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Automated Coronavirus symptom checker to go live
Inhealthcare has developed an automated symptom checker for the daily screening of thousands of people for signs of coronavirus before their routine outpatient appointments. The system goes live this week. City Health Care Partnership (CHCP) receives around 1,000 patients every weekday at its clinics and typically arranges another 1,000 nurse visits in community settings. The…
Australian hospital leads the world with patient monitoring trial
A patient being monitored by the Isansys Patient Status Engine at the 20-bed Kilcoy hospital in rural Queensland An Australian hospital has become the first in the world to use wireless monitoring technology hospital-wide, revolutionising its approach to the most basic process in healthcare – taking and recording patients’ vital signs. The trial of the…
Winners announced for MediWales Innovation Awards
Winners have been announced at the fourteenth annual MediWales Innovation Awards, which celebrate outstanding achievements in NHS Wales and in the Welsh life science and health technology communities.
BBI Solutions to showcase mobile diagnostics solutions capabilities at AACC 2019
Leading immunoassay specialist, BBI Solutions, will demonstrate how its lateral flow software is making point-of-care testing (POCT) more accurate, efficient and easier to use than ever before at the world’s largest laboratory medicine tradeshow, American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) exhibition, this summer. BBI’s mobile arm, Novarum™, will launch a demonstrator app that can read…
Swansea University researcher wins £35,000 funding to improve lung cancer detection
A researcher based at Swansea University has secured £35,000 from the ICURe Awards, Innovate UK. Dr Charles Brilliant, 28, will use the funding to further his research using infrared light to determine the molecular structure of sputum to detect lung cancer. It means that patients could get an initial diagnosis in their GP surgeries, rather…
Artificial intelligence and electronic health records could help suicide prevention efforts
Artificial intelligence could be used in future to identify those at risk of suicide, new research has suggested. AI can be used to scan a patient’s health history and has the potential to highlight patients who may be at increased risk of suicide.
Cellesce and Cardiff University win Innovate UK Primer Award to develop Organoids at scale to advance Breast Cancer Research
Cellesce the cancer organoid bioprocessing company and Cardiff University have won an Innovate UK competition.
Swansea University Medical School launches new Genomic Medicine programme for NHS staff
Swansea University Medical School has launched a new Master’s degree to support NHS staff to understand and use the growing personalised medicine approach - which is changing the world of healthcare.
EKF secures Japanese contract
Penarth-headquartered medical diagnostic equipment provider EKF has secured a distribution deal with a Japanese counterpart to market a product in the US.
EKF exploring funding for new UK business
Penarth-based EKF Diagnostics is exploring funding options for its newly-formed UK business entity Renalytix AI.