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Blood Pressure UK connects patients online

Blood Pressure UK connects patients online

Blood Pressure UK connects patients online to free local checks Blood Pressure UK is currently promoting access to Know Your Numbers! Week, the nation’s biggest blood pressure checking event by: recruiting qualified centres to carry out blood pressure checks as part of its annual ‘Know […]

HIV Testing Support via Patient Groups

HIV Testing Support via Patient Groups

Patient groups support text messaging for HIV testing In a project to promote HIV testing in the workplace, researchers concluded the following: Firstly, text messaging is a well received way to motivate people to take HIV tests and follow-up action Secondly, 95 per cent of […]

Atrial Fibrillation Association confirms patient benefits

Atrial Fibrillation Association confirms patient benefits

AF Association confirms patient benefits of mobile self-monitoring: atrial fibrillation The UK Atrial Fibrillation Association took a recent survey. It uncovers patient needs about self-monitoring their conditions versus clinical visits. The results we as follows: 87% said that they would gain much more freedom when travelling […]

Asthma UK pressing for digital health transformation

Asthma UK pressing for digital health transformation

Asthma UK, mHealth In its recent report, “Smart asthma: Real world implementation of connected devices in the UK to reduce asthma attacks”, Asthma UK continues its long-standing commitment to digital health in asthma. As a result, the report explores “opportunities and possible pitfalls as we […]

Patient advocacy with apps – healthcare

Patient advocacy with apps – healthcare

Driving patient advocacy Patient advocacy with apps: Firstly, through their use of the internet, social media and apps, there is more of a level playing field between small and larger patient groups. Secondly, for years patient organisations of all sizes have created advocacy toolkits to […]

European cancer patient group argues the benefits

European cancer patient group argues the benefits

European cancer patient group argue benefits of mHealth… Lets begin with the European Cancer Patient Coalition (ECPC) which argues the case for mHealth in cancer as part of its White Paper, `The Value of Innovation in Oncology’. In due time the paper will be launched. With […]