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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Estates and Facilities Innovation Exchange
EMAHSN collaborated with Eastern Academic Health Science Network to hold an Innovation Exchange in October 2019, aimed at addressing some of the challenges that managing the NHS and wider public estate presents.
Digital enhancement of mental health services
EMAHSN and West Midlands Academic Health Science Network conducted a collaborative Innovation Exchange in the iCentrum in Birmingham on Thursday 5 December 2019. The Innovation Exchange aimed to showcase digital innovations to address key challenges in four key areas which would support the delivery of the Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) programme.
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...