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An interview with Dr Angela Rodrigues on the future of mHealth development

Dr Angela Rodrigues is based at Newcastle University within their health psychology group. Her PhD research focused on the development of a skin cancer prevention app. 226 more words

Behavioural Science

A recent review of studies using mHealth for adherence to chronic disease management shows positive findings

JMIR recently published a review of studies that assessed the role of mHealth in supporting patients’ adherence to chronic disease management (“mAdherence”) of diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and chronic lung diseases from 1980 to May 2014. 352 more words

Medicine, Live-Streamed?

As a health tech optimist, I’m constantly fascinated—and completely stumped—by the science of ‘viral’ ideas. What is it that makes some innovations emerge, ignite, and transform, while others stumble, sputter, and fade? 466 more words


mHealth, Wearables, and Invisibles on Hilton Head Island

While not quite Fantasy Island, I recently enjoyed a trip to Hilton Head Island, South Carolina where I stayed…at a Marriott. Turns out the island is named after Captain William Hilton. 232 more words


Telehealth terms defined

Glossary of telehealth terms

I drafted this glossary as part of my internship with the World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe. There, I was working on the topics of eHealth and the Global Network of Age-Friendly Cities (and trying to bridge the two). 514 more words


I either sleep for the whole day pretty much, or not all.

It’s really starting to piss me off now. Whichever way it swings I still wake up feeling exhausted :(