Helicon Health wins Design Council Award

We are pleased to announce that Helicon Health was announced as a winner of the Design Council MedCity Health Ageing awards Nov 11 London for its new product HeliconLiveLong. HeliconLiveLong helps interdisciplinary care teams manage the health of elderly people with multiple conditions more effectively and easily. Prof. David Patterson Founder and Chief Clinical Officer read more…

Helicon Presents Patient eLearning at “AF and Stroke – We Can Do Better”

Helicon presented its eLearning programme at the “AF and Stroke – we can do better” conference at the King’s Fund, supported by the British Heart Foundation, Stroke Association, Public Health England, AF Association on 24th September 2015. Our team of Professor David Patterson and Bridget Coleman presented a well-received poster on the development of an eLearning course to read more…

David Patterson video interview with West of England Academic Health Science Network

Helicon’s founder and Chief Medical Officer Professor David Patterson was interviewed by the West of England Academic Health Science Network. David describes Helicon’s novel approach to long term conditions, which allows high quality care to the patient wherever they or the health care professional are sited.

Helicon’s Technology Published in the Journal of Healthcare Engineering

We’re proud of the fact that HeliconHeart, our electronic health record server, is based on an international standard for communicating healthcare records (ISO EN 13606). So we’re very pleased that a paper describing how this was achieved has just been published in the peer-reviewed Journal of Healthcare Engineering – “An Electronic Healthcare Record Server Implemented in PostgreSQL”. read more…

Grace proves self-monitoring is good for patients with atrial fibrillation

Grace da Silva from London is living proof that people on long term anticoagulation therapy for atrial fibrillation (AF) can manage their condition themselves successfully, if they have the right technology and professional support. She is just one of thousands of patients with AF (or irregular heartbeat) who are being encouraged to self-monitor, with the read more…

Helicon Health research impact case study in UCL’s submission to REF

Helicon Health, a spin out from UCL, was cited as a research impact case study in UCL’s highly successful submission for the Research and Excellence Framework (REF) 2014, which saw the university rated top in the UK by research strength. The results of the REF 2014, published last week, demonstrate the world-leading quality of research read more…

Helicon Health and Inhealthcare join forces to improve stroke prevention

A new partnership between two digital health companies is set to deliver a step change in cardiac services in the NHS – making it easier for clinicians to monitor at-risk patients and prevent thousands of strokes. Helicon Health – a University College London spin-out led by leading cardiologist Professor David Patterson – has joined forces read more…

Helicon Health cited in NICE Guidelines on Atrial Fibrillation

Helicon Health’s web based package of services – HeliconHeart – is cited as an example of good practice in the new NICE Guidelines on Atrial Fibrillation (AF), which were published on 18 June 2014. Atrial fibrillation is the most common sustained cardiac arrhythmia.  It affects some 800,000 patients in the UK alone.  Estimates suggest its read more…

Whittington Health and Helicon Health succeed in bid for NHS integrated digital care fund

Whittington Health Integrated Care Organisation and Helicon Health have been successful in winning a joint bid for a grant from NHS England’s Integrated Digital Care Fund. The grant will be used to improve the interoperability of HeliconHeart, Helicon Health’s web based package of services for patients with cardiovascular disease.  Whittington Health has been using HeliconHeart and read more…

Helicon Health wins UCL Award for enterprise

Helicon Health, a spin out from UCL Business, was last night presented with the Award for ‘One to Watch’ in the 7th Annual UCL Awards for Enterprise 2014. The Awards were presented at a ceremony and reception at the UCL Bloomsbury Theatre, London.  They recognise the efforts and accomplishments of UCL’s innovative and entrepreneurial academics read more…