communication barriers

Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust goes live with CardMedic to improve health equity

Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust is the latest large healthcare provider to go live with CardMedic, the innovative communication app that is helping the NHS improve health equity and access to care. The trust wide roll out to 7,500 staff … Read More

Why we’re not relying on generative AI to improve patient communication – for now

As a company whose primary business is clinical content creation, you might think we’re worried about the advent of generative AI in healthcare. We’re not – in fact, we’re cautiously excited about its possibilities. Let us explain why. In healthcare, … Read More

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

Breaking down communication barriers in healthcare – There’s an app for that!

When we were first developing CardMedic, we were fortunate to receive support from some incredible people to help us create our content. One of those people was Alix Lewer, CEO of Include, a charity dedicated to increasing awareness and improving … Read More

North East London Integrated Care System is set to reduce maternal health inequities with CardMedic

We are over the moon that North East London Integrated Care System (NEL) is now on board with us, having deployed CardMedic across its maternity services! Having published its maternity equity and equality strategy earlier this year, committing to the … Read More

Nurse using CardMedic on a table to communicate with a patient with a language barrier

Bridging the communication divide and tackling health inequality

Effective communication plays a crucial role in delivering modern healthcare. In this interview with CardMedic’s CEO Dr Rachael Grimaldi, she discusses how tech can be used to improves aces to care for all patients. … Read More

Better Hearing and Speech Month: Resources

This month, the US is observing Better Hearing and Speech Month, which aims to raise awareness of hearing, voice, speech, and language disorders. Being able to communicate effectively is a fundamental human right, but sadly major communication barriers exist. Up … Read More

CardMedic named Best Digital Health App at the 2023 Health Tech World Awards 

We’re over the moon to have won Best Digital Health App at the Health Tech World awards! A big thank you to all of the judges and congratulations to the other finalists are in order. We were blown away by the innovations … Read More

CardMedic wins first Integrated Care System contract

We are over the moon! Mid and South Essex Integrated Care System is live with CardMedic across the organisation, supporting it’s mission to address communication barriers and reduce health inequalities.

When we spoke to Sarah Haines, Head of Patient Experience and Engagement at Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust, she said she was really looking forward to seeing the app being used with children living with disabilities, making use of the EasyRead, Read Aloud, and image formats. It’s so rewarding for us to see our customers finding new use cases for the app, inspiring us to keep making it more personalised, so it can help as many people as possible. … Read More