Ever since the industrial revolution, there has been a fear of machines taking over our work and medicine is no different. There can be a feeling among digital health enthusiasts that doctors are anti-innovation and that they will have to reinvent them or be left behind. Nothing further from the truth in a profession where life-long learning is part of the course
Listen to this post as a podcast instead. What is it? Telemedicine is, as its name explains, medicine at a distance. This can be synchronised in time with both doctor and patient being in contact at the same time or asynchronous with a time lag. Telemedicine has existed in one form or another as long […]
Over the past years, months and days, we’ve all been exposed to #fakenews in one form or another. Some of it is obvious and maybe even funny. Other fake news maybe less obvious, especially if it comes through a friend or colleague. #coronavirus has led to many fast circulating examples of misinformation so here is […]
Sometimes reading a blog post or an article is hard to fit in. Try getting your updates with these podcasts in ENGLISH. An introduction to the GDPR for doctors. The difference between anonymisation and pseudoanonymisation in health data – stay compliant with GDPR. Polypharmacy. Communicating with patients.
Have you ever been so exhausted with making decisions at work that you decide you just want pizza for dinner (any pizza, as long as someone else decides the toppings)? This decision fatigue (1) is a very real experience for all types of doctors and health professionals who spend their day taking important decisions with life or […]