The AHSN Network has supported many innovators to help advance our health and care system. Find out more about successful innovations supported by the NHS.
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Care Homes Digital Maturity Dashboard
There is limited information on digital maturity in care homes within London. Building on the EoLC Care Home data packs created in 2018 and 2019, our Healthy Ageing and Informatics Teams were commissioned to create a user friendly and useful digital maturity dashboard for care homes across London. This project was led by the Health Innovation Network and funded by the Digital First London region team.
Advance and Urgent Care Plans – London Accelerator
In July 2020, The Health Innovation Network (HIN) were commissioned to deliver a programme to increase use and quality of shared electronic advance/urgent care plans using Co-ordinate my Care (CMC). The programme concentrated on clinical engagement.
YOURmeds is a digital monitored dosage system, supporting users to take their medicines as intended and so maintain their safety and independence, whilst ensuring they get the best clinical outcomes from their medicines.
Whose Shoes - an innovative approach to coproduction
The ‘Whose Shoes?®’ approach, created by Gill Phillips, is an engaging approach to coproduction, used in over 80 NHS trusts, universities and more.
Selfit Therapist Robot
Selfit is a digital robotic care startup based in Israel, with early operations in the UK. We’ve developed a unique human-machine interaction for the ageing population focused on physical and congnitive health. Some of the applications are rehabilitation related (Neuro, Cardiac, Geriatrics) others are designed for prevention and wellness phases (elderly falls, cognitive impairments).Our robot is currently installed in several facilities in Israel and UK. We are working to gain more data and validation, and invite researchers, hospitals, and clinical partners to contact us to explore collaboration.
Dignio Integrated Care Platform
Dignio have years of experience of operating within a publicly funded integrated care system, with a solution built to accommodate a seamless journey for individuals and care providers across increasingly complex care needs (self-management, domiciliary care, residential care, end of life care).
PAD and PAWS: Peripheral Arterial Disease and Prevention, Assessment, Wound management, Self-care
This service improvement programme aims to enable primary care staff to improve lower limb vascular assessments in patients with leg ulcers to allow appropriate treatment to start earlier.
A Liverpool-based company has developed and spread two apps among a number of health and care providers, and is co-creating four more following support from the Innovation Agency, the AHSN for the North West Coast.
An aid to help medical staff to be able to read small print whilst wearing PPE, without the need for their usual reading glasses.
Electronic Repeat Dispensing (eRD)
WMAHSN are supporting GPs and pharmacists within the Midlands region to move patients to Electronic Repeat Dispensing (eRD). eRD offers a range of benefits such as reduced footfall to the GP practice and to the community pharmacy, supporting social distancing during COVID-19.
PINCER (pharmacist-led IT-based intervention to reduce clinically important medication errors)
PINCER is a proven pharmacist-led IT-based intervention to reduce clinically important medication errors in primary care. PINCER has been rolled out across the West Midlands region in 252 practices across the region. The was largest and quickest uptake of PINCER across the country and the project overachieved its 2 year target in 1 year.
ESCAPE-pain is a rehabilitation programme for people with chronic joint pain that integrates educational self-management and coping strategies with an exercise regimen individualised for each participant. It helps people understand their condition, teaches them simple things they can help themselves with, and takes them through a progressive exercise programme so they learn how to cope with pain better.