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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…


Digital app developer among Women in Innovation Award winners

Healthcare inventors are among those recognised for innovations including responsive wheelchair seating and a new digital app for diabetes as part of the 2019 Women in Innovation Awards. The Awards, announced on International Women’s Day by business secretary Greg Clark, follows a search for female innovators who are tackling some of the biggest challenges facing…


“Hypo Program” launched for education on diabetes

A digital “Hypo Program” has been launched to help educate people with diabetes, parents, carers, teachers and healthcare professionals about how to manage the risks and challenges of hypoglycaemia. Novo Nordisk joining forces with Diabetes Digital Media (DDM) to offer an online digital “Hypo Program” and mobile app, providing a structured suite of personalised educational…

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