April’s mobile health and apps round up features news that personal details of around 150 million MyFitnessPal users have been compromised, plus a Finnish university claiming it has developed an app that can help users monitor their risk of having a stroke.
This month’s mobile health and apps roundup sees a prescription delivery app crowned Best British Mobile Startup 2018 at Mobile World Congress, and covers Uber’s launch of a healthcare platform for non-emergency medical transport in the US.
Doctaly, a UK-based online platform that enables NHS doctors to see private patients around their contracted hours, has been awarded more than £900,000 in funding.
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February’s mobile health and apps roundup features a collection of apps from Public Health England, including one designed to tackle smoking, which reminds smokers why they are giving up the habit.
Amanda Claeys, chief nursing information officer at East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust, explains why she’s not too appy about apps and reveals who she would most like to portray her on the big screen.
Parkinson’s UK has teamed up with One Mobile Health to create a library of apps and devices to support those living with the condition.
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Care assistants have spoken and based on feedback, Bluebird Care, has developed a mobile guide giving staff access to critical information.
Aside from a number of speeches and announcements, those who attended EHI Live 2017 could also browse a number of exhibitions with some displaying the latest health technologies. From virtual operating tables to mobile libraries – here is a round-up of some of the best.
Creating the building blocks for seamless healthcare mobility: How to prepare for the move to a mobile-first solution in the healthcare sector
It’s vital for healthcare organisations to have a strategy in place before moving towards mobile working. The building blocks are key and if implemented correctly, moving to seamless, secure and flexible mobility could help address the pressures facing the sector.
For the third of Digital Health’s advisory series, Claire Read reports on how mobile technology is being valuably used to improve care within hospital walls and to help non-clinical staff work more efficiently.