Lessons from Covid

Writing in Digital Health News, DHC Director, Graham Kendall, outlines what’s worked, and what needs to change, identifying five key lessons: Focus on integrating solutions Support and empower local users to choose solutions that work for them. Avoid spending money twice – if a local service wants, and is willing to pay for, a more… Read More Lessons from Covid

Breaking the Covid-19 backlog

The latest Digital Health Unplugged podcast explores how to break the Covid-19 backlog. DHC Director, Graham Kendall, joins host Andrea Downey and Tom Whicher, founder of DrDoctor to discuss. During the podcast, Graham highlights the importance of: developing integrated digital solutions that prioritise and enhance the user experience, rather than bulk buying commoditised siloes supporting… Read More Breaking the Covid-19 backlog

Ada Health’s dedicated Covid-19 assessment and screener

To support the global effort to tackle the coronavirus pandemic, Ada Health launched a free Covid-19 screener that would help people identify Covid-19 symptoms and guide them on appropriate next steps. Ada Health’s Covid-19 screener is a free web app, complementary to Ada’s main assessment, and can also be easily embedded by partners, health systems… Read More Ada Health’s dedicated Covid-19 assessment and screener

Credentially and the Covid-19 Clinical Assessment Team: Getting GPs compliant to work in a new role in just a few days

As anyone who employs healthcare professionals knows, it can take up to six months to complete compliance checks. So, when the Covid-19 pandemic arrived, and thousands of GPs, pharmacists and paramedics were needed to help take the pressure of front-line services, the NHS faced an immense challenge. Credentially stepped in to support the issue by… Read More Credentially and the Covid-19 Clinical Assessment Team: Getting GPs compliant to work in a new role in just a few days

Omnicell helps increase capacity in ICU at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Trust

With the Covid-19 pandemic putting unprecedented pressure on the NHS, Omnicell is supporting Trusts to increase capacity by rapidly supplying products and services to help frontline workers to meet the increasing demand. Omnicell has fast-tracked production and deployment of their XT Automated Dispensing Cabinets to help increase capacity wherever needed. The organisation has removed all… Read More Omnicell helps increase capacity in ICU at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Trust

Visiba Care partners with Livewell Southwest: Accelerating digital care provision in response to Covid-19

Early in 2020, Visiba Care partnered with Livewell Southwest to launch a virtual clinic to support their health and social care services across Devon and Cornwall. With the rapid spread of Covid-19 across the UK, the demand for online consultations has risen sharply, and Livewell Southwest has promptly scaled up their digital operations and provision… Read More Visiba Care partners with Livewell Southwest: Accelerating digital care provision in response to Covid-19

11 suppliers chosen to provide video consults during Covid-19

Commenting in Digital Health News on the recent rapid procurement to provide video consults during Covid-19, Graham Kendall, Director of the Digital Healthcare Council, said: “Undoubtedly there is huge demand for online consultations at scale and the rapid tender process shows how quickly it’s possible to move when there’s a coordinated and determined effort. “While… Read More 11 suppliers chosen to provide video consults during Covid-19