New data from NHS Digital shows that a nationwide push to find undiagnosed patients with an irregular heart rhythm known as atrial fibrillation (AF) has identified over 130,000 people within the first year. In addition, a record number of people with AF have been prescribed the anti-clotting therapy needed to reduce the likelihood of life-threatening strokes related to the condition. Read More
Archives for 2018
Healthcare entrepreneurs from the South West of England gathered at Exeter Racecourse to take part in a four-day workshop designed to give their tech innovations a comprehensive health check before they are launched to the market. Read More
The Association of British HealthTech Industries (ABHI) has today (6 November 2018) signed a memorandum of understanding with the AHSN Network. The partnership will see a joint commitment to developing and delivering services of mutual benefit, while ensuring HealthTech companies experience a consistent process, irrespective of the individual Academic Health Science Network (AHSN) they are working with. Read More
Some of England’s most pioneering NHS organisations recognised for their work in adopting new technologies and models of care to improve outcomes for patients are celebrated in a national report launched today. Read More
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