Case Studies



TeleScoPE: Developing a European Telehealth Code of Practice At Coventry University

Coventry University

With the ever-increasing use of telehealth services, including the use of mobile apps, the need for a standardised code of practice is great. Working collaboratively with 12 partners in 6 EU countries, Coventry University have developed a European Code of … read more

Technology: Improving Research for Researchers At University Hospitals Birmingham

Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham

Dr Tony Whitehouse and colleagues at University Hospitals Birmingham have found a new solution for selecting participants to pursue their research to save the lives of some of the hospital’s most acutely ill patients. Using the hospitals’ electronic prescribing information … read more

Improving Patient Safety through IT At University Hospitals Birmingham

QEHB

This project involves the evaluation of an electronic prescribing system embedded with clinical decision support (CDS) regarding its impact on patient safety. Data is extracted from the system to investigate important safety issues such as reducing medication errors, improving infection … read more

3D Tumour Technology At University Hospital of North Staffordshire

University Hospital of North Staffordshire

Dr Joseph Sule-Suso and his colleagues at University Hospital of North Staffordshire have used Virtual Environment Radiotherapy (VERT) 3D technology to show cancer patients a 3-dimensional image of their tumour. The aim of the project is to assess whether the … read more

USEFIL At University of Warwick

Warwick University

The Institute of Digital Healthcare at the University of Warwick is currently undertaking research into the application of Unobtrusive Smart Environments For Independent Living (USEFIL). The group is working in collaboration with several organisations from home and abroad. The aim … read more

PEGASO @Serious Games Institute

serious games institute

Obesity and other lifestyle-related illness are among the top healthcare challenges in Europe. Obesity alone accounts for up to 7% of healthcare costs in the EU, as well as wider economy costs associated with lower productivity, lost output and premature … read more

iSpectrum@Serious Games Institute

iSpectrum

iSpectrum is a European project which aimed to improve the work based social interaction skills of people with Autism, Aspergers and other related special needs through a virtual work environment to increase their chances of gaining employment. iSpectrum used innovations … read more

TRANSFoRm: Translational Research and Patient Safety in Europe

transform

At University of Birmingham and University of Warwick The TRANSFoRm project aims to develop rigorous and generic methods for the integration of primary care clinical and research activities, to support patient safety and clinical research in Europe. The anticipated impact … read more

BIOCORE projects at Coventry University

BIOCORE

The Biomedical Computing and Engineering Technologies project was initiated by Coventry University in collaboration with a variety of external organisations. A number of advances in healthcare technology have been made throughout the project, such as the development of a multimedia … read more

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