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.
NHS England committed to ensuring digital services replaced clunky paper notes when the Long Term Plan was published in January.
Dom Raban realised more could be done to help children feel at ease in hospital after watching his 13-year-old daughter go through cancer treatment.
Data, including period frequency, use of contraception and symptoms like blood pressure and acne, are being shared directly with the social media company.
This month’s mobile apps round-up features news WhatsApp-style clinical messaging app Forward could save the NHS £44m a year.
The innovations address several challenges faced by the NHS including workflow management; access to services; and decision support.
Docly was officially registered with the CQC on 9 August and was officially launched in the UK a few days later on 12 August.