Angelina Jolie, the End of Standard, Confused Value, and Not Enough Failure: Why 2013...

Twenty-thirteen was an important year, partly because of Angelina Jolie’s breasts and what they meant for 'standard' care and partly because of emerging discussions...

The LinkedIn Doctor: A Toe Dip Into Social Media

In 2011, MedCrunch interviewed Dr. Kevin Pho about his activity and expertise around social media in health care. Since, tools have evolved. Google+ boasts...

Three Must Use Resources for Every Physician

Just like all online content, medical knowledge is expanding at an exponential pace. The traditional model of reading the print copy of a medical...

Wellthcare Despatch 3: Building Resilience – Understanding People’s Context and Assets

Today, we’re publishing the third Despatch from the Wellthcare Explorers. In it we discuss the importance of people’s context, largely because it came up...

Social Media in Medicine: The Doctor’s Duty

Digital health care is about using technology to shift, massage, lubricate and tweak the rusty ol’ health care system. As the world populations grow...

Prospecting for Wellth in the US of A

I'm writing this post on the plane back from the US; Dulles to Heathrow, my mind overflowing with the thoughts of the many I...

“The Wisdom of the Unwell Crowd” + Interview with Roni Zeiger

One day in the fall of 1906, the British scientist Francis Galton, a pioneer in eugenics and statistics, left his home in the town...

Three Ways Text Messaging Can Save Lives

With all the negative coverage surrounding text messaging, it looks like they might be useful after all. Here are three innovative ways text messaging...

How a Postal System Can Keep Us Healthy

“Give me an example.” This is the most common request we get at Wellthcare, the most recent being over lunch in Manhattan. I was...

Making Patient Face-time Count

One of the opportunities presented by healthtech is the chance to significantly change the relationship between the patient and their care ecosystem. We say...

Social Media: its Antics, its Power, and its Expanding Necessity in Health Care

“Social media is power to connect and be heard.” - Dr. Kevin Pho Social media is something we all love to hate. It’s annoyingly addictive...

Health and Social Care: Lots of Activity, Little Value

I’m writing this Log post from Las Vegas, USA, where I have come to experience the Downtown Project, an attempt to transform the downtown area...

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The gamification of fitness – A review of the Goji Play...

We all love when two ideas that seemed so widely unrelated come together and form something completely new and revolutionary. Have you ever spent...