Daily Archives: December 20, 2017


Mobile messaging could save NHS millions, report shows

Mobile messaging could save the NHS millions of pounds in missed appointments, new research shows. A new study conducted by researchers at Lancaster, Glasgow and Aberdeen Universities, found that out of 500,000 people, one in five regularly missed healthcare appointments. Appointments made two to three days in advance are most likely to be missed by…


Australia to use wearables to monitor chronic conditions

Following research from Griffith University in Australia, wearable devices will be available for medical professionals to help remotely manage chronic conditions. The move is intended to help patients self-manage conditions such as hypertension, cardiovascular disease and diabetes. The wearables will be available next February and will use chips provided by telecoms company Huawei Technology who worked…


Will this be 2018’s healthtech trend?

“If the consumer economy had a sex, it would be female,” says Bridget Brennan, Forbes. Is it any surprise then that femtech – healthtech aimed specifically at women – is the trend we should be backing in 2018? According to Brennan, “women drive 70-80% of all consumer purchasing, through a combination of their buying power…

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