Thursday, 24 July 2014

What does the future hold for digital healthcare?

What does the future hold for digital healthcare? The high street and third sector will take on a key role in the provision of health and care.

Everyone in the healthcare industry knows what challenges we face an ageing population, more lifestyle-related ill health and growing constraints on budgets. In a nutshell, there is an increasing demand for services but fewer resources to deliver them.

Still a relatively new market, digital healthcare uses technology to support sustainable healthcare systems in the face of this growing challenge. It achieves this by increasing efficiency in established processes (whether administrative or medical), promoting positive health-related behaviour change and increasing the effectiveness of therapeutic processes and procedures. Continue reading... The Guardian

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