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Partnership to embed satellite technology within digital health transformation

NHS Arden and Greater East Midlands Commissioning Support Unit (Arden & GEM) and the Satellite Applications Catapult have agreed a formal partnership to further embed the power potential of satellite technology within digital healthcare transformation. The Satellite Applications Catapult, an independent innovation and technology company created by Innovate UK, drives economic performance through the exploitation…


How a software provider helps a hospital manage diabetes patients’ medical records

Through its partnership with software and consultancy provider Hicom, the University Hospitals of North Midlands (UHNM), is providing multidisciplinary teams with instant access to patient medical history, whenever there is patient interaction. Implemented in 2014, Hicom’s paediatric diabetes management system, Twinkle, links with the hospital’s PAS and pathology system to provide nurses, clinicians and dieticians with the…


NHS diabetes team pairs up with VR medical company

The NHS England diabetes team has partnered with virtual reality medical training company Oxford Medical Simulation to train doctors in a bid to improve care for patients with diabetes in the real world. The training will allow doctors to practice in virtual reality medical emergencies. Dr Partha Kar, NHS England clinical director of diabetes said:…


Glucose monitor player seeks buyer

A start-up business that is aiming to revolutionise the way that diabetes is monitored and managed is seeking a buyer after entering administration. Orsus Medical Limited was formed in Chepstow in 2015 to bring to market a smartphone-enabled wristband that can continually monitor glucose levels in real time by using microwave technology, eradicating the need…

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