In its fifth year of operation, AXA Health Tech & You is celebrating perhaps the broadest cohort of health innovations yet – ranging from robotic companions combating loneliness amongst the elderly to wearable sensors that indicate whether staff are getting enough natural daylight through the day.
A digital assessment portal which will streamline and improve the process for developers seeking to have their app included on the NHS Apps Library has launched.
Digital technology now forms an intimate part of our everyday lives and there is a strong consensus that the NHS is decades behind other sectors in embracing it. Does the expectation to deliver rapid tech innovation clash with the readiness of the NHS? David Duffy writes for ACJ
More than 50,000 people have taken charge of their own care after being handed control of how their NHS funding is spent.
GP numbers are falling, marking the first sustained drop for 50 years. The effect is being felt by patients and GPs alike, with some patients reporting waits of up to seven weeks for a routine GP appointment and GPs on average completing eleven hour days. – Andrew Gardner, CEO of Doctorlink
NHS 111 online has been used more than one million times to get people the medical help they need since its launch in December 2017. As more and more people adopt the use of digital services to support their health needs, the service continues to grow.
Department for Health and Social Care (DHSC) announced an expansion to the Accelerated Access Collaborative (ACC) in an attempt to accelerate the most promising medicines, diagnostic tools and digital services through the clinical development and regulatory approval processes.
Katrina Percy, CEO at Ryalto, seeks a solution to motivation, leadership and communication challenges faced by the NHS. The solution is digital.
Professor Terry Young analyses why the NHS has failed to reduce waste where other sectors have succeeded. Could technology enable an answer to be found at last?