Digital patient

Digital has transformed services, over-turned established orthodoxy and empowered citizens in almost every area of the economy. Healthcare will be no exception. This hub is dedicated to the disruptive waves that will place patients and information as the key agents of health. Topics include: telehealth, patient access to records and transactional services, patient portals, apps and wearables.

 
Cameras used to monitor ulcers in Wales

The software uses a 3D camera mounted on a tablet to monitor leg wounds.

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Digital Health at CES 2017, Las Vegas

Digital Health News' US correspondent Lindsey Birnsteel, provides a hands on report on the very latest digital health trends from the huge Consumer Electronics Show, 2017, Las Vegas.

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Wearable Parkinson's system gets CE marking

Health monitoring device and software gets rare Europe stamp of approval as NHS examines news ways to assess patient facing health software.

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Babylon Health to power NHS 111 with 'AI triage' bot

An a chatbot app will field less serious health complaints from 1.2 million NHS patients in North Central London as part of a NHS 111 pilot.

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Another view: of Christmas presents and future

Dr Neil Paul has a few gadgets that he’d like to find under his Christmas tree. Starting with some iPhone extensions and moving onto drones, driverless cars, and AI friends to help his frail, elderly patients. Come on, Santa!

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Telephone GP consultations show promise - report

Introducing telephone GP consultations has proved effective but video has shown less tangible benefits, says an NHS England report.

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Laura's digital disruptors: virtual realit-knee

Digital Health News reporter Laura Stevens goes to Bournemouth to try her hand at (virtual reality) surgery. She learns she shouldn’t give up the day job; but those people who are cut out to be surgeons may well train this way in future.

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Discount Apple Watch offered for health data

A private insurer is offering UK customers super cheap Apple Watches with its policies but there's a catch (or two).

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'Carer on demand' service launched

A new service that provides social care on demand has been launched, contributing to a growing trend for private health and care services to launch on digital platforms .

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Another view: repeats appointments

Neil Paul has been trying out two products that allow patients to book appointments direct with a GP. One works, because it doesn’t just fill slots, and the other needs more work, because that’s all it does.

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