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Keeping people out of hospital: the potential of diagnostic testing in innovating patient pathways

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In the context of the complex challenges across the health and care landscape, including significant workforce shortages and limited clinical capacity, this free online event considered the role of diagnostics in supporting those working in the system and keeping people out of hospital.  

The event explored: 

  • the potential that increased access to diagnostic testing, and in particular in vitro diagnostic testing, in primary care, the community and in community diagnostic hubs offers to diagnosing people earlier and avoiding unnecessary hospital admissions 

  • what innovations in patient pathways mean for those working across the system and how they are being supported to make changes, in the context of the significant challenges they are facing 

  • the role integrated care systems can play in developing diagnostic services that encourage innovation and are designed with people and communities at their heart. 

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  • Ashton Harper photo

    Dr Ashton Harper

    Head of Medical Affairs, Roche Diagnostics UK and Ireland
  • Mandy Townsend photo

    Mandy Townsend

    Associate Director of Innovation, Agency Northwest Coast
  • Dr Mona Sidhu photo

    Dr Mona Sidhu

    Medical Director Primary Care, Black Country Integrated Care Board
  • Jane Mills photo

    Jane Mills

    Head of Pathology Transformation, NHS England.