NHS IT infrastructure is “not fit for AI” and a “large push” towards standardisation is required if the benefits of the technology are to be realised, a new report has concluded.
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At the latest NHS England board meeting in May, members were presented with a report which looked into the 15 AHSNs which are said to have enabled the spread of 200 innovations since they were introduced in 2013.
Tara Donnelly, chief executive of Health Innovation Network, talks to Shreshtha Trivedi about the importance of creating a digital health ecosystem, concerns over Brexit, and why London is well paced to become a digital health hub.
A series of podcasts which explore innovations that can help ease pressures in primary care has been launched by the Eastern Academic Health Science Network (AHSN).
More than 6,000 devices designed to prevent strokes are to be rolled out as part of a national campaign that could save the NHS £81 million a year.
Digital Patient 7
A £86 million pot of central funding for medicine and technology has been announced by the government in response to the Accelerated Access Review.
A suite of mobile technologies is to be rolled out to 12,000 people with diabetes in the West of England later this year, as part of a two-year trial to help patients manage their condition more effectively.
A programme launched in London today aims to bring together clinicians with healthcare providers, entrepreneurs and industry to speed up the the adoption and commercialisation of digital health technologies.
Guidance on how to commission, develop and acquire medical apps in the UK has been developed by the Digital Health and Care Alliance.
NHS England is calling for healthcare innovators from across the world to trial new technologies and digital services at working NHS sites.