Aug 062015

Health Social Innovators Programme looking for entrepreneurs to apply. Applications now open until 25th September. The Health Social Innovators’ Programme is looking to accelerate the growth of ground-breaking, early-stage social health ventures in order to stimulate innovation and create positive change in healthcare. The social and economic impact of the venture should focus primarily in England. […]

 Posted by on August 6, 2015 at 14:59
Aug 062015

Scotland ongoing review of Out Of Hours Services A review of out-of-hours primary care services and a new approach to unscheduled care in Scotland has been launched and HANDI member, Dr Howard Leicester, is part of the Tech/Data workgroup. Howard is looking for any case studies of Health Apps operating in Scotland, or linking with Scottish […]

 Posted by on August 6, 2015 at 14:55
Jul 132015

NHS Hack Day  12th & 13th September, being held in Manchester – is a relaxed and free-form software development day, run as an unconference, allowing participants to pitch their ideas and NHS problems to the audience of developers and Health IT specialists. After pitching, teams form organically and people start working on their solutions. On […]

Jun 152015

ADASS Care Apps Showcase 2015 – Monday 19 October 2015 This conference is FREE to attend for all public sector delegates. Call for App Presenters A unique opportunity to present to key decision-makers, funders and influencers in the adult social care sector. For full details on how to apply and the selection process click here.  […]

May 152015

  The Health App Challenge was a one-year project that supported patients with diabetes or pre/post weight loss surgery to design and/or develop their very own health apps (e.g. mobile app, website or social media) to help manage their condition. Participants were offered advice from intellectual property experts, technical developers and medical professionals. Other patients […]

May 052015

  PAS 277:2015 defines a set of quality criteria for the development, testing and releasing of health and wellness apps. The recommendations cover the full app project life cycle from development through to updating and are relevant to clinical, native, hybrid and web based apps. This PAS also addresses fitness for purpose, risk management and monitoring […]

Apr 132015

HANDI-HOPD the HANDI Open Platform Demonstrator has now been adopted by NHS England as the NHS England Code4Health Platform. This platform provides a simulation environment for any system of service that wants to expose an API (interface) in an open ecosystem and includes an openEHR repository loaded with test data from the Leeds Lab Project. […]

 Posted by on April 13, 2015 at 14:08
Mar 182015

techUK is hosting a briefing session with NHS England on Code4Health programme on 23rd March at 9.30am. Richard Jefferson (Head of Business Systems, NHS England), will share the vision on how Code4Health will be a resource used by healthcare professionals and providers of services to deliver better patient outcomes. It will provide a platform for […]

 Posted by on March 18, 2015 at 12:01