News About HBI 2017 Awards


FREE BLOG HBI Awards 2017: Coaching users to optimum health through an app

The Quealth app has 111,000 users and focuses on combating five prominent lifestyle-driven diseases. It shows users how their lifestyle is effecting their health, and encourages a healthier lifestyle. The unique algorithms which Quealth uses helped them differentiate them from the rest of the nominations in this category.

FREE BLOG HBI Awards 2017: Connecting sub-Saharan Africa to better healthcare through mobile technology

PharmAccess is a Dutch NGO that works to improve healthcare access and services in sub-Saharan Africa through mobile technology and providing financial loans. It was a finalist because the M-TIBA solution is unique, claims 250,000 users and incremental increase in revenue. It connects patients and providers, remitters and employers, as well as governments, insurers and donors onto one platform.

FREE BLOG HBI Awards 2017: An online and international GP Service

Doctor Care Anywhere showed how doctors are consulting with patients in over 70 different countries and provide treatment and advice in all locations. The fast-track referrals to AXA PPP healthcare recommended specialists, seamless referrals to Nuffield Health in-person GPs, a global prescription management service and personalised health tracking and medication reminders, meant that Doctor Care Anywhere stood out from the crowd and was the only telehealth company to make the final shortlist.

FREE BLOG HBI Awards 2017: Using real-time data collection to enhance care and value

When Schoen Clinic started to measure outcomes, all hospitals had their own clinical information systems and forms which were usually documented at the end of the treatment process before discharge. This was a time-consuming process, and the date collected lacked comparability. Therefore, Schoen Clinic developed CompCard, a system that collects data in real-time.

FREE BLOG HBI Awards 2017: Training the community as first responders to combat cardiac arrests

As part of Apollo Hospitals Dhaka's Corporate Social Responsibility program, it trained 1,100 members of the community as first responders. The goal of the initiative was to educate more community participants so that they are confident enough to attempt cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) to improve survival rates of people experiencing cardiac arrest or heart attack.

FREE BLOG HBI Awards 2017: Rebranding around Alzheimers

Since 1986, Groupe Almage has been active in the field of nursing homes. In 2013, it rebranded to differentiate in the highly competitive French nursing home market. Almage now owns 6 nursing homes specifically dedicated to Alzheimers across France. Application looks at the process

FREE BLOG HBI Awards 2017: Revitalising a brand after 90 years

How do you rebrand a company after 90 years of history? In 2013, the Fleury Group adopted new branding to increase the competitiveness of its longest-running premium brand, Fleury Medicina e Saúde. The short-term focus is sustainable growth in premium brands and profitability in standard brands.

FREE BLOG HBI Awards 2017 Building a primary healthcare brand across India

Healthspring started with a vision of building a pan-India primary health care network with a focus on preventive care and putting the customer first. It did this by meeting unmet needs in the consumer space – from safe and modern facilities to providing all required consumer primary care needs under one roof, ensuring a high level of customer service and making customer feedback a key metric in all decisions

FREE BLOG HBI Awards 2017: Supporting mental health with online supplementary digital care

Karify acts as a cloud-based platform, that supports mental health therapy sessions with online supplementary digital care. It is active in the field of mental health and provide tailored unique programs in depression, anxiety, ADHD, mindfulness, chronic pain, meditation and substance disorder programs. The platform claims to cut readmission rates by between 11-40%.

FREE BLOG HBI Awards 2017: Improving diabetes identification and treatment

A new data warehouse solution enabled Terveystalo to identify individuals at risk of type 2 diabetes, identify people who had the condition and to transparently demonstrate value. Applied across the whole of Finland, the new system would annually save 31 ,000 years of labour and 2 billion euros according to independent academics.

FREE BLOG HBI Awards 2017: Remote patient monitoring and telehealth that massively cuts costs

A combination of remote patient monitoring and telehealth for patients with chronic conditions, such as diabetes, COPD, Hypertension and Cardiovascular conditions that demonstrates a 46.5pc drop in costs compared with traditional Primary Care services, 32 % fewer hospital admissions, 42% fewer doctors appointments and 59% less time spent with home nurses.

HBI Awards 2017: Innovative low cost business model winner, Dignio

“Dignio Remote Care” is a combination of Remote Patient Monitoring and Telehealth with a unique preventive methodology given to patients with chronic conditions, such as Diabetes, COPD, Hypertension and Cardiovascular conditions. Dignio claims to lower hospital admissions by 32%, doctors appointments by 42% and 59% .

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