Since he last wrote for Digital Health, our GP IT columnist has witnessed the creation of primary care networks and IT upgrades in his local area. Here Neil Paul talks about the opportunities and the challenges along the day.
Adopting an enterprise image management approach can, proponents argue, lead to widespread benefits for NHS organisations. But is this enough to encourage trusts to embrace such a strategy? Maja Dragovic finds out.
Having already worked with the government and in the defence sector, ByzGen saw a need to expand its innovative work on safe and efficient data sharing into healthcare. It saw the firm reach the final of the first ever Digital Health Rewired Pitchfest.
Designing innovative tools for those going through physical therapy is the name of the game for London-based start-up On The Mend. Digital Health News speaks to CEO Wesley Fogel to find out more.
Electronic document management has been seen by many as providing a temporary stepping stone to full digitisation via an electronic patient record. But, as Maja Dragovic reports, some are finding that it can play a much more active long term role.
For people with Parkinson’s disease, freezing episodes – in which it becomes impossible to move forward for several minutes – can be a particularly upsetting symptom. When Lise Pape saw how her father was affected by the condition, she became determined to design a device to help. Andrea Downey reports.
It’s three years since Davey Winder first warned about the growing security threat from the Internet of Medical Things. In new research, he sees evidence that it’s an issue which is still not being taken seriously enough.
In the first of our Digital Health Rewired Pitchfest finalist profiles, we speak to Dr Julian Nesbitt whose Dr Julian app aims to give speedier access to mental health support.
In wearables, sensors and AI, Neil Paul thinks he may just see the future of research and patient monitoring – not to mention the best use of primary care time.