Articles by Reece Armstrong

Reece Armstrong is a reporter for Digital Health Age. Coming from the North East of England, Reece has an MA in Media & Journalism and a BA in Popular & Contemporary Music from Newcastle University. Reach him on Twitter or email via:


This wearable wants to give ALS patients a voice

A new wearable device is hoping to improve the lives of people with Locked-In Syndrome by helping them to communicate with their loved ones. EyeControl is being labelled as the first wearable eye tracking device for patients with Locked-In Syndrome. It allows patients to communicate 24/7 via eye gestures, with audio feedback coming through a…


NHS turns to deep learning to fight heart disease

The NHS is using deep learning technology to help hospitals fight against coronary heart disease (CHD) as part of its Innovation and Technology Payment (ITP) programme. Across the country, 13 hospitals are using the HeartFlow Flow Analysis to evaluate patients’ blood flow to the heart and diagnose CHD. The technology uses deep-learning and data processing…


Docman becomes first supplier to integrate with NHS eRS

Electronic document management provider, Docman, has become the first company to integrate its technology with the NHS e-Referral Service (eRS), following the government’s recent funding to help Trusts go paperless. The news comes after health and social care secretary Matt Hancock announced that £75 million will be available to help Trusts replace paper-based systems with…


Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust deploying EPR to achieve digital ambitions

Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust is deploying an electronic patient record to help achieve its digital ambitions over the next 10 years. The Trust will deploy an electronic patient record (EPR) by health IT provider Allscripts. The Trust will use Allscripts’ Sunrise clinical suite, which comprises order communications, test results, e-prescribing, clinical documents and…

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