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Improving care for people with MS: the potential of data and technology

Report 10/07/2018Sophie Castle-Clarke | Natasha Curry | Holly Dorning | Laura Wetherly

An MS Society-commissioned report mapping out what technology is already available for people with MS, what more could be done with what is available and how data and technology could be better exploited in future to improve MS health care.

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The NHS at 70: What will new technology mean for the NHS and its patients?

Report 28/06/2018Sophie Castle-Clarke

To mark the BBC’s coverage of the NHS’s 70th birthday in July 2018, researchers from the Health Foundation, Institute for Fiscal Studies, The King’s Fund and the Nuffield Trust have joined forces for the first time, using combined expertise to shed light on some of the big questions on the NHS...

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Divided we fall: getting the best out of general practice

Report 05/02/2018Dr Rebecca Rosen

How best to balance the proliferation of GP services prioritising speed and convenience with the traditional view of general practice based on deep knowledge, community-based understanding and continuity of care?

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Falling short: Why the NHS is still struggling to make the most of new innovations

Report 13/12/2017Sophie Castle-Clarke | Nigel Edwards | Helen Buckingham

Despite the fact there is good understanding of the issues obstructing innovation in the NHS, it is still slow to adopt new technological ideas. Why is this, and how can we address the problem?

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There’s an app for that, but it must pass the NHS test

Blog post 06/11/2017Dr Rebecca Rosen

With the announcement of a new 24-hour service that offers NHS patients in London a GP consultation via a videolink on their smartphone, Rebecca Rosen asks some important questions.

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Winter Insight: NHS 111

Report 22/02/2017Mark Dayan

An analysis of how NHS 111 has fared, especially over the winter period. It finds that the service seems to steer people away from emergency services, though there is great variability across England. In some areas, NHS 111 is likely too risk averse, as it is connecting more people to the ambulance...

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Effect of telehealth on hospital utilisation and mortality in routine clinical practice: a matched control cohort study in an early adopter site

Journal article 03/02/2016

Research assessing the effects of a home-based telehealth intervention on the use of secondary healthcare and mortality.

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Effect of a telephonic alert system (Healthy outlook) for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a cohort study with matched controls

Journal article 10/07/2014

Healthy Outlook is a telephonic alert system, used for patients suffering with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Here, we evaluate the intervention and observe it effects on hospital use and mortality.

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Experiences of front-line health professionals in the delivery of telehealth: a qualitative study

Journal article 30/06/2014

In this article, authors examine the views and experiences of health care professionals caring for patients receiving the telehealth intervention.

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Can telehealth reduce demand on GPs?

Blog post 28/10/2013Dr Martin Bardsley

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