Personal Digital Care Paper

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    Using technology enabled care to transform our nation’s health and create UK wealth

Ahead of EHI Live, techUK has today launched a paper that explores how personal digital care can be used to transform our nation's health and create UK wealth.

Untitled-1Personal Digital Care looks at the value of technology enabled care, barriers to adoption, and makes recommendations for next steps – highlighting practical changes that can be made in the short term.

Natalie Bateman, Head of Health and Social Care at techUK, commented: "Personal Digital Care has the potential to underpin the transformation to human-centric care across the NHS and Local Government. However, there are significant barriers to overcome if we are to unlock the potential value for patients and clients, carers, health and care providers and the UK economy, including the need for a cultural mind-shift amongst health and care professionals and greater integration of information. There needs to be a holistic step change in processes and practices in the system, driven by better collaboration and integration between the public and private sector, in order to achieve Jeremy Hunt's ambition for Patient Power. Our report outlines how we can make the changes and reap the benefits now. "

The report also featured in the news, in UKAuthority.com, Health IT Central, Micso.co.uk and Computer Weekly.

The full report can be downloaded below.

Senior members of our Health and Social Care Council will be discussing the results of the paper at EHI Live on 3rd November at 10.30am, directly after Tim Kelsey's speech in the main conference hall.

Natalie will also be speaking at the conference on 3rd November – discussing techUK's Health and Social Care Interoperability Charter and the Newcastle Declaration at 3.45pm in the CCIO Conference.

For more information about techUK's Health & Social Care programme, contact Natalie Bateman.

Personal Digital Care Report (pdf)

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