Mental Health – How Education and Digital Technology Can help

Source: Adapted from Forbes June 28, 2018 (Phee Waterfield) In the U.K., there were 696,271 live births in England and Wales in 2016. One-in-five of these births caused a mother to suffer a mental health issue. The Maternal Mental Health Alliance(MMHA), which specialises in mental health for mothers, hosts a number of stories of women who have been overlooked and let down by the system. One example, Laura,…

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2 May 2019
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How Digital Technology Is Transforming Clinical Studies

Source: Adapted from Forbes July 24, 2018 (Robin Seaton Jefferson) When most people think of clinical studies, they think of cold, white, sterile spaces full of computers, test tubes and scientists. But imagine the possibility that your own smartphone is a lab of sorts, ripe for data entry and collection and the critical component of an ever-expanding scientific knowledge base. Last year saw the launching of a mobile…

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15 May 2019
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Communication channels

Effective Engagement & Communication in Healthcare Delivery

Key to Successful Health Outcomes, Increased Productivity & Cost Reduction 5 Effects of Miscommunication in Healthcare11 Medical Errors Longer wait times Workplace conflict Poor decision making Increased stress Inefficient communication leads to a doubling of the time it takes to complete patient admissions, coordinate emergency response and patient transfers12 70% of the specialists rate the patient referral information they receive from other providers as fair or poor15 About…

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23 May 2019
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