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Healthcare at the Edinburgh Festival

All the world’s a surgery…

Last year, the Wellcome Foundation inaugurated a program at the Edinburgh Festival called The Sick of the Fringe (TSOTF) to explore some of the boundaries and synergies between the worlds of medicine and the arts.  Healthcare is a major issue in Scotland; barely a day goes by without an article in the national press about the impending obesity, stroke or heart attack crisis and the effect it will have on healthcare provision.  In the second year of TSOTF it was interesting to see whether it had started to have an effect.  There certainly seemed to be some progress in the way new writing tackled healthcare issues. Continue →

August 30th, 2016 | Published in eHealth & Assisted Living

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Creative Connectivity is Nick Hunn's blog on aspects and applications of wireless connectivity. Having worked with wireless for over twenty years I've seen the best and worst of it and despair at how little of its potential is exploited.

I hope that's about to change, as the demands of healthcare, energy and transport apply pressure to use wireless more intelligently for consumer health devices, smart metering and telematics. These are my views on the subject - please let me know yours.

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