Sanofi uses wearables to assess allergy sufferers sleep patterns

Life sciences company Sanofi has announced the results of a social experiment designed to assess the sleep activity of allergy sufferers. The test was different to a clinical study and Sanofi state that it was ‘non-scientific’. Speaking to MobiHealthNews, Heather Guzzi senior manager of North America Communications at Sanofi said: “Overall, it was truly a…


Engage Well event asks how social media can be used to improve healthcare

Speakers from the NHS and other organisations discussed why social media is important at The Innovation Agency’s ‘Engage Well’ event. Caroline Kenyon, Director of Communications & Engagement, the Innovation Agency introduced the event. She stated the reason for the event as being for “how health professionals can use social media as a tool”. A number…


Users can find overseas treatment easier with app

An app has been developed to help travellers abroad easily find medical treatment. The GetMed app gives users a choice of international clinics to help them find the most suitable treatment in their price range. The app guides users on each step of their treatment process through a chat system. GetMed’s online assistants guide users…


Online GP collaboration announced for minor ailments

Digital agency Orbital Media and the University of Essex have announced a collaboration to create automated online GPs to help the way patients are treated. The collaboration intends to help the NHS save millions of pounds per year by using artificial intelligence and machine learning technology to provide health advice to those seeking medical information…


NHS Digital announces new scheme to improve access to digital services

NHS Digital is extending a programme designed to help people and groups who lack the skills to effectively use digital health services. The organisation has announced a three-year programme to help develop effective models to improve digital health skills and access to digital services and information. The project is the next phase of a three-year…

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