Roundtable: What challenges are now emerging from the rapid digital progress in the early stages of the pandemic?
The flurry of digital activity provoked by the first wave of the pandemic often involved decisions made in extreme pressure, and in a belief that any solution was merely a stop gap. But almost two years on, those quick fixes have become business as usual and mean that downsides to rapid digitisation are now being observed. Digital Health brought together a small group for a virtual roundtable, run in association with Virgin Media Business, to discuss that complicated reality. Claire Read reports.
Roundtable: How could Covid-driven digital change permanently improve health and social care in the UK?
A year after the first Covid cases were detected in the UK, a virtual roundtable event discussed the progress already made in terms of health IT.
The Covid-19 crisis has changed views about digital at all levels of healthcare organisations, according to the results of the 2020 Leadership Survey.
Many nurses and allied health professionals who are working in healthcare IT feel their role should be certified, a Digital Health survey has revealed.
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Celsium, which aims to give temperature readings accurate to 0.5 of a degree, beat off a total of 90 entrants to the 2020 Pitchfest honours.
Patient-facing software is being increasingly used to support quick identification of someone who’s experiencing a downturn in their mental health. Claire Read explores whether patient-facing apps can be used to support earlier and more appropriate intervention in the event of mental ill health.
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TestCard, which enables individuals to conduct urine tests at home, beat off competition during a fiercely fought final round during Digital Health Rewired.
Clinician, academic, author and journalist Ben Goldacre made the argument in one of the opening keynotes at Digital Health Rewired, which is taking place at London’s Olympia.
Our survey – which is open to anyone working in the NHS, and which shouldn’t take more than 15 minutes to complete – closes this coming Monday (11 March 2019) at 10.30am.