This paper produced by Duke University researchers and published in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association highlights how challenging mHealth is as a concept to Healthcare Informaticians. mHealth Insights Study size Perhaps the journal is desperate to find articles to print but it’s hard to see how this piece got past a peer review… Continue reading Mobile health devices: will patients actually use them?
PLEASE NOTE THIS POST IS INTENDED TO BE A PLACE FOR THE A SHARING OF IDEAS. IF YOU HAVE ANY PLEASE ADD THEM IN THE COMMENTS. This post isn’t exclusively about the Junior Doctor Strike but as it’s the first time Doctors in the UK have gone on strike in over 40 years and they’re the… Continue reading I support #JuniorDoctors but think they need to go Mobile First not on Strike
The Consumer Electronics Show (#CES2016) in Las Vegas is the world’s biggest tech event and my superstar medic colleague Dr Chris Bickford MD will be there reporting on the mHealth developments for mHealth Insight readers. This year there are some really interesting mHealth innovations being launched but as with Mobile World Congress in Barcelona (the… Continue reading mHealth Guide to the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas
I think this interesting ReThink Wireless article predicting the end of a ‘smartphone decade’ as “consumers turn their fickle attentions to new devices” flies in the face of the advice to go Mobile First in 2016 and the fact that Smartphones have been with us for a lot longer than a decade already (eg. 17 years ago… Continue reading “CES will show the smartphone decade is over”
In this stunning blog post Tomi Ahonen, the world’s most influential Mobile Industry guru, explains why the mobile industry is the most creative technical & business opportunity that has ever existed. The post wraps up with visionary insights into why you need to go ‘Mobile First’ and advice on what you need to understand and how you need… Continue reading Here’s why ‘Mobile’ should be your NY2016 resolution
Fortune features extracts from a new book “The Lucky Years” by David B. Agus MD, Professor of medicine and engineering at the University of Southern California’s Keck School of Medicine, that promises to unlock “The secrets to your health and longevity that are hiding within you“. The article caught my attention as David’s previous books are… Continue reading “The Doctor will see you (and your data) now”
At NHS England’s National Information Board #Health2020 meeting today Martha Lane Fox set out the above 4 key recommendations. I thought it might be helpful to offer my suggestions for how I think they might best be attained: 1. Reaching the ‘furthest first’ – making sure those with the most health and social care needs… Continue reading How should we achieve Martha Lane Fox’s 4 key recommendations to the National Information Board?