A few weeks ago, pre-COVID-19, I was literally putting the finishing touches to a paper: “A review of major service change in the NHS in Scotland 2010 – 2019: Place, Pace, and Politics.” It was to be the cornerstone of a suite of papers, analysing the pace of change in NHS in Scotland including political …

by Heather Smith

The app has been designed to simplify the installation of the Lifeline Smart Hub and telecare sensors, increasing efficiency and improving the user experience by making it quicker and easier to set up telecare systems.  Tunstall+ will guide you through the process of checking the Smart Hub status for power and connectivity, adding associated sensors, and configuring …

by Heather Smith

Developed and deployed the new Xerox Team Engagement and Availability Management application for Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, one of the largest hospital within the National Health System in the U.K.   The application provides a secure online portal for their thousands of essential employees to register their daily health and availability status across distributed work locations to ensure business continuity …

by Heather Smith

The question of how patients can best look after their health, especially if they’re in a high-risk category, and whether patients should be increasing their medication just in case, are all concerns GPs have to deal with on a daily basis. In today’s newsletter, we share how health apps can help those with respiratory conditions. …

by Heather Smith

With the aim of sharing the work carried out with the maximum number of international institutions and organisms, the Catalan Health System makes available to the international community STOP COVID19 CAT, a digital health platform composed of an app and a chatbot. It’s an open source tool to help curb the expansion of Cov-2 SARS …

by Heather Smith

This week, we are highlighting the work being done by two of our customers, with a focus on how they’ve adapted their services in the face of Covid-19, and how using digital enhanced their ability to do this remotely. United Welsh: Wellbeing4u Wellbeing4U have adapted their services by coordinators being homebased to reduce the footfall …

by Heather Smith

In recent weeks, Elemental has invested in enhancing its social prescribing platform to allow for rapid identification of vulnerable people in communities and the technical connectivity that Link Workers need for partnership working, leadership and the measurement of mobilisation of support where needed during Covid-19. RESPONDING FURTHER DURING UNPRECEDENTED TIMES Responding further, and in a …

by Heather Smith

Commonwealth Centre for Digital Health (CWCDH) has released a powerful new tool in the fight against COVID-19 pandemic. The COVID Shield App empowers users to assess their lung health on a regular basis to identify potential deteriorations early. Making use of only the in-build sound recording features of a smart phone, COVID Shield app and …

by Heather Smith

Aitia global has created a national database of hospitals, pharmacies, emergency departments, intensive care units and GPs which has an interface that shows Covid-19 bed numbers, cases, recoveries, ventilator-usage.  We are linking data between health services and connecting these with supply chains for tracking health stocks and PPE usage.  Health services can connect with pharmacies, …

by Heather Smith

ImmunoArt, a break-through new cell therapy developed by Educell has proven successful in reducing inflammation of the lung tissue and addressing ARDS (Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome) appearing in terminal stage COVID-19 patients in Italy and Serbia Ljubljana, Slovenia  April 15, 2020 The final stage of Coronavirus Disease 2019 – COVID-19 is a patient in ICU …

by Heather Smith