Accelerated Access Review for NHS innovative digital technology

The Accelerated Access Review recommends a shake-up of how innovative health and social care products are picked up and of how the sector interacts with industry. The recommendations in the review include: * Creating a new commercial unit with NHS England to identify and promote innovative products. * Designating some products as “transformative”, including digital products.… Continue reading Accelerated Access Review for NHS innovative digital technology

What ‘mobile’ means for healthcare

Hahnemann Hospital created a pilot program to reduce its 30-day readmissions among chronic heart failure patients in 2015. The program utilized a text and email system to get patients into follow-up appointments by sending reminders ahead of the visit. After 10 months, the hospital had reduced its 30-day readmissions by 16 percent among patients who received… Continue reading What ‘mobile’ means for healthcare