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We are a small team united by a common cause – a deep commitment to supporting sustainable healthcare and transforming the delivery of care to patients living with multimorbidity through use of technology and new ways of working. We combine a wealth of knowledge to bring a variety of perspectives and complementary skills to the challenges of the evolving face of NHS Primary Care and work in harmony with forward thinking GP practices and clinicians who share our passion for such innovation.
PCL Connect is an elderly-customised ecosystem of devices and applications to connect our seniors with carers, doctors and family members seamlessly using higher-end technology. Our easy-to-use tablet provides elderly patients with an opportunity to instantly make calls and share images with their relatives, carers or doctors. Our wearable sensors collect vital measurements and share them with all authorised parties to spot trends of health deterioration and provide preventive measures before they get severe. Our technology saves time, money and lives.
Arc remote examination and monitoring for care homes
Arc allows a clinician to remotely perform real-time comprehensive examinations on a patient. Clinicians can detect deterioration earlier and make accurate diagnoses avoiding unnecessary hospitalisation and clinician time that would have otherwise been spent on travel.Arc offers an integrated stethoscope, blood pressure machine, pulse oximeter, thermometer and high definition camera for the ears and oropharynx.CCGs across England trust Arc. Arc is part of NHSX’s National Innovation Collaborative programme.
ELAROS' C19-YRS is a digital version of the globally recognised and NHS England-recommended clinical tool, the 'C19-YRS', used for the remote assessment, triage and management of patients with persistent COVID symptoms. It has been recommended for routine use by NHS England in their National guidance for post-covid syndrome assessment clinics (April 2021). The original PDF version has been adopted by NHS clinics across the UK and the digital platform has been adopted by the Northern Care Alliance, Leeds Community Healthcare, Liverpool University Hospitals, and Airedale NHS Trusts since its public announcement in June 2021.
Refero - Remote consultation to connect care providers, better support people at home
Refero connects clinical workforces to patients, other carers and citizens, quickly, simply and cost effectively. It has been proven to work across organisational boundaries and is now NHS approved and is designed to work with standard technology toolsets already used.
Remote Patient Monitoring
Aparito is a med-tech company specialising in capturing patient generated data and digital endpoints remotely, with a specific expertise in decentralised/ hybrid studies. As a leading provider of mHealth and remote patient monitoring technology with specialist regulatory and clinical expertise, with our technology it is possible to capture Real-World Patient Data through a variety of sources. These include eQuestionnaires, videos, voice, pictures and wearable device integration.
ADI are one of the UK’s leading digital health platform providers. They work with health and care organisations to ensure patients, and everyone involved in their care, have access to the right digital tools. They create and deploy digital applications designed to allow straightforward access to NHS Services.
Physiobuddie is an innovative therapy service that provides its users with step-by-step progressive rehabilitation via the following mediums: expert help, video tutorials and information sections. The support system is bespoke, pre-designed and progresses in line with the service users rehabilitation ability. The flexibility and functionality offered empowers the patient suffering from a wide range of needs and assists all abilities. Physiobuddie offers increased access to physiotherapy services without requiring physiotherapy staff (faceless or face-to-face) The service provides daily rehabilitation and advice to ensure optimal self-management by following the parameters of the program set. Communication can be provided by email and via app messages.
patientMpower - remote monitoring in respiratory disease
patientMpower remote monitoring technology (RMT) is currently supporting 2,000+ respiratory disease patients to monitor and manage their condition from home. Clinical studies show patientMpower improves patient well-being and aids achievement of exercise goals and the use of remote spirometry and e-health journals is feasible and acceptable for patients. 2021 studies will measure the health economic benefits of RMT in NHS outpatient folllow-up care.