Healthcare organisations offered funding to deploy PKB as the most used PHR

Gurpreet SaraiNews

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

Gurpreet SaraiNews

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

Gurpreet SaraiNews

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

Gurpreet SaraiNews

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

Gurpreet SaraiNews

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

Lloyd Bettell-HigginsNews

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

Gurpreet SaraiNews

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

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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