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The benefits of remote consultation for mental health treatment

The benefits of remote consultation for mental health treatment

HEQ speaks with Kara Connect’s Thorbjorg Vigfusdóttir about the benefits of remote consultation in providing mental health treatment to young people. Thorbjorg Vigfusdóttir, a cognitive...
Organising healthcare services with blockchain

Organising healthcare services with blockchain

We need to explore blockchain as a new way to organise healthcare services. The potential of blockchain and distributed ledger technology (DLT) in the healthcare...
Improving autism spectrum disorder diagnosis with telehealth

Improving autism spectrum disorder diagnosis with telehealth

Telehealth can help to accelerate the diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder (ASD), a new study has shown. A survey carried out by experts from Swansea...
Quarantine, telemedicine, and mental health in Iceland

Quarantine, telemedicine, and mental health in Iceland

Remote consultation may be the key to mental health treatment for young people. The National University Hospital of Iceland (Landspítali) has adopted Kara Connect’s online...
Qvadis: “We want to make sure that the device is accessible for everyone”

Qvadis: “We want to make sure that the device is accessible for everyone”

Qvadis CEO Arsenio Vilallonga speaks with HEQ about the benefits of the Qvadis One door entry phone app. Intercom-based door entry phones have barely evolved...
Virtual physiotherapy is just as effective as in-person treatment

Virtual physiotherapy is just as effective as in-person treatment

A new study of 27,000 virtual physiotherapy patients has concluded that digital physiotherapy must become a significant part of the treatment mix post-COVID-19 after...
Unparalleled inventory of the human gut ecosystem

Unparalleled inventory of the human gut ecosystem

Scientists have compiled over 200,000 genomes from more than 4,600 species of gut bacteria into a public database. An international team of scientists has collated...
How the response to the pandemic is shaping the future of healthcare

How the response to the pandemic is shaping the future of healthcare

In this article, ER physician Dr Ajala Ngarndi discusses how the response to the COVID-19 pandemic is shaping the future of the healthcare sector...
EIT Health Wild Card winner attracts $1m from Microsoft M12 and Mayfield

EIT Health Wild Card winner attracts $1m from Microsoft M12 and Mayfield

EIT Health Wild Card winner, iLoF (Intelligent Lab on Fiber), has announced that it has secured $1m (USD) in investment from Microsoft’s Venture Fund,...
Improving patient safety in the NHS with point-of-care scanning

Improving patient safety in the NHS with point-of-care scanning

A new report has highlighted how point-of-care scanning in the NHS can help to improve patient safety, saving the NHS millions of pounds. Six NHS...
Can this smart risk assessment tool protect clinical staff from COVID-19?

Can this smart risk assessment tool protect clinical staff from COVID-19?

Intelligent automation firm Rainbird has made its risk assessment technology free to NHS England trusts until 24 July in a bid to help protect...
Using trauma-informed care principles to deliver healthcare with telehealth

Using trauma-informed care principles to deliver healthcare with telehealth

A new study has put forward outlines for the best methods of delivering healthcare through telehealth following the surge in its use during the...

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