Covid-19 has accelerated the NHS technology agenda – including a sharp rise in video consultations, but we now need to learn from this.
Face-to-face contact with ICU staff is vital for family members worried about a patient, but with Covid-19 putting a stop to visits tech has a role to play.
DrDoctor has launched a free Covid-19 toolkit, which includes videio consultations and a digital symptom assessment tracker for NHS trusts.
Nye Health, a free service that allows GPs to offer remote consultations from any device, integrates with existing systems to keep data within the NHS.
Patients who have been contacted by NHS England can be identified through an “at high risk” indicator code applied to their patient record.
The former Salford Royal CIO joins Visionable at a pivotal moment for the video consultation market, as it scrambles to respond to the coronavirus pandemic.
In a letter sent to providers last week, GP surgeries were told to move to a triage-first model of care as the NHS bolsters its response to Covid-19.
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Suppliers have been told they will be working with a number of CCGs, but exact regions are yet to be confirmed, Digital Health News understands.
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Strategic leads at both a national and local level will be required to deploy video systems in the face of coronavirus, researchers wrote in the BMJ.