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Digital security: your safest bet for a competitive edge?

19th June 2020

Security is a problem, right? Well there's a radically different way to view it – as a positive force capable of putting clear water between you and your competitors. 

  • Digital security
  • Digital services
Whitepaper

The future of patient monitoring

1st July 2019

Patient monitoring is an inherent part of patient management. Intermittent and continuous measurements have a range of uses, from defining disease states and characterising progression to informing therapeutic approaches and...

  • AI & Analytics
  • Connectivity & IoT
  • Digital health
  • Digital security
  • Digital services
  • Human factors
  • Product realisation
  • Sensing
  • Service design
  • User Experience (UX)
Opinion

A roadmap is needed to drive improved inhaler sustainability

20th November 2020

Metered-dose inhalers account for 3.5% of the UK National Health Service’s carbon footprint and are tagged as a carbon hotspot. But there is no reason that sustainability has to come at the cost of clinical benefit. 

  • Human factors
  • Industrial design
  • Physical sciences
  • Product realisation
Opinion

Success depends on putting the patient at the centre of telemedicine interface design

17th November 2020

The events of 2020 have accelerated the adoption of telemedicine, but to ensure success, devices need to be easy to use and data security is paramount. 

  • Connectivity & IoT
  • Digital health
  • Human factors
  • Industrial design
  • User Experience (UX)
Opinion

Is the value proposition of your telemedicine device clear and unambiguous?

6th November 2020

Gavin Troughton examines the strategies that creators of telemedicine ecosystems will need to consider to encourage sustained telemedicine usage by healthcare professionals post-COVID-19.

  • Digital health
  • Digital services
  • User Experience (UX)
Opinion

Is Rust the next weapon in medical implant cybersecurity?

20th October 2020

Ryan Chaves explores some of the approaches currently being used – or considered – to address concerns over the cybersecurity of implanted medical devices.

  • Digital health
  • Digital security
Opinion

Designing a sustainable patient experience 

16th October 2020

“You mean you just want me to throw all that packaging away? There’s enough waste here to fill three trash cans!” The fact that we repeatedly get feedback like this during patient interviews these days highlights just how important the environmental impact of a product has become.

  • Human factors
  • Product realisation
  • User Experience (UX)
Opinion

Uncertainty is the new certainty as Brexit influences medical device regulations

15th October 2020

With fewer than 100 days of the Brexit transition period remaining, it’s clear that medical device manufacturers will need to respond efficiently to the new regulatory developments. Sara Dodd looks at the unfolding new regulatory landscape.

  • Project management
  • Strategic advice
Opinion

It’s the radical innovators who will unlock a sustainable future for medical devices

9th October 2020

Despite intense media focus and impassioned societal debate, meaningful progress on climate change is a glacially slow business - this is particularly true in the medical device sector. Dan Cowen explores how radical technological innovation is the way forward.

  • Fluids & thermodynamics
  • Physical sciences
  • Product realisation
  • Sensing
Opinion

Trust and climate change set the agenda at the AI Summit London

4th September 2020

With many industry leaders presenting, the event promised to peel back the layers of these thriving ecosystems and offer unique insights. And it didn’t disappoint...

  • AI & Analytics
Opinion

Our powerful smart implant breakthrough for ophthalmology

21st August 2020

The race is on to develop the technology that will enable next-generation smart implants and contact lenses to diagnose, monitor and treat a wide range of chronic and degenerative diseases.

  • Connectivity & IoT
  • Digital health
  • Human factors
Opinion

Is your AI responsible? Five questions to ask yourself

6th July 2020

As the debate moves on – and as we continue to learn from real-world deployments rather than abstract research – it seems like a good time to revisit our core principles for responsible AI. What should we be considering when we develop and deploy AI?

  • AI & Analytics
  • Strategic advice