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Five Year Forward View must have ‘digital fabric’ at its core

Following the publication of the NHS England’s Next Steps on the Five Year Forward View, IMS MAXIMS CEO, Shane Tickell highlights how clinical IT systems can underpin transformative changes, if interoperability challenges are addressed and much-needed funding from government is released.         The Five Year Forward View (FYFV), when published in 2014, set…

smartphone for health

How technology can create a more patient-centric NHS

Tobias Alpsten, CEO of health tech specialist iPlato writes NHS chief executive Simon Stevens recently unveiled new plans to provide millions of patients with quicker access to health apps. Mr Stevens believes smartphones to be one of the ‘most powerful diagnostic tools now available’ and is hopeful that people already embracing apps including Uber and…


The NHS at 68: The growing role of healthtech

In the last 68 years, the role of the NHS has been globally revered and respected for its part in ensuring the health and wellbeing of the UK population. In that time medical devices, digital health technology and patient services have benefitted hugely from digital health, says Lu Rahman Happy birthday to the National Health…

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