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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]