The BMA has made a call for urgent treatment to ensure NHS GP survival in the face of “workload and patient demand at unprecedented levels“. Read the BMA’s Responsive, safe and sustainable – a vision for the future of general practice (PDF) and follow them on Twitter to show your support. I thought the social media campaign… Continue reading The BMA has issued an Urgent Prescription for General Practice – how could mHealth help?
MedTechIntelligence have renamed their Washington DC Medical Device Summit as “mHealth for Medical Device Manufacturers“ and will be bringing together a very interesting selection of speakers/topics that highlight how the spotlight is turning on the mHealth opportunity now that Apple (with it’s $200B cash stockpile) is on a very public medical device industry hiring spree. Click here… Continue reading mHealth for Medical Device Manufacturers, Washington DC, 3-4 February 2016
Following some great feedback and new business as a result of the talks we’ve given at the last 2 annual meetings (read my review of the 2014 event here, check out the slides from my ‘Smartphones: a clinical trial platform’ talk last year here and watch this 40 min video if you need a deep dive… Continue reading Join us at the Clinical Innovation Congress, 9-10 March 2016
In this Telegraph article I think Professor Maureen Baker, Chair of the Royal College of General Practitioners, adds to the confusion about the adoption of consumer technology by GPs so I thought it worth sharing my thoughts. mHealth Insights Healthcare Professionals need a lot more media training Surely it’s obvious that you’re losing the battle… Continue reading Technology will never replace Doctors but they must embrace it
Held at London Excel the Wearable Technology Show (co-located with the Augmented Reality & IoT Connect Show’s) is now in it’s 3rd year and has grown to be the world’s largest show for wearables, smart technology and IoT. With more than 3,500 delegates expected the exhibition floor will feature more than 100 exhibitors and there will be 75… Continue reading Join us at the Wearable Technology Show, 15-16 March 2016
In the mHealth for Healthcare Professionals course that we developed we decided that it’s best to teach Healthcare professionals how to find content and tag videos they upload (so that they can be found and generate feedback from audiences) rather than use QR Codes so it’s interesting that NHS Hospitals have taken the opposite approach.… Continue reading Should we be teaching Healthcare Professionals to read QR Codes OR search “How to” on YouTube?
Held at London Olympia the Internet of Things (IoT) Tech Expo is Europe’s leading IoT event and is set to showcase the most cutting edge technologies from more than 100 exhibitors, share insights from over 200 speakers and offer networking opportunities with over 3,000 already registered delegates. Click here to register (a free pass is available that provides access to the exhibition… Continue reading Join us at the IoT Tech Expo in London, 10-11 Feb 2016