reducing health inequalities

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

Core20PLUS5 framework infographic

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

Texas Medical Centre Innovation

CardMedic joins prestigious HealthTech accelerator at Texas Medical Centre

Just last week we returned from the most amazing trip to Texas Medical Centre Innovation, as part of its latest cohort of start-ups to join the prestigious TMC Innovation Accelerator for HealthTech. … 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

DigitalHealth Rewired Winners

CardMedic wins major health tech competition for reducing communication barriers in healthcare

Having seen so many incredible innovators take to the Pitchfest stage over the years, this year we took the plunge and entered CardMedic into the competition. As one of the most well-renowned start-up competitions, entering was a no-brainer for us, and we won … 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