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We are pleased to announce the winners of the Health Tech Digital Awards 2020

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We are pleased to announce the winners below:

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  • Best COVID-19 Solution for Mental Health – SilverCloud Health
  • Best COVID-19 Telecommunications Solution – Alder Hey Children’s Hospital with InTouch
  • Best COVID-19 Software Solution – Person Centred Software
  • Best COVID-19 Remote Monitoring Solution – The IOW NHS Trust Implementation of Telehealth and Attend Anywhere for Remote Monitoring and Consultations
  • Best COVID-19 Training Solution – Lancashire Teaching Hospitals
  • Best COVID-19 Software Solution to Support Virtual Clinics – MediViewer™
  • Best Virtual Meeting Software Solution for COVID-19 – Philips Oncology Platform
  • Most Innovative Solution for COVID-19 – C2-AI COMPASS – HAP/AKI Risk Assessment and Triage Solution
  • Best COVID-19 Solution for Community Care – Priority Digital Health
  • Best Healthcare Technology Solution of the Year – London Ambulance Service – Online Diagnostic Ambulance
  • New Health Tech Innovation of the Year – VirtaMed LaparoS™
  • Best mHealth Application – Gendius Ltd – Intellin®
  • Best Wearable Technology Solution – MyHealth.Us
  • Best use of Artificial Intelligence – Belong.Life – Belong – Beating Cancer Together
  • Best Healthcare Information System – Ciox – HealthSource
  • Best use of Virtual Reality – Osso VR
  • Best Use of Technology (Acute Care) – London Ambulance Service – Online Diagnostic Ambulance
  • Best Communication Solution – vCreate Secure Video Messaging Technology
  • Digital Transformation Project of the Year – DrDoctor
  • Best Woman’s Health Technology Solution – Imagineear Health (Imagineear Ltd) – Mum & Baby app
  • Best Mental Health Technology Solution – BFB Labs – Champions of the Shengha: for better emotional regulation
  • Best Elderly Care Technology Solution – Karantis360 Ltd.
  • Best Solution to manage Chronic Disease – Priority Digital Health
  • Best Healthcare Management Solution – Intouch with Health – Synopsis
  • Best Innovation project of the year – Xerox – Health Records Automation

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Best COVID-19 Solution for Mental Health – SilverCloud Health

When the COVID-19 crisis began, SilverCloud wanted to help as many people that could benefit from its digital mental health platform. As a values-driven organisation we made available free access to our platform to all NHS, social care and frontline care staff, plus their families. Working with central government agencies and local providers we provided additional free access to more than 20 million people across the UK and 180 million people globally. Additionally, we developed a specific programme to help with issues around COVID-19, including self-isolation, self-care and dealing with loss and bereavement – the only programme of its kind.

Best COVID-19 Telecommunications Solution – Alder Hey Children’s Hospital with InTouch

When the Coronavirus crisis hit, we saw telehealth as essential to implement part of the programme immediately, to support accurate, remote clinical decision-making. The Trust already had a relationship with InTouch Health and the Innovation and Digital teams and Alder Hey worked together to build telehealth solutions bespoke to the needs of the Trust and the other sites it works closely with. We have now implemented a variety of telehealth solutions in the Neonatal Department, High Dependency Unit and the Emergency Department including InTouch robots and bespoke devices for telehealth and virtual ward rounds.

Best COVID-19 Software Solution – Person Centred Software

Person Centred Software’s Mobile Care Monitoring is the most widely-used digital care system in the UK, and most widely-referred software provider within social care. Mobile Care Monitoring is the first fully mobile and easiest to use evidence of care system. Homes using the icon-driven system evidence over 50 care notes per resident per day, which isn’t possible on paper or other systems. The digital care system reduces time spent on paperwork with care interactions evidenced as they happen, achieving the company’s aim of giving staff more time to spend with residents, supporting regulatory compliance and improving quality of care.

Best COVID-19 Remote Monitoring Solution – The IOW NHS Trust Implementation of Telehealth and Attend Anywhere for Remote Monitoring and Consultations

Over the last few months the Isle of Wight NHS Trust’s TEC Team and Attend Anywhere project team, both based at St Mary’s Hospital, have worked hard to continue and expedite the implementation of both Telehealth and video consultations across the island, to support the continued care of patients and service users. Following the restrictions around patient contact during these unprecedented times, the significance of the use of remote monitoring in line with video consultations has been paramount, and the teams have worked hard to ensure a high level of patient care is sustained, despite restrictions around in-person appointments.

Best COVID-19 Training Solution – Lancashire Teaching Hospitals

A Virtual Learning Solutions service that has no centre and is accessible by all Trust members whether they are shielding at home or operating from within the organisation. A flexible, and dynamic solution whose applications are a manifestation of the technologies. Together, combined with the skills, knowledge and commitment of a seasoned Clinical Applications Training & Support Team.

Best COVID-19 Software Solution to Support Virtual Clinics – MediViewer™

IMMJ Systems is built on the collective experience of the management team who have worked for many years in healthcare, technology, and business. Having been involved at the ‘sharp end’ of delivering healthcare solutions involving the digitising of patient records, we have acquired extensive knowledge and understanding of the operational challenges facing NHS organisations who are beginning their paperless journey. No other clinical EDM software provider has secured as many contracts wins as IMMJ Systems in the last 3 years in secondary care. This is demonstrated due to not only our unique product architecture and usability but emphasis on the excellence of our implementation capability.

Best Virtual Meeting Software Solution for COVID-19 – Philips Oncology Platform 

Philips Oncology Platform solution transforms and enhances the tumor board process. It streamlines preparation, enhances review and analysis, and empowers the cancer care team to reach clinical treatment decisions based upon rich dashboards, diagnostic images, reports, and structured patient data.

Most Innovative Solution for COVID-19 – C2-AI COMPASS – HAP/AKI Risk Assessment and Triage Solution

Award winning, AI-backed app that prevents avoidable conditions that are acquired in hospital. Extrapolating actual hospital results across the NHS would result in 70,000 lives saved, nearly £1bn of direct cost reduction and 2 million bed days of capacity created. These conditions are particularly serious for patients during the pandemic. The long term health impacts on patients will lead to chronic conditions impacting quality of life but also putting strain on health systems that lack the specialist kidney specialists and resources (such as dialysis).

Best COVID-19 Solution for Community Care – Priority Digital Health

Recognising the urgent need for a service to connect vulnerable people and volunteers during the pandemic, Essex County Council commissioned fast-growing digital innovator, Priority Digital Health, and Provide CIC, an Essex-based lifestyle provider, to develop and launch the Covid-19 Welfare Platform. The platform enables the most vulnerable across Essex to register a request for support and allows volunteers to register their offer of help. Health and social care professionals can, in real-time, match volunteers to requests for support via the platform.

Best Healthcare Technology Solution of the Year – London Ambulance Service – Online Diagnostic Ambulance

The concept of an en route online Point of Care Testing service for the London Ambulance Service (LAS) would be for essential pathology tests to be performed within an LAS ambulance by paramedic staff and for the results to be available via an online portal within the A&E dept. of the destination hospital. This concept could potentially save numerous patient lives as it could assist in the earlier identification/ treatment of potassium related cardiac arrhythmias (serum K result within 5 minutes), earlier identification of specific cardiac markers such as Troponin I and earlier identification of sepsis (lactate/ WBC results).

New Health Tech Innovation of the Year – VirtaMed LaparoS™

VirtaMed LaparoS is the next generation of laparoscopic skills training, synthesising decades of experience in simulation training to combine the best of the box model and the virtual reality worlds with the wealth of academic peer-reviewed literature on surgical training. This revolutionary simulator gives surgeons a training experience very close to the operating room, including a renewed focus on patient safety and an accurate patient setup ready for team training. With accurate surgical instruments, the VirtaMed LaparoS can be adapted for use with proprietary tools and procedures of medical device companies.

Best mHealth Application – Gendius Ltd – Intellin®

The Intellin® remote management platform, from mhealth innovator Gendius, is designed to help people with diabetes to actively track and monitor their condition. Intellin® uses patients’ clinical history and metabolic markers to forecast their risk for developing diabetes-related complications. Its smart algorithms analyse users’ health and wellbeing data to provide individually tailored, clinically-validated educational content and guidance to help people with diabetes to manage their condition more effectively. Unlike many other diabetes tracking apps, Intellin® highlights users’ risk profile, and acts as a ‘sat-nav’ to help them to plan for the future, and reduce their risk of developing complications.

Best Wearable Technology Solution – MyHealth.Us

In moments of emergency, everyone needs easy access to their health records, health diary and emergency contacts. MyHealth.Us is the solution that empowers individuals, families, and organizations to own their health future and be prepared for any situation by providing instant access to their emergency medical profiles. With 24/7 support and assistance, patients are able to better manage their health, get better care, lower their medical bills, and reduce the chance for medical error.

Best use of Artificial Intelligence – Belong.Life – Belong – Beating Cancer Together

Belong – Beating Cancer Together is a free and anonymous patient engagement and navigation mobile application for cancer patients and healthcare providers. It is currently the world’s largest social network for cancer patients, with hundreds of thousands of users worldwide. Community members use the app to connect, receive and share clinical information anonymously and to privately discuss urgent issues related to their condition with others on the app. The content the patient receives on the app is personalized to their cancer type and stage, as well as preferences.

Best Healthcare Information System – Ciox – HealthSource

Ciox HealthSource is a fully scalable clinical data platform utilizing Artificial Intelligence technology to enable higher quality data, drive down administrative burden and improve financial performance. Designed and developed from the ground up by Ciox, revolutionizing the way clinical information is shared throughout the healthcare ecosystem, HealthSource vastly improves clinical data exchange and transforms the flow of healthcare information. HealthSource locates, acquires, digitizes and manages complete medical data.

Best use of Virtual Reality – Osso VR

Osso VR is an award-winning, clinically-validated surgical training platform designed for medical device companies, practicing surgeons, residents and medical students. Using immersive VR technology, the scalable platform offers a realistic, hands-on training environment that leads to performance gains and improved patient outcomes. Osso VR is the first training platform to incorporate assessment into its modules, objectively measuring the trainee’s knowledge of steps, level of precision, overall efficiency throughout the procedure providing a benchmark for proficiency. Led by UCLA and Harvard-trained orthopedic surgeon Justin Barad, MD, the Osso team has a deep background in clinical care, medical technology, and VR development.

Best Use of Technology (Acute Care) – London Ambulance Service – Online Diagnostic Ambulance

The concept of an en route online Point of Care Testing service for the London Ambulance Service (LAS) would be for essential pathology tests to be performed within an LAS ambulance by paramedic staff and for results to be available via an online portal within the A&E dept. of the destination hospital. This concept could potentially save numerous patient lives as it could assist in the earlier identification and treatment of potassium related cardiac arrhythmias (serum potassium result within 5 minutes), earlier identification of specific cardiac markers such as Troponin I and earlier identification of sepsis (lactate/ WBC results).

Best Communication Solution – vCreate Secure Video Messaging Technology

vCreate is an NHS trusted secure video messaging app, helping to minimise separation anxiety in parents of children in Neonatal and Paediatric Units. Additionally, adult ICUs across Scotland have recently adopted the service to help mitigate the negative effects of disallowing any visitors during the pandemic. From March to June 2020, more than 25,000 videos and 40,000 photos have been shared with more than 5,400 families. Feedback from both families and staff has been overwhelmingly positive.

Digital Transformation Project of the Year – DrDoctor

Follow-up Management enables patients to take greater control of their healthcare journey, by giving them the tools to report their symptoms remotely from the comfort of their own home, using their laptop or mobile phone. Designed and validated by doctors, our digital solutions allow clinicians to remotely assess a patient’s recovery and make informed decisions on the most appropriate next steps. Remote assessments help to avoid the inconvenience of fixed follow-up appointments, ensuring that patients only travel to hospital when there’s a genuine clinical need, and allowing clinicians to focus on those who need it the most.

Best Woman’s Health Technology Solution – Imagineear Health (Imagineear Ltd) – Mum & Baby app

Mum & Baby is an app providing women and their families with easily accessible NHS curated and clinically-evidenced guidance and information on pregnancy, birth and beyond. It has been designed to improve women’s experiences of maternity care, helping users make choices about where they can give birth, plan their birth preferences and provides an extensive digital resource on all aspects of pregnancy and early parenthood. It is ORCHA’s highest rated pregnancy app, free to download for iOS and Adroid users and available to NHS trusts, hospital and healthcare providers under licence throughout the UK and beyond.

Best Mental Health Technology Solution – BFB Labs – Champions of the Shengha: for better emotional regulation

Champions of the Shengha is an evidence based highly engaging biofeedback game that trains young people in diaphragmatic breathing which helps them to regulate their emotions, manage stress, anxiety, frustration and become more resilient.

Best Elderly Care Technology Solution – Karantis360 Ltd.

Karantis360 is a new development in assisted living, and has been designed and developed (in partnership with IBM) to transform the delivery of care for people with physical and mental health needs. Harnessing innovative “Internet of Things” technology, Karantis360 makes independent home living possible, and possible for longer, leading to happier and healthier lives.

Best Solution to manage Chronic Disease – Priority Digital Health

The Diabetes Online Education Booking Platform is a new booking system designed to improve access to diabetes courses in south London. Currently live across 12 CCGs, the fully interoperable platform integrates with all GP practices and course providers in the area, and empowers patient choice by course style, time, and location. Within a three-year period over 40,000 people are expected to benefit from the ability to access a wider range of courses through the innovative platform, either online or in any part of south London.

Best Healthcare Management Solution – Intouch with Health – Synopsis

Synopsis is changing the way hospitals deliver elective surgery. It is helping NHS trusts manage the entire pre-operative assessment, from initial questionnaire through to post-operative outcomes, digitally – meaning less paper, increased data security, improved efficiency and a better patient experience. Synopsis is part of Intouch with Health; experts in the digital transformation of patient flow management for NHS trusts and healthcare organisations across the globe. Intouch with Health currently processes over 30 million outpatient appointments annually across more than 50 NHS trusts.

Best Innovation project of the year – Xerox – Health Records Automation

Xerox working closely together in partnership with IMMJ Systems, has enabled Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust to free up hospital space, deliver better patient care and save significant costs by digitising their patient records. Through implementation of the MediViewer EDMS, clinicians can seamlessly access previously physical medical records with a single click of a button via their Cerner EPR. By digitising health records libraries, the service has delivered: 1000m2 of floor space claimed back for clinical use so far; Savings of £225,000 per year on printing alone; >30% reduction in health records budget in 2 years; 50% reduction in records staff (from 113 to 56) while avoiding redundancy costs; On track to reduce budget to £0.5m through 5-year strategy.

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