Knowing the gestational age of the foetus is an important aspect of modern maternity care. In the western world, sonographers use high-precision ultrasound scans in the first trimester of pregnancy to estimate gestational age and subsequently help monitor foetal health. But in most lower-middle-income countries, women do not have this early scan and trained sonographers with high-resolution equipment are thin on the ground.
Coronary heart disease is the single most common cause of death before the age of 65 in the UK and affects nearly half the population over the age of 40. The accurate detection of heart problems is therefore of prime importance.
As the NHS consolidates specialist services in centres of excellence, referrals will tend to increase in number and complexity, requiring multiple individuals within large care teams to work together. The goal of the new system was to enable the efficient sharing of accurate information among specialists and teams spread across the Trust.
The largest provider of market intelligence and technology and service solutions in its field turned to OCC to review and improve its knowledge management platform, the internal information and expertise hub used by its employees.
Noise can be a problem in busy intensive care units. OCC has helped to develop a pilot noise awareness system for clinical staff.
ESPRC Impact Acceleration funding awarded to Oxford University enabled their researchers to begin commercialisation of software for predicting adverse heart complications in early stage drug candidates. They turned to OCC to transform their early stage software into a package for today’s user expectations.
IMS Health is the leading supplier of information, services and technology to the healthcare industry around the globe. They turned to OCC to give their web site a unique style based on original designs.
An EU project to provide personalised rehabilitation via telemedicine for the major motor impairments caused by Parkinson’s disease.
In response to certain visual cues, some Parkinson’s disease patients experience ‘kinesia paradoxa’ – a sudden disappearance of the major symptoms, greatly increased mobility and a subjective feeling of well-being.