Tag: self-management

Swedish App Retiring Gracefully

Swedish App Retiring Gracefully

Retiring gracefully – Swedish patient group ends app as state steps in. It can be hard for patient groups to know why, when and how to withdraw an app. Ideally, this can happen when the gap it originally addressed is now covered elsewhere. An ongoing…

Patient Groups Address The Impact of Liver Disease

Patient Groups Address The Impact of Liver Disease

World Hepatitis Day 28th July is World Hepatitis Day. In the lead-up to this, UK charity, the British Liver Trust, published its key report “The Alarming Rise of Liver Disease in the UK”. On the other side of the world we also look at how…

Patients Drop out of eHealth Self-Management

Patients Drop out of eHealth Self-Management

Why do so many patients drop out of eHealth self-management support? A recently-published joint study in Norway, investigated why 12 patients with Type 2 Diabetes quickly left a programme of 4 e-consultations intended to support their self-management with eHealth. Interviews with the patients identified 4 common…