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The COVID questions – shaping our response for an innovative post-pandemic world

23rd April 2020

The world is in crisis. Simple, short-term survival is everyone’s top priority, whether that’s as a nation, a government, a business, a family or a lonely and forgotten self-isolating individual. But the overwhelming necessity to endure has always been the mother of invention. Where will the crisis lead us? 

  • AI & Analytics
  • Digital services
  • Human factors
  • Innovation management
  • Strategic advice
Whitepaper

The future of patient monitoring

1st July 2019

Patient monitoring is an inherent part of patient management. Intermittent and continuous measurements have a range of uses, from defining disease states and characterising progression to informing therapeutic approaches and...

  • AI & Analytics
  • Connectivity & IoT
  • Digital health
  • Digital security
  • Digital services
  • Human factors
  • Product realisation
  • Sensing
  • Service design
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Opinion

Looking beyond the headlines to the unmet needs in mechanical ventilation

28th May 2020

Recent months have seen an extraordinary global focus on intensive care and mechanical ventilators, as governments respond to the COVID-19 emergency. Understandably, much of the media attention has concentrated on urgent efforts to create the capacity to cover worst case pandemic scenarios. But beyond the headlines, what role will innovation now play in improving ventilators and ventilation? 

  • Human factors
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Sensing
  • Strategic advice
Opinion

Can a self-driving car tickle you?

22nd May 2020

Self-driving cars will save us from ourselves. Statistics show that they would reduce road accidents by up to 94% because crashes are usually caused by driver error. Yet it is humanity’s lack of trust and acceptance of them that is part of the problem in achieving a world full of autonomous vehicles... 

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  • Digital services
  • Human factors
  • Strategic advice
Opinion

COVID – can automation rise to supply chain and labour challenges?

18th May 2020

The focus on automation has sharpened in recent months, following global disruption of supply chains and labour. But what can be done now to speed the delivery of such vital solutions to help in the aftershock of the pandemic? 

  • Digital services
  • Human factors
  • Innovation management
  • Strategic advice
Opinion

COVID - tools to maintain both productivity and sanity!

13th May 2020

‘WFH’ is an acronym now universally recognised. But even before the pandemic, remote working had been slowly increasing, with around 5% of UK employees primarily working from home in 2019 and 30% having experience of it. The benefits can include more productive working time, fewer office distractions and more flexibility, to name a few...

  • AI & Analytics
  • Digital services
  • Human factors
  • Innovation management
  • Strategic advice
Vlog

Digital transformation and technology disruption across the care pathway

8th April 2020

Jaquie Finn, Head of Digital Health, takes a deep dive into IoT and AI and their impact on the health industry now and in the future.

  • AI & Analytics
  • Digital health
  • Human factors
Opinion

Q&A – how smart implant developers can prepare for a patient-centred future yet highly regulated healthcare system

13th January 2020

Our webinar reveals how device developers will need to maneuver through conservative, highly regulated, monopolistic yet fragmented healthcare systems that often provide contradictory incentives. Following the presentation, our audience had the opportunity to ask a variety of questions. Here’s what our experts had to say in reply.

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Vlog

AI in clinical trials - How continuous patient monitoring can maximise the likelihood of clinical and commercial success

16th October 2019

In this talk, we explore some of the challenges and opportunities inherent to the adoption of remote monitoring, AI and wearables. We draw on our experience to demonstrate how the digital transformation of trials...

  • AI & Analytics
  • Digital health
  • Human factors
  • User Experience (UX)
Opinion

Remote patient monitoring: know the pitfalls to realize the potential

9th September 2019

An aging population suffering from ever-more complex chronic conditions and concerns about health funding catching up, let alone keeping pace. If that’s the gloomy global state of healthcare in short-form, then many are pinning their hopes on home care – buoyed by the promise of remote patient monitoring – to provide the remedy.

  • AI & Analytics
  • Digital health
  • Human factors
  • User Experience (UX)
Opinion

The secrets of behaviour change in medication adherence

6th June 2019

Behaviour change. It may be one of the most common buzzwords in digital health right now, but how do we actually change behaviour through digital interventions? This is a question we’re often asked by clients looking to improve medication adherence rates...

  • Digital health
  • Human factors
  • User Experience (UX)
Opinion

Survey: Your experiences of the menopause

7th March 2019

We need your help. We’re developing a new drug-free product concept to alleviate the discomfort of menopausal hot flushes. Please join our survey.

  • Human factors
  • Industrial design
  • User Experience (UX)