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

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

Personal data and privacy predictions for 2019

From GDPR to Facebook and the Cambridge Analytica scandal, 2018 was a year where personal data privacy was pushed front and centre of the public consciousness and debate as never before. So the big question now is how will events in 2019 take on and develop this? Here are our predictions for the next 12 months: … Continue reading Personal data and privacy predictions for 2019

Patient Centricity: Empower the patient and enable the future

Digi.me is now in the final stages of integrating with the first GP system suppliers in the NHS Having worked across a number of health economies, what is becoming increasingly apparent is the differences in attitudes, cultures and approaches to sharing data. In the US, for example, regulation requires healthcare providers to make individuals’ data … Continue reading Patient Centricity: Empower the patient and enable the future

Why the NHS’s plans for data-driven healthcare don’t go far enough

The UK's health minister has recently launched a new voluntary ‘code of conduct’ for tech companies working with the NHS. The aim is to help the NHS get better value for money, but also ensure that patient data is safeguarded and used responsibly, which is obviously laudable and fully supported by digi.me But it doesn't … Continue reading Why the NHS’s plans for data-driven healthcare don’t go far enough

Digi.me used as a case study in Future Agenda’s global Future of Patient Data report

Digi.me's vision for patient centricity, where individuals are put in control of their own health data, has led to us being used as a case study in Future Agenda's global Future of Patient Data report alongside Apple, iCarbonX, Deepmind and Amazon. As we stand on the cusp of a revolution in healthcare provision, the report … Continue reading Digi.me used as a case study in Future Agenda’s global Future of Patient Data report