Breadcrumb Home Publications Sustaining innovation in telehealth and telecare This content relates to the following topics: Technology and data Share this content Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on Email Print this page This paper, the first in a series of WSDAN briefing papers, looks at how telehealth and telecare innovations are being used in health and social care. The paper considers the range of innovative approaches that have been developed, giving some practical examples. Related contentCompleted projectWhole Systems Demonstrator Action Network (WSDAN) The WSDAN programme looked at the use of telehealth and telecare in improving the management of long-term conditions. Comments Add your comment Your name Email (your email will not be made public) Your job/role Organisation Comment Post comment You may also be interested in Video Chris Gibson: Lessons from military medicine on how to innovate Lt Col Chris Gibson gives the keynote address at our event in June 2018, Innovation in health and care: overcoming the barriers to adoption and spread. Video Liz Mear: Spreading the adoption of innovation into practice Chief Executive of the Innovation Agency Liz Mear speaking at our event in June 2018, Innovation in health and care: overcoming the barriers to adoption and spread. Paid event Managing digital change in health and care Report The NHS at 70: What will new technology mean for the NHS and its patients? Technology is rarely the saviour of health services in the way that politicians hope – at least in the short term. It takes time to implement, requires shifts in workforce, and investment – posing real dilemmas for a cash-strapped NHS.