Tag Archive: User experience

Feb 17

“Internet of Me”, anything but average

My health is unique to me and so should the treatment I receive and any the technology I use to manage my health.  The Internet, social media and smart devices are connecting information and technology in new ways to ensure that I have the right information at the right time for my circumstances from my …

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Feb 01

Visualize your data

  Data visualization describes any effort to help people understand the significance of data by placing it in a visual context. Patterns, trends and correlations that might go undetected in text-based data can be exposed and recognized easier with data visualization software. I decided to put this to the test and visualize our international eHealth experience at eHealthMasterminds. In Healthcare data visualization …

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Oct 06

Virtual Reality a game changer in health

The race is on to build better and cheaper Virtual Reality sets with the likes of Facebook Inc., Sony Corp. and HTC  Corp. all competing. With the phenomenal success of Pokémon in augmenting reality, it would be naïve not to look at how these technologies can help the treatment of many conditions. Especially as we …

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Sep 05

Why UX is not just UI especially in healthcare

User experience (UX) is taken seriously in the tourism industry even with old and unmovable attractions they understand the user experience is more than what people see and touch or in the digital world, the User Interface (UI).  Specialized healthcare software has tended to be an area onto itself, often conservative and slow-moving. Generally when …

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Jun 07

MomConnect an SMS service making great inroads

MomConnect  is a mobile phone-based messaging service to provide South Africa’s estimated 1.2-million pregnant women with free antenatal health care information.  Maternal and infant mortality is still a huge issue in South Africa. In 2015, 41 out of 1000 children under five died, while 140 out of 100,000 mothers lost their lives. In 2014, the South …

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