prevention

By Cara Dartnell-Steinberg 05:25 am August 14, 2019
People at risk of developing Type 2 diabetes will receive digital support through a scheme that aims to prevent the condition from developing in England, part of the NHS Long Term Plan released at the beginning of the year. WHAT HAPPENED With the decision to extend this programme, 40,000 places on the Diabetes Prevention Programme (DPP) will be delivered digitally. The first patients to benefit...

The Landing tech incubator, MediaCity UK

By Leontina Postelnicu 12:42 pm June 24, 2019
After a new Innovate UK and EUREKA competition aiming to support medtech projects and a programme supporting women-led healthtech startups in Europe, another accelerator in the space is returning to Salford in England later this year. Fifteen health and medical startups will be chosen to participate in the second edition of the Greater Manchester Future of Health Challenge programme, organised by...
By Brian Dolan 07:29 am September 28, 2009
Matthew Holt from Health 2.0 recently interviewed the federal government's first Chief Technology Officer, Aneesh Chopra about his take on Health 2.0. Chopra is keynoting the Health 2.0 event in San Francisco next week. Chopra mentioned that he uses an iPhone application to track his eating habits: "I would begin with [President Obama] who has been absolutely clear that if we move our healthcare...
By Brian Dolan 06:19 am April 14, 2009
Chris Hall has a helpful post on CrumpleItUp that lists eleven iPhone applications that put a "dietician in your pocket" and help track calories and more advanced analyic tools. Here's Hall's list, which is organized by cheapest to most expensive app: 1. Lose It! (Free) Distinguishing feature: Set daily calorie budgets and track your progress. 2. Sensei for Weight Loss (Free to Members)...