Blog tagged as: Technology and data

13 April 2017 | Comments: 6

David Buck explores whether machine learning can help find wider meaning in millions of unstructured online conversations about our health.

14 February 2017

David Maguire looks at whether sustainability and transformation plans offer an opportunity for place-based digitally enhanced care to become a reality across the NHS.

19 October 2016

Nicholas Timmins looks at some of the big issues raised by proposed changes in the way that drugs approved by NICE should be funded.

22 September 2016 | Comments: 2

As we publish our briefing on the government’s digital agenda and plans for its implementation, Matthew Honeyman considers whether the most important objective of all has been lost in translation.

9 September 2016 | Comments: 2

Following numerous interesting announcements at the NHS Health and Care Innovation Expo this week, Matthew Honeyman considers what lies ahead when it comes to digital technology in the NHS.

8 August 2016 | Comments: 4

Ensuring different IT systems work efficiently together is essential for improving integrated care for patients in the health and social care systems. David Maguire considers progress to date and future challenges.

27 January 2016 | Comments: 4

New technologies could potentially be put to use in the NHS, but the challenge lies in persuading health care providers to take up new models and methods of care. Matthew Honeyman looks at the upcoming policy developments that could enable successful integration.

27 August 2015 | Comments: 12
NHS.UK is set to become the place we go, not just for information about health and local services, but to book appointments, manage repeat prescriptions and access health records and care plans. James Higgott agrees this needs to be done but doesn't think it's going to be easy.
24 June 2015 | Comments: 4

Matthew Honeyman reflects on discussions at our recent Digital Health and Care Congress.

2 October 2014
Grand promises have been made about the benefits of recording a deluge of personal data, but what needs to happen for these promises to be realised?
23 October 2013
Some may argue that deep thinking about the future isn’t really necessary, but how could this foresight benefit the health and social care system?
David Oliver
14 June 2013 | Comments: 2
In his latest blog post, David Oliver argues that new NHS initiatives should be tested for a longer period of time in order to deliver better outcomes across the board.
26 July 2012 | Comments: 11
Nick Goodwin looks at the barriers that are preventing the successful adoption of telehealth.
13 March 2012 | Comments: 5
What did we learn during our second International Congress on Telehealth and Telecare?
7 December 2011 | Comments: 8
Nick Goodwin asks if new government strategies and positive results from the Whole Systems Demonstrator trials will encourage new investment into telehealth.
3 November 2011 | Comments: 2
As we await the results of the WSDAN project, Nick Goodwin considers what else is needed to support new technologies in telehealth and telecare.
15 March 2011 | Comments: 4
Is the Department of Health's large-scale evaluation necessary to support the need for telehealth and telecare?
2 February 2011 | Comments: 8
At a time when the health service is under pressure to improve quality with fewer resources, new technologies are being carefully scrutinised.