NHS prescribing is back in the spotlight – where does tech fit?

Dr Simon Hendricks, product innovation manager and clinical strategy lead at FDB (First Databank), is excited by the recent attention from Whitehall to improving NHS prescribing. He asks what progress is already being made, what needs to happen next, and where technology can play a role.  Political will for better and safer prescribing in the…


NHSX – the potential effect on the health service

Ninety days on from the publication of the NHS Long Term Plan, the health service has seen some structural and legislative changes – and the announcement of NHSX. Lyn Whitfield from Highland Marketing writes about its advisory board’s discussion about NHSX’s potential impact. The NHS Long Term Plan was published on 7 January, with a chapter…


Digital innovation in healthcare should never require a ‘trust fall’

Mark Johnson, head of EMEA at Symphony looks at how healthcare organisations can balance digital transformation with maintaining customer trust. Digital innovation within the healthcare sector is at a tipping point. On the one hand, the benefits of digitisation are clear – especially when it comes to improving patient outcomes. In healthcare, digital innovation efforts…

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