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HTN May Newsletter

In our latest newsletter we cover some of the news we published this month, remember if you have a story please get in touch to We are now weeks away from the deadline for the HTN Awards 2018 and we are excited to have recently launched HTN Digital Week. Here’s some of the news we covered in May: launched a new medical speech recognition platform ‘Dictate IT Live’ – with a two months no-cost, no-commitment free trial for the primary care health market.

The Eastern Academic Health Science Network, one of 15 AHSNs in England, has produced a lessons learnt and implementation guide with support from the Lea Valley Health Federation in Hertfordshire.

CCube Solutions launched ePaper a solution to take paper to digital without scanning. ePaper uses Warcom’s Clipboard technology to allow users to use existing paper forms to complete and sign documents using an ink pen (included with the clipboard).

County Durham and Darlington NHS FT has eliminated paper hospital referrals from GPs and gone 100% electronic.

One Health Lewisham, a federation of all 38 GP surgeries in Lewisham, has signed a two year deal with Sensely and its partner Advanced to deploy the virtual health assistant app, Ask NHS.

Surrey Heartlands Health and Care Partnership together with NHS East Surrey Clinical Commissioning Group has launched the Surrey Care Record.

Agfa has announced that the Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust has implemented their solutions.

NHS England chief Simon Stevens and Ian Dalton, head of NHS Improvement, have called on the NHS to ‘supercharge’ integration as Gloucestershire, West Yorkshire and Harrogate, Suffolk and North East Essex and North Cumbria will join the ten areas already part of the integrated care development programme.

NHS hospitals using Patientrack electronic observations technology are now drawing on the system to help them to comply with a new national early warning score known as NEWS2.

Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) has announced a partnership with Microsoft which will see them collaborate on the development of artificial intelligence (AI) tools to transform child health.

Digital Surgery, a health tech company shaping the future of surgery through the convergence of surgical expertise and technology has announced its partnership with University College London Hospitals (UCLH) and Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital.

Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust is working with UK-based artificial intelligence health company, Deontics, to enhance clinical decision making and reduce risk of heart attack.

The Thames Hospice has digitised the transfer of letters to GPs by using a solution from Docman.

New partnerships will be introduced across Greater Manchester, Wessex and One London giving health and care staff better and faster access to vital information about the person in their care

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (OUH) is adopting a new inventory management solution, 360 IM, from Ingenica Solutions.

In the latest blog from Highland Marketing on how marketing and PR can support the sales funnel, senior account manager Becky Mellor argues that lead nurturing – also known as automated marketing or drip marketing – is a vital skill for healthcare technology companies facing long lead times. 

A patient at St Bartholomew’s Hospital in London was the first in the world to have their lung tumour treated using a unique combination of innovative techniques and technology which avoid puncturing the skin.

NHS Digital has announced new funding of £1m for projects that support innovative uses of digital technology in the design and delivery of adult social care.

The University of Edinburgh, Harvard Medical School, University College London, and NHS Arden & Greater East Midlands Commissioning Support Unit will evaluate the NHS Global Digital Exemplar scheme.

We released an opinion piece: Delivering Patient Flow Analytics for Healthcare Organisations by Orlando Agrippa, CEO, Draper & Dash

Ascensia Diabetes Care has launched an upgraded version of its Contour Diabetes app in 24 countries across the world.

NHS Digital has launched the new Data Security and Protection Toolkit, replacing the previous Information Governance Toolkit, to help keep patient information safe.

Leeds CCG has kicked-off a UK digital first – MindMate, which helps young people in the city, will be seen via pitch-side ads on one of the world’s most popular computer games.

A doctor who has created an innovative software program to reduce waiting times in A&E has secured a £153,000 investment from NPIF.

ZoomDoc, the GP on demand service, and Lexihealth, the secondary care concierge service, have announced a collaboration to provide patients with an integrated primary and secondary care offering.

Babylon announced they now have welcomed over 2 million members to babyl healthcare service in Rwanda.