Fitbit and Diabetes UK have announced a three-year partnership which aims to educate on the importance of leading a healthier and more active lifestyle.
TestCard is a combination of a non-invasive urine test kit with an accompanying mobile app that turns a mobile phone’s camera into a clinical grade scanner.
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.
One of the early sessions focused on ‘What makes implementation of digital innovations a success?’ and involved leaders of national bodies.
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Urgent care clinicians in South Gloucestershire now have fast access to shared medical records which provides a clear overview of a patient’s medical journey.
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An online patient portal software company has partnered up with blockchain company to provide a virtual shared medical record to diabetic patients in Bury.
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When our GP columnist Neil Paul turns his mind to NHS finances, his attention quickly turns to medicines and the cash wasted by people just not taking them. Could a smart device make a difference?
Our CCIO columnist professor Joe McDonald remembers his underage drinking years and wonders whether the concept of using digital ID on a night out can apply to the citizen ID agenda in healthcare.
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Our CCIO columnist Professor Joe McDonald remembers one Christmas long ago when his Uncle Jimmy taught him about rate limiting steps, and wonders whether a festive bonus could remove the NHS’s own rate limiting step on the way to digitisation.