Fertility apps in the digital age

In this blog Novarum Dx (part of BBI Solutions) speaks with Dr Simon Rowland, Head of Medical Affairs (Europe), at Natural Cycles to understand the benefits of using mobile apps for fertility awareness. Mobile apps are disrupting every aspect of our daily lives. A recent study of 511 smartphone users found that 75% of them…

Equine

Smart approach to stable side care

An outbreak of equine flu shutdown the UK horse racing industry recently, as veterinarians struggled to perform large volumes of nasal swab tests, and expedite samples to laboratories, preventing further postponement of high profile races. The industry, which is estimated to be worth £3.5bn to the UK economy¹, supports tertiary sectors such as transportation, catering,…

Matthew Driver

What does the future hold for mHealth?

Matthew Driver, editor of the Journal of mHealth explores how the mobile health market has evolved and looks at what the future might hold for this buoyant sector. The mHealth (mobile health) market is booming and we’re seeing a real shift away from it being perceived as a rather unusual, niche technology – it’s now…

Pharma Manufacturers Turn Digital

Pharma manufacturers turn digital

In this latest feature of Tech Talk, Dr Neil Polwart, Novarum founder and BBI Group Head of Mobile discusses how pharmaceutical manufacturers can go digital using only their smartphones. One of the simplest mHealth offerings that pharmaceutical manufacturers can implement is an automated drug dose calculator. These feed in simple metrics like height, weight, age…

Blockchain in mHealth

Blockchain potential in mHealth

This time in Tech Talk, Dr Neil Polwart, Novarum Founder and BBI Group Head of Mobile, looks at blockchain technology in mHealth. There can be few people working on a mobile health (mHealth) concept who haven’t been asked: ‘Are you using blockchain?’ Blockchain technology is the underlying principle behind virtual currencies such as Bitcoin. The…