The estimate was provided by the Department for Health and Social Care (DHSC), which reported that the NHS COVID-19 app has warned over 1.7 million users of potential exposure to the virus since its release in September.Continue reading
An app to find out about your health with a selfie
Using transdermal optical imaging technology, a smartphone camera can be used to extract information about the blood flow in the face. With good results in terms of accuracy.
Digital therapies: what they are, what they are for, how they work
Digital therapies are proving particularly useful in pathological conditions linked to behavioural and psychological factors, such as Alzheimer’s, dementia, type II diabetes, and even serious respiratory problems. Let’s take a look at how they are made, how they work, the indications and market perspectives.
An app for Gemelli hospital’s cancer patients
The Gemelli ART (Advanced Radiation Therapy) of the Fondazione Policlinico Universitario Agostino Gemelli IRCCS has developed an application to monitor patients undergoing radiotherapy.
Record growth in digital therapies is foreseen over the next five years
According to a Juniper Research study, the number of people using therapeutic and wellness applications will increase from 627 million in 2020 to more than 1.4 billion in 2025.
Perfection or nothing: the attitude that holds back innovation
Even in crisis or emergency situations, such as the one we are experiencing for Covid-19, the habit of rejecting everything that is not 100% effective is not lost, emphasizing its limits and possible problems.
The first two digital therapies are now prescribed in Germany
Eleven months after the approval of the Digital Versorgung Gesetz (DVG), the Digital Health Care Act (DVG), two apps are now prescribed by German doctors.
During the truce of Covid-19 we have not sufficiently enhanced the “digital weapons”
After the long emergency we all took a breath and imagined that the worst was over. Unfortunately, this is not the case and we risk paying dearly for this choice.
Apple Health Records now available in Europe and Canada
The “Health Records (Clinical Documentation)” feature within the Health application is now available to users in the UK and Canada. With it, users can securely view and store their medical records directly on their iPhone.
Apple Watch 6 measures SpO2 and VO2 Max
The sixth series of the smartwatch includes new health and wellness features.