digital medicine

Warfarin Timeline

Presented at the final workshop conference, here is the Warfarin history timeline.

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May 26th, 2017|Research|0 Comments|

Warfarin History Timeline

One of the presentations on the workshop Digital Transformations in Healthcare held recently at LSE was on the material and digital transformations of warfarin. The poster prepared for this event is too large to upload on this site but is available here:

May 15th, 2017|D3, Workshop|0 Comments|

New video – Warfarin: an informed and digital drug

Recently, we filmed an interview with Nick Barber, Pharmacist and Professor Emeritus at University College London. Our interviewer is Ralph Hibberd, one of our D3 team members. The interview is presented in three parts: Warfarin and the Pharmaceutical Gaze, Warfarin and the New Medicines Service and Warfarin as a Digital Drug.

You will find all our videos under the menu […]

March 20th, 2017|D3|0 Comments|

New NHS App Library

The NHS app library is expected to reopen at the end of March, according to Indra Joshi, clinical lead digital in urgent care at NHS England, who was speaking at the Digital Technology Show in London earlier on this week. The library, which will start out with very few products, will be available through NHS Choices. It has been co-designed by NICE, Medicines and Healthcare […]

News of the Global Digital Exemplars

The Global Digital Exemplars which were announced last year are still waiting for their funding apparently.

They are:


* Salford Royal Hospitals NHS Trust
* Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
* City Hospitals Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust
* Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust

* West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust
* University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
* Luton & Dunstable University Hospital […]

January 19th, 2017|Digital strategy|0 Comments|

A radical revision of human genetics

As you can see, genetics is interesting the D3 team at the moment! Here is another article from Nature, this one on how the importance of ‘inert’ genes.

Full article here.

December 8th, 2016|Research|0 Comments|

Life Signs – A D3 Film

Our latest video is ready to view!

As part of our process of following the drug, we interviewed people who research, prescribe, develop apps for and take warfarin. This is the first of a series of short films revealing how people construct knowledge about the medication. This first film features a genetics researcher, Dr Harsh Sheth, who works at Newcastle […]

Trusts quizzed to become digital excellence centres

26 NHS Trusts will be entered and 16 awarded up to £10 million in order to become ‘centres of global digital excellence’.

As the money will be allocated based on the progress of digital strategies already in place within the Trusts and not on need, there is a danger that the digital divide will soon include hospital Trusts.

Article here

First patient facing app to get GP system approval

iPatient expects to get approval to integrate with a GP primary system sometime soon. The system enables patients to view their health records and test results, book appointments, use secure messaging, and request repeat prescriptions.

It has taken years of development to get to this point, with pilots in five GP practices using the Emis Health primary system.

Full article here:

August 8th, 2016|Regulation|0 Comments|

Google and Patient Data

Further to our blog post last week, Google is now being investigated by the data protection watchdog: the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) over it’s data deal between the Royal Free Hospital Trust and DeepMind.

The investigation results from ‘at least’ one complaint received over the anonymising of data. While the Hospital Trust declare that all data is anonymised in transit and […]