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#TodayAtApple we’re going to be learning about #mHealth

We’ve been close to running the mHealth for Healthcare Professionals course in flagship Apple stores to coincide with major medical conventions but nothing has materialised as until only recently Apple leadership wasn’t talking publicly about it’s enthusiasm for this area. Hopefully … Continue reading

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mHealth Guide to the American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting #APAAM17

American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting 2017 I think one of the best things about using the term ‘mHealth’ to refer to the convergence of Health to Mobile is that it by default prioritises mental health as many medics (particularly those who haven’t yet … Continue reading

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What can GPs do about health needs that Patients don’t talk about & for which they haven’t had training?

This interesting article by Dr Mark Griffiths (Professor of Behavioural Addiction, International Gaming Research Unit at Nottingham Trent University) highlights the challenge of getting GPs to see gambling problems as a primary reason for referral and a valid treatment option and reports that “very … Continue reading

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Are the world’s biggest Pharmacy Retailers about to be Amazonised?

  “Amazon is hiring a business lead to figure out how the company can break into the multibillion-dollar pharmacy market”. I hope readers of this blog are applying for this job as disrupting this industry is going to be a walk in the … Continue reading

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If Patients see you uncomfortable using a mobile they may doubt how current your medical knowledge is

  I had an interesting point put to me last night on Twitter from Dr Kunal Kulkarni that I think will be helpful for the mHealth training course that I provide to medics. The original tweet posted was from 10 … Continue reading

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How have we arrived at a situation where Doctors get annoyed when NHS Patients use Google but okay when Google uses NHS Patients?

In an interesting discussion on Linkedin Howard Green MD (@dermhag) explains the outcome for Doctors in 2017 from the $multibillion eHealth Record companies being focused on profiteering from Patients rather than helping them. I think this is just one of the reasons … Continue reading

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mHealth Guide to #LondonTechWeek #LTW

Just making final plans for my trip to present at the ‘5G World: Futurist Summit’ in London and thought it might be helpful to share a mHealth guide to the London Tech Week (that the meeting is a part of). … Continue reading

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