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Wearables – US Digital Health Market

Wearables – US Digital Health Market

US DIGITAL HEALTH ADOPTION SURVEY The digital health market in the US is quite volatile for a combination of regulatory, political and economic factors. However, it can still be useful to reflect on a market characterised by patient choice and advanced wearables, mHealth and eHealth […]

VASCERN – Patient Groups Develop App Together

VASCERN – Patient Groups Develop App Together

RARE VASCULAR DISEASE PATIENT GROUPS DEVELOP APP TOGETHER  To begin with Mhealth, apps and eHealth can play a critical role in rare diseases. They can help address some of the gaps in health infrastructure, from finding out about getting a diagnosis, through to information, support […]

Cybersecurity – SingHealth in Singapore

Cybersecurity – SingHealth in Singapore

ADVOCATING FOR PATIENT CYBERSECURITY? The recent media coverage of the hacking of 1.5 million patient health records at SingHealth in Singapore, including those of the Prime Minister and other ministers, revealed a key gap. Those directly affected – the ordinary patients and their patient groups […]

Patient Groups Struggle with Digital health Skill Gap

Patient Groups Struggle with Digital health Skill Gap

Which digital health skills gaps are biggest for patient groups? A recent Australian report highlighted that one of the biggest barriers to digital health was lack of skills. No surprises there. What is interesting is that the survey of 114 digital health start-ups said that […]

Health Apps Market Update – Research2Guidance

Health Apps Market Update – Research2Guidance

78,000 new health apps published in 2017 from Research2Guidance Keeping up with the growing health market is becoming ever more difficult. There were 78,000 new health and medical apps added to the global market in 2017 alone. This was one of the main findings from […]

DIGITAL HEALTH IN PRIMARY CARE 

DIGITAL HEALTH IN PRIMARY CARE 

Patient Groups Contribute to Regulation For Digital Health in Primary Care Have you seen the latest report into digital health primary care/General Practitioner health services by the UK Care Quality Commission? It suggests that although quality of care is improving, there are still significant hurdles […]

Asthma Digital Health, Where Next?

Asthma Digital Health, Where Next?

Asthma digital health, what is next? As a huge therapy area, asthma has attracted a large number of poor quality `me too’ apps and poorly implemented digital health activities. But this year there could be a number of breakthroughs in asthma digital health and mHealth, […]

Patient Groups and Data Protection Practice

Patient Groups and Data Protection Practice

BEST DATA PROTECTION PRACTICE  For many European patient groups and organisations, understanding their obligations under the European Union General Data Protection Regulation can be challenging. Touching all patient group activities from creating apps, to holding individual’s data, to clinical research and registries, the Regulation will […]

Deloitte – Patients Reasons to Share Data

Deloitte – Patients Reasons to Share Data

PATIENT VIEW RESEARCH IDENTIFIES PATIENTS’ REASONS TO SHARE DATA – Deloitte Research by PatientView with 190 patient groups worldwide for Deloitte found that patients would be “willing” or “somewhat willing” to share their personal health data from apps if it is guaranteed that: Firstly, the […]