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Recent media coverage of Liva Healthcare
Fab UK Magazine, UK, January, 2018
“Dr Carl Brandt, co-founder and medical director at Liva Healthcare, a digital healthcare platform, provides his top tips for those looking to make long-term behavioural and lifestyle health changes in 2018.”
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Edelman Magazine, UK, December 4, 2017
“Focus on behaviour change elevates the Digital Health conversation beyond interface design, flavours of machine learning, or monthly active users. Doing so naturally addresses all these areas whilst keeping the end user front of mind.”
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HealthInvestorUK, November 14, 2017:
“Rune Bech, co-founder at Liva Healthcare, commented: “It has been clinically proven in our native Denmark that lifestyle intervention can roll-back chronic diseases, such as type 2 diabetes. In some instances, patients will come off their medication entirely. The NHS is extremely forward thinking in pioneering this programme, the largest of its kind.” Set up in Copenhagen in 2014 by the founders behind Netdoctor, and chaired by former minister of health for Denmark Carsten Koch, Liva will be supplying the pilot in two regions – Humber, Coast & Vale, and North East London. Its service, which has been adopted by 15 health authorities in Denmark, provides each user with a dedicated coach, starting with a face-to-face meeting and then providing personal coaching, lifestyle tracking and peer-to-peer support through an app.
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MobiHealthNews, November 22, 2017
UK invests in digital diabetes prevention: The National Health Services recently announced that Public Health England and Diabetes is teaming up with tech companies in a pilot program to provide resources for individuals fighting obesity and Type 2 diabetes.
Telehealth & Telecare Aware, November 22, 2017
NHS England, Public Health England, and Diabetes UK launched a pilot, announced on World Diabetes Day on 14 November, to test various digital health approaches to controlling obesity and Type 2 diabetes.
Hull Daily Mail, November 22, 2017
This new app can help Hull patients monitor diabetes. The Humber and Vale of York area is one of just eight places across the country selected to test drive new apps and digital gadgets, being run by Liva Healthcare, in the fight against Type 2 diabetes and obesity.
PharmaTimes, November 15, 2017
Health bodies test digital interventions for diabetes. Rune Bech, co-founder at Liva Healthcare, said: “It has been clinically proven in our native Denmark that lifestyle intervention can roll-back chronic diseases, such as type II diabetes. In some instances, patients will come off their medication entirely. The NHS is extremely forward thinking in pioneering this programme, the largest of its kind.”
WiredGov, November 15, 2017 Thousands of people set to access diabetes and obesity prevention services through the touch of a button. More than 5,000 people are expected to benefit from a pilot project which will see five companies and eight areas of the country test drive a range of apps, gadgets, wristbands and other innovative digital products, which starts this month. Users will be able to access health coaches and online support groups as well as set and monitor goals electronically.
The Memo, November 14, 2017What NHS England, Public Health England and Diabetes UK have actually announced is a six month trial of five innovative new healthcare businesses, each that can be tailored to diabetes prevention. In short: this is not a case of throwing trashy tech at patients and praying for positive results. As you can read here, the NHS knows that simply giving out Fitbit trackers doesn’t help people to lose weight. That’s exactly why it is working with a series of specialist online healthcare businesses.
Medscape, November 14, 2017 Simon Stevens, CEO of NHS England. “This new programme is the latest example of how the NHS is now getting practical and getting serious about new ways of supporting people [to] stay healthy.” Patients in 8 areas of England will be recruited over the next 6 months and asked to trial different systems for a year.
Boots, November 14, 2017
“So much else in our lives is now about online social connection and support, and that now needs to be true too for the modern NHS,” says Simon Stevens, CEO of NHS England. “This new programme is the latest example of how the NHS is now getting practical and getting serious about new ways of supporting people [to] stay healthy.”
Digital Health, November 14, 2017
NHS pilot launched to help tackle obesity and Type 2 diabetes. One of the companies involved in the pilot is Denmark-based Liva Healthcare which will provide a platform to link up coaches with patients.
Rune Bech, co-founder at Liva Healthcare said through their programme patients will have direct ongoing contact with their personal coach, motivational tools and help from a support group. Here
NHS England, November 14, 2017 Thousands of people set to access diabetes and obesity prevention services through the touch of a button. Heathier You: The NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme was officially launched last year to support people who are at high risk of developing Type 2 diabetes. This new pilot offers similar support, assistance and guidance but through the use of the new digital interventions.