Digital has transformed services, over-turned established orthodoxy and empowered citizens in almost every area of the economy. Healthcare will be no exception. This hub is dedicated to the disruptive waves that will place patients and information as the key agents of health. Topics include: telehealth, patient access to records and transactional services, patient portals, apps and wearables.
A Type 2 diabetes app called Changing Health, that has received nearly £1 million in funding over three years, will be rolled out in CCGs across England.Digital Patient 3
Five apps will help launch NHS’s new digital tool library, including the private video consultation on-demand service Babylon Health.Digital Patient 5
The largest trust in the country, Barts Health, has partnered with Cera to prevent bed blocking and get patients home quicker.Digital Patient 2
The return of Trainspotting to our screens means the slogan of Generation X, ‘Choose Life’, is once again on the lips of the nation. Ian Pocock, director of health at Transform, says we need to take note if we are to save the health service.Digital Patient
Achieving a shift to digital patient services is a golden thread of STP plans, Claire Read examines how the landscape is shifting and attitudes are changing to the diverse range of new tools and services that place patients in control of their health, but the key challenge remains reaching scale.Digital Patient
NHS England is working with Google, Bing and Apple to promote and increase the visibility of NHS.uk, NHS Choices and the much anticipated NHS App Library.Digital Patient 2
One on England’s most digitally advanced trusts, Salford Royal, will start using patient wearable generated data to personalise treatment.Digital Patient 2