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

Digi.me and Apple: the evolution of personal healthcare records on your phone

Health data is some of the most sensitive data that any of us own, which goes to the very core of our being. So it goes without saying that the trust levels needed to allow someone else to access it should necessarily be higher than for other types of data, such as social. And yet … Continue reading Digi.me and Apple: the evolution of personal healthcare records on your phone

Patient centricity: keeping the military fighting fit

The benefits of patients being able to access their own health data is increasingly being understood and adopted around the world. Patient centricity, as this is known, gives individuals greater insight and control over their health and treatment. It could be hugely beneficial to the military, which faces a unique and challenging set of circumstances … Continue reading Patient centricity: keeping the military fighting fit

Access to NHS health data set to go live in the UK

Digi.me is delighted to be able to say that we have recently been approved by the NHS to allow users access to health data held by GPs. The initial phase focuses on EMIS, one of the main electronic health record systems used by healthcare professionals, which holds data centrally for thousands of GP practices in … Continue reading Access to NHS health data set to go live in the UK