I’m talking about Google. Why? It’s a big part of our lives. Deep Mind is venturing into the medical analytics and diagnostics field and no doubt you and most of your patients have used Google to expand your knowledge and get a snapshot of what’s happening in the world around a particular topic. Google has … Continue reading 4 things clinicians should know about Google
Sorry, there’s been a delay in content. I have had to hand in my MSc thesis. If you want to see the details of this check out the following Vlog video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z0RTnK3dU7M&t=1s Recently I attended a med tech event hosted in Amazon’s headquarters. The event was for clinicians who had started up tech companies solving … Continue reading 3 companies that clinical developers should check out
In my late teens and early 20s, I used to be fiercely left wing. I attended marches for the NHS, met up with the local socialist student group at my university, and sold the paper, the socialist. Whilst other students were enjoying the weekends I was spending mine manning a socialist stall on the street … Continue reading Society at large will not support your innovation, don’t let that stop you.
Today I was running an introduction to coding workshop at the GP trainee conference in the Oval London. I love teaching medics how to code. The smile you see on some of their faces when they realize that solving a problem with code is possible, once you've broken down the solution step by step. Getting … Continue reading You’ve been exposed to coding! Here’s 3 tips to keep it moving.
It's a well-known fact that tech is getting cheaper, but for most people, this doesn't mean much. It means browsing the internet and checking emails on a slimmer laptop, using fancier, simpler interfaces, and not having to know any of the workings under the hood of a computer. Don't get me wrong, I'm not one … Continue reading 3 concepts clinicians should understand about the raspberry pi
I first came across the concept of Blockchain one and a half years ago when I heard about the cryptocurrency Bitcoin. At the time there were talks about regulating big bank notes in India, and China was increasing restrictions on getting money out of the country. Bitcoin is a decentralized currency, where transactions bypassed banks. … Continue reading 4 Things clinicians should know about Blockchain technology
To wake myself up in the morning I have a quick scroll through the Times app on my phone to get a briefing on the daily news. It’s only Wednesday but my Fitbit is telling me that I am averaging 3:39 hours of sleep a night which seems about right. I swear, the flickering lights … Continue reading New to NHS innovation? Here are 3 areas you can get started
Machine learning is changing the world, there is no doubt about this. Despite the fact that the NHS is famous for being backward in its tech, it's only a matter of time before it adopts machine learning. The reception machine learning gets from clinicians is mixed. There is a palpable fear amongst some of them. From time … Continue reading 4 things clinicians should know about machine learning
This week has been intense. I have been getting to grips with the code of the central London financial tech firm during the week, and I have been polishing off my MSc surgical robotics project for a presentation. Luckily the financial area of the city has a 24 hour printing company, and I found myself … Continue reading 3 actions clinicians need to do when considering their tech idea
There is no doubt that the NHS is becoming digital little by little. Anyone who has had to endure the computer systems knows that it's locked down, fragmented, and slow. However, it's here to stay, and it's getting better. This change has given clinicians an opportunity that they have never had before. They have access … Continue reading 6 options if you want to analyze clinical data in 2017