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Influencing behaviour: The mindspace way
The ability to influence behaviour is central to many of the key policy challenges in areas such as health, finance and climate change. The usual route to behaviour change in economics and psychologyExpand
MINDSPACE: influencing behaviour for public policy
New insights from science and behaviour change could lead to significantly improved outcomes, and at a lower cost, than the way many conventional policy tools are used. MINDSPACE explores howExpand
Smartphones let surgeons know WhatsApp: an analysis of communication in emergency surgical teams.
BACKGROUND Outdated communication technologies in healthcare can place patient safety at risk. This study aimed to evaluate implementation of the WhatsApp messaging service within emergency surgicalExpand
Technologies for global health
Institute for Global Health Innovation (L Conteh PhD, Prof A Darzi FRCS, P Howitt MA, K Kerr PhD, Prof S Matlin DSc, R Merrifi eld PhD, Prof G-Z Yang PhD), Centre for Environmental Policy (E WilsonExpand
The ownership and clinical use of smartphones by doctors and nurses in the UK: a multicentre survey study
Background Much interest has arisen around the use of smartphones, tablet devices and related apps in the healthcare context. It has been suggested that increasing numbers of healthcare professionalsExpand
Evaluation of the personal health budget pilot programme
1. The personal health budget initiative is a key aspect of personalisation across health care services in England. Its aim is to improve patient outcomes, by placing patients at the centre ofExpand
Associations between internet-based patient ratings and conventional surveys of patient experience in the English NHS: an observational study
Objective Unsolicited web-based comments by patients regarding their healthcare are increasing, but controversial. The relationship between such online patient reports and conventional measures ofExpand
‘Gamification’: Influencing health behaviours with games
Every month at Google Campus in London, dozens of software developers, clinicians, behavioural scientists and investors get together to discuss new strategies to influence health behaviours. TheExpand
Associations between Web-based patient ratings and objective measures of hospital quality.