Our latest mobile health and apps round up features news that a survey by Roche Products Ltd has revealed there is an appetite for the NHS App
A poll has revealed that half of Digital Health News readers believe interoperability standards should be the top priority for the new NHS national CCIO, Dr Simon Eccles.
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The new national CCIO, Dr Simon Eccles, revealed on Twitter that his main priority for IT in the NHS was to let patients “view records and care plan”.
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When Patient.co.uk wanted to promote its ‘Q score’ heart health tool, it turned to social media. Fiona Barr discovers why its Twitter and Facebook campaign both worked and won an EHI Award.
Social media “opens you up” to public view, but also gives you the opportunity to inform and inspire people, Dr Ranj told EHI Live 2014.
The presenter of ‘Get Well Soon’ will be visiting EHI Live 2014. He told EHI about his “inner geek”, the role of social media in healthcare, and his experience of NHS IT.
Healthcare bosses should be careful when using “unstructured” Twitter feedback to measure the quality of a hospital’s care, according to a study done by researchers from Imperial College and Oxford University.
A practical guide to help UK doctors navigate the ethical and confidentiality dilemmas posed by social media has been published by the Royal College of General Practitioners.
There’s any amount of guidance on using social media in healthcare, yet most trusts remain downright suspicious. Andrew Carr, an emergency nurse practitioner in Cambridge and IT enthusiast, wonders why.
Medical defence organisation MDDUS is urging doctors to stay away from snappy-happy photographers and avoid appearing in pictures from their Christmas ‘do’ or New Year party.