Patient-facing software is being increasingly used to support quick identification of someone who’s experiencing a downturn in their mental health. Claire Read explores whether patient-facing apps can be used to support earlier and more appropriate intervention in the event of mental ill health.
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TestCard, which enables individuals to conduct urine tests at home, beat off competition during a fiercely fought final round during Digital Health Rewired.
Clinician, academic, author and journalist Ben Goldacre made the argument in one of the opening keynotes at Digital Health Rewired, which is taking place at London’s Olympia.
Our survey – which is open to anyone working in the NHS, and which shouldn’t take more than 15 minutes to complete – closes this coming Monday (11 March 2019) at 10.30am.
To what extent have mobile devices become a ubiquitous part of modern healthcare? That’s the complicated question Digital Health Intelligence is exploring in its latest research, and we want your views.
It’s a decade since Aasha Cowey started the role which would set her on the path to a career in digital health. But she says that for her and others like her, working out how to be a member of the next generation of digital leaders is not always an easy proposition.
A recent Digital Health Best Practice Webinar discussed one of the most common challenges in modern hospitals: improving ease of communication between colleagues. Staff at South Eastern Health and Social Care Trust explained how technology has helped them overcome it. Claire Read reports.
As Digital Health continues its round up of 2018, we hit the second half of the year. Claire Read looks back on the balmy summer in which Jeremy Hunt bid farewell to the health brief; charts Matt Hancock’s technology focus; and records the swelling of various exemplar ranks.
Yoshitaka Sakurada was appointed to the cabinet last month, and serves as deputy chief of the government’s cybersecurity strategy office. But when questioned by opposition politicians earlier this week, he admitted he’s never used a computer.
Andy Kinnear, the winner of the inaugural Digital Health Award for outstanding contribution to the profession, has had a career path he describes as ‘slightly haphazard’. So why is he so convinced of the value of professionalising the field of healthcare informatics? Claire Read speaks to him to find out.