Articles by Reece Armstrong


Child-Care
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Digital Hospital of the Month: Harley Street Clinic

In this new series, Digital Health Age will pick a hospital every month to highlight the advancements and implementations of digital technology within healthcare institutions. This month sees London’s Harley Street Clinic take our Digital Hospital of the Month spot for its use of monitoring technology for paediatric cancer patients. To help monitor its child…

Texan-Skyline
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UK medtech companies find success in Texas

Medical technology company FutureNova has announced that its FlipPad case, which enables clinical staff and surgeons to use iPads in sterile environments, will soon be on sale in Texas. The case protests medical practitioners and patients from the risk of healthcare associated infections (HCAI). The device’s antimicrobial glass coating helps minimise the spread of infection….

Clinical-Trial
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AstraZeneca turn to start-up to help clinical trials

Pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca has turned to a patient data capture start-up to help aid clinical trials. UMotif will work alongside AstraZeneca and capture data for clinical trials using digital products. By using uMotif, patients will be able to input data about their condition using their smartphone. The data will be able to be accessed by…

Doctors-Appointment
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New app to speed up GP booking times

Clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) can now order a new app to help reduce appointment booking times. Healthcare technology company, Vision’s new Appointments App is available for order and deployment to practices free of charge. The app aims to cut appointment booking time in half, saving admin time and reducing wait times for patients while booking…

Medical-Data
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NHS deal with DeepMind criticised over use of patient data

A deal between Royal Free trust and Google’s artificial intelligence subsidiary DeepMind, has been criticised in an academic paper for its lack of transparency regarding its use of patient data. The two companies first started working together in 2016 on a project that would help patients suffering from acute kidney injury (AKI). The project involved…

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