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DHOx Blog

Latest news and views on digital health and health technology

  • Disruptive Healthcare Technologies

    Posted in Guest blog, General on Mar 10, 2017

    In this interview for the Horizon2020 website ahead of the Disruptive Technologies 2016 conference in London last year, Dave Fletcher, MD of White October and long time DHOx supporter discusses digital innovations in the healthcare space and how disruptive technologies stand to progress in this arena.

  • Newsletter - 1 March 2017

    Posted in Newsletter, General on Mar 01, 2017

    Newsletter containing details of the next DHOx workshop (on User Story Mapping), plus recent blog posts, and other Oxford or relevant external events.

  • Health Data in the Real World

    Posted in Workshop, Guest blog on Feb 27, 2017

    Health Data in the Real World Guest blog by Kellie Peters and Regina Lally, Databasix In October we were invited to deliver a workshop to Digital Health Oxford members on ‘Data in the Real World’. Our aim for the workshop was to provide delegates with an approach to understanding the healthcare data landscape in the UK that would assist them with their current/potential data projects/apps/research. Oh, and we offered to make it fun too! As there was the potential risk (you can tell that we were ex-project managers) of individuals falling asleep, we decided that this session was not going to...

  • Project Tide - from DHOx Hackathon to Clinical Trial

    Posted in Guest blog, Hackathon on Feb 01, 2017

    This blog is a repost, written by Cyan Collier, documenting the journey of Project Tide, which he started as a low-cost TB diagnostics project at a DHOx hackathon in June 2014, to now working with the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine in a clinical trial being conducted in Malawi and South Africa.

  • DHOx in 2016

    Posted in General on Jan 22, 2017

    2016 was a fantastic year for Digital Health Oxford, with a range of events and activities building on the previous 3 years. Alongside the growing community was a continued successful series of events, a number of new collaborations, and exciting work behind the scenes...

  • Supporting Diversity

    Posted in Newsletter, General on Jan 20, 2017

    You may have noticed the Diversity Charter logo on the Digital Health Oxford Meetup Page and here on the DHOx homepage. We've displayed this after signing up to the Diversity Charter, along with lots of other (predominantly tech-focused) communities, groups, businesses and individuals.

  • Defining Digital Health

    Posted in General on Dec 03, 2016

    When asked what digital health is, it isn't hard to find a huge number of definitions. It will mean different things to different people, depending on their expertise, experience and area of interest, or even geographical location. Rather, the interesting, and exciting, thing is the vast array of topics, work and possibility that are now open at this time.

  • Newsletter - 29 Nov 2016

    Posted in Newsletter on Nov 29, 2016

    Just a quick reminder of the DHOx events this week, plus news about a lunchtime seminar on 9th December, and a notice about applications for the Oxford Biodesign Short Programme.

  • Newsletter - 18 Nov 2016

    Posted in Newsletter on Nov 18, 2016

    There are a couple of great DHOx events coming up in the next couple of weeks. First is an evening seminar 'A Big Picture View of Digital Health', on Tuesday 29th November in Oxford Brookes. The speakers are Tracey Grainger, Head of Digital Primary Care Development at NHS England, and Dominic McKenny, Chief Information Officer at Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust...

  • Workshop - Hardware Hacking for Health

    Posted in Workshop on Nov 06, 2016

    The first Hardware Hacking for Health: a Beginner's Guide workshop was held on 2nd November, brilliantly run by Cyan Collier, and concluding with a room full of people ready to take on his challenge at the start of the evening "to consider using hardware as well as software in (your) next project".