Press release: New technology to help identify those at high risk from COVID-19

New predictive risk model to help clinicians identify adults with multiple risk factors that make them more vulnerable to COVID-19 Over 800,000 adults will now be prioritised to receive a vaccine as part of the current vaccination cohorts Research is developed by subgroup of NERVTAG, led by the University of Oxford and funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR)New technology has been introduced in England to help clinicians identify, for the first time, a new group of people who may be at high risk from COVID-19. Over 800,000 adults will now be prioritised to receive a vaccine as part of the current vaccination cohorts.The technology analyses…

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Press release: New technology to help identify those at high risk from COVID-19

New predictive risk model to help clinicians identify adults with multiple risk factors that make them more vulnerable to COVID-19 Over 800,000 adults will now be prioritised to receive a vaccine as part of the current vaccination cohorts Research is developed by subgroup of NERVTAG, led by the University of Oxford and funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR)New technology has been introduced in England to help clinicians identify, for the first time, a new group of people who may be at high risk from COVID-19. Over 800,000 adults will now be prioritised to receive a vaccine as part of the current vaccination cohorts.The technology analyses…

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Press release: Smartphone technology in bid to revolutionise early detection of kidney disease

Patients with diabetes and high blood pressure are benefiting from pioneering artificial intelligence (AI) that turns a smartphone camera into a clinical-grade tool to detect early kidney disease.NHSX, the digital transformation arm of the NHS, is supporting Healthy.io to offer 500,000 patients technology-supported home-testing kits over the next 3 years. More than 3,500 patients have already received their kits.Patients taking part receive a simple test kit and smartphone app that allows them to test, scan and transmit their results to their GP within minutes, without leaving home.The technology developed by Healthy.io essentially turns patients smartphone cameras into medical devices analysing testing images and producing results regardless of lighting…

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Research and analysis: Evaluation of endpoint PCR (EPCR) as a diagnostic test technology for SARS-CoV-2

This is a technical report by the NIHR UK Biocentre Ltd, in partnership with Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and NHS Test & Trace Scientific Validation and Assurance Group.It provides evidence verifying the performance of the UltraDx SARS-CoV-2 N1/N2/RP endpoint PCR assay (LGC, Biosearch Technologies). Source link

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Guidance: Digital and data-driven health and care technology

Published 5 September 2018 Last updated 19 January 2021 +show all updates 19 January 2021 Updated the guidance on anonymisation of personal data in Section 6 (data protection). 14 January 2021 Updated the guidance on anonymisation of personal data in Section 6 (data protection). 6 January 2021 The guidance has been updated throughout and the document title has changed. The principles relating to data in the original Code of Conduct for Data-Driven Health and Care Technologies have been grouped under Principles 6 and 7 in this document. Guidance on technical assurance, clinical safety, and regulation has been expanded and now comprise their own chapters. The document has been…

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Guidance: Digital and data-driven health and care technology

Published 5 September 2018 Last updated 14 January 2021 +show all updates 14 January 2021 Updated the guidance on anonymisation of personal data in Section 6 (data protection). 6 January 2021 The guidance has been updated throughout and the document title has changed. The principles relating to data in the original Code of Conduct for Data-Driven Health and Care Technologies have been grouped under Principles 6 and 7 in this document. Guidance on technical assurance, clinical safety, and regulation has been expanded and now comprise their own chapters. The document has been updated to reflect the latest position, for example, in light of Brexit and the creation of…

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Guidance: Digital and data-driven health and care technology

Published 5 September 2018 Last updated 6 January 2021 +show all updates 6 January 2021 The guidance has been updated throughout and the document title has changed. The principles relating to data in the original Code of Conduct for Data-Driven Health and Care Technologies have been grouped under Principles 6 and 7 in this document. Guidance on technical assurance, clinical safety, and regulation has been expanded and now comprise their own chapters. The document has been updated to reflect the latest position, for example, in light of Brexit and the creation of the Centre for Improving Data Collaboration. 18 July 2019 Principle 10 has been updated. When the…

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Research and analysis: Research and development work relating to assistive technology 2018 to 2019

The report describes the wide range of publicly funded projects supporting the development, introduction and evaluation of assistive technology.It was presented to Parliament in accordance with section 22 of the Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons Act 1970 on 27 January 2020. Source link

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Official Statistics: Bioscience and health technology sector statistics 2019

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