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If AI is supposed to be all about trust why has IBM Watson seemingly been programmed to generate hype & operate like a dodgy accountant?

“A University of Texas System audit has found irregularities involving more than $40 million paid for outside goods and services as part of MD Anderson Cancer Center’s now stalled effort to enlist IBM supercomputer Watson in the battle against cancer… … Continue reading

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Perhaps it’s time we stopped saying “Go and Get Help”?

This incredibly well written Irish Times article by Lauren-Shannon Jones outlines the difficulties facing a young person seeking help for anxiety today in Ireland. mHealth Insights “I was wearing tracksuit bottoms and a T-shirt because I hadn’t been able to … Continue reading

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Why isn’t there a Planet of the mHealth Apps?

Love what Apple is doing with Planet of the Apps but imagine the potential of a ‘Planet of the mHealth apps‘ in helping people think like the Born Mobile Generation and solve the huge healthcare challenges of our time with the … Continue reading

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mHealth & Pregnancy: From SMS to Apps & Beyond what are the opportunities?

Inspired by hearing a designer building apps for one of Europe’s leading teaching Hospitals describe how he couldn’t imagine anyone using an app following a bereavement (suicide is now the leading cause of direct maternal deaths within a year after the … Continue reading

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“I’ve just lost someone, i’m going to use an app” – never going to happen.

I saw this tweet from the organisers of the Mobile Health Meetup that was held tonight in London on the topic of “Exploring design around end of life care” quoting presenter Ivor Williams (Senior Design Associate at the Helix Centre) and it highlighted for me … Continue reading

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mHealth guide to the 2017 Mobile World Congress

On the 27 February 2017 the world’s biggest mobile industry gathering is held in Barcelona and quite incredibly throughout the 4 days of conference content there won’t be a single talk on medicine/health/mHealth on the event programme. The European Connected … Continue reading

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“When elephants fight, it is the grass that suffers”

First we had the fall out over patents between Nokia and Apple that left the recently acquired Withings losing distribution with it’s biggest and most important channel to market and now we have the world’s biggest corporation (Apple) going to … Continue reading

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