Balance privacy and public health in Covid-19 tracing apps, says report | News

US – Privacy concerns about digital contact tracing technologies (DCTT), including smartphone apps, should not outweigh public health goals in the attempt to stop the spread of Covid-19, according to a report from John Hopkins University. The report, called Digital contact tracing for pandemic response, includes some of the ethical, legal, policy and governance issues […]

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How interactive audio games are spreading public health messages – Positive News

In the global south, a new mobile game based on “choose-your-own-adventure” stories is putting people’s knowledge of Covid-19 to the test to help prevent infections You meet a friend on the street. He holds out his hand. Should you shake it, or avoid contact? Not so long ago, it would have been a no-brainer. But […]

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Avid gamer live-streaming 26-hour session to raise money for mental health charity

An avid console gamer is undertaking a marathon challenge by playing non-stop for 26 hours in front of an online audience. Simon Withers, 32, from Willenhall, is risking drained eyes and sore thumbs taking on legions of virtual baddies over the bank holiday weekend. Simon, who is raising money for Coventry and Warwickshire Mind, came […]

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Digital Health Unplugged: February news team debrief

The latest Unplugged podcast is now live, this time focusing on the biggest headlines here at Digital Health this past month. Join us as an editor of Digital Health, Hannah Crouch, editor-in-chief Jon Hoeksma and senior reporter Andrea Downey discussing the news that Epic reportedly told his customers will stop working with Google Cloud; the […]

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Health Foundation to explore data and tech in health and care

03.02.20 Health Foundation to explore data and technology in health and care The Health Foundation has announced a "significant investment" for the development of a new work program focused on analyzing the impact of data analysis and technology on healthcare and healthcare in the UK. The new strategy, Data Analytics for Better Health, will build […]

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Breaking Blue Joins Cello Health Insight

Breaking Blue joins Cello Health Insight January 21, 2020 Technology and consumer specialist Breaking Blue Research is formally joining sister agency Cello Health Insight, in a movement where the & # 39; s say that this specialist will add expertise to enhance overall business insight and analytical offerings. Breaking Blue, based in London, Manchester, Glasgow […]

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