Coaching platform recognised on Digital Leaders 100 list

Digital health coaching platform Liva Healthcare has been recognised as one of the top ten Healthtech Innovations on the Digital Leaders 100 (DL100) list for 2019. The platform is designed to tackle chronic diseases through changes in lifestyle and behaviour. The programme has been proven to halt and reverse Type 2 diabetes by helping patients change their lifestyle. Its platform supports patients in monitoring and managing their lifestyle with…


Digital health reaches young and old – research suggests

Online appointments are helping patients from as young as three days old and as old as 104-years-old, according to data from digital health provider Push Doctor. The findings suggest young professionals are among the earliest adopters of digital health when it first became available and continue to represent a sizeable portion of patients. Push Doctor…


Finalists announced for Med-Tech Innovation award categories

The finalists for the Med-Tech Innovation award categories, taking place as part of the Medilink UK Healthcare Business awards, have been decided by an independent judging panel. The five new Med-Tech Innovation award categories will sit alongside the Medilink UK categories at this year’s awards and gala dinner, as a representation of engineering excellence and…


Regulator unveils updated safeguards for online pharmacies

New regulations have been unveiled by the pharmacy regulator the General Pharmaceutical Council for the purchasing of medicines online. The regulator has introduced guidelines to try and make sure medicines are clinically appropriate for patients. These include processes to carry out identity checks on people obtaining medicines, the ability to identify requests for medicines that are…


Tech firm launches blockchain patient controlled EMRs

A blockchain technology solutions provider has announced the launch of patient-controlled electronic medical records. Augusta HiTech launched One Med Chart, claimed to be the first blockchain-powered patient-controlled electronic medical records (EMRs). One Med Chart is a user-driven universal medical record and health information repository designed to give individuals the ability to monitor, improve, and keep track…

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