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More than 120 entries were submitted to the Health Tech Newspaper’s Health Tech Awards 2020, and our advisory board has whittled them down to a shortlist of six for the #HealthTechToShoutAbout category. Chair Jeremy Nettle...

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Advisory board debate: getting digital inclusion onto the health and care agenda

The rapid deployment of healthcare technology has been one of the most commented features of the NHS’ response to the coronavirus pandemic. Yet a significant minority of patients cannot benefit from new, digital services; and...

Covid-19 – the starting grid of cross industry collaboration?

The worlds of Formula One, the NHS and technology all responded in new ways to Covid-19. Specialists in each of these fields shared their learnings in a recent webinar hosted by Highland Marketing and techUK....

Highland Marketing and TechUK webinar: Preparing for future public health crises – could tech play a bigger role?

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South London and Maudsley continues tradition of innovation by deploying Ox-ehealth’s Digital Care Assistant

Highland Marketing Oxehealth release - 11 September 2020
Eileen Skellern 1 ward uses optical sensor technology to improve patient safety and monitor the physical health of patients

Health tech innovator Hospify expands support to GP surgeries and pharmacies with launch of new web app

Highland Marketing Hospify release - 10 September 2020
Thousands of NHS professionals downloaded the Hospify messaging app to securely communicate with each other and patients during Covid-19, and a new Web App will support remote coordination for many more.

Broadmoor Hospital rolls-out state of the art technology

Highland Marketing Oxehealth release - 8 September 2020
West London NHS Trust’s new state of the art hospital has installed Oxehealth’s Digital Care Assistant (DCA) in every room of its new hospital. The use of Digital Care Assistant further enhances Broadmoor's inpatient mental health care, reinforcing its commitment to provide both patients and staff with the most advanced technology available to improve safety and promote wellbeing.

Alcidion formally launches Miya Precision as a new kind of technology for the NHS

Highland Marketing Alcidion release - 7 September 2020
NHS organisations are being offered a new kind of technology that will advance digitalisation, alleviate the pressure faced by busy healthcare professionals and orchestrate digital strategies across regions. A new type of technology for the NHS is expected to help re-energise the healthcare IT market, following the formal UK launch of Miya Precision by smart health tech company Alcidion.

Newly merged CCG expands tech support to improve practice prescribing

Highland Marketing First Databank Europe release - 25 August 2020
Norfolk and Waveney Clinical Commissioning Group to support prescribers to improve the  quality and safety of prescribing through deploying prescribing decision technology FDB OptimiseRx. A newly merged clinical commissioning group responsible for planning and buying local health services for more than a million patients, has signed a new agreement to support primary care prescribers to improve quality and patient safety.

Cloud and VNA deal to advance regional working and AI for NHS SWASH consortium

Highland Marketing Sectra release - 11 August 2020
Salisbury, Wight and South Hampshire Domain Trusts sign further deal for cloud and region-wide multimedia vendor neutral archive services with Sectra to simplify how trusts can work across regions and manage millions of images. A consortium of NHS trusts around the south coast of England has signed its second deal this year with imaging technology provider Sectra, in a move that is expected to advance how hospitals share and access important diagnostic imaging.  A new shared multimedia archive will also allow the trusts to accelerate ambitions for initiatives including artificial intelligence.