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Towards the Digital Premium in residential care

Towards the Digital Premium in residential care

Wendy Kendall of Legrand Assisted Living and Healthcare speaks with HEQ about the impact of the digital transition on caregivers and patients. Legrand Assisted Living...
Two trials for COVID-19 treatments launched in the UK

Two trials for COVID-19 treatments launched in the UK

The UK has launched two trials that will test the efficacy of treatments which prevent people from catching COVID-19. The PROTECT-V trial, run by the...
chronic pain lockdown

Study reveals impact of lockdown on people with chronic pain

Psychologists at the University of Liverpool have been researching the effects of lockdown on people with chronic pain.
choking deaths

LifeVac: leading the fight against choking deaths when all else fails

LifeVac is a non-invasive, easy-to-use airway clearance device which has already prevented more than 100 deaths in choking emergencies. Choking remains one of the leading...
Rethinking the future of patient experience with EBO

Rethinking the future of patient experience with EBO

AI-powered Virtual Agents simulate excellent patient service, leaving staff free to address complex issues. In the foreword of her 2018 Annual Report, the then-Chief Medical...
Could ultrasound frequencies kill coronavirus?

Could ultrasound frequencies kill coronavirus?

New simulations have shown that ultrasound waves at medical imaging frequencies have the potential to kill coronavirus by causing the virus’s shell and spikes...
What are the benefits of AI in radiology and how can it be implemented?

What are the benefits of AI in radiology and how can it be implemented?

Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology offers time savings, improved performance, case rating by prioritisation and earlier detection of cancers. Between 1960 and 2020, the population of...
The future of robotics in healthcare

The future of robotics in healthcare

NEURA Robotics introduces an innovative robotic assistant with the potential to transform clinical care. The data which shows that robot-assisted procedures accounted for 15.1% of...
Discover how electrical impulses could help speed up wound healing

Discover how electrical impulses could help speed up wound healing

A new study has demonstrated how electrical stimulation could speed up healing by helping blood vessels carry white blood cells and oxygen to wounds. Researchers...
Graphene has ability to interact with functions of nervous system

Graphene has ability to interact with functions of nervous system

New research has shown that graphene is able to act on excitatory synapses and interfere with the development of anxiety-related behaviours. Carried out by SISSA...
AI tissue-section analysis system for diagnosing breast cancer

AI tissue-section analysis system for diagnosing breast cancer

A team of researchers have developed a new, Artificial Intelligence-based (AI) tissue-section analysis system for diagnosing breast cancer. The team at Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin,...
prioritising brain health

The importance of prioritising brain health

The European Brain Council’s Stephanie Kramer tells HEQ about collaboration, research and the need to support brain health. Brussels-based non-profit organisation the European Brain Council...
Technological and digital disruption in the healthcare sector

Technological and digital disruption in the healthcare sector

HEQ speaks to Koa Health CEO Oliver Harrison about technological and digital disruption in the healthcare sector. As the COVID-19 pandemic stretches on, the attendant...
Ensuring data informs clinical practice and delivers patient safety

Ensuring data informs clinical practice and delivers patient safety

Richard Armstrong, head of health registries for Northgate Public Services, explains why collecting more data is not a cure-all in a health crisis. Disjointed, siloed,...
New NHS Trust partnership to drive advances in healthcare innovation

New NHS Trust partnership to drive advances in healthcare innovation

A new NHS Trust partnership will see the Durham and Tees Valley region in the UK become a centre for healthcare innovation. The formal partnership...
NHSX leading digital transformation of NHS

NHSX leading digital transformation of NHS

NHSX Chief Executive, Matthew Gould, discusses the digital future of the NHS. There has been some speculation about NHSX’s future. Some of it has been...
Empowering the patient-doctor relationship with digital technology

Empowering the patient-doctor relationship with digital technology

TIYGA Health Managing Director Katrina Delargy examines the role of digital technology in post-2020 healthcare. 2020 was a year in which most of us found...
Rapid detection of cognitive impairment and dementia with new test

Rapid detection of cognitive impairment and dementia with new test

A team of researchers have developed a new screening test that can rapidly detect mild cognitive impairment and dementia. The team from Kanazawa University has...
Spincare study shows promising results for treating wounds and burns

Spincare study shows promising results for treating wounds and burns

A new clinical study has demonstrated the effectiveness of Nanomedic’s Spincare System for the treatment of wounds and burns. Nanomedic Technologies, a leader in Electrospun...
UVC disinfection of CT scanners

UVC disinfection of CT scanners with Johns Hopkins University

Dr Jeffrey Siewerdsen, Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Johns Hopkins University, tells HEQ about UVC disinfection. Dr Jeffrey Siewerdsen, interview by Rosemary Lobley A research team...

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