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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.
The incidence of melanoma is increasing faster than any other form of cancer, and it is responsible for the majority of skin cancer deaths. Patients in whom melanoma is diagnosed at stage I have more than a 95% chance of survival compared with 8-25% with a stage IV diagnosis, highlighting the importance of early and accurate diagnosis. Skin Analytics have crafted a series of AI algorithms that can take a dermascopic image of a skin lesion and help identify skin cancer.
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.
HealthUnlocked is an electronic social prescribing tool which lets GPs prescribe information, local services and online support for patients with unmet health and social needs such as loneliness, isolation, obesity, anxiety and depression. The HealthUnlocked EMIS plug-in was developed with the support of Care City, a healthy ageing innovation centre commissioned by UCLPartners.
Improving the systems available during a mental health crisis can support staff and patients during a very difficult time of care. S12 Solutions is an app designed to reduce the time spent bringing the right team together for a Mental Health Act assessment.