Author Archives: Rachael Grimaldi

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CardMedic is now available across maternity and neonatal services in Nottinghamshire

Huge news! Nottinghamshire Local Maternity and Neonatal System (LMNS) is now live with CardMedic. We are beyond delighted to be working with the team at Nottinghamshire ICB to roll out the app across the county and narrow the gap on … Read More

Blüm Health and CardMedic collaborate to develop a communication solution purpose-built for the NHS 

We’re thrilled to announce that CardMedic is partnering with software engineering and design company Blüm! Blüm specialises in software development and deployment, and supports pioneering companies with building high-quality, patient-centric digital health solutions that are readymade for healthcare and the … Read More

CardMedic set to improve experiences of maternity services across Suffolk and north east Essex

Maternity services across Suffolk and north east Essex have gone live with CardMedic, the award-winning healthcare communications app.

The app has been deployed to improve experiences for those using maternity services and support the ambitions of the area to fulfil NHS England’s Core20PLUS5 framework.

The CardMedic app went live across the region’s maternity services in November 2022. It is being used widely by multidisciplinary teams, including midwives, obstetricians and other clinical staff, as well as administrative teams at all three hospital sites; West Suffolk Hospital, Ipswich Hospital and Colchester Hospital. … Read More

How entrepreneurship in the NHS is helping to narrow healthcare inequalities

The NHS Clinical Entrepreneur Programme has played a really big part in CardMedic’s success, with myself being fortunate enough to be a fellow on the programme. We were honoured to be featured in the programme’s latest health inequalities case study, … Read More

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CardMedic named by Fast Company as one of the most innovative companies in the world

It’s difficult to imagine being more excited than we are right now! Fast Company has named CardMedic one of the World’s Most Innovative Companies for 2023. In our short history, we’ve been incredibly proud of the progress we have made towards making … Read More

CardMedic set to improve experiences for cancer patients after going live at The Christie NHS Foundation Trust

We’re excited to announce that The Christie NHS Foundation Trust has deployed CardMedic across the organisation to help reduce health inequalities for cancer patients! The app will help bridge communication gaps that exist between clinicians and patients, caused by things … Read More

CardMedic wins Best Solution for Patients at the Health Tech News Awards! 

We are absolutely thrilled to have picked up the Health Tech News Best Digital Solution for Patients award last week! Once again, we thank Jason Bincalar and all the other judges and another huge congratulations to all the other winners, … Read More

CardMedic’s Dr Rachael Grimaldi named Startup Entrepreneur of the Year

I’m completely overjoyed to have won the Startup Entrepreneur of the Year Award at this year’s Great British Entrepreneur Awards! It’s such an incredible honour. I couldn’t be more grateful to have the most amazing co-founder (and husband!) by my side, … Read More

Inclusive communication tool aims to reduce health inequalities and remove communication barriers between healthcare staff and patients

As a senior anaesthetic registrar at Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, naturally, I have a passion for ensuring patients are as comfortable as possible. During my maternity leave in the midst of a pandemic, I read an article that first sparked the realisation that everyday communication is taken for granted. The article was focused around a critically ill patient who was terrified because they could not understand what their clinician was saying through their PPE. … Read More

How technology can help overcome language barriers in maternity services

A group of midwives who are pioneering antenatal classes to help non-English-speaking people through pregnancy and birth have adopted the award-winning CardMedic healthcare communications app to help overcome language barriers. … Read More