A week has gone by where I handed in my notice in A and E and started working in financial tech writing code and applying machine learning algorithms to data, as well as developing the web framework where users can apply for loans. So as many people speculate, yes, it is a lot different. Here's … Continue reading 3 differences: NHS to working in Fintech
why you should simplify your med tech idea
The other day I had a meeting with an emergency medicine trainee who wanted to develop an app for his quality improvement project. I've known this guy for a while and I know that he's smart and motivated, however, he himself acknowledged that he misjudged the approach. There were things that he just didn't take … Continue reading why you should simplify your med tech idea
Book suggestion: How Google Works
The author of this book, Eric Schmidt was the CEO of Google from 2001 to 2011 and is now the chairman of Alphabet, the parent company that owns Google. Alphabet was the biggest donor to Hillary Clinton's campaign and the author helped with her PR. He's also a software engineer who graduated from Princeton and … Continue reading Book suggestion: How Google Works
We got a minimum viable product out…. what did we learn?
The summer sun has brought the heat and I'm feeling it. The extra weight I put on over exam period aids in my overheating as I walk down the road and sit on the tube. It's been roughly a year since I and Shubz have been working on it and learning the framework Django as … Continue reading We got a minimum viable product out…. what did we learn?
Got an app idea but can’t code? 5 areas to read up on
We all have been there. We have all been at work and thought of an app idea that could improve a clinical outcome or make the work run smoother. So how do you go about it? The problem is that if you ask any clinician, chances are that they will have some form of app … Continue reading Got an app idea but can’t code? 5 areas to read up on
3 reasons why clinicians should dabble in code
The start-up enthusiasm has seemed to have taken the NHS by storm. It's exciting to see so many people coming up with ideas and trying to make them work. Sadly I've got to be frank, a fair number of the ideas that are pitched to me are just not practical. Whilst I have come across … Continue reading 3 reasons why clinicians should dabble in code