Founding teams in their seed phase and young start ups can apply for the SENovation-Award until June 30 to present their business idea when it comes to the senior economy. Welcome are products, apps and services specially designed to serve the elderly or have the aim to bring together young and old. The award is …

by Heather Smith

Our ambitious delivery plans outline how UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) will work with its partners to ensure that world-leading research and innovation continues to flourish in the UK. The 2019-20 Delivery Plans highlight the areas of focus and key activities of UKRI’s nine constituent councils and its cross-cutting themes. The plans have been developed …

by Heather Smith

Discover how the NHS is evolving and adapting to technological advances thanks to pioneering leaders – could technology in healthcare be effectively executed in the world of health and medicine? According to NHS Digital Academy CEO, Rachel Dunscombe, “Technology is the only option for the NHS to make significant gains in productivity and safety. All …

by Heather Smith

The new tools will include a high-resolution population density map with demographic estimates, a movement map and network coverage map. Public health departments are now getting a little bit of help from Facebook to map out where diseases are spreading worldwide. The social media giant recently launched three new maps aimed at helping public health …

by Heather Smith

After breathlessly ascending the peak of inflated expectations, and careening down through the trough of despair, digital health seems poised to re-emerge, battered but not beaten, in the form of digital medicine: digital health plus evidence plus humility. That was my key take-away from a fascinating and constructive meeting, the Harvard Digital Medicine Symposium, I was …

by Heather Smith

The pace of change is accelerating exponentially. Especially in healthcare, it’s being driven by technologies that are transforming the experience for both patients and clinicians. Clinicians need to be connected and mobile to deliver better patient care at the bedside, which really means making critical data available and secure, at their fingertips. For patients, it’s becoming all about …

by Heather Smith

The new apps will include a revamped Health app with a new homepage that better outlines daily activity from the day. There will be a section for “hearing health,” like how loud users play music on your headphones or the loudness of the external environment. It also includes more comprehensive menstrual cycle tracking, vying with …

by Heather Smith

Most Americans believe we live in a country with quality medical care—and have long considered it to be the best in the world. However, the reality is that life expectancy is declining as healthcare costs are rising; so, it’s no surprise that it’s becoming more and more expensive to afford medical care. Relying on personal savings or insurance may not …

by Heather Smith

The digital health industry has much work to do when it comes to developing technologies for underserved populations, including people of color, the LGBTQ community and women. It’s no secret digital health is iterating and evolving at breakneck speed. But many are starting to ask the question, “Are those technologies made with all in mind?” Industry …

by Heather Smith

These are truly extraordinary times. Technology holds the potential to change the world even more than it already has. The pace of change in our daily lives is accelerating exponentially – every minute, every day. Many are calling this the fourth industrial revolution centered on mobility, where the lines between physical, digital, and biological are blurring. These …

by Heather Smith