Tag: National Health Service

Innovation, Patient Experience

‘Alexa, how do I treat a migraine?’ Patients in the UK are using Amazon’s tech for aches and pains

July 10, 2019


The U.K.’s National Health Service (NHS) is working with tech giant Amazon to provide people with “reliable health information” via voice assisted technology. Authorities said Wednesday that the technology would enable patients to “get professional, NHS-verified health information in seconds” […]


NHS to offer better access to glucose monitors for diabetes patients

November 14, 2018


The move comes after a recent investigation revealed that patients in some parts of the country are missing out on glucose monitoring devices. Abbott’s Freestyle Libre is the only glucose monitoring system available in the UK. The wearable device sends […]


Hospital App Helps Patients After Surgery

March 16, 2017

Via: Hospital EMR and EHR

Patients are very vulnerable after surgery. If they don’t follow post-surgical instructions, they may be readmitted (never a good thing for hospitals these days), and far worse, may suffer real harm. Unfortunately, many patients don’t retain or follow doctors’ instructions […]