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 […]
DigiHealth UK: Enhancing the Patient’s Journey
Thursday 2nd March 2017 Royal National Hotel, London
Assessing Progress of the Digital Health Agenda
Looking for the Centre of Global Digital Excellence
Helping Vulnerable People Improve their Digital Health Skills
Technology Enabled Remote Consultations
How can new technology ensure sustainability of the NHS?
The Power of eHealthcare and Big Data
Exploring Internet Enabled Technologies to Deliver Prosperity and Social […]
Writing in Nature Reviews Drug Discovery, Yasuhiro Fujiwara outlines developments in Japan to reduce the time required for new therapeutic drugs to gain marketing authorisation.
Fujiwara notes that Japan historically has taken longer than the United States and the European Union to give marketing approval for therapeutic drugs. Over the course of the last 20 years approval times have been […]
There is an Italian expression used especially in Tuscany that refers to the Patient Information Leaflet (PIL) as ‘il bugiardino’. It translates as ‘the little liar’.
L’Accademia della Crusca explains how the adjective ‘liar’ (bugiardo) can be used only for a person, as only people can conceive and tell lies, but that in this case it refers to an inanimate […]
Non-adherence to prescriptions is categorical construct. Non-persistence adds a time dimension to it
In a move to a more balanced doctor-patient relationship, and shared decision making, we have long moved from concepts of patient’s ‘compliance’ to ideas of ‘adherence’ and ‘concordance’ with/to prescription (For definition of the three labels, and their implications, see for example the 2005 Report for the National Co-ordinatingCentre for NHS Service Delivery and Organisation R & D).
It is […]
okay… this is not directly about digital drugs – in fact, personalised medicine is never mentioned, nor the stratified one.. But there may be something about this that is connected…
All-Party Parliamentary Group on Global Health. Patient Empowerment: For Better Quality, More Sustainable Health Services Globally. London; 2014.
(It was also mentioned in the BMJ: http://www.bmj.com/content/348/bmj.g3264 )