AstraZeneca and Vodafone enter partnership to improve cardiovascular health
The recent announcement of a global partnership between Vodafone and the UK’s AstraZeneca is bent on assisting patients with serious cardiovascular conditions. This relationship will work with various healthcare professionals using mobile technology to increase patient communication capabilities: both mHealth and internet-based mHealth services.
Taking lead on the project, AstraZeneca’s Intelligent Pharmaceutical Group will spearhead the project’s management and development components, with Vodafone’s technology, infrastructure and expertise as the backbone behind its ideas.
Vodafone’s Director for its Machine to Machine program stated, “Bringing together the best in connectivity with the best in treatment and education will create powerful and compelling outcomes for patients. AstraZeneca is a global leader in the mHealth field and we are delighted to work with them to develop these innovative services.”
Vuram launches automated app to track COVID-19 supplies
A new app that tracks COVID-19 supplies in real time time has launched.
Built by hyper-automation services company Vuram, Trackable can monitor the progress of vaccines, oxygen cylinders, PPE, and masks as they move through the supply chain.
The app's features include street view to facilitate coordination between drivers, and trained facial recognition software powered by Microsoft Azure to ensure goods are only handled by authorised personnel.
Other functions include:
* Demand management for inventories, to prioritise deliveries using automation
* Demand analysis to predict sales trends based on stock levels
* Offline multilingual feature for drivers
* A dashboard to see the status and location of drivers
* Insights on how products are performing in real-time
The team at Vuram built Trackable as part of the Appian World 2021 Online Hackathon, where participants can take their ideas for innovative software and create a custom app. The tracking app went on to win the contest.
“Custom component building is at the heart of this application, and we focussed on making them more creative to provide an improved user experience" said Santosh Kumar, co-developer of Trackable.
"We are happy that we have managed to make it to the top in just a month. On behalf of Vuram, I thank the Appian Hackathon team for their efforts in conducting the event, and my hearty congratulations to all the winners."