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14th May 2020

Mobile apps at the forefront of the Covid-19 fight

There are many ways in which the current fight against Covid-19 differs from previous global pandemics. One key difference is the availability and use of mobile phone technology, and apps in particular.
05th May 2020

New FDA Guidance Allows Use of KardiaMobile 6L to Measure QTc in COVID-19 Patients

AliveCor, the leader in artificial intelligence (AI)-based, personal ECG technology, and provider of enterprise cardiology solutions, today announced that its KardiaMobile 6L – the world's only six-lead personal ECG – is now allowed for use in the me
23rd April 2020

BBI Solutions Responds to Call to Help Rollout Millions Of Coronavirus Tests

Crumlin -based BBI Solutions has been announced as part of a consortium of the UK’s top Diagnostic companies to rapidly develop and rollout millions of coronavirus tests. As part of the government’s National Testing Plan, the expertise and resources of the UK’s world-leading life sciences industries are being pooled to build a large British diagnostics…

30th March 2020

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…

21st January 2020

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…

06th December 2019

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.
23rd July 2019

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…

12th July 2019

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…

12th September 2018

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.
06th September 2018

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.