Digi.me’s first health record access Twitter chat shows good support for patient centricity

Individuals are becoming increasingly aware of their rights to access their data and the benefits of them owning and controlling a copy which they can use. Since the introduction of the EU’s GDPR data protection legislation in 2018, there has been a rise in the number of enquiries and complaints to regulatory bodies regarding access … Continue reading Digi.me’s first health record access Twitter chat shows good support for patient centricity

Where next for NHS health apps after ‘all-singing, all dancing’ one is scrapped?

The much-vaunted NHS health app – described in the long-term plan as being the health service’s ‘digital front door’ - is being dramatically reframed, it has emerged. It is increasingly recognised that patients need online access to key services, particularly the ability to access their health record. However, there had been questions about whether, in … Continue reading Where next for NHS health apps after ‘all-singing, all dancing’ one is scrapped?

Enabling a public health tech ecosystem – insights from the Digital Citizens roundtable

Digi.me is hugely invested in the future of public-facing health technology, so we were delighted to be invited to take part in a recent industry roundtable. Hosted by TechUK, our founder and chairman Julian Ranger chaired the event, which was also attended by our VP Health Dan Bayley, alongside representatives from NHS digital, and other … Continue reading Enabling a public health tech ecosystem – insights from the Digital Citizens roundtable

Digi.me holds first UK Patient Centricity focus group

Patient centricity is the philosophy of empowering individuals with their data to enable them to use it with the applications and services they choose, acting as a catalyst for record sharing, innovation and research. In 2017, digi.me collaborated with the Icelandic Directorate of Health to achieve a world first, a national citizen-facing API for medical … Continue reading Digi.me holds first UK Patient Centricity focus group

Come and help us define the future of patient centricity

Digi.me is on a mission to empower individuals with personal data from across their lives. Individuals being in control of their data and able to gather it securely all in one place not only enables better personal insights, but also opens the way to benefit from sharing that data with consent. Healthcare is one of … Continue reading Come and help us define the future of patient centricity

Microsoft’s HealthVault closure is inevitable in a more user-centric world

Microsoft has announced plans to close HealthVault, its personal health record for consumers which it launched back in 2007, later this year. This is not a huge surprise as the world of healthcare, and public expectations around management of the wealth of very sensitive data it holds, have moved on dramatically in that time. Patient … Continue reading Microsoft’s HealthVault closure is inevitable in a more user-centric world

Pushing on the health data revolution through the Nordic Health Hackathon

We're very proud to be sponsoring something a bit special later this month -  two related hackathons in Finland and Iceland that together form the Nordic Health Hackathon. The two countries are coming together under one umbrella to find innovative uses for health data, in yet another demonstration of the momentum latching on to the … Continue reading Pushing on the health data revolution through the Nordic Health Hackathon