NHS Digital release report on diabetes care transitions

A  report has been released by NHS Digital that examines the care of young people with type-1 diabetes as they move from paediatric to adult services. The National Diabetes Transition Audit (NDTA) combines datasets from across adult and paediatrics services to see whether the transition between childhood and adulthood has effected care. Information was collected…


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.   A digital direction Earlier this year the FDA announced it was setting up a digital health unit, to be placed within the Centre for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH). The unit will…


Sunderland NHS trust deploys patient management system

City Hospitals Sunderland NHS Foundation trust has installed a patient flow management service to help reduce the time it takes for patients to check in. The trust has worked together with healthcare IT provider Intouch with Health to deploy the system which includes self-check in kiosks that are integrated with the trust’s Meditech electronic patient…


Mobile health becoming increasingly popular, report states

The latest report by business intelligence firm GBI Research shows that mobile health (mHealth) is becoming more popular as healthcare shifts towards value-based medicine. GBI Research’s latest report highlights how the use of mHealth services such as data collection and remote patient monitoring, will increase as the healthcare industry heads towards value-based medicine. The report…


Google DeepMind brings Streams app to another hospital

Google’s artificial intelligence firm DeepMind has announced that it will deploy its Streams app at Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation trust. Streams is an app that uses instant alerts to direct clinicians to patients who are at risk of developing, or who have developed acute kidney injury (AKI). The app was originally developed alongside the…

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