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Apple picks 13 apps for people with diabetes

Apple periodically updates its app store with lists of apps for particular groups of people. Even as the new iOS 8, with a built in Health app, goes …

7 Mobile Apps to Help Manage Diabetes

Nearly 26 million people in the United States have diabetes, a metabolic disease in which the body can't effectively produce or use glucose for …

What You Don't Know About Your Health Apps Could Hurt You

<i>By Jesse Singal Follow @jessesingal</i><p>If you enter "health" as a search term in the Google Play store, the results stretch down forever: calorie counters; blood-pressure testers; a music-therapy app. There's no shortage of so-called mobile health (mHealth) apps for those who want to turn their phones …

8 design-savvy app concepts that could pave the way for exciting new health tech

Sure, Apple’s HealthKit looks pretty and may strike a chord with the masses. But in terms of design, Apple has only scratched the surface of what’s possible.<p>The eight concept designs below show just how beautiful health tracking systems can be. They’re not available yet — and some may never come to …

Gavin MacColl: Anticipatory care planning in primary care

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Death is 'core business' of Scottish hospitals, university study finds

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/news_scotland/1061000/1061939_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524690939_a18e1d1563c9217c09e6560a2b763ca2<p><b>Almost one in three hospital patients in Scotland will die within a year, and nearly one in 10 will die during their time in hospital, a study</b> …

Making our health and care systems fit for an ageing population

Our fragmented health and care system is not meeting the needs of older people, who are most likely to suffer problems with co-ordination of care and …

Delirium Toolkit

With the number of older people increasing in our population, the need to ensure that they receive appropriate care in our healthcare system also …

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Emerging leaders: learning together to deliver future health care

Shortly after joining The King’s Fund, I facilitated a commissioned leadership programme for newly appointed consultants. A general surgeon, …

Masimo's iPhone oximeter puts vital health information at the tip of your finger (hands-on)

There are seemingly countless gadgets and apps to help monitor your health nowadays, but few can offer the kind of detail that Masimo's iSpO2 pulse oximeter can. The California-based company's latest release, on display here at CES, is a small plastic device that can non-invasively measure a user's …

Telehealth 'not effective' for people with long-term conditions, study finds

Expectations of the benefits of telehealth technology may be scaled back after a study found it was "not effective" in improving the quality of life of people with long-term conditions.<p>The research, the latest findings to emerge from the Department of Health's whole system demonstrator (WSD) …

Home improvement for those with poor health saves hospitals money

Countless reports have called for greater collaborative working between the housing sector and health care providers, specifically with the view of creating lasting homes where care and support can be given to help those with poor health, as well as those recovering from long-term illnesses.<p>Looking …

Medical experts propose hospital doctors treat patients at home

Patients could in future be treated at home by hospital doctors under plans for a revolution in the way healthcare is delivered which are being published on Thursday.<p>Hospitals will lose much of their central role in the NHS, with more care and treatment being provided in homes and care homes, under …

GPonline

The term 'social prescribing' implies a doctor-knows-best approach - renaming it...<p>The CCG hosting GP at Hand needs an £18m bailout from NHS England …

Dr Martin McShane: 'Anticipatory care will benefit GPs'

OPINION<p>I am so bowled over by his arguments that I will, in the absence of such a scheme, refer all my patients over 75 to a consultant geriatrician …

'Peer brokers' help other care-users manage their own services

The personalisation agenda in social care has always been assumed good by the current government, but it can only be good if a balance is found to avoid social isolation. Equally, the move to give more people who receive social care services a personal health budget can only be good if those people …

Patients prefer social networks to doctors and nurses

Patients with long-term conditions are preferring to use social networks than traditional GPs for practical advice and day-to-day advice.<p>According to …

Can telehealth reduce demand on GPs?

After several years in gestation, the Whole Systems Demonstrator (WSD) trial of telehealth is now producing a steady stream of outputs – most …

Impact of telehealth on general practice contacts: findings from the whole systems demonstrator cluster randomised trial

Abstract<p>Background<p>Telehealth is increasingly used in the care of people with long term conditions. Whilst many studies look at the impacts of the …

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Vintage Lot of Hammer & Hammer Engagement Hones (Trigger Job)<p>Price : 3.99<p>Ends on : 1 week<p>Hired! : The Job Hunting and Career Planning Guide, …

Telehealth: small scale initiatives can reduce costs and help patients

Despite the academic rubbishing of Telehealth by the negative reports on the Telehealth Whole Systems Demonstrator, there are a number of small scale telehealth initiatives which announce spectacular successes like 45% drops in hospital admissions, 30% reductions in length-of-stay and 60% fewer bed …

A Canadian template for joined up care

A personalised care plan is important to a patient’s wellbeing<p>There is an increasing number of people suffering one or more chronic conditions and …

GP long-term conditions care criticised by NHS England

Writing in a bulletin for GPs, former GP and NHS England deputy medical director Dr Mike Bewick said that although ‘some of your practices are making …

NHS could be 'overwhelmed' by people with long-term medical conditions

The soaring number of people with long-term medical conditions such as diabetes and dementia is threatening to "overwhelm" the NHS, one of the health service's most senior figures warns.<p>The challenges posed by patients with chronic medical conditions are so great that they represent the "healthcare …

Personal health budgets will transform care for people with long-term needs

Many of you will be familiar with personal budgets for social care, but from April, 56,000 people with highly complex, long-term health needs who are eligible for NHS continuing healthcare will have the right to ask for their care to be delivered as a personal health budget and the NHS will have to …