Digital technology – A key component for sustainable Healthcare

Source: Open Access Government The National Health Service has long been a jewel in the crown of the UK’s public sector. However, even for the casual observer it’s been nigh on impossible to overlook the decline of this once great institution. With budgets tightening at a time when the population is ageing, and skilled workers are leaving the medical arena, the NHS is now struggling to meet public…

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4 February 2019
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5 Top misconceptions that surround Digital Engagement in Healthcare

Source: Adapted from Forbes (Chelimar Miranda) Regardless of your views on healthcare reform, there’s one thing that everyone can agree on, successful health care delivery requires patient empowerment. For years, the majority of physicians rely on companies, government initiatives and referrals to drive patient awareness. Patient engagement was passive rather that an active ongoing exercise necessary to optimize health outcomes and reduce the continually escalating costs of healthcare.…

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11 February 2019
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Doctor using digital technology to review health data.

How digital tools are improving access to healthcare

Source: Adapted from Sandoz Stories – Access to Healthcare Through interdisciplinary partnerships, digital technologies such as artificial intelligence affect every aspect of how people access medical services and treatment. One of the deadliest weather events in Europe in the past century, a heat wave in August 2003 killed nearly 15,000 residents of Paris – in less than two weeks. Thousands of patients with heat-related conditions crowded emergency rooms…

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25 February 2019
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