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 …

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 …

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 …

UK GDS Identity Assurance

Identity and access management is one of the most challenging aspects of securing citizen, and from a National Health Service perspective patient, engagement on-line with services and information. This especially important when the engagement extends to on-line access to highly Read More …