We found 73 matching results
This event will provide insight into key current and future aspects of the wider UK health and care landscape. Speakers will discuss the implications of the NHS long-term plan, the priorities of the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, and what these mean for health and social care.
Exploring how technology will play a central role in realising the Long Term Plan, helping clinicians use the full range of their skills, reducing bureaucracy, stimulating research and enabling service transformation.
After being introduced through the DigitalHealth.London Accelerator programme, the North West London Collaboration of Clinical Commissioning Groups has signed an agreement with Inhealthcare. They will roll out the next generation of digital technologies to make it easier to access health and care services at a fraction of the cost.
The long-anticipated NHS Long Term Plan, covering the next 10 years, was published today. The six chapters include measures to prevent 150,000 heart attacks, strokes and dementia cases, better access to mental health services for adults and children, and mainstreaming digitally-enabled care.
With over a million UK children experiencing communication difficulties that are likely to persist into adulthood, could digital therapeutics offer self-management tools to improve functioning and reduce the burden of the underlying impairment?
Jack Grodon, Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist / Fracture Clinic Team Lead at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, and one of DigitalHealth.London's Digital Pioneer Fellows, explores the challenges that may prevent patients sticking to their regimes; and suggests ways that digital tools could help.
“As a lead therapist with a background in Quality Improvement, I am interested in exploring how acute inpatient therapy teams in the NHS are using their own data,” writes Nazia Ahmad. She asks whether it is possible to evidence whether therapists are making data-driven decisions and improvements.
Online GP consultation provider LIVI is launching to patients across the UK through a new NHS partnership. The company is taking part in the DigitalHealth.London Accelerator programme, and is making the app available via the NHS to patients registered with 40 GP practices in North West Surrey and the North West of England.
Over £7 million for seven new NHS Test Beds around the country has been announced, which include partnerships with several DigitalHealth.London Accelerator companies. Projects being tested include using AI and machine learning for breast cancer screening, and a digital platform to help manage diabetes.
The online portal, DrDoctor, is set to save the NHS tens of millions of pounds by slashing the number of missed appointments as well as making it easier and more convenient for patients to make and manage bookings. Patients can also fill in medical forms before they arrive using the system and receive appointment letters digitally.