What The Medical Industry Can Learn From The Tech Industry

With the Tech Revolution in full swing there is no end to how online apps and services make work and home life easier. You can stream TV from your laptop, pay bills on your phone and even turn the heating on whilst you are out. However, when it comes to healthcare we are still stuck … More What The Medical Industry Can Learn From The Tech Industry

Heart Conditions to be Detected by Blood Test

Researchers funded by the British Heart Foundation are thought to have developed a new blood test which could help identify people with inherited heart conditions. The blood test is thought to be a quicker and more reliable way of testing 174 genes for inherited heart conditions than previous methods. Inherited heart conditions are thought to … More Heart Conditions to be Detected by Blood Test

Wearable Technology: The Future of Health Insurance?

The ability to collect unbiased, real-time data from wearable technology has the potential to have huge implications for health insurance, particularly in terms of improving policy underwriting. Find out more about powering usage-based insurance (UBI) with wearable technology and how this model can also provide benefits for customers at Cloud Sherpas: https://www.cloudsherpas.com/partner-salesforce/modernizing-health-insurance-with-wearables/  

The Benefits of Engaging the Patient

Research conducted in the US on the OpenNotes program found that giving patients immediate, unfettered electronic access to their medical records led to an increased sense of control, reduced feelings of helplessness and enhanced levels of trust between patient and doctor. As the digital revolution of healthcare progresses, it is becoming increasingly common for patients … More The Benefits of Engaging the Patient

Models of Health Data Exchange and Interoperability that Work

Interoperability of Electronic Medical Record systems in healthcare is hot topic right now and rightly so.  The promise of our health data / records being available at the point of care (across the different tiers of care) has been seen as a solution that could solve some of the problems healthcare faces, however, we are far … More Models of Health Data Exchange and Interoperability that Work

Reducing Your Risk of Breast Cancer

In an episode for the documentary series “Trust me I’m a doctor”, a BBC team of doctors, along with Professor Alastair Lewis of the National Centre for Atmospheric Science at the University of York, investigated indoor air quality in six homes in York, by measuring concentrations of volatile organic compounds. It was found that limonene, … More Reducing Your Risk of Breast Cancer