The eHealth Blog

World Suicide Prevention Day

Monday, September 10, 2018 6:00 PM

Don't suffer alone

Every year, more than 80,000 people across the world take their own lives: this number is more than 6000 in the UK…

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Digital Health

Thursday, August 16, 2018 3:00 PM

The future of the NHS?

Since its creation back in 1948, the NHS has been an iconic and cherished British institution, almost classed as a…

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Tuesday, July 24, 2018 6:00 PM

Self-harm research

Even though self-harm is common very often people don’t seek any help. As many as half of young people are thought…

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Mental Health in Education

Friday, July 20, 2018 6:00 PM

Protecting our younger generation

Mental Health is one of the leading health problems in the world, with people being affected by a m…

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Mental Health in Football

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 4:00 PM

A World Cup special

Unless you've been living under a rock for the past two weeks, you may have noticed a rather large football tourna…

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How to get an app made

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 5:00 PM

An Evolyst insight

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Google Duplex

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 12:51 PM

The implications for people with social anxiety

I’m not sure if you have managed to catch the headlines after Google’s annual developer conference at the beginnin…

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Mental Health in the Work Place

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 5:56 PM

Time to act?

Mental and physical health is intrinsically linked and should be treated as such.  However, it is common for peopl…

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Analytic solutions

Monday, April 30, 2018 4:00 PM

Can they be used to improve workplace productivity?

For many years, measuring the productivity of employees was a practice that relied entirely on guesswork. Managers…

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Workplace Wellbeing

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 3:00 PM

How do you get your employees to engage with your initiative?

Since the advent of the internet and the popularisation of mobile phones, the way business is done has changed fas…

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Corporate Mental Health

Monday, April 9, 2018 5:00 PM

Time for Action?

The conversation about the prevalence of mental health and wellbeing has grown substantially over the past few yea…

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Evolyst Design Process

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 3:20 PM

An insight

Evolyst Design Process

Our design process follows the ‘Double Diamond’ model.

In all creative processe…

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An Evolyst Insight

Mental health in the workplace is quickly becoming a topic of interest for employers. The

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Digital Health for Mindfulness & Wellbeing

Thursday, February 22, 2018 5:30 PM

World Thinking Day

How Digital Health can Improve Mindfulness & Wellbeing

With the media reporting that we are fast on our wa…

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Children's mental health week

Thursday, February 8, 2018 4:30 PM

The future of mental health care for young people

Children are not receiving the mental health care they need, putting lives at risk, the Care Quality Commission ha…

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Technology and Innovation in Care Homes

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 6:00 PM

Get in touch about your digital health project .

 There are over 5,000 nursing homes and over 12,000 res…

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Medilink Awards 2017

Thursday, January 11, 2018 4:00 PM

Evolyst shortlisted for the Medical and Healthcare Business Awards

Last year, at the 2016 Medilink Awards, we were nominated as for the Supply Chain Category, beatin…

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Monday, January 8, 2018 1:00 PM

What impact will it have on Digital Health?

What is GDPR?

The main thinking behind the  is to bring data protec…

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Health technology in 2018

Monday, January 1, 2018 3:00 PM

An insight into some of the health innovations we're likely to see in 2018

In the first half of 2017 alone, an estimated was invested in healthcare technology. While it’s d…

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Health Tech: the key to battling Alzheimer's?

Friday, December 1, 2017 3:00 PM

Why Health Technology is so important in battling mental illness

Contemporary technology offers all kinds of scientific breakthroughs and advanced equipment that can make life eas…

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Quality of Life in Norway

Friday, November 17, 2017 5:00 PM

Why is it so high?

Norway regularly scores  on quality of life and well-being and enjoys favourable amounts of disposable inc…

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Technology in the NHS

Friday, November 3, 2017 4:00 PM

Where do we go from here?

The NHS is evolving rapidly, with the introduction of technology and newfound ideas being introduced every year. T…

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Friday, October 13, 2017 4:00 PM

MyTherapy – Tackling High Blood Pressure in the UK

Hypertension, which you may know better as ‘high blood pressure,’ is one of the biggest health issues facing the U…

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Since our creation, Evolyst has grown to become evidence-based “technology enablers” to Healthcare Providers, Acad…

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Mobile Health Technology

Friday, October 6, 2017 1:30 PM

Could it improve user health and diet?

The diet industry is big business – with the global weight loss market expected to reach $206.4 billion by 2019. H…

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Virtual Reality

Thursday, September 21, 2017 3:30 PM

How could VR improve the health and care sectors?

During the 1990s, Virtual Reality was emerging as one of the leading areas of development within the technological…

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Friday, September 8, 2017 1:00 PM

Mental Health app to be featured on Tomorrow's World

Digital therapy platform SlowMo, will be featured on the newly launched BBC ‘Tomorrow’s World’ in the coming month…

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Mobile applications for the NHS

Monday, August 7, 2017 3:00 PM

How could they be introduced?

Within cancer care ‘Living with and Beyond Cancer’ is very high up on the NHS’s agenda as more people are survivin…

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The Singapore Healthcare system

Friday, July 28, 2017 4:00 PM

An international outlook

As a professional working in the British health system, you undoubtedly know the NHS inside and out. While the UK …

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The Canadian Healthcare system

Friday, July 14, 2017 12:00 PM

An international outlook

The United Kingdom and Canada are both modern, first-world nations renowned for the efficiency, quality and cost-e…

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Health Heroes release

Monday, July 10, 2017 4:00 PM

Jamie Oliver supports healthy eating app

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The Dutch Healthcare system

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 4:30 PM

Why is it considered one of the best in Europe?

The quality of healthcare is a hot topic of discussion but what makes a healthcare system effective? There are str…

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The future of the NHS

Sunday, June 18, 2017 5:30 PM

An insight into the Conservative's plans for the NHS

After an unexpected election result, the Government lays its plans for the NHS.

It was a result which few peopl…

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Wearable devices: an inside view

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 12:00 PM

How can they improve the healthcare sector?

The rapid advances in the field of information and communication technology has permitted the development of compa…

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Health Apps as Behaviour Change Tools

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 6:10 PM

An inside view:

As a Dietitian working with children and teenagers with a range of nutritional issues I have begun exploring wheth…

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Medtech in the West Midlands

Friday, April 21, 2017 1:00 PM

Medtech has the potential to improve the productivity and efficiency of the healthcare system, however the develop…

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Digital Mental Health

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 5:00 PM

Trusts to drive digital mental health services with £35m investment

‘Seven trusts will become Global Digital Exemplars for Mental Health and receive a share of £35m to develop and ro…

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Healthy eating apps

Thursday, April 6, 2017 5:30 PM

The best healthy eating apps on the marketplace

Health Heroes

In collaboration with Public Health Warwickshire and local universities including Coventry Univ…

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Friday, March 31, 2017 5:30 PM

Occupational Therapy app

Apps are becoming increasingly popular for many people around the world. As this technology becomes more readily a…

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Psychology apps

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 3:00 PM

The top Psychology apps shaping the future of mental health


SlowMo is the first digital therapy platform that helps people to visualise their thoughts and thinkin…

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Google Fit

Friday, March 17, 2017 5:30 PM

The perfect platform for all your fitness data?

Fitness tracking has almost become a second nature to many people; whether it be counting steps, measuring heart r…

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Thursday, March 9, 2017 5:00 PM

What is mHealth?

Mhealth (Mobile Health Technology) is a rapidly developing factor in the healthcare sector that has the potential …

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Mobile Health App Collaborators

Friday, March 3, 2017 5:00 PM

Collaboration with Researchers and Health & Care professionals

This article discusses how Evolyst collaborate. For more info, call +44 (0)1926 623 155 or email

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NHS: Sustainability and Transformation

Thursday, February 23, 2017 5:30 PM

Coventry and Warwickshire Local Digital Roadmap

Health and Social care across the whole of the surrounding area (Coventry and Warwickshire) face enormous challeng…

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Latest ehealth news

Friday, February 17, 2017 5:30 PM

February 17th, 2017

A roundup of the most recent news stories from the health, technology and care sectors.

GP practices get free …

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Thursday, February 9, 2017 5:30 PM

'Heartbeat Analytics'

‘Insights are the key tool for learning more about you! We analyse the raw data and provide understandable actiona…

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Medilink Business Awards 2016 results

Friday, February 3, 2017 5:30 PM

Evolyst Award Winners

Back in January 2016, we had been nominated for the Start Up category at the Medilink Awards. At that point, Evoly…

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Atrial Fibrillation

Thursday, January 26, 2017 4:30 PM

MyTherapy - Battling Atrial Fibrillation in the UK

MyTherapy have worked in partnership with (ACE) to create an infographic with everything …

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Health Apps - the key features

Friday, January 20, 2017 5:30 PM

Turning an innovative idea into a successful app

You have a ground-breaking idea for a health app, and you want to turn something abstract into the app of your dre…

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Health technology - more to come?

Monday, January 9, 2017 5:30 PM

Three Health Technology innovations to look out for in 2017

2016 has been a year of innovation in the health technology sector, and 2017 looks to build upon the successes. He…

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Coventry University

Thursday, January 5, 2017 5:30 PM

Leading The Way in Applied Health Psychology Research

The Behaviour and Interventions Research Group () situated within the Centre for Technology Enabled Health Re…

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Latest ehealth news

Monday, January 2, 2017 5:30 PM

January 2nd, 2017

A roundup of the most recent news stories from the health, technology and care sectors.

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Wearable technology in Healthcare

Tuesday, December 27, 2016 5:30 PM

Four of the top wearable devices for patients

If you're a patient suffering from a long-term illness or injury, wearable technology could really aid you in your…

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My Diet Coach

Thursday, December 22, 2016 5:30 PM

'Get the motivation you need to lose weight and be healthier'

My Diet Coach is a one-of-a-kind, easy to use diet diary and calorie counter that also acts as your virtual body t…

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Wednesday, December 14, 2016 5:30 PM

'Treat your head right'

‘People have been meditating for thousands of years. While the practice isn’t new, science is just catching up to …

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Latest ehealth news

Tuesday, December 13, 2016 5:30 PM

December 13th, 2016

A roundup of the most recent news stories from the health, technology and care sectors.

The Smartest Scales In…

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Medilink business awards 2016

Wednesday, December 7, 2016 5:30 PM

Evolyst shortlisted for Supply Chain Award

‘For nearly two decades Medilink has been providing specialised business support to health technology companies ar…

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Latest ehealth news

Friday, December 2, 2016 5:30 PM

December 2nd, 2016

A roundup of the most recent news stories from the health, technology and care sectors.

Apple Plunges into Dig…

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Sence HRV technology

Wednesday, November 30, 2016 5:30 PM

'The Evolution of Mindfulness and Productivity'

Planexta have launched a kickstarter campaign that has the potential to change mental health technology for the be…

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Latest ehealth news

Thursday, November 24, 2016 3:30 PM

November 24th, 2016

A roundup of the most recent news stories from the health, technology and care sectors.

Internet of things set…

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How can fitness apps help you?

Thursday, November 17, 2016 5:30 PM

A look at the benefits of health and fitness apps.

Ever wanted to improve your fitness but don’t have the time or money to keep to a specific fitness regime at the g…

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Agile and Scrum methodology

Thursday, November 10, 2016 5:30 PM

An insight into our software development strategies

Ever noticed software development projects that just go on and on? Projects that seem to be just be throwing money…

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NHS Payment scheme

Thursday, November 3, 2016 5:30 PM

Increasing the uptake of medtech devices and apps for the NHS

A new payment system that will allow for the accelerated uptake of medtech devices and apps by NHS England has bee…

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Charity Miles

Thursday, October 27, 2016 5:30 PM

'Move With Purpose. Earn Money For Charity'

 ‘Achieve your fitness & workout goals by tracking the number of miles you've walked, run or biked, and also e…

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VR in Healthcare

Thursday, October 20, 2016 5:30 PM

How Virtual Reality is transforming the Healthcare system

When people think of Virtual Reality, it is often assumed that it only has a place in the gaming world. With the

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Mental health

Thursday, October 13, 2016 5:30 PM

Four apps to improve mental wellbeing

October 10th marked World Mental health day, which recognises those with mental health issues and aims to give the…

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Spire Wearable Technology

Thursday, October 6, 2016 5:30 PM

'Discover Calm'

Using research from Stanford University’s Calming Technology Lab, Spire is the only wearable device on the marketp…

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Health Heroes

Thursday, September 29, 2016 5:30 PM

Usability trials

In case you missed it, a few months ago, we  we would be working with the Jamie Oliver Group to develop…

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Health apps and wearables

Thursday, September 22, 2016 5:30 PM

Do they actually work?

There are thousands upon thousands of health apps and wearable devices in the marketplace; some are brilliant at a…

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Athos Wearable Technology

Thursday, September 15, 2016 5:30 PM

'Building better athletes'

“The human body is built unlike any other machine. It has the ability to get better, stronger, more finely tuned.

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Medical apps

Thursday, September 8, 2016 5:30 PM

A look into five of the best medical apps on the marketplace

MyChart (Epic Systems Corporation)

Description - MyChart allows users to access their medical records on th…

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Mobile Health apps

Thursday, September 1, 2016 5:30 PM

Four ways to separate the good from the bad

With the quantity of mobile health apps on the marketplace, it can be difficult to decipher how good an app actual…

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Gamification for public health

Thursday, August 25, 2016 5:30 PM

Guest blog by Sylvester Arnab

 I wrote on Game-Based Intervention in Public Health is finally published ‘online-first’ on Sprin…

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The rise and fall of Pokemon Go

Thursday, August 18, 2016 5:30 PM

A sign of things to come?

Pokémon Go quickly became one of the most successful and most popular mobile gaming apps of all time. It finally g…

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MindShift app review

Thursday, August 11, 2016 5:30 PM

'Preventing anxiety from controlling your life'

‘Think of MindShift as your portable coach helping you face challenging situations and take charge of your life’.

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Q&A with Evolyst

Thursday, August 4, 2016 5:30 PM

App development and Project management

Q) What’s happening in the world of app development?

More time and resources are being used on mobile app dev…

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The State of HealthTech

Thursday, July 28, 2016 5:30 PM


The general state of technology has been dramatically improving over the past few years and the health sector has …

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Pride of Warwick District

Thursday, July 21, 2016 5:30 PM

Awards 2016

The Pride of Warwick awards celebrate the best achievements in business and the community in the surrounding area …

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Pokemon Go

Thursday, July 14, 2016 5:30 PM

'Get up and go'

Pokémon Go has already sent social media into meltdown, and quickly become the number one app for both Android and…

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‘Moov Now’ hardware review

Thursday, July 7, 2016 5:30 PM

'Anyone can step. You can Moov'

The Moov Now is a fitness wearable you put on when you’re working out. Using 3D motion sensing technology, it trac…

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Pact app review

Thursday, June 30, 2016 5:30 PM

'Commit to you'

Pact is a health app that motivates you to complete training activities and to eat in a healthier way. You make a …

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Venturefest West Midlands

Thursday, June 23, 2016 5:30 PM

NEC, Birmingham

This month, Evolyst attended the event at the NEC, Birmingham. This one-day annual eve…

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The future of healthcare?

Thursday, June 16, 2016 5:30 PM

A look into how technology will influence the healthcare system

Technology is beginning to have a real impact on the healthcare system; and whether it’s through calorie counters …

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MyTherapy App Review

Thursday, June 9, 2016 5:30 PM

“On top of your medication, on top of your health”

‘MyTherapy uniquely combines medication reminders and health tracking. The app reliably reminds you to take your m…

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Evolyst updates

Thursday, June 2, 2016 5:30 PM

Health Heroes

We have an exciting project in the pipelines which we hope will change the way young people manage their diet. Alt…

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MyFitnessPal app review

Thursday, May 26, 2016 5:30 PM

'Lose Weight with MyFitnessPal'

Life is hectic; with friends, family and work taking over much of our lives, we don’t have time to ourselves. Logg…

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Technology in Healthcare

Thursday, May 19, 2016 5:30 PM

Four ways technology will shape healthcare in the future

There is no doubt technology has huge potential for improving the healthcare system. Here are four areas to watch;…

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Zombies, Run! app review

Thursday, May 12, 2016 5:30 PM

‘Run in the Real World. Become a Hero in Another.’

Persuading people to exercise and keep fit can be extremely difficult; many apps have tried, and many have failed.…

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Fitness tracking

Thursday, May 5, 2016 5:30 PM

Why has it become so popular?

The London Marathon; one of the UK’s most popular sporting events. Every year, thousands upon thousands of fitness…

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Thursday, April 28, 2016 5:30 PM

What does the future hold?

People have always been fascinated by details of their own lives; and self-quantification for tracking health and …

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Omron hardware review

Thursday, April 21, 2016 5:30 PM

'All for Healthcare'

It may look like the average, run-of-the-mill fitness tracker; but it is so much more. The ‘Project Zero’ health w…

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ehealth software development

Thursday, April 7, 2016 5:30 PM

Tips for managing ehealth software development projects

Create a detailed plan before starting the development process

Without a comprehensive plan even the most exper…

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Xbox Kinect Respiratory Tool

Thursday, March 24, 2016 5:30 PM

Are Gaming Devices the future of respiratory measurement?

The Xbox is one of the most popular games consoles for consumers; and the addition of the Kinect feature has made …

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BrainyApp app review

Thursday, March 17, 2016 5:30 PM

'Live a brain healthy life'

Brainy App was developed by in partnership with to raise awarenes…

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Wearable Technologies

Thursday, March 10, 2016 5:30 PM

A look at five technologies that could impact on healthcare

Digital technology in both the health and healthcare sectors is becoming increasingly important. The saturation of…

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3D Printing In Healthcare

Thursday, March 3, 2016 5:30 PM

Guest Blog by Phil Davies, PhD Candidate, University of Warwick

3D printing in Healthcare: time for improved personalised care?

3D printing (as the press like to call it – I p…

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Block chain technology

Thursday, February 25, 2016 5:30 PM

Could it be used in healthcare?

What is Block Chain Technology?

Block chain technology is a mechanism for recording data such as a series of …

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Dacadoo App review

Thursday, February 18, 2016 5:30 PM

Your Health and Lifestyle Navigator.

Dacadoo burst onto the scene in November 2011; it is an extremely popular app which aims to keep people motivated …

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Medilink business awards 2015

Thursday, February 18, 2016 5:30 PM

Evolyst shortlisted for Start Up award

About Medilink UK

Medilink is a national health technology business support organisation, which focuses on incr…

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Carezone App review

Thursday, February 4, 2016 5:30 PM

Easily organize health information in one place.

Launched in November 2012, ‘Carezone’ is the ultimate app for setting medication reminders and recording medical i…

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