A Yorkshire-based digital company has been awarded a contract to design a brand new and improved digital care portal for younger folks with most cancers.
HMA, which works with purchasers throughout the well being, science and know-how house, will redesign and develop the Teenage Most cancers Belief’s built-in evaluation mapping (IAM) portal, which helps clinicians perceive the wants of youngsters and younger adults with most cancers.
The care portal will likely be designed to permit younger sufferers to be energetic individuals in their very own care.
This consists of facilitating self-management in order that sufferers can take care of themselves when remedy has completed.
Jennifer Cheshire, IAM portal nationwide implementation challenge supervisor for the Teenage Most cancers Belief, stated: “We’re excited in regards to the improvement of the IAM portal, and its potential to additional enhance the most cancers journey for youngsters and younger folks by making their voices central to their care.”
Teenage Most cancers Belief is the one UK charity devoted to offering younger folks with most cancers with specialist nursing care and help.
It awarded HMA the contract after a “aggressive” tender course of and following the company’s recognition at 2018’s UK Digital Expertise Awards.
This comes after a sequence of contract wins for HMA inside the well being, science and tech sectors, together with its appointment as stem4’s tech associate for a Tech for Good challenge funded by Comedian Aid and the Paul Hamlyn Basis.
Nicola Tiffany, managing director of HMA, stated: “We thrive on doing good work with good folks, constructing long-term partnerships to ship digital experiences that make a distinction. So, we had been thrilled when Teenage Most cancers Belief selected to work with us.
“There was an ideal synergy between the 2 groups from day one as we share frequent values and views on how a challenge of this nature must be managed. We are able to’t wait to see the tip end result.”