When Electronic Medical Records (EMRs) were introduced in the early 1970s the vision was clear: digitizing patient records would make healthcare more efficient, and better for the patient and provider.
Shining a light between the rock and the hard place: The importance of information to empower health-app users
Apps, and their use for the promotion of health and wellbeing, are the subject of increasing interest and enquiry; particularly in light of the NHS’ Long Term Plan, and ever-increasing pressures on scarce NHS resources. But finding and downloading effective, engaging, and most importantly, safe health-apps, is a significant challenge.
In a properly functioning brain, both hemispheres communicate equally and at lightning speed, millions of times per minute.
Motor neuron diseases are neurodegenerative. They are caused when the motor neurons do not function properly in the brain. These are the nerve cells responsible for controlling the muscles that facilitate the body movement.