Why use a digital health app? With more than 90,000 digital health apps being added in 2020 alone, physicians are bombarded with download options as much in their professional life as in their private life.1 However, not all apps are equal, with the top 110 apps accounting for almost 50% of all downloads.1 So why… Read More Sorting the wheat from the chaff. Choosing a digital health app.
What the doctors of tomorrow (and today) will have in their bag. Listen to the podcast.… Read More The digital doctor’s bag.
Do you own a fitness tracker? Or even just activate the steps counter on your phone? Most of us have used some sort of health or fitness app, whether to go running or record more intimate details. Most of us have also ticked all the terms and conditions automatically. To comply with GDPR, the information… Read More GDPR and fitness apps.
As a doctor, I have always been very aware of the importance of patient confidentiality. Not only for ethical or legal reasons but also for purely practical purposes. If you don’t have all the information you can’t make the right decisions, and you will only get all the embarrassing information if patients are confident it… Read More GDPR and health data – the questions you need to ask as a doctor.
As expert patients go, there are few as expert as type 1 diabetics when it come to the latest technology. Patients with diabetes who turn up unwell in the ED with high blood sugars and an insulin pump can get diabetes nurse input before a transfer to ITU. However, ED docs and GPS can use the… Read More Insulin pumps and artificial pancreas