reducing communication barriers in healthcare

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

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

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

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

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CardMedic healthcare content now available in Ukrainian translations

CardMedic’s purpose is to reduce health inequalities and to that end, it is a truly positive thing that the UK is welcoming of Ukrainian refugees. However, these displaced people who through no fault of their own, find themselves in a strange country, traumatised, and unable to communicate, are often in need of urgent healthcare. In fact, almost 3 in 4 people who were receiving regular care in Ukraine, have not been able to access it since arriving in the UK. … 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