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Category Archives: Telehealth
What can be done to help rocket boost MedTech into everyday healthcare?
Guest Blog by Dr Michelle Tempest, Partner at Candesic, Health & Social Care Consultancy Despite MedTech being central to the future of healthcare, digital implementation often struggles to get into the top 3 priorities of stakeholders who have to contend … Continue reading
Posted in A&E, Department of Health, Hospitals, Innovation, NHS, NHS IT, Telehealth Tagged MedTech, NHS Leave a comment
The Dynamic Shift: People want to access MedTech at home
Guest Blog by Dr Michelle Tempest, Partner at Candesic, Health & Social Care Consultancy One of the most important paradigms in healthcare is the fundamental shift in the doctor-patient axis. The old fashioned paternalistic doctor-patient relationship, where the doctor held … Continue reading
Posted in Department of Health, Hospitals, Innovation, NHS, NHS IT, Patients, Telehealth Tagged digital health, MedTech, Professor Eric Topol Leave a comment
2016: The Year for UK Medical Technology (MedTech)
Guest Blog by Dr Michelle Tempest, Partner at Candesic, Health & Social Care Consultancy Technology is everywhere. Your mobile phone is probably close at hand ready to break down the physical barriers of bricks and mortar. Technology rapidly advances in … Continue reading
Posted in Department of Health, Hospitals, Innovation, NHS, NHS IT, Technology, Telehealth Tagged digital, MedTech, NHS Leave a comment
Health Tech and You: Helping to reach a tipping point
By Matt James, Senior Researcher at 2020health In our previous blog we were looking at the value of the personalised health agenda. But having vision and developing policy based on that vision is one thing. Identifying the ‘how to’ steps to … Continue reading
Health Tech and You: Leading in the personalisation of health care
By Matt James, Senior Researcher at 2020health The weather might have not have been particularly spring like but the Design Museum certainly lit up the waterfront beside the Thames in a vivid display promoting the Health Tech and You Awards … Continue reading
NHS 111. Again. Is it THE problem? And how much is it costing?
Two things to me seem obvious. No doctor likes NHS 111. Secondly if you open another gate to the NHS, more people will go through it! It’s worth remembering that NHS 111 replaced NHS Direct which had one medically trained person … Continue reading
Posted in A&E, NHS, Patients, Technology, Telehealth Tagged A&E, accident, Babylon, Clifford Mann, DoctorToday, DrThom, Emergency, GP, NHS 111, NHS England, public, telehealth Leave a comment
Monday round-up: Obesity, free choice, technology and brains
Dr Sarah Wollaston MP has begun the morning tweeting about obesity apropos her conversation with Dr Hilary Cass, President of the Royal Society of Paediactrics and Child Health on Politics Home. We agree with both of them – stricter planning … Continue reading
We mustn’t repeat the mistakes of the past: simply focus on electronic Personal Health Records
Comment Release time: 00.01hrs Weds 16th 2013 JEREMY HUNT CHALLENGES NHS TO GO PAPERLESS BY 2018 Responding to the Secretary of State for Health Jeremy Hunt’s announcement that he wants the NHS to be paperless by 2018, Julia Manning, CEO of … Continue reading
‘Fat tax’ and telehealth for the overweight?
WHO figures show that more people die worldwide from being overweight or obese than from being underweight. Over 2.8 million adults die worldwide each year from being overweight or obese. In addition obesity is responsible for many of the worlds fastest … Continue reading
Posted in Obesity, Preventative healthcare, Telehealth Tagged fat tax, Obesity, telehealth, VHA 3 Comments
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