. The Fit for 2020 Report was released as a…

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NHS Digital report lists areas for improvement

An internal report has been released detailing the efficiencies of NHS Digital and how it needs to improve its services. The Fit for 2020 review is a response to an independent review concluded in July and carried out by consultants Deloitte and Accenture. The report says that since 2017 the NHS Digital’s role has increased…

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Real-time information system deployed across NHS Fife

Ten NHS hospitals across Fife are using real-time information to deliver better care for thousands of patients. Acute, community and mental health professionals are using a patient information system from software company InterSystems. By using TrakCare, frontline staff at NHS Fife hospitals can deliver coordinated care more efficiently and in a way that replaces outdated…

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Partnership offers NHS patients health coaching

Health-tech company iPlato Healthcare has agreed to a partnership with Health Navigator, a lifestyle coaching service to help people with long-term health conditions. The partnership will give NHS patients using iPlato’s services access to the Proactive Health Coaching (PHC) programme, designed by Health Navigator. The programme gives patients around 6 months of tailored one-to-one health…

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