Clinical entrepreneur

Collaborating to tackle health inequities at the Royal Society of Medicine

We’ve started the year with a bang! Our Co-Founder and Chief Executive Rachael Grimaldi went to the Royal Society of Medicine‘s #TacklingInequalities event last week, and it was inspiring to see a room filled with people who want to make a difference. She shared … 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

Meet The Innovator: Dr Rachael Grimaldi’s exclusive interview with Kent Surrey Sussex AHSN

Dr Rachael Grimaldi sat down with Kent Surrey and Sussex Academic Health Science Network (AHSN) for an exclusive interview, talking about the history of CardMedic, the concept, launch and how we’re now an award-winning digital health company and app … Read More

CardMedic crowned She Loves Tech champions

In Mach 2022, CardMedic and Rachael Grimaldi followed up their win at the global She Loves Tech finals by being crowned Pitchfest winners at Digital Health Rewired. … Read More

CardMedic CEO, Dr Rachael Grimaldi talks Pitchfest win on Digital Health Unplugged

It was a pleasure to feature on Digital Health’s popular Unplugged podcast to discuss how and why I founded CardMedic with my husband Tim in the height of the pandemic, and our journey with the company so far – Including our recent Pitchfest win! … Read More

Are trusts doing enough to assist patients with additional communication needs?

Additional communication needs can affect a person’s ability to access healthcare and worryingly over 25 per cent of trusts say they do not record patients’ communication needs on their record, therefore creating a gap in care. … Read More