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Can I get that app on prescription?

As a GP working in a busy inner London practice, I’m getting increasingly used to hearing the words, ‘I’ll just check my app’. Whether the consultation is about blood pressure or mental health, there seems to be an app for just about everything. But is there a market... read more

How Wearable Technology Is Improving Seniors’ Lives

Technology is constantly changing the way we live and consume information every day — from our mobile devices to social media. Wearable technology, though, takes this trend to the next level. More specifically, seniors are benefitting from the wearable tech that... read more

Four Ways Technology is Helping Mental Health

Mental illness has historically been brushed under the carpet and treated as a taboo subject. Thankfully, times are changing. With many celebrities, and even royalty, sharing stories about their own mental health health challenges, people are becoming more open about... read more

Healthcare Gets a Dose of Virtual Reality

Virtual reality (VR) has traditionally been associated with gaming, however the development of VR solutions for healthcare applications is accelerating rapidly.  Technologies such as the Oculus Rift and Oculus Go headsets are freely available – at a price – and tech... read more

Top Twitter Accounts to follow in Digital Health

With so many social media platforms to choose from, it can be hard to keep up with all the conversations!  While LinkedIn, Facebook and Instagram have their place, it seems (in our opinion anyway) that Twitter is the ‘go to' destination for connecting and... read more

How Amazon's Alexa Technology is Transforming Healthcare

Have the sniffles? Forget “Dr. Google,” where a cursory search of symptoms may incorrectly point you toward a cancer diagnosis. Amazon Alexa, the voice-assisted technology built into a number of appliances and smart products—most notably Amazon’s Echo smart... read more

7 Ways Predictive Analytics Can Improve Healthcare

In the last century alone, healthcare technology has remarkably transformed the average life expectancy of around 7 billion people across the world. But with every advancement, there comes a price. The advancements in healthcare have resulted in an ever-increasing... read more

Three Tips on Approaching the Chinese Market

Want to enter the Chinese market? Here’s what digital health companies need to consider. The total health market in China has an estimated value of over £1 trillion this year. Within that, the digital health market is projected to experience rapid growth, from $3... read more

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