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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...

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As the health tech industry assesses the emerging lessons from the Covid-19 pandemic, Highland Marketing and TechUK organised a webinar to explore the impact of technology on healthcare, the challenges and barriers to change, and...

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NHS Lanarkshire to advance Scotland’s patient safety agenda with Patientrack

Highland Marketing Alcidion release - 24 July 2020
NHS Lanarkshire signs up to deploy Alcidion’s early warning system that has already helped healthcare professionals in Scotland improve patient care and safety. An early warning system that helps busy doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals to quickly identify when patients are at risk of deterioration is to be deployed across hospitals and community settings throughout Lanarkshire.

Visionable partners with Bupa Cromwell Hospital

Highland Marketing Visionable release - 14 July 2020
Remote video consultation platform chosen by the London hospital to support UK and international patients Technology proves its worth during the coronavirus pandemic and will be used to deliver more efficient, safer pathways in the future Visionable and Bupa Cromwell Hospital have announced a partnership which will see Visionable’s video collaboration platform used to treat patients based in the UK and abroad during the Covid-19 pandemic.

New imaging system allows radiologists to issue formal radiological reports from their home environment

Highland Marketing Sectra release - 8 July 2020
Staff have improved access to imaging from several trusts across the region as East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust goes live with Sectra’s Picture Archiving and Communication System

Somerset NHS Foundation Trust live with Better’s ePMA, OPENeP

Highland Marketing Better release - 25 June 2020
Trust advances its open IT strategy with a go-live of the Better e-prescribing and medications management solution in its surgical services. Somerset NHS Foundation Trust has gone live with its e-prescribing and medications management solution from Better. The trust, which was formed on 1 April 2020 when the Somerset Partnership and Taunton and Somerset NHS foundation trusts merged, is using OPENeP across its surgical services.

Digital mental health interventions have significant long-term impact on anxiety and depression recovery, suggests new research

Highland Marketing SilverCloud Health release - 16 June 2020
World’s largest “real-world” study published at time of increased anxiety from pandemic highlights long-term benefits and cost-effectiveness of iCBT in improving access to psychological therapy. Treating anxiety and depression with digital mental health therapy has a significant and long-term benefit for recovery, new research amongst NHS service users suggests. The research was undertaken by SilverCloud Health, the world’s leading digital mental health company, with the School of Psychology at Trinity College, the University of Dublin, and health economics analysis from the University of Sheffield.

SilverCloud partners with Northpoint Wellbeing to bring digital mental health support to young people as they return to school

Highland Marketing SilverCloud Health release - 10 June 2020
SilverCloud, the leading digital therapeutics provider, has partnered with mental health charity Northpoint Wellbeing to co-develop a new digital therapy programme to alleviate anxiety in young people. Coming at a time when children are returning to school and face huge uncertainty, it will be available for school clusters across the Leeds area and NHS Child and Adolescent Services Mental Health Services (CAMHS) in Calderdale. The programme is also being rolled out nationally to other NHS and education services.