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The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre expands digital appointment service – htn

  • May 24, 2024
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The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre is expanding its digital appointment correspondence, initially launched in 2023 to digitise all outpatient clinic appointment letters, from June 2024 it will include all treatment appointment letters for chemotherapy, radiotherapy and radiology letters. To support the roll-out, the trust has developed a ‘helpful video‘ to explain the process and its benefits to […]

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FSL, makers of STEPN, take major leap with STEPN GO, a social-lifestyle app with new gaming token, GGT – Digital Health Technology News

  • May 24, 2024
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Sydney, May 23rd, 2024 – FSL, the global gaming and development studio behind web3 lifestyle app STEPN, NFT marketplace MOOAR, and social-strategy game Gas Hero, has officially announced the launch of STEPN GO. The new product is a social lifestyle app that rewards your daily movement and social interactions. Today marks an exciting milestone with the release of the STEPN […]

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Under pressure: Harnessing AI to transform healthcare – Digital Health Technology News

  • May 24, 2024
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Standfirst: Tom Mellor, Head of Health & Life Sciences at BJSS, explains how artificial intelligence (AI) is revolutionising healthcare by automating repetitive tasks, enabling predictive analytics for patient management, and enhancing diagnostic accuracy through advanced imaging analysis. In the UK, the National Health Service (NHS) is facing unprecedented pressure. As of March 14 this year, […]

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Heard, Understood, Empowered: The Power of Effective Communication in Healthcare – Digital Health Technology News

  • May 24, 2024
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Imagine a healthcare system where patients feel empowered, informed, and truly heard. This vision may seem futuristic, but it hinges on a surprisingly low-tech solution: effective communication. While advancements in medicine race forward, clear, consistent, and personalised communication with patients continues to lag. This disconnect presents a significant opportunity for healthcare providers to differentiate themselves […]

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Leeds Teaching Hospitals announces first phase of Innovation Village initiative – htn

  • May 24, 2024
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Leeds Teaching Hospitals has named Scarborough Group International (SGI) as the preferred developer for the first phase of its Innovation Village, a “cluster for science, innovation and technology” based at Leeds General Infirmary. SGI will be working on transforming the Grade II listed Old Medical School into a health tech innovation hub, setting out plans […]

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Oxford University Hospitals publishes tender notice for ophthalmology EMR solution – htn

  • May 24, 2024
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Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust has published a tender notice for an ophthalmology electronic medical record solution, looking to replace the current solution it has been using for 20 years with a “suitable replacement” that will “provide the full range of ophthalmology functionality”. The trust’s existing solution, according to the notice, has “significant gaps and […]

Nursing Leadership Is Crucial to Using Virtual Care Effectively

  • May 24, 2024
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“I knew it would happen a little bit, but it has surprised me how much they collaborate,” Ellerbee says. For CoxHealth, the program has been transformative. The command center is located in the tower where nurses spent two years caring for COVID-19 patients. After the crisis, the space held painful memories for many nurses. Today, […]

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F.D.A. Panel Endorses Safety of Colon-Cancer Blood Test

  • May 23, 2024
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A committee of experts that advises the Food and Drug Administration voted by large majorities on Thursday that a new blood test to screen people for colon and rectal cancers was safe and effective, and that its benefits outweighed its risks. But the group cautioned that the blood test had limitations and added that they […]