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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 […]

DrugStars app and patient associations

DrugStars app and patient associations

Award-winning DrugStars app enables Danish patients to: Win 1 `star’ each time they take their prescribed medication correctly Convert their `stars’ into a cash donation to a patient association Increase their donation by reviewing their medications. Patient associations: Innovative rewards for compliance Whatever term you […]

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 […]

Sleep Apnea ResearchKit Study

Sleep Apnea ResearchKit Study

American Sleep Apnea Association research app… To begin with advances in both hardware and software now give patient groups practical ways to start encouraging people to share data for research.  The first wave of patient groups that are using Apple’s Sleep Apnea ResearchKit to gather […]

EC Safety of App Safety: Consultation April 2017

EC Safety of App Safety: Consultation April 2017

Citizens raise app safety concerns To begin with citizens made up nearly half of respondents to public consultation by the European Commission into app safety concerns around health apps.  With attention to the synopsis report, published in March 2017: Firstly it aimed to explore concerns […]

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 […]

App development: Arthritis Society in Canada

App development: Arthritis Society in Canada

Bridging the gap between patient groups and developers In brief, feedback from the Arthritis Society in Canada helped a developer to expand the scope of their arthritis app. The app, myHand, originally focused on helping patients to: measure physical changes in their hands identify how […]