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Mendelian’s flagship product MendelScan, searches electronic health records for indicators of rare, or hard to diagnose diseases. Algorithms developed from published diagnostic criteria are used to flag patients at risk and a clinical report is generated, providing suggested next steps to take in the diagnostic pathway.
getUBetter is a digital self-management platform for common musculoskeletal injuries and conditions. The platform provides self-management recovery support for patients, through personalised, evidence-based behaviour change techniques. Each element of the care pathway is configured to the local health system and then delivered to their population. Patients can self-refer or can be prescribed during virtual or face-to-face consultations.
FibriCheck provides timely detection of heart rhythm disorders, including atrial fibrillation (AF). Patients can self-monitor heart rate and rhythm at home by placing a finger on the camera of their smartphone. The software can be used in prevention, early detection and follow-up.
Feebris’ remote patient monitoring software captures patient vital signs using AI to improve accuracy and process data, triaging patients according to clinically validated risk frameworks. Using machine learning algorithms, the system analyses the data to provide escalation recommendations and decision support, upskilling the existing workforce and improving patient outcomes. The mobile-based software platform allows users to confidently detect and triage deterioration without clinical training.
Peppy provides personalised support to help people navigate different key life stages: early parenthood, the menopause, fertility journeys and men’s health. Peppy connects users to trained clinical practitioners that can provide support and transfer users to statutory or employer/insurance-provided services for follow-up.
GripAble are developing gamified mobile technologies for therapy and assessment. Common equipment used for hand and arm therapy, such as thera-putty or stress balls, have not been successfully digitised. The company’s first product, GripAble™, is a digital handgrip that wirelessly connects to a mobile app, allowing patients to play fun therapy games. It has been designed to be highly portable and patient-personalised.
Locum’s Nest is a temporary staffing management platform to help address the NHS workforce challenge. It combines advanced mobile technology with personal service to connect doctors to locum work in healthcare organisations. This streamlines work efficiency and saves time, ensuring patient needs are met faster and by the appropriate professional.
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The project seeks to digitally enable patients to allow self-management via a collection of patient-facing applications. The primary goal is to reduce avoidable emergency attendance that will present a saving to the health system and, when rolled out across multiple patient cohorts will provide significant benefit to the health and social care system.