Keep up to date with the most significant market developments
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Our team of experts continually monitor, assess and ask questions, so they can give consumers, professionals and health and care bodies across the world accurate, impartial and up to date advice on finding the best apps.
Here, we pick the most significant market developments from over the past month:
Commonwealth Centre for Digital Health to Launch Safe mHealth Platform with ORCHA
ORCHA is working with the Commonwealth Centre for Digital Health to launch a safe mHealth platform, enabling countries such as Uganda to adopt digital health.
ORCHA CEO elected for techUK Health and Social Care Council
Through her position on the Council, Liz, ORCHA’s CEO and Co-Founder, will work with the other Council members to guide the work of the programme team, provide a sounding board for activity, and steer the work of techUK in order to represent the healthtech industry in its totality.
Accessible Apps: Which Languages are Most Supported?
With the recent rise in mHealth app usage across the globe, accessing health information in multiple language is of vital importance. Our breakdown of accessible languages reveals that the apps on ORCHA’s App Library support 36 different languages.
The UK’s first Digital Health Formulary and a Health App Library just for citizens
Following the rapid growth of the digital health sector, healthcare professionals and citizens now have distinct and different needs from their health app libraries – and so ORCHA has created products exactly tailored for each of these two audiences.
600,000 A&E Admissions Could be Prevented with a Nationwide Deployment of Key Digital Health Products in Primary Care
Researchers at ORCHA and the University of Warwick have identified that digital health products such as health apps could make a substantial contribution to tackling NHS urgent care pressures, by keeping patients out of hospital in the first place.
Founded by NHS clinicians, ORCHA is the world’s leading digital health evaluation and distribution organisation. We provide services to national health bodies across three continents, including the NHS in 50% of UK regions, delivering national accreditation frameworks, bespoke Digital Health Libraries, and professional recommendation tools, specific to the needs of our clients. ORCHA’s unique Review Engine assesses digital health solutions against more than 300 measures across Clinical/Professional Assurance, Data & Privacy, and Usability & Accessibility, plus additional criteria depending on needs.
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