Exhibition Road in the London Borough of Kensington & Chelsea is home to the some of the world’s greatest museums. But its also part of a recent experiment in urban design, called Shared Space. Along the length of the street, the lines between road and pavement have been dissolved: cars and pedestrians share the same space, […]
Originally published in Tincture A new European research project is building the first device-agnostic digital health platform. It will allow healthcare providers to collect and analyze data from any wearable or smartphone. The wearable technology market has accelerated since the launch of the Pebble watch three years ago. In 2015 alone over 72 million watch […]
Clinical Researcher www.radar-cns.org From the RADAR-CNS website: Remote Assessment of Disease and Relapse – Central Nervous System (RADAR-CNS) is a new collaborative research programme that will explore the potential of wearable devices to help prevent and treat depression, multiple sclerosis and epilepsy. RADAR-CNS is a major new research programme which is developing new ways of monitoring […]
OBH Sense360 Developed for Outcomes Based Healthcare, Sense360 is a new digital way of measuring health outcomes, created to help healthcare systems measure and pay for the value they provide. Health outcomes are currently measured using long, laborious Patient Reported Outcome (PRO) questionaires, which present a barrier to the widespread adoption of outcomes based […]
An abridged version in the Guardian of the King’s Fund article I wrote with Matthew Honeyman, published in January 2016.
My recent article in WIRED Magazine, arguing that we need good design – as well as checklists – to improve patient safety.
Very excited to announce that Outcomes Based Healthcare’s partner Softserve was awarded Connected Mobility Solution of the Year at the European IT and Software Excellence Awards. Working protoype of Sense360 developed by Outcomes Based Healthcare and Softserve won the Connected Mobility Solution of the Year. Designed to predict health outcomes in people with diabetes by […]
In 2013 the Journal of Patient Safety published a report that found that 440,000 Americans were dying each year from preventable medical error. In the three years that have elapsed since then new technologies to prevent such errors have been developed – if not necessarily implemented. But how far can throwing technology at the problem […]
Many months after the last Start Up of the Month, I caught up with engineer and founder Isabella Degen to find out about an exciting new machine learning start up for people with diabetes: Ayuda Heuristics. What is Ayuda Heuristics and how did it arise? I’m a robotics engineer, and I’ve had type 1 diabetes […]
Not safe, not fair… Todays decision by the Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt to impose the junior doctors‘ contract has sent ripples through the department where I work. There has been a range of responses, from furious to despairing and apathetic – often depending on the grade of the doctor. The more junior, the more hopeful: its early […]