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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.   Fitbit’s new foray After months of anticipation and speculation, Fitbit finally revealed its new smartwatch, the Fitbit Ionic. The new device is a first for the company as it was designed entirely…

Health group

Healthcare technology group adds NHS supplier to its ranks

To help support digitisation throughout the UK healthcare industry, a group of healthcare technology companies has added a NHS technology supplier to its team. The Clanwilliam Group has acquired specialist systems developer Medisec, making it the 13th healthcare technology company to join the group. Medisec is an approved supplier to the NHS and provides its…

Connected Care

Connected teams providing better care at North West hospitals

A patient record system is helping healthcare professionals at hospitals in the North West of England change the way they view and diagnose patients. Morecambe Bay and Lancashire hospitals are using software from Swedish firm Sectra to integrate technologies with each other. The technology is being used to support teams across diagnostic departments and frontline clinical…

Patient data (1)

Patient data incidents put medical records at risk

The NHS has experienced 18 serious incidents related to the loss of personal data since last year, an official report has revealed. The latest NHS Annual Report details incidents such as patient data being sent the incorrect third parties and medical records being found outside hospitals. In the report it states that as of March…

Medicine Schedule

App to help adherence gets updated launch

An app that helps patients with medication adherence has launched a new version for iOS and Android phones. The app, Echo, lets users with a range of conditions such as asthma and cystic fibrosis, order repeat prescriptions and manage their conditions through improved alerts and reminders. Patients can order repeat prescriptions from NHS England GPs…

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