Tag: USA

Campaigning against health inequity

Campaigning against health inequity

The patient advocacy battle for improved health equity has lasted for generations. Arguably, the diverse impact of Covid both globally between countries, and within specific communities, has intensified focus on the scale of health inequity.  Two major patient communities in the US, representing Diabetes and…

Alzheimer’s Association – Virtual Library to Pinterest App Pages

Alzheimer’s Association – Virtual Library to Pinterest App Pages

From a virtual library to Pinterest app pages: Alz.org Patient groups can be very versatile at bringing together comprehensive resources in one place for patient and carers. The US-based, not-for-profit, Alzheimer’s Association unites real world and virtual resources to help empower patient, carer and clinical…

ADHD Apps – Recommendations for Renal

ADHD Apps – Recommendations for Renal

At Myhealthapps.net we believe that patient groups can be a trusted source of expert user reviews of apps and we look for examples of groups curating app libraries well. Here we look at two contrasting patient communities, for their overviews on renal apps and apps…

US Cancer Charity Issues Safe Search Guidance

US Cancer Charity Issues Safe Search Guidance

Some years ago, we created a toolkit to help people searching for health apps to do that safely. So, it’s always reassuring to see charities supporting patients guide individuals towards trusted resources. Where to start finding information Building on work by the US National Cancer…

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…