Press Release, 03 September 2020: “A healthtech business with an app that helps patients communicate with clinicians remotely has raised a further £2m to help expand its use. Advanced Digital Innovation (ADI) has raised funding from NPIF – Mercia Equity Finance, which is managed by Mercia and is part of the Northern Powerhouse Investment [...]
ADI Chairman, Bob Gomersall, talks to EdTechX about how the companies he created effectively adapted in response to Covid-19 Pandemic
EdTechX Article Published online 25 August 2020 ‘Exploring the New Normal with Bob Gomersall’ Originally a theoretical physicist, Bob Gomersall is the Chairman of BTL, ADI and Virtual College. BTL, founded in 1985, specialises in assessment technology for awarding bodies and professional associations. Virtual College, created in 1995 and now with over four million registered learners, specialises in online [...]
Press release 14 August 2020: A new online system, which enables healthcare professionals to remotely monitor and support patients who have motor Neurone disease (MND) during the Covid-19 pandemic, has been fast-tracked for use by Sheffield Teaching Hospitals. The Telehealth in Motor Neurone Disease (TiM) system has been rolled out to patients with MND [...]
Long-term, persistent pain among employees is a significant factor impacting the health and performance of businesses and organisations in Northern Ireland. Between 35% and 50% of adults report experiencing persistent pain, leading to under-performance, and often time off sick, though generally this group will stay at work as long as they possibly can, long after giving [...]
Since launch in autumn 2017, MyPathway has processed over 2,500,000 outputs and delivered over 500,000 health and care communications to NHS patients who are using the MyPathway app. The communications include referral and appointment information, healthcare questionnaires, service information messages, signposting to support resources, and self-management goal reminders. Since the COVID-19 lockdown, MyPathway has [...]
ADI are delighted to congratulate BTL Group Limited who have won the prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise. MyPathway developers, ADI UK Limited, and BTL Group Limited were both founded and are chaired by Bob Gomersall. BTL, a global edtech provider which this year celebrates its 35th anniversary, has been recognised in the United Kingdom with [...]
MyPathway: Supporting Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust Rheumatology Team to Deliver Urgent Coronavirus Support.
Patients with rheumatological diseases who are taking medication to treat their condition which suppresses the immune system have been sent an advice document from the Trust digitally via MyPathway. The document contains information on the measures all patients should take to protect themselves from the virus and lists the medications which potentially make a [...]
MyPathway: enabling rapid delivery of important health messaging and support to MND patients via digital communications.
Motor neuron disease (MND) is a rare condition that progressively damages parts of the nervous system. This leads to muscle weakness affecting gripping, walking, speaking, swallowing and breathing, often with visible wasting. People with MND are included in the “increased risk” category and it is vitally important that they receive ongoing support and clinical [...]
Everyone here at MyPathway is dedicated to supporting our friends in the NHS at this difficult time. As the creators of this highly engaging digital communications system, we are actively exploring ways in which we can help the NHS and social care providers to support the public through the challenges of the coronavirus crisis. [...]
The NHS Long term plan forecasts that primary care and outpatient services will be transformed over the next ten years to a model of tiered escalation depending on need, in which digital tools will support senior clinicians. The plans also state that by 2022-23 all patients in England will have access to a [...]