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5 considerations before building those digital health apps!

5 considerations before building those digital health apps! | Digital Health | Scoop.it
What goes into building successful digital health apps? Start out with a little strategic planning.
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The medical devices improving survival rates of CVD patients - Raconteur

Ingenious medical devices and surgical instruments have helped improve survival rates among patients with life-threatening heart conditions
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Google Deepmind: Should patients trust the company with their data? - BBC News

Google Deepmind: Should patients trust the company with their data? - BBC News | Digital Health | Scoop.it
Google has ambitious plans for using medical records and appears to also be bidding to create a truly digitised NHS.
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Google's DeepMind could be used to treat blindness

Google's DeepMind could be used to treat blindness | Digital Health | Scoop.it
Machine learning processes will be applied to around a million eye scans to help search for early symptoms of sight loss
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NHS Develops First of its Kind App for Mental Health Patients

Decades of global stigma over electro-convulsive therapy (ECT), a potentially life-saving treatment that helps thousands of patients with illnesses like severe depression, could soon be overcome as a result of a first of its kind mobile app...
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Digital health: Where we are and where we need to go

Digital health: Where we are and where we need to go | Digital Health | Scoop.it
Digital health Where we are and where we need to go - Articles Pioneering eHealth evangelist and founder of the annual digital health conference in Paris, Doctors 2. 0 You, Denise Silber speaks to pharmaphorum about how the digital health field has progre
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Virtual reality helps people with MS relive their passions in touching ad campaign

Virtual reality helps people with MS relive their passions in touching ad campaign | Digital Health | Scoop.it
Virtual reality helps a surfer and a dancer with MS reconnect with what they love most.
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Mobile health: Technology is not the issue, behaviour is

Mobile health: Technology is not the issue, behaviour is | Digital Health | Scoop.it
Writing following the Mobile World Congress, Marcus Sigurdsson of McCann Health reports that when it comes to mobile-driven health apps and services, the technology is ready. But driving actual behaviour change remains a hurdle, which means health communicators have an important role to play. Digital, Marketing, Opinions
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Combining UX design and psychology to change behaviours

Combining UX design and psychology to change behaviours | Digital Health | Scoop.it
What drives human behavior, and how can you use these insights along with UX practices to change how users interact with your site? Guidelines and tips.
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Microsoft and Novartis Team Up to Tackle Multiple Sclerosis

Microsoft and Novartis Team Up to Tackle Multiple Sclerosis | Digital Health | Scoop.it
A new tool called Assess MS uses Microsoft’s Kinect game to quantify if the disease is progressing or not—which has been challenging in the past
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71% of consumers are interested in quantifying their health and lifestyle behaviours

71% of consumers are interested in quantifying their health and lifestyle behaviours | Digital Health | Scoop.it
71 percent of consumers are interested in quantifying their health and lifestyle behavior
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How to make digital health apps relevant

How to make digital health apps relevant | Digital Health | Scoop.it
Is it time for more meaningful digital health apps? We look at ways to turn technology on its head and make it really work for better patient outcomes.
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Will digital health’s impact in pharma mean that size will matter less?

Will digital health’s impact in pharma mean that size will matter less? | Digital Health | Scoop.it
At Health 2.0, BTG Digital Health Innovation Director Amanda Goltz talked about how digital health could help make it a more powerful player in pharma.
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Digital health may change the pharma market in a good way. 
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How data is giving healthcare advertising a shot in the arm

How data is giving healthcare advertising a shot in the arm | Digital Health | Scoop.it
With an ever growing bank of valuable data generated by patients and doctors taking to online and social media to diagnose ailments, we look at how brands can harness this to make their marketing more powerful.
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Developing a Framework for Evaluating the Patient Engagement, Quality, and Safety of Mobile Health Applications

Developing a Framework for Evaluating the Patient Engagement, Quality, and Safety of Mobile Health Applications | Digital Health | Scoop.it
This issue brief describes criteria for evaluating mobile apps for high-need, high-cost populations based on their potential to improve patient engagement and on their quality and safety, as well as results of their efforts to test and refine those criteria using a sample of apps.
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How To Train Your Human: Designing For Healthier Habits

How To Train Your Human: Designing For Healthier Habits | Digital Health | Scoop.it
Cues, such as boredom, hunger, an activity, a time, or an emotion trigger us to do certain actions or routines. When we complete that routine, we get a..
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Designing With The Patient in Mind

Designing With The Patient in Mind | Digital Health | Scoop.it
Marie Ennis-O'Conner explains how the potential of digital technology will never be realized if unless the stakeholders work alongside patients in co-designing
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UK cancer surgery to be live-streamed via virtual reality technology

UK cancer surgery to be live-streamed via virtual reality technology | Digital Health | Scoop.it
Surgeon Shafi Ahmed will carry out procedure for viewers to watch using mobile phone and VR headset
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Toyota develops wearable to help the blind

Toyota develops wearable to help the blind | Digital Health | Scoop.it
Toyota is working to develop a wearable for the blind and visually impaired that will help them have greater freedom, independence and confidence
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Smartphone Blood Pressure App May Be Inaccurate

Smartphone Blood Pressure App May Be Inaccurate | Digital Health | Scoop.it
inaccurate, missing high blood pressure readings in 4 out of every 5 patients tested
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How psychology is adapting to the world of tech

How psychology is adapting to the world of tech | Digital Health | Scoop.it
With the increased use of online therapy and wellness-based mobile applications, the field of mental health is following in the path of physical health..
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Can the Apple Watch be the next new thing in cancer treatment?

Can the Apple Watch be the next new thing in cancer treatment? | Digital Health | Scoop.it
Amy Gray discusses how the Apple Watch can improve the way patients interact with their healthcare.
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