Elemental win DigiLeaders 100 Healthtech Innovation AND the overall 2020 award Commenting on the awards, Elemental CEO and Co-founder Jennifer Neff said: “In just two years, we have grown from a small start-up by two former community development workers into an essential part of the rapidly expanding social prescribing world. It is a tribute to …

by Heather Smith

Our solution, “Health Services Libraries” brings together “health and social care services” including public, private and not for profit organisations to have a “Single Source of Truth” for health providers, policymakers, consumers and researchers enabling data to cross-jurisdictional borders Our solution significantly reduces the fragmentation, cost and effort of data silos. This enables better care …

by Heather Smith

Dementia is considered one of the biggest social and health policy challenges of the 21st century. Currently, there are 50 million people living with dementia worldwide, with 240,000 people with dementia living in Bavaria. For people with dementia and their families, dementia is associated with numerous fears and burdens. In order to provide support, participation …

by Heather Smith

The second edition of the ITU Innovation Challenges, co-organized by EQUALS​ and INPUT Hungary,​ ran from 4 May to 31 August 2020, receiving submissions from 26 countries. The winners were announced on 17 September. A jury of 12, with six external experts and six ITU experts, selected the winning ideas. A total of 20 winners— 12 women and 8 men—have been chosen across the three …

by Heather Smith

The Commonwealth Digital Health Awards (CWDHA), which was scheduled to be held in May 2020 in Geneva will now be held on 7th November 2020 as a virtual ceremony. The 4th iteration of the CWDHA was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the call for submissions was extended. The response to this year’s call …

by Heather Smith

Tunstall Healthcare has won the ‘Leading Innovators in Assisted Living Technology 2020’ award at the Healthcare & Pharmaceutical Awards 2020, and the ‘Best Non-Clinical Equipment, Product or Service Supplier’ for its revolutionary nurse call system, Tunstall Carecom, in the Care Home Awards 2020.   The Healthcare & Pharmaceutical Awards commends work that contributes towards promoting …

by Heather Smith

The International Zendal Awards were set up with the intention of recognising the work of those institutions, public or private, that develop their work in the field of animal as well as human health, and that have shown merit and commitment in carrying out these principles, within the areas related to vaccines, prevention, biotechnology and …

by Heather Smith

A NES-led qualification design team has worked with the Scottish Qualification Authority (SQA) to create a new award to support the development of a skilled health and social care workforce who are confident to work and help people in today’s digital society. The Technology Enabled Care, Professional Development Award (PDA) at SCQF Level 7 is …

by Heather Smith

ELEMENTAL PRAISE £5 MILLION INJECTION INTO SOCIAL PRESCRIBING This Month, we’re welcoming the news that the National Academy for Social Prescribing (NASP) has been awarded £5 million in funding to support people to stay connected and maintain their health and well-being following the Covid 19 Pandemic. The funding will connect  people to local community initiatives …

by Heather Smith

The EURORDIS Black Pearl Awards recognise the outstanding efforts made by individuals, organisations and companies to improve the lives of the 30 million people living with a rare disease in Europe. Do you know a company that has created an innovation or a health technology that has helped someone affected by a rare disease to …

by Heather Smith