Category Archives: Preventative healthcare

Baby Boomer women and tech – new report

Guest blog by Kathy Mason Associate, 2020health Elder care with technology appeals most to Baby Boomer women Two thirds of 55-75 year olds would be interested in using technology to help their parents as they get older. Help with medication, memory, … Continue reading

Posted in Elderly, Emerging technologies, Health and Wellbeing, Healthcare, Innovation, Preventative healthcare, Self-care, Technology | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Do you ‘Know your Numbers’?

Guest Blog by Katharine Jenner, Chief Executive at Blood Pressure UK High blood pressure is the UK’s biggest silent killer with 16 million people in the country suffering from the condition. Worryingly though, as it is symptomless, only half of … Continue reading

Posted in Alcohol, Patients, Preventative healthcare, Public Health, Self-care, Stroke | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Industry View – Patients are good at caring for themselves

Guest Blog by David Patterson, founder of Helicon Health, emeritus professor of cardiovascular medicine, University College London and consultant cardiologist, Whittington Health. A blog, written for Digital Health by a highly experienced consultant cardiologist, struck a chord with us so we … Continue reading

Posted in Emerging technologies, Innovation, Patient choice, Patients, Preventative healthcare, Stroke, Technology | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Psychology in digital health: It’s the missing piece of the jigsaw…

Guest blog by Jessica Auton from Aseptika Ltd (Activ8rlives), winners of  the ‘Manage My Condition’ Category in this year’s AXA PPP ‘Health Tech & You’ Awards The psychology of self-management and the impact of digital technology: With the shift towards self-monitoring utilising digital healthcare, … Continue reading

Posted in Health and Wellbeing, Innovation, Preventative healthcare, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Health Tech and You: Helping to reach a tipping point

By Matt James, Senior Researcher at 2020health In our previous blog we were looking at the value of the personalised health agenda. But having vision and developing policy based on that vision is one thing. Identifying the ‘how to’ steps to … Continue reading

Posted in Innovation, Patients, Preventative healthcare, Self-care, Technology, Telehealth, Uncategorized, Wellbeing | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Health Tech and You: Leading in the personalisation of health care

By Matt James, Senior Researcher at 2020health The weather might have not have been particularly spring like but the Design Museum certainly lit up the waterfront beside the Thames in a vivid display promoting the Health Tech and You Awards … Continue reading

Posted in Healthcare, Innovation, Patients, Preventative healthcare, Technology, Telehealth, Wellbeing | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

British Heart Foundation creating ‘Proud Quitters’ this No Smoking Day

Guest Blog by Dr Mike Knapton, Associate Medical Director at the British Heart Foundation, a member of NHE’s editorial board and a part-time GP in Cambridge. Today, on 11th March, I expect nearly a million smokers in the United Kingdom … Continue reading

Posted in Health and Wellbeing, Preventative healthcare, Public Health, Smoking, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment