Why Timing Is So Important For Innovation

In May I’ll be speaking at the Health 2.0 event in Europe, with our panel convening to both discuss and demo some of the interesting […]

New shoebox sized device to overcome antibacterial resistance

The rise of anti-bacterial resistance has been a considerable concern for healthcare providers around the world in recent years, and finding the right treatment plans […]

When is an entrepreneur not an entrepreneur?

As the gig economy has thrived, the way we classify various types of worker has come under scrutiny.  Whilst there are growing numbers of people […]

How structured information can diminish creativity

In many ways, we are creatures of structure, and whilst much of the time this can be fantastically valuable, a recent study reminds us that […]

Humor, AI and Recruitment

Social media undoubtedly plays a crucial role in the modern recruitment process.  A recent study from researchers at Oulu University, Finland, set out to explore […]

Why intellectual humility is so important

A few years ago the Good Judgement Project concluded that one of the key elements of great forecasting is a sense of intellectual humility.  Despite […]

Investment in robotics boosts jobs rather than taking them away

As regular readers of my blogs will know, I’m in the more optimistic camp when it comes to the impact automation will have on both […]

New digital tool supports accurate dietary reporting

Monitoring ones diet has become one of the staples of the quantified self movement, with a number of tools emerging to assist people who wish […]

How big data can help the fight against leukemia

It’s estimated that over 100,000 people a year are diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukaemia, or CML.  Advances in treatment mean that roughly 90% of patients […]

Collaborative network launches to tackle rare diseases

Healthcare is becoming an increasingly collaborative space.  I’ve written recently about a data sharing agreement between Estonia and Finland, and also a pan-European data commons […]

Startup aims to support the nomadic lifestyle

Legend has it that moving house is one of the most stressful things you can do.  This is especially so if you’re moving to a […]

Air quality data and the impact on our healthcare

I’ve written many times in the past about the power of data in healthcare, and especially when we start bringing together traditional medical data with […]