Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board (CTMUHB) and Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) have teamed up with Huma to pilot remote monitoring of patients with cardiac issues (heart failure) across Wales via an app in their own homes. Interim results are already allowing early discharge from hospital for some patients as they are being …

by Anthony Armenta

Author: Helen Northmore, Head of Digital & AI at Life Sciences Hub Wales Find out about what the Ecosystem has achieved in the first three years! I’ve sat here and thought about how to sum up the last 3 years of my life and the best fit I found was a birthday message designed for a …

by Francesco Condello

1. What is the aim of your ecosystem? Digital Health Ecosystem Wales (DHEW) aims to make it easier and faster to adopt digital healthcare technologies in NHS and Social Care in Wales.  We;  are opening up NHS Wales systems and data to developers through a platform of APIs, reducing development time and ensuring products are …

by Francesco Condello

NHS Wales Informatics Services has been carrying out a technical evaluation into openEHR to test its viability as a repository for structured clinical data. The technology will be rolled out soon to support national projects such as Accelerating Cancer and to provide a shared medications record for NHS Wales. What is openEHR? openEHR (pronounced “open-air”) …

by Francesco Condello

WHAT ARE SMALL BUSINESS RESEARCH INITIATIVES (SBRIs)? SBRIs enable the public sector to connect with innovative ideas from businesses, providing new solutions to specific challenges. They help public bodies engage with organisations from different sectors and small and emerging businesses. New technical solutions can be demonstrated through accelerated technology development, whilst risk is reduced through …

by Heather Smith

PhysioNow, the online tool providing an agile and remote triaging tool for all Musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions, has extended its pilot to ensure continued access for patients. This will continue to alleviate pressure on the teams at Cwm Taf Morgannwg and Hywel Dda University Health Boards. As part of the Welsh Government’s COVID-19 Digital Solutions Fund, Connect Health was …

by Heather Smith

We have published a new company brochure which gives an overview of our mission and five key impact areas which we are focusing on as part of our aim to transform the delivery of health and care in Wales.

by Heather Smith

Public Health Wales, in partnership with the NHS Wales Informatics Service, Swansea University and Social Care Wales have been selected as one of five of The Health Foundation Networked Data Labs. They will receive up to £400,000 over two years to form a community of analysts working on the biggest health and care challenges. The Health Foundation’s Networked Data Labs is the …

by Heather Smith

If you’ve ever had a serious treatment or procedure done, you might have been asked to fill out a questionnaire and rate your recovery after the fact. These questionnaires are called Patient Recorded Outcome Measures (PROMs) and they come in various shapes and sizes. Depending on where you’ve had your treatment you might have been …

by Heather Smith

Digital Health Ecosystem Wales (DHEW), a collaboration between NHS Wales Informatics Service (NWIS) and Life Sciences Hub Wales, has collaborated with Welsh health technology startup Concentric Health on a project to develop and understand the potential for APIs within the healthcare system in Wales.  Objective: As part of our commitment to opening up systems and data as part of the Digital …

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