Matthew Honeyman, The King’s Fund Blog. Published online 27th january 2016.
To kick off 2016, we published ‘The digital revolution’ co-authored with Dr Cosima Gretton, looking at new and developing digital technologies that will change health and social care. These technologies could potentially be put to use in the NHS, but the main challenge lies in persuading health care providers to take up new models and methods of care.
On the NHS Confederation blog, Roz Davies recently looked back at NHS activity on digital health in 2015 and saw new progress in central programmes and in pockets of innovation across England. But the kind of care enabled by new technologies remains out of reach for most of the NHS.
There are policy developments afoot that aim to change this; some new for 2016 and others building on existing work.
Read the full blog post via the King’s Fund Blog