New app supports home living with 24/7 carer access

A startup in Australia has launched a mobile app that offers 24/7 access to carers for people living at home, The Lead reports. The Ubercare app was designed to help people live at home longer through increased access to carers at short notice. Residents using the app can have qualified help arrive within 30 minutes….


Guarding healthcare institutions from cyber crime

John Madelin, CEO at RelianceACSN discusses the rising threat of cyberattacks against healthcare institutions and the security solutions needed to fight the problem. It’s rare that a week goes by now without some form of cyber-attack, the emergence of a new type of ransomware or a new tool in hackers’ arsenals. We’ve become so used…


Andy Murray swings for digital health

Andy Murray is once again campaigning for digital health, this time through a new animation which is inviting young people in Scotland to help lead healthier lives. The retro inspired video-game animation – which sees the tennis player battling against junk food – is intended to raise awareness of the #DigiInventorsChallenge. The challenge will see…


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…

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