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 […]
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 […]
Very excited to announce the publication of my new article for The King’s Fund with Matthew Honeyman on the eight technologies that will change health and care:
I wrote an article for NPR’s KQED Digital Health pages, on hype and hubris in digital health, and the reality of working as a doctor in the digital age.