MyBrainBook® Selected as Runner-up for Medilink UK Partnership with NHS Award

May 5, 2016
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IXICO plc are pleased to announce that MyBrainBook®, its digital support platform for people with dementia and their carers, has been selected as Runner-up for the Medilink UK - Partnership with the NHS Award. 

The award which was announced as part of the Med-Tech Innovation Expo on 20th April at Coventry’s Ricoh Arena recognises collaborative partnerships with NHS departments and organisations.

MyBrainBook® has been developed in collaboration with the Health Innovation Network (Academic Health Science Network for South London), Mental Health Trusts, community care providers and 3rd sector partners across South London. It has been designed with input from patients, their carers and professionals to promote self-care and prevent escalating need for people living with dementia. It is currently being evaluated by people living with dementia, with the support of trained facilitators.

Further information including a video introducing MyBrainBook® is available at www.mybrainbook.com.


About IXICO

IXICO’s innovative and proprietary digital healthcare technologies help those involved in researching and treating serious diseases to capture and analyse clinical data to make rapid, informed decisions.  In clinical research this includes the phenotyping of patients, quantification of disease pathology and measurement of patient outcomes.  In clinical practice the mobile health and digital decision support technologies aid diagnosis, patient engagement and monitoring. IXICO is also collaborating with partners to develop companion digital health products targeted at improving patient outcomes.

The Company’s brain health focus includes Alzheimer’s disease, Huntington’s disease, Multiple Sclerosis, behavioural health, child and adolescent mental health.

More information is available on www.ixico.com.


About MyBrainBook®

MyBrainBook® has been developed by IXICO as a new way of providing the best care to people with dementia. MyBrainBook is a digital hub which gives people with dementia and their carers the ability to build a personal profile and action plan with information they provide about the important aspects of their life. Restricted access is available to health and social care workers to ensure the appropriate support can be provided when needed.

More information is available on www.mybrainbook.com.


About Medilink

Medilink UK is a national health technology business support organisation, with a strong track record in increasing the viability of manufacturers, service providers, designers, OEMs and suppliers of medical technology. Medilink UK helps companies from concept through to commercialisation and nurtures collaborations between academics, clinicians and industry.  With a team of experts, Medilink UK can provide bespoke market research for companies diversifying into the sector, or investing in research and development.  On an international platform, Medilink UK supports global companies investing in the UK market as well as promoting the export of products and services to the US, Middle East and Asia.

More information is available on www.medilinkuk.com.


About the Health Innovation Network

The Health Innovation Network is the Academic Health Science Network (AHSN) for South London, one of 15 AHSNs across England. We connect academics, NHS commissioners and providers, local authorities, patients and patient groups, and industry in order to accelerate the spread and adoption of innovations and best practice, using evidence-based research across large populations. Working as catalysts of change across health and social care economies, we enable health improvements and economic growth.

More information is available on www.hin-southlondon.org.