Vivactiv was founded by Dr Jacqueline Hall out of a long-standing interest in diagnostics for health, big data for science and quality of service.
We want to see a future where individuals can better understand their bodies and engage with their health with the help of new technology and diagnostics as well as accelerate research.
What we do
Vivactiv is working on quality standards in diagnostics, building infrastructure and mechanisms for access to data under sound data access frameworks.
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Vivactiv’s work on self-testing/consumer diagnostics, recent news article here.
Transparency of genetic testing services for ‘health, wellness and lifestyle’: analysis of online prepurchase information for UK consumers. J Hall et al, is published in the European Journal of Human Genetics, to see the article click here.
Vivactiv supports several organisations with consultancy services including;
The International Quality Network for Pathology (IQN Path ASBL) a non-profit organisation with the mission to improve diagnostic testing in pathology through External Quality Assessment/Proficiency Testing for clinical laboratories. Vivactiv helped found the organisation www.iqnpath.org.
Seven Bridges Genomics, UK, a platform for large scale, collaborative genomic and healthcare data analytics.
The European Society of Pathology (ESP) and the UK National External Quality Assessment Service (UK NEQAS).
Jacqueline also holds an IBITGQ EU General Data Protection Practitioner certification, and is able to provide advice on GDPR compliance.
Our mission: To support the development of improved research infrastructure, data access and engagement of individuals both with their health data and in research.
How we do this: We work on quality standards in diagnostic testing and seek mechanisms to facilitate data exchange. We develop tools and mechanisms that facilitate the interaction of individuals with their data and with researchers.
What makes us different: As we work both on self-testing diagnostics and with healthcare professionals in clinical diagnostics, spanning these sectors positions us well to provide excellent support for infrastructure developments of the future.
Vivactiv Ltd is UK registered Limited Company.