mHealth data privacy: a worrying finding

We reported last August on a YouGov poll that found nine out of ten people not knowing what the term ‘telehealth’ meant.  Now they’ve been at it again, this time looking at mHealth, sponsored by Pinsent Masons.  From a poll of 2000 people, they found that:

“Prior to being given a definition of mHealth, the majority (73%) of respondents didn’t know what the term meant, and when explained 90% stated they never used mHealth services, despite the examples given including established applications such as fitness apps.”

Perhaps there’s a little encouragement (more…)

Opportunities in the mHealth Landscape: Encouraging Integration

27 November 2013, Pinsent Masons LLP, 30 Crown Place, London, EC2A 4ES

A one-hour breakfast seminar focusing on opportunities and challenges being presented by mHealth developments. Presenting: Tim Davies, CEO of mHealth supplier Exco InTouch, Dr Andy Richards, recipient of BIA’s 2013 lifetime achievement award, Collette Johnson of Plextek Consulting, who has had a central role in advancing the adoption of mHealth technologies in the NHS, and Matthew Godfrey-Faussett, a partner at Pinsent Masons specializing in ICT and Healthcare. The seminar will be chaired by David Isaac, Head of Advanced Manufacturing & Technology Services at Pinsent Masons. Breakfast is 8am with presentations 8:30-9:30am. Free. Email megan.hanney@pinsentmasons.com for registration. Additional information here.