Now Apple gets it too – the importance of owning your own health data

The importance of owning your personal data on your terms is of critical importance to us here at digi.me. And health data is front and centre of that, which is why we have just launched a living lab in Iceland, allowing citizens there to download an electronic version of their health record. Exciting stuff and … Continue reading Now Apple gets it too – the importance of owning your own health data

Digi.me allowing Icelandic citizens to download their own health data in world first

Digi.me’s unique personal data technology has allowed Iceland to become the first country in the world to make a digital copy of their health data available to its citizens. The digi.me app is powering this innovative and collaborative living lab project, with the aim of giving users greater insight and control over their health and … Continue reading Digi.me allowing Icelandic citizens to download their own health data in world first

Personal data has an image problem – and that’s an issue for all of us

Big data is everywhere and supposedly the salve for every problem - but it's also a noted security issue, something that can be used against us - and both of these mask its real benefits. That's the essential premise of this excellent article in The Huffington Post, which looks at why consumers are currently running … Continue reading Personal data has an image problem – and that’s an issue for all of us

digi.me and the Internet of Me is all about user centricity

There's been a lot of buzz around 'user centricity' lately, as a technology megatrend that will unite all others before it. It stems from an excellent post by Andy Weissman of USV, where he expands on the theme of people being the CEO of their own health, with doctors as their consultants. As he says, … Continue reading digi.me and the Internet of Me is all about user centricity