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SMS service seeks to reduce baby mortality in Africa

Most tech start-ups feel pressure in delivering a good experience for users but none probably as important as this one. “I wish to thank all the staff for the advice they gave me throughout my pregnancy period, and as the baby is due today, I hope I shall have a safe delivery” reads a message sent by a user. 586 more words

Innovation

An Issue with Quantifying Oneself, Interconnectivity and the Internet of Things

As we move to the Internet of Things (IOT), we are also rapidly moving into the Internet of Me, the ability to track oneself 24 hours per day for a multitude of different measures. 576 more words

Business Day: The smart doctor and app that opens rural eyes

My first piece for Business Day was published yesterday – in the paper and on the website. I’m really happy to have been able to tell this good news m-health story, about a homegrown app and the amazing doctor who made it happen. 189 more words

What is a stolen health record really worth?

Over the past couple of days I’ve been at the HITRUST 2015 conference along with many of my peers who work in cybersecurity and compliance. 349 more words

Healthcare

Anthem speaks at the HITRUST security conference

The Anthem data breach has garnered a lot of press over the past few months. Today at HITRUST 2015, a member of Anthem’s Information Security office gave a talk entitled “Anatomy of a targeted APT: Lessons learned from the trenches” that gave their side of the story. 352 more words

Healthcare

Picking a surgeon can be an emotional response

As I prepared to get on the plane today, I had the opportunity to speak to a lively middle aged woman who had suffered from back and neck pain for many years. 287 more words

Healthcare

Different Chronic Illnesses Demand Different Connected Health Strategies


In the seven or so years I’ve been blogging, I’ve only written a few posts that prompted controversy in the comments section. Looking back, I notice that these posts have involved chronic illness management, motivation, adherence and/or engagement. 911 more words

Connected Health