April 24, 2019

Issue 3 – Key updates from the world of Geriatric oncology

April 2019 Below are key updates in Geriatric oncology from the last 5 weeks, curated by Dr. Lorenzo Dottorini. 1. Using Implementation Science to Promote the Use of the G8 Screening Tool in Geriatric Oncology Pauline Gulasingam MBBS et al Journal of American Geriatrics Society doi.org/10.1111/jgs.15920 The use of the […]
March 26, 2019

March issue – Key updates from the world of Geriatric oncology

By Dr. Lorenzo Dottorini 1. Predicting chemotherapy toxicity in older adults: Comparing the predictive value of the CARG Toxicity Score with oncologists’ estimates of toxicity based on clinical judgement Erin B. Moth et al. Journal of Geriatric Oncology https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jgo.2018.08.010 In this study the authors aimed to evaluate the CARG score […]
March 1, 2019

Updates in Geriatric oncology

March 2019 Below are key updates in Geriatric oncology from the last 5 weeks, curated by Dr. Lorenzo Dottorini. 1.Patient- and tumor-related predictors of chemotherapy intolerance in older patients with cancer: A systematic review. van Abbema DL, van den Akker M, Janssen-Heijnen ML In this study, it is once again […]
February 2, 2017

ONCOassist now delivered to 20,000 oncology nurses throughout Europe

Killarney, February 7th 2017: Irish Medical Device Company, Portable Medical Technology, has finalized a partnership with the European Oncology Nursing Society to make it’s flagship product, ONCOassist available to over 20,000 oncology nurses throughout Europe. ONCOassist is a CE approved decision support application for oncology professionals. It offers oncology nurses […]
October 17, 2016

ONCOassist adds PREDICT algorithm to help doctors make critical treatment decisions following breast cancer surgery

CAMBRIDGE, UK, TK September, 2016—The PREDICT breast treatment tool, designed to help doctors determine the ideal course of treatment following a patients’ breast cancer surgery, is now available to oncology healthcare professionals globally via ONCOassist, an interactive, clinical decision support app.  ONCOassist provides tools that oncology professionals rely on daily. […]
May 6, 2014

Mobilising Hospital Guidelines and Protocols – Every CMO’s Dream

Hospitals and staff operate in a controlled environment where guidelines and protocols are in place. These guidelines and protocols are essential to every hospital as they provide frameworks for working with multi-discipline teams and allow NHS staff to put a standardisation of care into practice. This has a major effect […]
April 17, 2014

Integrate or die! The future of mhealth.

Healthcare IT has long been dominated by large institutional players; these larger vendors had the capacity to withstand the long sales cycles and large up front development costs.  However, they have not had the same incentives to integrate and partner as smaller companies. Much to frustration of healthcare providers, this […]
March 17, 2014

ONCOassist deployed in The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre as Enterprise system

Portable Medical Technology and The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre NHS Foundation Trust have today announced an enterprise agreement which will see ONCOassist, Portable Medical Technology’s revolutionary CE approved software system being deployed as the main oncology decision support system used within Clatterbridge.