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Dr. David Pettigrew, Chief Executive Officer, my mhealth

23 Nov, 2022

my mhealth and their NHS partners announce myAsthma Biologic.

my mhealth and their NHS partners announce the national rollout of myAsthma Biologic, a digital therapeutic designed to support patients with severe asthma.

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Dr. David Pettigrew, Chief Executive Officer, my mhealth

13 Oct, 2022

Digital Health Advisers – The ‘person connection’ in Digital Health

my mhealth recognised there was a need to create person-centred digital app delivery and support which led to the development of the DHA.

Read more about our Digital Health Advisers

Dr. David Pettigrew, Chief Executive Officer, my mhealth

22 Sep, 2022

my mhealth announces appointment of David Pettigrew as their new CEO

CAMBRIDGE UK, September 22, 2022. my mhealth, a leading Digital Therapeutics (DTx) company based in the UK, is pleased to announce the promotion of Dr. David Pettigrew as CEO.

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Evaluation of diabetes self-management mobile health applications

07 Apr, 2022

Evaluation of diabetes self-management mobile health applications

A German study has identified myDiabetes as highest of all 120 evaluated mobile health apps according to quality, concordance with recommended self-management tasks and implementation of persuasive system design principles.

Read more on Nature

Prediction of Exacerbation Events using myCOPD data

10 March, 2022

Prediction of Exacerbation Events using myCOPD data.

Prediction of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Exacerbation Events by Using Patient Self-reported Data in a Digital Health App: Statistical Evaluation and Machine Learning Approach.

Read more about the study

Joel Sangerman FABC, Chief Commercial Officer, my mhealth

18 Jan, 2022

my mhealth appoints biotech veteran and digital therapeutics pioneer, Joel Sangerman FABC, as Chief Commercial Officer

Mr. Sangerman served as Chief Commercial Officer for Click Therapeutics, VP of Market Development for Walgreens, & Director of Reimbursement for Johnson & Johnson.

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myCOPD - positive population health management

21 Nov, 2021

myCOPD - positive population health management.

Evaluation of myCOPD- a positive population health management approach to the remote monitoring of patients with COPD

Read more about myCOPD

Vitality and my mhealth logos

17 Nov, 2021

Vitality partners with my mhealth to provide their members with cutting edge digital therapeutics

A new partnership with my mhealth offers Vitality members access to an entire suite of cutting-edge digital therapeutics designed to manage long-term health conditions.

Read more about the Vitality partnership

NHSX Award

4 Oct, 2021

NHSX Digital Health Partnership Award funds the adoption of both myOp and myCOPD in four NHS centres

The Award brings together partners critical to the scaling of digital health technology.

Read more about the Digital Health Partnership Award

Auckland, New Zealand

9 Sep, 2021

my mhealth launches COPD app in New Zealand in partnership with Vodafone and district health board

myCOPD is the first digital self-management programme for COPD to be available in New Zealand.

Read more about the New Zealand launch

NHSX

24 June, 2021

my mhealth and University of Southampton announced as Round 2 Winner of The Artificial Intelligence in Health and Care Award

The Artificial Intelligence in Health and Care Award aims to benefit patients by combining the power of artificial intelligence with the expertise of the NHS to improve health and care outcomes.

Read more about the Artificial Intelligence in Health and Care Award

Excellence in Digital Health Innovation Judges’ Choice Award 2021

18 Jun, 2021

my mhealth awarded the Excellence in Digital Health Innovation Judges’ Choice Award 2021

The awards recognise organisations that have made outstanding contributions to their industry and are positioned to make a significant impact in the future.

Read more about the Digital Health Innovation award

myDiabetes app

10 May, 2021

UK healthtech pioneer my mhealth announces successful roll-out of NHS-approved diabetes app to the community of Kent

Largest ever roll-out of a diabetes digital therapeutic programme deemed a success for granting 100,000 people in Kent access to cutting-edge technology.

Read more about the myDiabetes roll-out in Kent

Eurostars

28 Apr, 2021

my mhealth and collaborators awarded €2.5M Eurostars Grant for better heart health project

NHS-approved digital therapeutics company, my mhealth, with 3 European collaborators, have been awarded a highly prestigious €2.5M Eurostars Grant for the development of their innovative project, CUOREMA.

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How to Achieve 2028 NHS England Long-Term Plan Targets for Cardiac Rehab.

27 Apr, 2021

How to achieve 2028 NHS England Long-Term Plan Targets for cardiac rehab

Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust Cardiac Rehabilitation team have hit the 2028 NHS targets for the past two years by adopting a new approach utilising the my mhealth app, myHeart.

Read more about digital cardiac rehab

Rebuilding the patient care backlog with digital

23 Mar, 2021

Rebuilding the patient care backlog with digital

COVID has exposed the precarious position of local councils in the UK. Unprecedented financial strain, healthcare pressures, dwindling resources and increasing demands to meet annual targets are just a few of the issues that local councils must deal with. Read about how my mhealth have designed a solution that's proven to work.

Read more on localgov.uk

Digitally enhanced pulmonary rehabilitation

8 Mar, 2021

Digitally enhanced pulmonary rehabilitation

In 2018, Southend University Hospital introduced myCOPD, a new menu-based pulmonary rehabilitation delivery model to provide options for patients who were unable to attend the traditional centre-based classes. myCOPD was designed to address the challenges faced with service capacity and completion rates. The Southend DEPR model is an exemplar of innovation which has demonstrated an ability to rise to increasing service demand, maintain service delivery quality and provide resilience in the face of unforeseen events, such as COVID-19.

Read more on nhsx.nhs.co.uk

my mhealth aims to better connect patients in Jersey with Unlimited

2 Mar, 2021

my mhealth aims to better connect patients in Jersey with Unlimited

The rollout of my mhealth Unlimited in Jersey follows a pilot of over 200 patients in the cardiac, respiratory and diabetes departments of Health and Community Services. 60% of those taking part in the trial logged into the application every day.

Read more on itv.com

Video content from Government of Jersey

Use of a digital tool to support and optimise high-risk asthma patients

15 Feb, 2021

Use of a digital tool to support and optimise high-risk asthma patients

During the first national lockdown, the Mid and South Essex Health and Care Partnership (HCP) wanted to support high-risk asthma patients who were unable to access standard care. They chose our myAsthma platform with resounding success.

Read more on nhsx.nhs.co.uk

my mhealth partnership with AstraZeneca to launch HAYA

14 Dec, 2020

We’re proud to announce our partnership with AstraZeneca to launch HAYA in the UK.

Dr Adam Kirk, Clinical Director at my mhealth announces HAYA and the partnership between my mhealth and AstraZeneca.

Read more about HAYA

How to comply with the MHRA standards for user-centred design of medical apps

21 Oct, 2020

How to satisfy MHRA guidance on human factors and usability when designing medical apps.

Practical advice on how to achieve Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) standards for the usability of software designed for medical devices.

Read more about MHRA UX

Expand your knowledge of the my mhealth platform with our eLearning CPD courses

25 Sept, 2020

Expand your knowledge of the my mhealth platform with our eLearning CPD courses.

We’ve created a selection of online CPD training courses to help you get the most from my mhealth apps and support patients in ways you might never have imagined.

Read more about our courses

VR demo

10 Sept, 2020

Digital therapy for anxiety using mindfulness treatments in virtual reality (VR).

How my mhealth, Bournemouth University and Innovate UK joined forces to tackle mental health with a VR app.

Read more about VR

Digital Health Adviser

13 Aug, 2020

What is the role of a Digital Health Adviser?

How to make digital transformation work and increase engagement with digital technology.

Read more about digital health advisers

COVID-19 Virtual Ward App

5 Aug, 2020

my mhealth release new instant, on-demand pop-up virtual ward service to manage and monitor patients with diagnosed or suspected COVID-19.

Available to license directly from my mhealth or from the CCS Spark DPS, COVID-19 Virtual Ward is already helping people across the UK.

Read more about the Covid Virtual Ward

Crown Commercial Service’s (CCS) Spark Dynamic Purchasing System.

3 Aug, 2020

my mhealth named as a supplier on the Crown Commercial Service’s (CCS) Spark Dynamic Purchasing System.

We’re excited to share the news that my mhealth have been named as a supplier on the CCS’s Spark Dynamic Purchasing System.

Read more about Spark

Townhill Surgery website

3 Jul, 2020

Southampton surgery goes digital.

Digital Health Specialist Nurse Alison Blythin on how a community practice has embraced my mhealth digital healthcare apps.

Read more about digital health in Southampton

mycopd app remote pulmonary rehabilitation

9 Jun, 2020

Pulmonary rehabilitation centres adopt myCOPD to deliver rehab service remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Clinical Engagement Specialist Jane Stokes on innovation in the face of adversity: digitally enhanced pulmonary rehabilitation.

Read more digitally enhanced rehab

COVID-19 Virtual Ward app

6 May, 2020

my mhealth’s COVID-19 Virtual Ward receives first patients from West Hampshire.

Last week, Waterside PCN became the first PCN in the UK to go live with the my mhealth COVID-19 Virtual Ward app.

Read more about the Covid Virtual Ward

COVID-19 Virtual Ward app

24 Apr, 2020

my mhealth develop app for NHS to support coronavirus patients remotely.

COVID-19 Virtual Ward, the remote coronavirus monitoring service gives clinicians a 360-degree view of patients symptoms.

Read more about remote patient monitoring

hyper local air quality forecasts

16 Apr, 2020

my mhealth partner with Breezometer to provide hyper-local air quality forecasts for patients with COPD, Asthma, Diabetes and Heart Disease.

Hyper-local air quality forecasts are important to patients with long-term conditions, Dr Simon Bourne explains why.

Read more about Breezometer

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