Health Informatics News

Mobile (15)

 

2855374785?profile=RESIZE_710x

Friday, June 14th, 2019 11am EST (4:00 PM - 5:00 PM BST)

Attendence fee: $10 USD

Free attendence for attendees from DAC-listed countries: please use coupon code INT01 when registering.

Presenters:

Dr Alain Labrique is an infectious disease epidemiologist, community trialist and a globally recognized leader in…

Read more…

Dr Niall Winters, Associate Professor, University of Oxford

This talk focuses on how mobile technologies can support the training and supervision of CHWs in LMICs, drawing on empirical work in Kenya and Uganda. Dr Winters examines on-going research into how the latest advances in artificial intelligence may be leveraged to support…

Read more…

mHealth e-Seminar: Dr Niall Winters and Dr Judith McCool

Tuesday, June 4, 2019 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM BST at:

https://attendee.gototraining.com/r/1895308856266139649

This e-Seminar will consist of 2 presentations on the use of mobile technology to improve healthcare in Low- and Middle-Income Countries (LMICs) followed by a group…

Read more…

The US had seen the launch of DFree, a wearable connected health monitor that uses an ultrasonic sensor to alert users to a full bladder.

Changes in bladder size are monitored via a sensor secured to the abdomen with medical tape. A receiver then clips to the wearer’s belt. The device can track the progression of bladder movements and predicts urination timing using a patented algorithm. It sends data to an iOS app which can…

Read more…

Apple Announces CareKit

Apple have just announced a new open source framework to allow developers to build healthcare apps that use the 6 CareKit modules.

The modules are:

  • Care Card: this module manages task that a patient needs to perform as part of their treatment such as taking a medication or changing a wound dressing.
  • Symptom and Measurement Tracker: this module helps patients evaluate the effectiveness of a treatment plan and manages tasks such as…
Read more…

Trackers by Richard MacManus

3301404111?profile=RESIZE_180x180

Richard MacManus (the founder of the tech website ReadWriteWeb) has written a great book about self-tracking for health called "Trackers". The book is now available for Kindle and iTunes. I'd highly recommend the book for anyone interested in mHealth and self-tracking - Richard writes in a very easy to read style and the book covers a lot of interesting cases of using…

Read more…

Apple Preparing HealthKit Rollout

3301451803?profile=RESIZE_480x480

Reuters is reporting on Apple's rollout of HealthKit:

Apple has been discussing how its "HealthKit" service will work with health providers at Mount Sinai, the Cleveland Clinic and Johns Hopkins as well as with Allscripts, a competitor to electronic health records provider Epic Systems, people familiar with the discussions…

Read more…

Can your phone improve your mood?

3301421156?profile=RESIZE_180x180Earlier this year some research was carried out, which reduced aggressive behaviour in young offenders by manipulating their perception of ambiguous facial expressions.   On the back of this, a new app has been developed called HappyPlace which aims to combat low mood by making sense of facial expressions.

 

“Past research…

Read more…
RSS
Email me when there are new items in this category –

Latest Activity

Katarzyna Greisiger, Thony Sanon, Emily Morgan and 4 more joined Health Informatics Forum
51 minutes ago
Esraa Mohamed is now a member of Health Informatics Forum
Saturday
yachna jacob replied to B.kavitha's discussion NURSING INFORMATICS IN INDIA
"Hi kavitha.
Is your platform still open for discussion"
Saturday
Ambieninfo updated their profile
Wednesday
Amber Kelley is now a member of Health Informatics Forum
Aug 14
Peter Given updated their profile
Aug 13
Judith McCool is now a member of Health Informatics Forum
Aug 13
Yasser Sami Amer and Franklin Chibuike Igbodekwe joined Health Informatics Forum
Aug 11
Kim Brown, Ishwar singh and Tanjee Osmani joined Health Informatics Forum
Aug 10
Rach Thegreatnpoor is now a member of Health Informatics Forum
Aug 8
Maryke-Lee Muir and Michelle Thorpe joined Health Informatics Forum
Aug 6
Kareen Liz, Park, Hyeonseon and Jessica Blanchard joined Health Informatics Forum
Aug 6
Henry Areo is now a member of Health Informatics Forum
Aug 2
Felicia Asiedu is now a member of Health Informatics Forum
Aug 1
Seyi Samuel Abolarin is now a member of Health Informatics Forum
Jul 31
Dr. Chittaranjan Nayak updated their profile
Jul 31
More…