Public Service to be saved by digital engagement?

Using the Devon Local Authority area and demographic as a model, an assessment of this authorities annual social and economic benefits potential for public service digital engagement with citizens has currently reached a staggering value in excess of £2.4billion. Realisation Read More …

Digital Patient Engagement or Participation?

By 2018 patients should have access to their medical records online. By 2020 this should have evolved into a digital patient engagement solution as health and social care achieves “paperless at the point of care” working practices. But is it just Read More …

Healthcare Technologies Shaping the Future of Medicine

Healthcare technologies that have potential to really shape the way medicine and healthcare is practiced and delivered is explored  by Dr. Bertalan Mesko, PhD, The Medical Futurist, author, keynote speaker, geek doctor with PhD in genomics, science fiction fanatic who Read More …

Mauritius Declaration on the Internet of Things

Jacob Kohnstamm – Chairman of the Executive Committee of the International Privacy Conference Drudeisha Madhub – Chairwoman of the Mauritius Data Protection Office Mauritius Declaration on the Internet of Things The internet of things is here to stay. Ever more devices are connected to the Read More …

Intelligent Prosthetics and Future Upgrades

An astonishing story has recently surfaced of technological progress to overcome disability, about a man called Les Baugh who lost both arms in an electrical accident 40 years ago. That with the help of Johns Hopkins University’s Applied Physics Laboratory and Read More …

Health records on your own Facebook-style page

AN ambitious hi-tech £11m plan to allow any doctor or nurse to access a patient’s information from anywhere in the country is being launched by Islington health chiefs. Patients will have their own Facebook-style  health records page or app, detailing Read More …

Digital Citizen Centred Healthcare Critical for Reform

Citizen centred healthcare is part of a shift in focus which has drawn increasing interest in recent years, highlighting the importance of incorporating citizens’ needs and perspectives into care delivery. The citizen’s engagement with their care is now considered a Read More …