New technology allows Hywel Dda heart patients to be monitored remotely

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Heart patients across west Wales are piloting innovative new technology that allows clinicians to monitor their health and recovery from home.

Hywel Dda University Health Board has been working in partnership with Delta Wellbeing to support people with a phone app, called MyMobile.

Any changes to a patient’s health, or any response to medication, can be identified at the earliest opportunity, ensuring help can be provided if needed.

“Changes in the way that health care is delivered during the pandemic has been essential,” said Jill Paterson, Director of Primary Care, Community and Long Term Care.

“This has helped reduce the exposure and spread of COVID-19 and minimise the impact of patient surges on facilities.

“As a health board, we have had to adapt the way we evaluate and care for patients using methods that do not rely on traditional in-person services.

“Telehealth technology has proved to be successful in providing…

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