These days TVs are linked to the internet, so why – our GP columnist ponders – can’t healthcare devices be similarly connected?
Fresh from the third CBC Digital Health Conference, Digital Health News takes a look at the new app news coming out from academics.
The Internet of Things is an exciting prospect for healthcare; but when everything from transfusion pumps to home testing kits are linked to your network, how do you secure it?
Joe McDonald has found an elegant solution to the puzzle of how to let his mum’s kettle tell him she’s ok; and it could be an early example of how the Internet of Things will change health and social care.
Terry Espiner, client director – UK healthcare at Cisco Systems, talks to Digital Health editor Jon Hoeksma about why digital technologies are fundamental to NHS business.
This month’s round-up from the world of healthcare apps and disruptive technologies: includes an NHS trust app to support lung surgery patients; a gaming-inspired stop smoking app; and £10 million for a Manchester IoT project.