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PKB – CarePoint certified as PGO by Dutch personal health records regulator 28 Oct 2019 - Dutch digital health data standards regulator ‘MedMij’, has officially certified Patients Know Best (PKB) as a personal health record (or PGO as it is better known in Dutch). In the Netherlands, PKB’s PGO is delivered with Dutch partner CarePoint. Similarly to NHS Digital in the U.K, MedMij is the legal and technical standard mandated for all suppliers of personal health records by the… Read More
PKB retains its title as ‘Best for The World 2019 Honouree’ 21 Oct 2019 - Pharetra aliquet aenean in dictumst dolor scelerisque nam ad eros scelerisque tristique suspendisse nulla a cras. Donec libero torquent a vestibulum ullamcorper lobortis id rutrum per vestibulum suspendisse libero condimentum primis scelerisque lacinia quis adipiscing parturient. Eget a nunc elementum parturient ultricies pulvinar malesuada urna vestibulum integer curabitur platea consequat dapibus nisi Patients Know Best is pleased to announce that… Read More
Healthcare organisations offered funding to deploy PKB as the most used PHR 4 Aug 2019 - Patients Know Best has secured central funding from NHS England, giving a number of healthcare organisations the funds required to deploy a patient portal in their area. The Innovation and Technology 2019/20 programme (under the Evidence Generation Fund), chose Patients Know Best (PKB) as an interoperable personal health record (PHR) tool and awarded funding for NHS organisations, covering the licence fee for deploying… Read More
Health tech pioneers come together to improve social wellbeing 18 Jul 2019 - Patients Know Best (PKB) and HealthUnlocked have signed a partnership agreement in a bid to improve social wellbeing for patients. The partnership which will see HealthUnlocked’s eSocial Prescription capability integrated with PKB’s award-winning digital platform is set to make it easier for healthcare professionals to offer their patients more holistic, personalised care plans in the form of a social prescription that aims to… Read More
PKB to expand globally after securing investment funding 13 Jun 2019 - Patients Know Best has secured new funding from Harbert European Growth Capital Fund II (“HEGCF II”) to support its rapid business growth. Harbert European Growth Capital is a leading provider of growth capital that invests in high-growth technology companies throughout Europe. Patients Know Best (PKB) is already used in more than 60 hospitals in the UK, the Netherlands and Germany.… Read More
PKB and current health partner to provide real-time visibility of patient data 6 Jun 2019 - Integrated solutions designed to manage long-term health conditions and keep patients at home. Current Health and Patients Know Best (PKB) today announced an integrated solution that lets clinicians and care teams monitor vital signs and health information in real-time. The joint solution from Current and PKB will enable clinicians to better manage chronic conditions and at-home patient care, reduce hospital admissions and improve… Read More
PKB receives investment from OMRON ventures to accelerate growth 4 Jun 2019 - Patients Know Best announced today that it has received a strategic investment from OMRON Ventures, the venture capital arm of the OMRON group. OMRON’s healthcare business is a global leader in blood pressure monitors and other medical devices. OMRON Ventures led an equity investment round in Patients Know Best (PKB), which was supported by existing investors including Balderton Capital. From left to right: Richard… Read More
Yorkshire and Humber NHS trust chooses PKB 12 Mar 2019 - Patients Know Best (PKB), the U.K’s largest patient portal, announced that Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust has chosen the provider to deliver its digital platform to a population of over 600,000 residents within Yorkshire and Humber. The trust, which operates two main hospitals (Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital) will be using PKB to empower patients to self-manage… Read More
The largest shared patient portal program in the uk 20 Nov 2018 - Residents across North West London are benefitting from being part of the largest shared patient portal program in the UK. The Care Information Exchange (CIE) hosts the health records of up to 2.3 million people living in North West London. Powered by Patients Know Best and funded by £3 million investment from Imperial Health Charity, CIE collects data from hospitals… Read More
Cardiff and Vale win a national award for reforming audiology care 19 Nov 2018 - The Audiology team at Cardiff and Vale University Health Board has won the prestigious National Welsh Government Planned Care Sustainability Award for reforming the way care is delivered for patients with hearing problems During a special event in Cardiff last week, the service was recognised for transforming the audiology pathway from a consultant-led service to a self-managed pathway using Patients… Read More

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