A couple of weeks ago I got the chance to visit Las Vegas to attend the Annual Conference of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (the “Eye MD Association”) a huge event that gathered 18,000 industry Professionals from around the world (a 12% increase over last year). Here’s a quick round up of some of the… Continue reading mHealth Insights from the American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting
“There’s been talk that the HSE needs a Michael O’Leary… it does. …is that something you’d consider in the future and if you were to find yourself in that position how would you go about changing things? …like most people in this room I think the HSE needs a complete and total revolution and… Continue reading How would Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary redesign healthcare services?
With the doors closing last week at the mHealth Summit (the world’s largest mHealth industry meeting) it’s time to begin compiling the definitive listing of mHealth events that are being held in 2016 across the world as a resource for those planning to get involved (click here to view those that were held in 2015,… Continue reading mHealth Events for 2016
Tech Billionaire Vinod Khosla is always good for stirring it up at a Healthcare Technology event and at the Connected Health Symposium in Boston he’s commented on video consultations with Doctors making an assumption that I think is ignoring the big change that happens when you empower Patients with the ability to share information with… Continue reading Vinod Khosla “Video visits aren’t new technology, just the same doctors making same subjective judgements”
“Businesses can apply for a share of £450,000 in SBRI contracts to develop mobile health services to transform the lives of diabetics. The Scottish Government and Scottish Diabetes Group, working in association with Scottish Enterprise, Innovate UK and NHS Scotland, are seeking business projects that could improve the lives of patients and save costs through… Continue reading UK government invites small businesses with ideas on how to manage diabetes with mobile health to apply to run £30,000 feasibility studies
“…(8min) families are taught how to communicate with their loved one, instead of confronting them about their addiction they’re taught a communication strategy called motivational interviewing that I’m going to talk a little about with you. so Jen’s mum wanted to motivate her enough to go into treatment right and perhaps you’re thinking of someone… Continue reading All I can hear are Doctors moaning and arguing with Patients because they don’t have enough information to know how to motivate them
On the 8-11 November 2015 the world’s biggest mHealth industry gathering will convene in Washington DC for the 7th annual mHealth Summit, host to +4000 delegates and 300 exhibitors. The event makes for an ideal opportunity for the members of the Linkedin mHealth networking group to meet up in person (click here to see the… Continue reading Join the mHealth networking group meetup in Washington DC at the 2015 mHealth Summit