Going digital: the real value of health and social care tech
Digital technology can help ease the care crisis and give the elderly a better quality of life, says Dr Lisa Smith, CEO of digital homecare provider, Kraydel.
Liberating patients through remote monitoring
Seventy pence of every pound the NHS spends goes into managing longterm health problems. Remote monitoring technologies provide a range of possibilities for cost-saving within the NHS, and for improving patients’ health and peace of mind.
Innovation in today’s healthcare space is vital
Now has never been a better time for digital healthcare innovation, but there are still some challenges which need to be faced, says Yinka Makinde, Programme Director at DigitalHealth.London.
The importance of technology in the NHS
Beverley Bryant, Director of Digital Transformation at NHS Digital on the importance of technology in the NHS.
A healthier, more connected, relationship with the NHS
How we interact with the NHS is about to get a shake-up, but to reap the rewards, the NHS and tech industry must work together on safe and effective data sharing.
Connecting to health through technology-enabled care (TEC)
Despite recent advances in technology-enabled care (TEC), there are still areas where solutions need to be developed.
The power of the smartphone in healthcare
Doctors are discovering an amazing new medical instrument that can monitor patients in their own homes, minimising the need to come in for checkups and even alerting them to potentially life-threatening episodes before they happen.
Will artificial intelligence be key to health and care decisions in the future?
Technology and its ability to learn means that we could have whole platforms supported by AI that connect your care, your home and your physical and virtual communities within the next 5-10 years.
Connected lives key to a sustainable health and care system
We are fast becoming an older society and for the vast majority of people that is a good thing. But are we age ready?
The Connected World
Every day in the UK we benefit from technology in so many different ways. Much of the time it is so well integrated that we don’t even notice it.
Taking spinal cord stimulation to the next level
Millions of people endure the agony of chronic pain caused by injuries or operations, but new nerve stimulation technology could offer some welcome relief.
Trust in data privacy crucial to innovation
New healthcare products could be developed by small businesses if patients trusted organisations with their data.
Transforming our health service requires CCGs to have the right tools
Last year we launched a report setting out what our members – 90% of clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) – told us they need to achieve the best healthcare for their local populations. Key among these were tools to support intelligent commissioning.
Digital health is here to stay
Digital health is happening now and it's here to stay. Technology-enabled care and health is on the agenda of people, patients, health services, and researchers.
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