Rx Apps

Could you be popping into your local GP sometime soon and receiving a prescription for an app on your smartphone? Yesterday, the UK Health Secretary Andrew Lansley opined: “So many people use apps every day to keep up with their friends, with the news, find out when the next bus will turn up or which […]

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I Tweet Your Weight

The nature of communication today means that we are almost always connected to each other in some form or other, whether wired or wireless. We use a variety of methods to communicate about our ‘status’ to our circles, be it through Facebook, Twitter or even good old voice calling. When it comes to communicating about […]

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Motorola Xooms itself in the foot?

I was pretty excited about the announcements before and during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona last week. Android was the star of the show, with many many manufacturers showing off hardware that uses the operating system. Forefront in the hype was the tablet-specific iteration, called Honeycomb that will be available on many of the […]

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Balloon animals

A quick apology to readers of this blog. I really enjoy writing here, but the past month has thrown up a number of challenges. One of these challenges is actually finding something interesting and, importantly, new, to write about. There are so many bloggers out there that I feel I would be doing you a […]

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DigiPharm Europe 2010 Pt 7

Here’s my final post on the #DigiPharm narrative. Part 7! Again, I am reporting on selected sessions from Day 2, ones that I found of note or interest. You can read the twitterstream for more information on the presentations not covered here. Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5 Part 6 Still […]

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DigiPharm Europe 2010 Pt 4

And to the next instalment of this series on DigiPharm Europe 2010. Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 5 Part 6 Part 7 When is a community not a community? The session entitled “Community management in Pharma” was presented by René Vvan den Bos and Erik Van der Zijden. They focused on mythical ailment […]

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DigiPharm Europe 2010 Pt 3

Third in the series of posts about the proceedings from DigiPharm Europe 2010. Part 1 Part 2 Part 4 Part 5 Part 6 Part 7 Mixing print and digtal So on to the second presentation of the day, where Mark Prince presented on integration of online and offline strategy. Prince rejects the practice of using […]

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BlackBerry PlayBook

So RIM have unveiled the BlackBerry PlayBook, which may give them some leverage in the market vs Apple. It’s the same size as the Galaxy Tab at 7″ and it has Flash support. As I mentioned in my previous post, confirmed it uses QNX operating system and it seems to have a decent spec. Its […]

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Check-in to your GP?

Personally, I don’t hold much truck with Facebook on a social level (maybe I shouldn’t say that considering that technology, digital and social media is my day job!) and I prefer LinkedIn for business networking and Twitter for status updates and to quick-share information. And when I am mobile, on the go? SMS and again […]

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Don’t miss a trick on mobile

I am fascinated by the mobile landscape. I mean, have a think about a consumer electronics product that has revolutionised the way we communicate with each other as much as the mobile or cell phone. Look at advances in mobile technology over the few short years – I could link to a number of sources […]

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