Category Archives: Global Health

HT&Y The Professional’s Choice Award Shortlist: TickerFit

TickerFit was founded by chartered physiotherapist Avril Copeland. Avril founded the company after becoming frustrated seeing the same patients readmitted to hospital due to a lack of follow on support. TickerFit enables healthcare providers to deliver primary and secondary prevention … Continue reading

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HT&Y The Professional’s Choice Award Shortlist: Cellnovo

The Cellnovo vision is that those who rely on medical devices should benefit from the same advances in technology to improve the care they receive and to make their lives easier. The life today of a typical Type 1 diabetes … Continue reading

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HT&Y The Professional’s Choice Award Shortlist: uMotif

uMotif is the leading next-generation digital platform to capture patient-generated health data for health services and clinical research. The clinically-proven platform has been deployed in 16 conditions globally capturing millions of data points to impact care. uMotif unrivalled design quality … Continue reading

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HT&Y The Health Tech and Age Award Shortlist: Memrica Prompt

Prompt tackles the anxiety about forgetting that hits the confidence of active people with a memory problem, often leading to withdrawal, isolation, depression, reduced independence and stress for families. The Prompt app compiles shared histories of each user’s favourite people … Continue reading

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HT&Y The Future Award Shortlist: Portable Allergen Tester

In the UK over 20000 patients are admitted to hospital each year with allergic reactions (HSCIC 2014) this is costing the NHS over 68 million a year. Half of all deaths from food-induced anaphylaxis happen in restaurants. The Portable Allergen … Continue reading

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HT&Y The Future Award Shortlist: Sensewear

Sensewear is a collection of clothes and accessories that emphasise the use of senses. The collection is inspired by therapies applied to Sensory Processing Disorders. The aim of the project is to design an inclusive collection wearable by anyone which … Continue reading

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HT&Y The Challenge Award Shortlist: Affinity

Affinity by Entia is a handheld device that empowers people with cancer to monitor their response to chemotherapy from home. With a simple finger prick test Affinity measures white blood cell platelet red blood cell counts and temperature; a selection … Continue reading

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