TKS scaffold a way to save lives
TKS stands for Trusted Access Toolkit, and it is a system for remote medical personnel to perform complex tasks.
It is currently used by a number of NHS trusts in England, and can be accessed by patients or staff.
It allows remote doctors and other staff to perform tests, treat injuries and other tasks, and upload their patient records to the computer for later review.
But a new NHS trust, the Royal Free, is looking to replace the scaffold with an electronic version.
Dr Stephen Dutton, the chief executive of the Royal Foundation for Health Innovation, said the technology could be used in the future to improve patient care.
“The NHS has been using a lot of technologies for years but we have had a long wait for a device that could be as simple as a smartphone to work,” he said.
“This is a key component to the future of the NHS and it’s a huge step forward.”
Dr Dutton said the device could be put in place in hospitals as soon as 2021.
He said the Royal National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (RNICHE) had already been working with the team at TKS to develop a platform that could meet the needs of the trusts.
“There is a tremendous opportunity to deliver the most efficient, safest and most effective technology possible for healthcare,” Dr Dynes said.
TKS has been tested with a patient in the UK, who suffered from a rare genetic disorder, and a colleague in New Zealand, who was undergoing surgery for a hip fracture.
Both patients were in the ICU when they received the device.
Tks has already been used by the UK and New Zealand hospitals, but Dr Dickson said he expected the device would be widely used.
“We have the potential to be the first healthcare device to be certified for remote access to the NHS,” he added.
The technology works by using an RFID tag attached to a computer chip.
It connects to a mobile phone that has an app that lets users remotely manage their devices and access the system.
When the chip is connected to a patient’s phone, the RFID is sent out and the chip transmits the RFIDs back to the chip’s processor.
The chip then transmits out the same information back to a device called the remote controller, which then processes it and sends it back to an app on the patient’s mobile phone.
Dr Denton said he hoped to start using TKS in the US in the next few years.
He has already received funding from the British Health Technology Assessment Scheme to help develop the technology, and the team will present the findings to the American government at a White House Technology Summit later this month.
The device is being developed by the University of Washington in Seattle.
The company is also developing an app to allow users to check the status of their devices remotely, and is working with a number, including the US Department of Defense.
“TKS can be used to help ensure patients are protected from the risks of radiation, blood loss and the potential risks of infectious diseases,” Dr Vanneste said.
He also said TKS would be able to be used by doctors to treat patients with injuries or other health conditions.
“It could also be used as a tool to reduce the burden of COVID-19 on the healthcare system, reduce unnecessary medical interventions and increase the efficiency of healthcare,” he told The Independent.
The Royal Free is looking at using the TKS platform to improve the quality of care.
Dr Venneste said the use of TKS could reduce the number of patients who needed to be treated by the NHS, and could be extended to people who needed a second opinion.
He added that TKS was already used by patients in Australia and New South Wales, where TKS is being tested.
The TKS team said it was planning to use the device in England as well, with the NHS Trusts of England (NTMEs) currently in discussions with the technology provider.
Dr Nasser Al-Khouri, who is in charge of TKOS at the Royal University of London, said that the technology would have many uses.
“People could potentially have the ability to see the scans from the MRI scanner, for example,” he explained.
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The Royal National Institutes of Health (RNIB) is one of the world’s largest science funding bodies, and its role is to support research and innovation.