How can GPs get the IT they need?

Technology can help general practice to meet the pressures on it. However this this will take scale, funds and skills, say Dr Neil Paul

An apps library for a digital NHS

Rachel Murphy outlines NHS plans to harness the power of digital healthcare apps and create a digital tools library.

Diagnosing the future health of apps

With advances in technology occurring throughout the NHS, Keiron Shepherd discusses how healthcare will improve alongside the development of apps.

Revolutionising the patient experience

Ben Moody, head of health and social care, techUK, analyses the self-management of diabetes, and how technology is advancing NHS care

Digital resources for mental health

Brian Runciman, writes for BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, on the relationship between IT and mental health services

Using data and IT to transform healthcare

UK e-Health Week is devoted to the people and organisations that use the power of IT to transform health and care

The growth of digital tech in NHS

Andy Kinnear explains why he is optimistic about the growing opportunities and unlimited potential in digitising the NHS

Exploring the potential of The Internet of Things

With the rapid reliance of technology increasing each year, Health Business’ Ben Plummer delves into the The Internet of Things and what it could mean for the NHS in 2016.

Mobile initiatives can deliver higher quality care at lower costs for the NHS, which encourages quicker and more engaged relationships with patients. Health Business analyses the importance of the technology as well as the latest news from the Integrated Digital Care Fund and Nursing

With one million patients every 36 hours and continual pressure from national targets, are NHS staff given enough support to deliver high quality patient care? Julia Ball of University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust shares how listening to staff calls for less paper and working closely with clinicians on IT implementations can lead to better outcomes for patients

With the scrappage of the previous government’s ‘failed’ information strategy, the ball is back with local health service managers to determine what they want to do with information technology

Information Builders’ John Backhouse explains how to overcome NHS data difficulties and make the most of existing IT implementations

Stuart Mackintosh explains the key components of open source software, the government’s attitude towards it and how it can be effectively used within the health industry

Talk around mobile health applications has developed momentum over recent months. The Mobile Data Association’s Nick Hunn explores pressing issues of who and how mHealth applications will be prescribed

Dan Goldstein of InfoComm International outlines the reasons for the growing use of AV technology in modern medical facilities

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Event Diary

The UK Health Show sees over 4000 senior healthcare IT professionals gather to network with colleagues, engage with suppliers and learn from best practice case studies in order to improve service delivery for better healthcare outcomes across the UK.

Supplier Profiles

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