Activ8rlives News & Case Studies
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Can technology save the NHS?
The NHS has been facing considerable funding and service challenges. In response, a potentially damaging plan aiming to ‘reset’ the £2.45bn record deficit has been launched, while the impact of Brexit will only make things worse.
Posted on August 5, 2016
Cambridge children invent health solutions for the future NHS
A competition organised by the Eastern Academic Health Science Network (EAHSN) as part of the Health and Wellbeing Village at Cambridge Big Weekend brought visitors of all ages, where they were invited to discover how the NHS is developing innovations to assist people in the future.
Posted on August 2, 2016
One hour of moderate activity is needed to offset the harmful effects of sitting at a desk
Some of the most compelling research has been published in the Lancet this week, indicating that the risk of premature death increases among desk-based workers who sit for 8 hours and do low amounts of exercise.
Posted on July 28, 2016
Innovative company given a boost after awards success
Winning an award at The Hunts Post Huntingdonshire Business Awards is “a confidence boost”
Posted on July 20, 2016
Activ8rlives Adds SmartOne Peak Flow and FEV1 Wireless Meter to its Health Monitoring Solution for Pulmonary Disease Sufferers
The Activ8rlives SmartOne® Peak Flow and FEV1 Meter extends our range of Bluetooth Smart devices, allowing individuals to monitor their lung function from home and send their data via the Activ8rlives Health Monitoring and Food Diary App (iOS and Android) to the new Activ8rlives 3.0 online healthcare solution
Posted on June 6, 2016
Latest Case Studies
Asthma Smart App (Asthma+me) used in primary care avoids presentation to Emergency Department for 6 year old with severe asthma
Moira Gibbons1, Robert Thornton2, Nicki Barker1, Craig Burgess3, Kevin Auton3, Heather Elphick1. 1Department of Respiratory Medicine, Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust, 2Wath Health Centre, Rotherham and 3Aseptika Ltd, Cambridgeshire Introduction Paediatric asthma is an NHS 10-year (NHS Long-Term) priority1 and innovative approaches to managing the increasing number of children with moderate-to-severe asthma are needed. In […]
Active+me is a programme that combines group exercise classes, health coaching, peer support, PAM (Patient Activation Measure) monitoring and teaching patients how to use Aseptika – Activ8rlives self-care monitoring technology to track their health and wellbeing. The data can also be reviewed remotely by health and care professionals, helping to identify deterioration in conditions more quickly than traditional methods of support.
SwansFan Clocks up 11 Gold Medals Walking with Activ8rlives
Ron aged 86-years young has been walking with an Activ8rlives BuddyBand activity tracker (accelerometer) since early September 2013. He has recently been awarded his eleventh Gold Medal for walking at least 10,000 steps a day for 1,925 days, which equates to about 80+ minutes of walking for Ron on each of those days. In during […]
Living Life Our Way Blood Pressure Review
Having tried out the Activ8rlives Blood Pressure and Heartrate monitor I found it to be a handy device that is quick and easy to set up and simple to use. It is genuinely useful, and is especially good for adults who need to monitor their blood pressure regularly, perhaps due to a previous health condition.
Maggie Johnson – an activated cardiac patient
"It has made me feel much more secure about my health, I can print out the data and take it to the next doctor’s appointment instead of having to remember how I’ve been feeling, it’s all there in black and white. I am sure that doing this programme will keep us all going for a lot longer.”