Welcome

About Me

I am a current masters student at the University of Cape Town in South Africa. I recently completed my Bachelor of Engineering in Mechatronics, but decided to follow my passion for Healthcare Technology and further my studies with a Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering. During my master's, I rediscovered my passion for software development! I started HealthTechHub.net to use as a platform to market my skills as a freelance developer and to discuss the latest innovations in the Healthcare Technology industry which I find so interesting!

Web & Android App Development

I have experience in Android Development (Java), web development (JavaScript, HTML & CSS) and Firebase.

Microcontrollers & Embedded Systems

I come from a mechatronics background and have experience in programming microcontrollers and embedded systems (C++ & Python).

Skills

My Skills

These are the software development related skills I have developed

Java

75%

C++

60%

Firebase

70%

JavaScript, HTML & CSS

65%

Python

55%

C#

75%

Matlab

65%

WordPress

70%
Experience

Work and Educational Experience

This is my work and academic related experience through which I have developed my software skills

Work Experience

July 2015: Intern at Jendamark Automation

July 2016: Intern at NMU Racing Team

2019 - : Freelance Software Developer

Education

2014 - 2017: BEng Mechatronics (Nelson Mandela University)

2018 - 2019: MSc Biomedical Engineering (University of Cape Town)

Achievements

75% aggregate for BEng Mechatronics

I'm Available For Freelancing

Projects

My Projects

These are some of the projects I have been involved with.

GooDMoM Mobile

An Android app for patients with gestational diabetes to manage and record their glucose etc., set reminders, message healthcare professionals and view educational content
(Java)

GooDMoM Web

A web app for healhcare professionals to remotely monitor patients in real time, message patients and view appointments
(JavaScript, HTML & CSS)

Wheelchair Mounted Robotic Arm

A Microcontroller to control a robotic arm through user input
(C++)

Sorting Algoritm Testing

Basic selection
recursive selection
double selection
Bucket
(C#)

Slot Car Genetic Algorithm

A genetic algorithm to train a slot car to race around a track as fast as possible
(C#)
GooDMoM Mobile Recording
GooDMoM Web Recording
Wheelchair Mounted Robotic Arm Recording
Blog

My Blog

This blog reports on the latest developments in the Health Tech & Digital Health fields and reviews the latest Medical Devices on the market.

June 7, 2019 Jason Collier

5 best Pregnancy Tracker Apps

Having a baby can turn your life upside down. There is so much to remember – from taking your prenatal medication to scheduling doctors’ appointments. Luckily, pregnancy tracker apps have solved this problem.

November 17, 2018 Jason Collier

Blockchain in the Healthcare Industry

The dramatic rise of Bitcoin over the last few years has introduced the concept of blockchain which has the potential to revolutionise the healthcare industry!

October 29, 2018 Jason Collier

10 Must-Have Health Tech Gadgets

We are in an age where technology is fully integrated into our daily lives. This post provides a list of the 10 most innovative and beneficial health tech gadgets offered to improve your health!

September 8, 2018 Jason Collier

5 Best Glucose Meters (Glucometers)

Blood glucose meters are an essential tool in the lives of anyone with diabetes. This post lists the 5 best glucose meters on the market.

September 5, 2018 Jason Collier

Continuous Glucose Monitoring Systems: Everything You Need to Know

Continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) systems provide continuous insight into your glucose levels. This post shows how CGM works, what the benefits are, if CGM will work for you, what CGM systems are available and what the costs involved are.

September 2, 2018 Jason Collier

Can Mobile Health (mHealth) Address Diabetes Issues?

Diabetes is a rising epidemic in the world today. The number of people with diabetes has risen to over 422 million in 2014 and The global prevalence of diabetes has risen to over 8.5%! This provides an opportunity for mHealth to be used as a tool to address the diabetes healthcare issues.

August 28, 2018 Jason Collier

5 Best Sleep Monitoring Apps

Everyone wants to get a good night’s sleep. A good sleep will help you recover from fatigue, will help you wake up right side of the bed and will set you up for a productive day. There are many sleep monitoring apps on the various app markets, but Health Tech Hub has isolated the best 5!

August 24, 2018 Jason Collier

5 Best Diabetes Monitoring Apps

Diabetes monitoring apps are flooding the various app stores. Are you wondering which app to choose from the thousands available? Do you want to know how they can benefit you? Well, look no further!

August 19, 2018 Jason Collier

5 Must-Have Health Apps for Seniors

The developing mobile technologies have brought about the rise in mobile health. Mobile health is the perfect tool to benefit senor citizens. Health apps for seniors are being utilised to promote healthier, longer and more prosperous lives

August 15, 2018 Jason Collier

10 Best Mobile Health Apps (mHealth)

With the recent advancements in technology, mobile health apps have revolutionised the way in which healthcare is provided, by connecting medical devices to mobile apps.

August 10, 2018 Jason Collier

Mobile Health (mHealth) is Taking Over the Healthcare Industry

Mobile health has been making major waves in the healthcare industry. This article discusses its potential benefits.

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