Assistive technology, patient messaging system, and medical product development firm among winners
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Technology that helps patients to live in their own homes for longer, an interactive patient messaging system, and a company that develops new medical products were among those singled out for praise at a healthcare awards ceremony.
The innovations were thrown under the spotlight at the 2013 UK Healthcare Business Awards, organised by health technology support consultancy, Medilink UK, and the South East Health Technologies Alliance (SEHTA).
The competition was open to small and medium-size enterprises based in London, Middlesex, Kent, Sussex, Surrey, Berkshire, Hampshire, the Isle of Wight, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire and recognises achievements made within the healthcare sector.
Five companies received awards. They were:
Commenting on their award, Brian Hamilton, director of Message Dynamics, said: “We are delighted that our work with the NHS has won us this award. We think this is an excellent competition that provides companies such as ours with a platform on which we can showcase our innovations and achievements.”
Andrew Maxwell, chief executive of The Native Antigen Company, added: “Recognition such as this is motivational to the team and goes a long way to raising our profile with both investors and our customers.”