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Universities and mental health

There is so much technology available to help support young people in terms of mental health. Universities could do more to make sure students have access to appropriate technologies by being more actively engaged with technology providers. Some universities will provide mental health support, including access to mentors. This is expensive though. Apps like Kooth […]

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NHS: Health apps to inform patient records – BBC

The BBC recently reported how data from health apps could be fed directly into patients records. A report from PwC has suggested ¬£4.4bn could be saved by the NHS going “paperless” and the government has already said it will put aside ¬£4bn for the NHS.uk website IT project which will allow patients to book appointments, […]

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How care apps for the elderly could disrupt – Guardian

Care apps for the elderly could disrupt the tech industry obsession with youth according to The Guardian. In an article looking mainly at US statistics and investor behaviour, the article poses interesting¬†questions about the drive behind demand for apps aimed at social care that will resonate with anyone involved in app development in the medtech […]