Four years after Fabian Bolin’s diagnosis, the War on Cancer app was launched providing a social networking platform for cancer patients and survivors.
Apps, wearable devices and online programmes may help people be more active, manage their weight, quit smoking and reduce alcohol intake, NICE said.
In a survey of 994 GPs, 31% said they recommend patients use NHS approved apps to manage poor mental health if they’re facing delays for NHS treatment.
This month’s mobile apps round-up features news an augmented reality asthma app to teach children how to use their inhaler being rolled out across Suffolk.
Of 245 dermatologists, 93% said keeping photographic records of moles and wider areas of skin was a good way of tracking changes.
Person Centred Software, which enables care to be logged digitally via an app, has been placed 31st on the Deloitte Tech Fast 50.
November’s mobile health and apps round up features the launch of an app which supports those affected by cancer and was co-created with patients.
The CQC annual state of care report suggested technology would bring “great benefits” but warned it should not be implemented as a “blanket solution”.
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This month’s mobile apps round-up features news the NHS London Procurement Partnership is inviting tenders for health and social care apps.
ORCHA evaluated more than 5,000 healthcare apps against 260 performance and compliance factors and found that majority don’t meet minimum standards.