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Digital Health

As well as medical advances, our healthcare is also getting better due to improvements in the digital world. From computerisation of medical records to apps that remind you to take medications, health and social care can be improved by simply delivering it better than ever before.

Interoperability is an important buzzwork in health IT - this means the ability of different computer systems to talk to each other, so that your doctor can see exactly what you've been diagnosed and prescribed with in the past, whether they treated you in their clinic or somewhere else entirely. Unfortunately, even now, sometimes this is not an automatic process even within the same hospital.

Digital health also opens up opportunities for remote healthcare, whether that be a telepresence robot visiting patients in a hospital, or remote diagnostics so that people don't even have to leave their home, this can be a significant time and cost saving for everyone involved.

Read more about: Personal Health Record (PHR).


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Microsoft Healthcare

Digital health company providing personalized care for each individual

Basil Leaf Technologies

Company developing interactive, consumer-level products that empower individuals to monitor and improve their personal health

Canary Speech

Speech and language company specialized in the area of identifying disease and human condition through speech


App providing an immediate analysis to detect atrial fibrillation, bradycardia, tachycardia and normal rhythm

Greg Fahy

World expert in organ cryopreservation, Chief Scientific Officer and Co-founder at Intervene Immune


Comapny developing wearable technology devices.

Emil Kendziorra

Doctor. Entrepreneur. Revolutionized Medicine. Chairman Of The Board at EBF

Owlstone Medical

Company focused to development of non-invasive diagnostics for cancer and inflammatory diseases.


Gentag is to help disposable wireless sensor technologies ubiquitous, affordable and accessible to everyone worldwide


Developer of cloud-based practice management, point-of-care mobile applications and electronic health record (EHR) systems

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Recent News

NHS still reliant on paper records, despite progress towards electronic systems

The BMJ - 13-Sep-2023

75% of trusts still use paper, hindering patient safety and efficiency


NHS rolls out new digital health check across England in spring

The Guardian - 28-Jun-2023

To prevent major diseases while making patients’ lives easier & reducing pressure on GP services


Phone apps could record six minutes of consecutive walking to predict risk of early death

New Atlas - 20-Oct-2022

The study computes predictive models for risk stratification via population analysis for results


Sleepio: an effective app-based treatment for people with insomnia

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) - 20-May-2022

NICE recommends Sleepio as a better alternative for habit-forming sleeping pills


Humanity Inc app launches initially in UK - determines your rate of ageing

TechCrunch - 04-Aug-2021

Produces personalised tips by comparing phone/wearables data with UK Biobank

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