We serve the East Midlands region covering approximately 4.7m people. Our support and advice to industry covers the entire Innovation Pathway’ - from lightbulb moment through to adopting and spreading innovations nationally.
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Supporting the recovery of elective care
Innovation Exchange - Digital technology to support clinically led, patient focused reviews and validation of waiting lists for elective inpatient, outpatient and diagnostic services for adults and children (including specialised services). Addressing elective care waiting lists, enabling patients to live healthier lives, is one of the NHS’ top priorities for 2021/22. Following the impact of the COVID19 pandemic, significant progress has been achieved by the NHS to meet elective targets.
Digital technology for people with learning disabilities to support happier, healthier lives
East Midlands Academic Health Science Network and West Midlands Academic Health Science Network are working alongside ADASS East Midlands and West Midlands (Directors of Adult Social Services) to host an Innovation Exchange event for health and social care professionals, to look at different approaches to managing deterioration in supported living people for people with a disability.
Spirit Digital’s CliniTouch Vie platform uses remote monitoring to help patients self-manage conditions and enable healthcare teams to proactively monitor patients safely at their home or usual place of residence, enabling prioritised focus on those who need support. The platform supports pathways and conditions including Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), heart failure services, frailty patients and care home healthcare, and early discharge and post surgery services. The platform has been particularly relevant during the Covid-19 pandemic as COPD patients are in the high risk category.
Nu Vision eye treatments offer an alternative to eye surgery by using preserved amniotic membrane (membrane from placentas) to treat damaged corneas and promote healing. The products are unique, as the material is preserved making it easy to store and accessible to hospitals. The company is in the process of expanding into using their product to facilitate the treatment of chronic wounds, such as diabetic foot ulcers.
University of Derby – Invest to Grow
This programme supports small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) wanting to develop or improve their products and services. Provides help through schemes aimed at securing funding for growth and innovation.
EMAHSN supports demonstrators responding to rural health challenges
East Midlands Academic Health Science Network (EMAHSN) has given two solutions the green light for f...