The NHS Long Term Plan commits to reducing physical outpatient appointments by a third, but finance directors have ‘little or no’ confidence it’s possible.
The £3.32 million grant means the digital game Beat the Street can now be extended to a further 59 cities across the South West and East Midlands.
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The report considers five local areas which have made “significant progress” towards digital change, and draws out lessons learned.
Twelve councils have been awarded £20,000 each by NHS Digital to explore how digital technologies can improve social care.
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The Human Factor: Driving Digital Solutions for 21st Century Health and Care report sets out nine recommendations including emphasis on user-centred design and creating an environment where sharing data is as vital as protecting it.
UK health-tech start-up OnCare has raised over half a million pounds in its efforts to transform social care in the country.
A number of local authorities and NHS partnerships across the country have successfully bid for a share of £1.4m to help digitise their assessment, discharge and withdrawal (ADW) notices.
Thirteen countries, including the UK, have signed up to a global network designed to support the use of digital technology in modern healthcare.
The vast US healthcare industry is slowly seeing the benefits of a decade of investment in IT systems, but much remains to be done before it achieves the full productivity benefits of digitisation.
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Anna Knack of RAND Europe looks at how virtual reality and augmented reality could transform the healthcare sector, from improving health outcomes and incentivising healthy behaviour to impacting the job market.