Michale Ollove from The Pew Charitable Trusts, has written an interesting piece on how telemedicine is increasingly being used in prison to avoid prisoners having to visit hospitals and to try and save costs. The story beings with an alarming anecdote:
Texas prison psychiatrist Pradan Nathan recalls an unsettling face-to-face session with a dissatisfied patient about a dozen years ago at a maximum security prison in East Texas. The large man, a member of a notorious…
The Australian Telehealth Conference is taking place on 28-29 April 2016 in Sydney Australia.
Registration is now available on the ATC2016 website: …
Proteus Digital Health have announced that the FDA has agreed to review it's "smart pill" that combines a schizophrenia medicine with tiny digestible sensor. When the pill reaches the stomach the pill sends a digital signal to a wearable patch that is plastered to the patient's skin. The patch then relays…
The future for health technologies: innovation, funding and regulation
Wednesday, 18th March 2015
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We've previously discussed the use of Drones for Healthcare. Now Google has entered the drone delivery space with Project Wing:
I can imagine a device like this delivering prescriptions to rural patients (as opposed to dog food in the video), or even…
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Careers in Health Informatics
Dr Chris Paton
BMBS BMedSci, MBA, FACHI, FFCI
This e-Seminar will cover how to develop your career in Health Informatics.
The seminar is hosted by Dr Chris Paton, a digital health researcher at Oxford University and Editor of the Health Informatics Forum. He is a Fellow of the Australasian College of Health Informatics and the UK Faculty of Clinical Informatics and worked as a medical doctor in the NHS and New Zealand before specialising in Clinical Informatics research at Oxford University. Dr Paton is Associate Editor for Sage Digital Health and BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making journals.
Tuesday 11th December 2018
7-8pm GMT, 2-3pm EST
I graduated with a degree in dentistry from Egypt and spent most of my clinical career in private practice before completing a masters degree in Health Informatics at the Karolinska Institute in Sweden. I have been working in the fi…"