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Machine-Learning Based Clinical Decision Support

13

Jan 2019

Machine-Learning Based Clinical Decision Support

In Article By cosgadmin

I wrote a book chapter for a Springer publication on the importance of trust and transparency in designing machine-learning systems for clinical decision support. Transparency is a major issue for some approaches such as neural nets, but even for those algorithms whose outputs are amenable to inspection, designing the interface to communicate the provenance of […]

Mindstrong: Measurement-based Mental Health

13

Jan 2019

Mindstrong: Measurement-based Mental Health

In Projects By cosgadmin

As Clinical Product Manager for Mindstrong I lead product development for their healthcare products Health by Mindstrong and Care by Mindstrong. Mindstrong’s technology measures cognitive and emotional function through patterns in the way you type, tap and swipe your smartphone screen. These measures are used both in research, as an endpoint for clinical trials, and in clinical practice to deliver […]

Reform: Blockchain in the NHS

26

Dec 2018

Reform: Blockchain in the NHS

In Article Innovation Medicine By cosgadmin

My recent article for UK thinktank Reform, on blockchain and health records. Read the full report here: Blockchain in the NHS.

Karius: Next Gen Sequencing for Infectious Disease Diagnostics

13

Dec 2017

Karius: Next Gen Sequencing for Infectious Disease Diagnostics

In Projects Uncategorised By cosgadmin

Despite recent guidance from the FDA on software as a medical device, the path to regulatory approval and clinical adoption for digital diagnostics and therapeutics is as yet relatively unclear. I joined genomic diagnostics company, Karius, as a Product Manager in 2016 to learn about traditional biotech product development, from analytical and clinical validation studies to […]

The dangers of AI in health care: risk homeostasis and automation bias

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Jul 2017

The dangers of AI in health care: risk homeostasis and automation bias

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, […]

Finally, Passive Smartphone Sensing Comes to Health Care

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Oct 2016

Finally, Passive Smartphone Sensing Comes to Health Care

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 […]

RADAR-CNS

10

Sep 2016

RADAR-CNS

In Projects Uncategorised By cosgadmin

RADAR-CNS is a European research consortium dedicated to developing passive, digital detection of relapse in depression, multiple sclerosis and epilepsy. I reported into Prof Matthew Hotopf who leads the program, researching and defining the smartphone and wearable device sensors with a team of leading academics from across the consortium.  From the RADAR-CNS website:  RADAR-CNS is a […]

Passive sensing for Outcomes Based Healthcare

10

Jul 2016

Passive sensing for Outcomes Based Healthcare

In Projects Uncategorised By cosgadmin

OBH Sense360 Outcomes Based Healthcare is the UK’s leading healthcare consultancy dedicated to helping healthcare providers and payers define and measure outcomes for value-based care. I led product development of Sense360, a novel digital tool for measuring health outcomes using passively gathered smartphone sensor data.  Health outcomes are currently measured using long, laborious Patient Reported Outcome […]

Guardian: Eight technologies that could change healthcare beyond recognition

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May 2016

Guardian: Eight technologies that could change healthcare beyond recognition

In Uncategorised By cosgadmin

An abridged version in the Guardian of the King’s Fund article I wrote with Matthew Honeyman, published in January 2016.

WIRED: Moving beyond checklists could make the NHS safer

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Apr 2016

WIRED: Moving beyond checklists could make the NHS safer

My recent article in WIRED Magazine, arguing that we need good design – as well as checklists – to improve patient safety.

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