health tech

The benefits of using technology within the health sector

A rise in digital innovations within healthcare and an increased use of technology by both patients and health professionals in the sector has helped to reduce waiting lists and health inequalities.

Increased investment into health technology has advanced not only NHS Trusts but also CCG’s and independent providers too, allowing them all to cope with the high demands on the sector, caused by the pandemic.

Amongst the many benefits of digital healthcare, increasing patient involvement and helping to alleviate the pressure on the NHS are both key areas which has changed our health services long term.

Ric Thompson, Managing Director, Advanced Health & Care said: “2020 and 2021 have been gruelling and challenging years for everyone involved in delivering healthcare, the period has forced all of us to review how we do things”

You can read the full article here: 2021: The year that health tech came of age by Ric Thompson, Managing Director, Advanced Health & Care.

NHE Sept/Oct 21

NHE Sept/Oct 21

Improving care for long-term conditions

Join us in our September/October edition of National Health Executive, as we explore a range of topics impacting and improving the care that we can deliver to patients, the facilities within which we deliver them, and the opportunities in the digital space to accent and evolve our care capabilities

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NHE365 Virtual Festival: Digital Healthcare

The integration of new technology, such as using virtual outpatient appointments instead of face-to-face reviews of patients in the hospital. Adapting the ways in which our NHS workers serve people has been critical in continuing to provide high-quality treatment, a positive patient experience and preventing Covid-19 transmission during the pandemic. Our healthcare sector has the potential to transform the way we continue to provide essential services while also improving patient care. But how easy is the integration of these innovations into routine NHS practice?

On the 28th of October, at the NHE365 Virtual Hospitals & Technology Enabled Care online event, we will be discussing patient flow and experience, reducing waiting times, reducing the patient backlog and increasing technology adoption. Will you be attending? 

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Ep 14. Health messaging is a science, Professor Craig Jackson

On Episode 14 of NHE's Finger on the Pulse podcast, we're joined by Professor Craig Jackson, Professor of Occupational Health Psychology
Birmingham City University to discuss the coronavirus pandemic, the health messaging around it and how those in power have missed a trick by overlooking the key role of psychology in informing the public of restrictions, measures and the ever-changing situation

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