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HTN February 2018 Newsletter

In February we announced the  Health Tech Awards 2018 in association with CCube Solutions are open for entries and we were delighted to launch with 12 great categories from Best Use of Data to User-led Innovation.

We interviewed Hicom in a really interesting piece about them, their work and what the year ahead looks like. 

Orlando Agrippa, CEO, Draper and Dash wrote a great piece on: Embracing Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning for Healthcare.

The North of England is to roll out a new digital platform that helps GPs detect the early signs of cancer. The Gateway-C platform is already being used in 73% of GP surgeries in Greater Manchester and eastern Manchester and Health Education England (HEE) is now funding a rollout programme.

Digital start-up Signum Health has secured a further £400,000 in an equity co-investment and Doctor on Demand Service ZoomDoc hit its crowd funding target.

South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust was chosen to be an early adopter for NHS WiFi and Derby Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust went live with its Agfa HealthCare ORBIS ICU-Manager critical care information system.

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust revealed digital dictation technology is 40% faster than handwriting or typing clinical documentation.

Moorfields Eye Hospital will pilot four new outpatient check-in kiosks to offer patients an alternative to waiting in a check-in queue.

The Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust is overhauling its digital operations and priming itself for future growth with the help of a new network solution and fully managed service from ANS Group.

Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is upgrading its CCube Solutions’ EDMS to add mobile support, OCR and EPR integration.

Zebra Technologies is supporting Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS FT by providing their Zebra HC100 printers and Z-Band™ Ultrasoft wristbands as the core of its Scan4Safety program.

NHS Digital apps and wearables team hosted Swedish delegation and Two innovative Scottish projects won £100k funding from Cancer Innovation Challenge.

Changing Health, the service transforming digital education and support for people with Type 2 diabetes, has partnered with Ascensia Diabetes Care to combine cutting edge behavioural change programmes and a state-of-the-art diabetes management solution.

A new app Woebot has been launched said to be fun and engaging while delivering cognitive behavioural techniques to help users track their mood and improve their mental health.

Health Enterprise East announced a partnership with Great Ormond Street Hospital and NHS Digital announced plans for improved systems integration.

Finally, this news was really interesting. Virtual assistant Samantha is set to identify data sets and automate processes. NoteSwift a provider of EHR virtual assistant solutions based in Boston, USA announced a partnership with athenahealth,  through athenahealth’s ‘More Disruption Please’ (MDP) program.