Patient monitoring themselves at home

Ep 21. The power of pulse oximetry during the pandemic, Matt Inada-Kim, Irem Patel & Catherine Dale

The pandemic caused our health service to have to innovate and adapt, and with restrictions and risk limiting the number of patients we brought into our clinics, some key health responsibilities and monitoring had to be handed over to the patient.

On Episode 21 of NHE’s Finger on the Pulse podcast, we are joined by guests Matt Inada-Kim, Irem Patel and Catherine Dale to discuss the work being done in south London around pulse oximetry.

With the backing of the Health Innovation Network South London, the AHSN covering this part of the capital, the three were able to work to identify the potential that pulse oximetry could have for patients and scale it out to empower patients to monitor and work collaboratively with clinicians on their care.

Not only did it reduce the impact of disrupted clinical services, but it also helped give the patient greater autonomy in their own health.

But, perhaps like many of us - and even our some of our guests in the early days - what does pulse oximetry actually mean?

Find out that and much more by listening to this fascinating episode of NHE’s Finger on the Pulse podcast below:

NHE Sept/Oct 21

NHE Sept/Oct 21

Improving care for long-term conditions

Join us in our September/October edition of National Health Executive, as we explore a range of topics impacting and improving the care that we can deliver to patients, the facilities within which we deliver them, and the opportunities in the digital space to accent and evolve our care capabilities


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National Health Executive Presents

NHE365 Virtual Festival: Digital Healthcare

The integration of new technology, such as using virtual outpatient appointments instead of face-to-face reviews of patients in the hospital. Adapting the ways in which our NHS workers serve people has been critical in continuing to provide high-quality treatment, a positive patient experience and preventing Covid-19 transmission during the pandemic. Our healthcare sector has the potential to transform the way we continue to provide essential services while also improving patient care. But how easy is the integration of these innovations into routine NHS practice?

On the 28th of October, at the NHE365 Virtual Hospitals & Technology Enabled Care online event, we will be discussing patient flow and experience, reducing waiting times, reducing the patient backlog and increasing technology adoption. Will you be attending? 

Finger on the Pulse

Ep 14. Health messaging is a science, Professor Craig Jackson

On Episode 14 of NHE's Finger on the Pulse podcast, we're joined by Professor Craig Jackson, Professor of Occupational Health Psychology
Birmingham City University to discuss the coronavirus pandemic, the health messaging around it and how those in power have missed a trick by overlooking the key role of psychology in informing the public of restrictions, measures and the ever-changing situation

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