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:

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NHE’s July/August 2021 edition focuses on some of the key, defining aspects of a successful, supported health service: Mental Health & Workforce. Elsewhere, we take on the incredibly topical Infection Prevention and address the role which Pharma will play in both our NHS and wider health environment.


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NHE365 Virtual Festival: Net-Zero NHS

As was outlined by Sir Simon Stevens when the NHS announced their green plans back in 2020, 5,700 lives could be saved each year by improved air quality. Even more could see their overall health improve and be in a position to self-manage their conditions, rather than requiring NHS treatment. Covid-19 has already left the NHS with a sizeable treatment backlog, so anything which can be done to improve patient health and reduce demand is beneficial for all.

Working together, we can help the NHS realise its green ambitions as per the Net-Zero National Health Service report and its ambitious 2040 target. Join us on August 25, 2021 for our Net-Zero NHS event, where we will be joined by health sector leaders and innovators for a day of sharing best practice and networking.

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