Hp has released the new elite X3. This is a phone with 4gb RAM, up to 2 Terabytes of storage (with an SD card) and a Snapdragon 820 processor. This is pretty powerful for a phone but it's more than that. It runs Windows and can be plugged into a dock for a desktop experience … Continue reading What do 3 in 1 computers mean to clinical innovators?
Month: February 2017
Is smartphone app coding dying?
Not so long ago I wrote a post about the advantages to coding a web app over a smartphone app [Want to dip your toe into tech innovation? Forget smartphone app development]. Here I listed the advantages but made the point that there are advantages to transferring your data from your web app to a smartphone … Continue reading Is smartphone app coding dying?
Tech is it’s own speciality, clinicians “dipping into tech” is not effective
Over the last couple of days I have been speaking to clinicians who have ideas for tech. They want to see clinicians lead tech innovation and they want to see more of it. Sound exciting right? However, there seems to be a naive way of looking at tech. There are clinicians out there who want … Continue reading Tech is it’s own speciality, clinicians “dipping into tech” is not effective
Clinicians innovating with tech is like teen sex, everyone’s talking about, few do it.
Sitting down with a coffee whilst skimming through my LinkedIn and Twitter feed has become a morning ritual for me. It's a great way to get pumped for the day. Many clinicians and NHS academics share articles about big data, coding and how the future of clinical innovation with bright with tech. But before you think … Continue reading Clinicians innovating with tech is like teen sex, everyone’s talking about, few do it.
Want to innovate? 4 reasons why you shouldn’t chase popularity
2016 has been a great year for me and it looks like this year is going to be better. I met with Shubz who informed me that people are now willing to pay to put their courses on the website. We have also had requests for an API key for our online database by other … Continue reading Want to innovate? 4 reasons why you shouldn’t chase popularity
5 reasons why coding and tech innovation made me a happier person
In hindsight being 100% clinical made me depressed. I like many other clinicians weren't happy and chalked it up to not enough government funding, stress and lack of support. Whilst there are reasonable criticisms of how the NHS treats it's a slippery slope. What's dangerous is focusing too much on how the government treats the NHS … Continue reading 5 reasons why coding and tech innovation made me a happier person
Book suggestion: Basic economics
I've finally finished this lengthy book. You may be thinking, why am I suggesting an economics book to clinicians who want to innovate? The book looks at the economic outcomes of interventions and choices as opposed to their emotional intentions. Having a basic insight into economics is vital to anyone who wants to make a … Continue reading Book suggestion: Basic economics