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Retiring Health Apps, Does it Have to be This Way?

Retiring Health Apps, Does it Have to be This Way?

Retiring apps As an Englishman I’ve always liked the Polish saying which translates as `to leave in the English way’.  Roughly, it means that we sneak out without anyone noticing. The same seems to be true of nearly all health apps at the end of […]

Patient Groups and Site App Recommendations

Patient Groups and Site App Recommendations

Patient groups supporting app reviews and recommendations… The founding principle of myhealthapps.net is that patient groups understand best what patients need from apps. So, we have always advocated that patient groups curate up-to-date reviews and recommendations for apps on their own websites.  In this blog, […]

Podcast – The Audio That Is Reaching Out

Podcast – The Audio That Is Reaching Out

Patient and caregiver podcast – they’re reaching out  In the age of video blogs (Vlogs) and webcasting, it might be tempting to overlook the humble audio podcast. Actually, as patient communities worldwide continue to demonstrate, it has a number of key advantages. For example, in […]

AppleVis and Guide Dogs Accessiblitity

AppleVis and Guide Dogs Accessiblitity

AppleVis – Bridging the accessibility gap I’ll confess now that I’ve written user manuals for everything from the system that may generate your phone bill, to specialist software systems and guides for mobile phones. So, I’m more than full of admiration for any patient group […]

AI Transforming Healthcare

AI Transforming Healthcare

Guest contributor Damien Gruson, Coordinator, City-Labs Project, says trust and education are essential if AI is to transform healthcare.  Artificial intelligence to transform healthcare – are we ready for health 2.0? With a market projected to reach $70 billion by 2020, AI is dominating the […]

aHUS Alliance – Sharing Through Blogs

aHUS Alliance – Sharing Through Blogs

Sharing Patient Group Experience Through Blogs – aHUS Alliance Working with patient groups for decades, it’s always striking how tough and resilient the individuals at their heart have to be. The challenges and pressures seem to have intensified in that time, and getting noticed in the […]

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 […]

DVDs – Patient Organisations Using Video material

DVDs – Patient Organisations Using Video material

Patient Organisations Sending DVDs to Support Patients In the age of video-streaming services like Netflix, and the disappearance of CD/DVD drives from computers, some may consider the DVD a declining format. However, most people still own devices that can play DVDs, and they can still […]

Brain Cancer Resources – printed or digital?

Brain Cancer Resources – printed or digital?

When can printed resources be better than digital? In the field of cancer care and cancer care in general, in particular, patients welcome and even seek out support to manage their condition. But how should this support be delivered? In a digital world, resources to […]

HIV Apps, Are They Fit for Purpose?

HIV Apps, Are They Fit for Purpose?

Are HIV apps fit for purpose?  A recent study by a team of researchers from University College London and Glasgow Caledonian University looked at over 600 HIV apps to assess their functionality. They also analysed users’ reviews to see if the apps were meeting their […]