Charles LoweManaging Director at Digital Health Care Alliance
In 2004 Charles established a telecare programme at LB Newham, at one time the UK’s largest, and won Dept. of Health Whole System Demonstrator (WSD) funding to extend to telehealth. In 2008 he joined Telehealth Solutions (now Medvivo), driving the development & sale of telehealth services. In 2011 he established telecare & telehealth programmes in Surrey, leading to one of the largest successful UK telehealth deployments. His recent work has centred on mHealth apps, including publishing a detailed compendium of all the regulations affecting them, being on the drafting group of the EU Code of Conduct on Privacy, and drafting the voluntary EU mHealth app assessment guidelines for the EC. Charles was the only digital health expert named in the recent OLS-published Accelerated Access Review. Charles is Managing Director of the Digital Health & Care Alliance (DHACA), an Expert Reviewer for the EC, a Contributing Editor to www.telecareaware.com, organiser of the London Health Technology Forum, and immediate Past President of the Royal Society of Medicine’s Telemedicine and eHealth Section. He chairs Citizens Online, the digital inclusion charity.As a result Charles has immense expertise in the beneficial use of digital health in general, and mHealth apps in particular.