Category Archives: Healthcare & Well-being

All in the mind




There’s been quite a bit in the news recently (in the UK at least) about mental health. Lots of discussion about possible treatments and solutions but next to nothing asking the question “why?” In my book, Digital Vs. Human, I … Continue reading






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Well-Being at Work




what-a-good-day-looks-like-duncan-young-health-wellbeing-lendlease Been meaning to post this for a while. Given to me by my good friend Duncan Young at Lendlease in Sydney. I’m sure he’d be OK with people using it just so long as you quote where it came … Continue reading






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Time to Think – Properly




  I’ve got maps coming out of my ears! Doing 101 Global risks, a new 2015+ Trends & Technology Timeline, the Future of London and now the Future of the NHS (National Health Service). This last one is a treat … Continue reading






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Ageing and the NHS




It’s not often that you’re in the car and have to pull over to write something down that you’ve just heard on the radio. A few days ago I did exactly this because someone said that a King’s Fund study … Continue reading






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How we die




So here I am at 7.10 pm (I know, get off the computer) wondering what the heck to say today when an email from Bradley pops up. Consider it stolen I say. Bottom line seems to be to relax, watch … Continue reading






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Happiness




There’s a good daily stat available from the Harvard Business Review. Here’s one that caught my eye last week. No doubt it will end up in brainmail at some point. “Between 1985 and 2005, the number of Americans who said … Continue reading






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Book of the Week




                The Creative Destruction of Medicine: How the digital revolution will create better health care by Eric Topol






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The Future of Remote Healthcare




Will machines will help to cure us or help to kill us in the future. I think the answer is probably a bit of both. First the good news. I was in Poland doing a TEDx talk a while ago and … Continue reading






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Healthcare spending




Around 5% of the US population consumes almost 50% of US spending on health. This is according to a report from the oddly named National Institute for Healthcare Management Foundation.






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Show me the Monet




I might be imagining this, but I somehow remember writing that one day it would be proven without a doubt that art had health and healing benefits. Enter, stage left brain, an artist called Alexander Melamid. He has just opened … Continue reading






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