Tag: apps

How Well Are Teenagers Using Digital Health Tools?

How Well Are Teenagers Using Digital Health Tools?

Digital Health Generation The recent “Digital Health Generation” report raised concerns about how young people in the UK use apps and other digital technologies to manage their health.  Reaching teenagers On the plus side, the survey with more than 1000 English 11-18 year olds and…

Miscarriage Group Supports With ‘Virtual Hugs’

Miscarriage Group Supports With ‘Virtual Hugs’

The cold prevalence data shows that most families are affected in some way by the loss associated with miscarriage. Equally, it seems that most cultures find it hard to talk about. It’s also an issue that the health app industry has sometimes failed to address…

Autism Apps Get Advice From Charities

Autism Apps Get Advice From Charities

Autism Charities Advice On Apps We created myhealthapps.net because we believe patient groups are best placed to recommend apps from hundreds of thousands available. For example, the community of parent and patient organisations for autism offer advice on relevant apps and digital tools.  Directory of…

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…

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,…

Diet And Nutrition Apps Study

Diet And Nutrition Apps Study

Diet and nutrition apps can lead to positive behaviour change, study finds In a recent study of users of diet and nutrition apps, carried out by Brigham Young University (BYU), USA. 96% of respondents reported that using diet or nutrition apps increased their motivation to…

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…

Pharma apps, lack In trust – PatientView

Pharma apps, lack In trust – PatientView

PATIENT VIEW RESEARCH IDENTIFIES LACK OF TRUST IN PHARMA APPS Research by PatientView with 190 patient groups worldwide for Deloitte found that: Only 32% of patient groups surveyed had ‘some’ or ‘high’ trust in health apps from pharma 76% of patient groups had ‘some’ or…