Category Archives: Use Cases

Tech frustrations of a NHS surgeon – guest blog

[This week's blog is from a surgeon working in the NHS who has kindly agreed to share (vent?) his technology frustrations.] A little bit of back ground first. I am a 32 year old, born in the era before the … Continue reading

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A UK first: Mersey Burns app is registered with the MHRA as a Class I medical device

To mark this important milestone for UK health app regulation, d4 asked Rowan Pritchard-Jones MD FRCS(Plast), the clinician behind the app, to tell us more. Mersey Burns is a clinical tool for estimating burn area percentages, prescribing fluids using Parkland, … Continue reading

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d4 survey presentation at The King’s Fund

We are presenting the results from our survey on mobile phone usage by health care professionals in the UK today at The King’s Fund.  It’s part of the Mobile Healthcare Industry Review 2010, an event we’re glad to be headlining. … Continue reading

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Why health care professionals should carry mobile phones

This is the first in a series of posts discussing whether the use of mobile phones by health care professionals (HCPs) should be encouraged.  In this post, we put forward four reasons why the mobile phone should become an every … Continue reading

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Should the use of mobile phones by health care professionals be encouraged?

If you work for d4, a non-profit organisation focused on increasing the acceptance and affordability of mobile technology for health care professionals in the UK, this is a fundamental question I get asked a lot.  And while it’s a straightforward … Continue reading

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