Daily Archives: January 16, 2018

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Completing the patient record for mental health services

Dr Gabriel Ma, clinical lead at BridgeHead Software and a former NHS psychiatry doctor  The economic and social cost of mental illnesses to the economy is estimated at £105 billion a year – roughly the cost of the entire NHS. When you consider that patients with a severe and prolonged mental illness are almost twice as likely to…

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Natural Cycles responds to app controversy

A contraceptive app used by over 125,000 women has been reported to Swedish authorities after 37 women claimed to have gotten pregnant whilst using it. The Natural Cycles app enables women to pinpoint how fertile they are by tracking their period and temperature. The app measures a women’s temperature from underneath their tongue then utilises…

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Why data migration matters

 Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has just gone live with a Cerner Millennium electronic patient record in a joint deployment with Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust. Data migration was a key part of the project, and one that other organisations can learn from, says chief information officer Cindy Fedell. Data migration is a…

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CES 2018 digital health round-up

With CES 2018 coming to a close last week Digital Health Age takes a look at some of the best health related tech products that were on offer at the show.   Nokia Sleep Digital health products have long been focused at helping users improve their sleep and wellbeing. Most however are wearable bands that…

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