Healthcare

By Anthony Day on 3 February, 2021

Privacy Preserving Health Credentials Can Help Get Us Back to Normal

The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically accelerated the need for public and private sector organisations to rethink their use of shared spaces to help keep employees and citizens safe. As we move forward toward not only a return to the workplace but the return to ‘normal’, the use of health credentials – for example a credential […]

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By Mark Davies on 23 September, 2020

Emerging stronger and smarter: A three-stage strategy to help clear the NHS backlog and build operational resilience post-lockdown

As the UK steels itself for potential further waves of COVID-19, we are still calculating the toll on our health service. With NHS resources significantly consumed by the pandemic, what will be the impact on healthcare provision in the medium term, and how can technology help alleviate the pressure? A new Ipsos MORI online poll […]

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By Mark Davies on 14 June, 2019

IBM and the NHS: Working in Partnership

As a new generation of technology is changing our lives there are no shortage of opportunities for technology to revolutionise the National Health Service (NHS). But it’s not just about getting the current systems working better for the 1.4 million NHS staff and over a million patients the NHS sees every day. As I discussed […]

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By Moya Brannan on 12 March, 2019

Home is where the heart is

The modern family is not one where we all live in the same house, this is often driven by our desire for independence, once we become adults, we more often than not want to spread our wings and build our own nest. However as “adult children” move away, their parent and elderly relatives grow older […]

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By Mark Davies on 13 November, 2018

NHS England looks to the future

This year the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) turned 70, making it the ideal time to reflect on its many achievements, and also to look ahead, and consider how the NHS can continue to deliver quality care for all in the face of modern challenges such as an ageing population and a rise in lifestyle-related […]

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By Andreas Haimboeck-Tichy on 1 November, 2018

Cloud computing; is it the treatment for our over-burdened NHS?

Faced with a growing, maturing population and diminishing resources, it’s crunch time for the NHS. Rising patient numbers mean there’s more data to interpret, which puts a strain on ageing technology. Combine this with a public that expects faster, more secure, more personalised care, and something has to change. Under these pressures, the NHS struggles […]

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