The United Kingdom’s National Health Service announced this week the launch of both the NHS Digital Apps LIbrary and a Mobile Health space for developers.
A new app from the NHS called My Inhealthcare not only helps remotely monitor patients, but it also has clinical decision support built in.
The Antimicrobial Companion from the NHS is a great tool for antibiotic stewardship.
National Health Service plans to give millions patients free health apps & connected health devices in a bid to promote self-management of chronic diseases.
After a troubled two years, the UK’s National Health Service is closing its Health Apps Library. What can we learn from that experience?
The UK’s National Health Service is funding a pilot looking at whether continuous monitoring with wearable patch can improve outcomes
The NHS Tayside Anesthesia medical app provides access to anesthesia protocols used at the Tayside School of Anaesthesia in the United Kingdom
One recent piece, by Margaret McCartney, was published in the British Medical Journal titled “How do we know whether medical apps work?”  It is a nice short read, where Dr. McCartney lays out the overriding utilization of smartphones and tablets in our daily lives to both play games, manage our daily activities, and search […]
Free BNF drug information for the NHS from NICE
The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) in the UK has an Android app that is every bit as useful and functional as its desktop counterpart. It’s easy to navigate, browse, and download guidelines from NICE with this handy app and there are no hindrances to access.
An excellent official app from NICE which will help healthcare professionals quickly find the relevant guidance on their mobile device. The regular updates and free price mean that this is an essential download for UK doctors.
Recently, Northern Devon Healthcare Trust adopted a policy and a platform that allowed non-technical employees to design their own mobile apps. The software is from British software provider NDL. The company’s awiMX toolkit is designed to allow non-technical staff to create mobile applications using a drag-and-drop interface.