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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

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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

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

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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

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

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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 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

Busting common communication myths with Alix Lewer, CEO, Include 

It’s currently Disability History Month, which is running from 16th November – 16th December and this year’s theme is ‘Disability, Health and Wellbeing. As a result, we thought it was important to address how people living with a disability can struggle to access health and care services, resulting in health inequality. This is often due to additional communication needs. … Read More

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Five ways CardMedic is supporting the Core20PLUS5 framework for reducing health inequalities

Reducing health inequalities is at the heart of everything we do at CardMedic. So, when we heard about the Core20PLUS5 framework being launched by NHS England and NHS Improvement, we were delighted to see a structured, comprehensive plan put together that aligns with our purpose to help healthcare organisations reduce health inequality at scale. … Read More

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CardMedic Announces Expansion Across U.S. to Break Down Communication Barriers in Healthcare

We are very excited to announce our continued growth and expansion in the USA with a host of new wins and transformational partnerships.

We are now partnered with Nor-Lea Hospital District in New Mexico, marking our first contract with a rural healthcare provider. We’re also deployed at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, founding member of the Mass General Brigham healthcare system and teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School. If that wasn’t enough, we’re also partnered with Texas Medical Center Innovation, Scale Health, and MassChallenge, to bring more accessibility to patients and relief to healthcare workers in America. … Read More