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Month: September 2017
Posted: September 14, 2017
SymlConnect attends The Bevan Commission Conference 2017 at Swansea University Bay Campus
On the 14th September 2017 more than 500 delegates and expert speakers attended the Bevan Commission Annual Conference. Held within the Great Hall of the Swansea University Bay Campus, the event brought together the Welsh NHS, Academia and Industry providing a valuable opportunity to showcase Prudent Healthcare in Wales and to promote the adoption and delivery of Prudent Healthcare Principles.
SymlConnect was in attendance on the day as an exhibitor and also to support our Maternity Project. The project attained a Bevan Exemplar status in 2016 to digitise all Wales maternity records, supported by the Bevan Commission with funding via the Efficiency through Technology fund, the ongoing project is being developed in collaboration with Specialist Midwives within the Powys Health Board.
Posted: September 13, 2017
SymlConnect present at CALIN@Cardiff – September 2017
SymlConnect partnered with Cardiff University, Bangor University, Tyndall and J&C development to be awarded the CALIN project, ‘ Minimally-invasive clinical monitoring and data transference in patients’ using micro-needles to identify specific bio-markers.
SymlConnect’s Chris James addressed the delegates with an informative discussion on the benefits of wearable device monitors and machine learning to detect at-risk signals, helping to generate threshold alerts to family or primary care staff. The innovative approaches allow for secured remote communication, cost savings in relation to duplication and paper based communication, improved clinical time efficiency and informed decision making.
The CALIN Project team: Professor James Birchall, Dr Sion Coulman, Dr Chris Gwenin, Dr Conor O’Mahony, Dr Sabarna Mukhopadhyay and Mr Chris Williams