Health informatics


Benefits realisation: sharing insights

The purpose of this white paper is to offer countries an agreed set of ‘standard’ benefits categories and potential outcome measures to support the international comparison of evidence relating to digital health technologies and services.

Maternity record standard: final report

This aim of this report is to improve care experienced by pregnant women and their babies by developing standards for a digital maternity record to allow clinical information to be recorded, exchanged and accessed consistently across care settings.

A vision for Medical Affairs in 2025

Medical Affairs—a third strategic pillar for the pharmaceutical enterprise

Artificial intelligence in healthcare

This report explores the clinical impact of AI for doctors and patients in the UK in the near future. It is not an exhaustive analysis of the potential of AI or the implications for clinical care, but a snapshot of 12 areas that will be...

How AI can help tackle mental health issues

This article discusses AI-based solutions, such as chatbots, as a way to tackle mental-health issues around the globe. The sort of provisional mental-health care provided by chatbots could be particularly useful in communities with an inadequate supply of trained professionals.

Value in healthcare: accelerating the pace of health system transformation

The World Economic Forum’s system initiative “Shaping the Future of Health and Healthcare” aims to provide answers to the question: How can the world deliver affordable and quality healthcare for nearly 9.7 billion people by 2050?

The Australian Women and Digital Health Project: comprehensive report of findings

This report provides a comprehensive overview of the findings from the Australian Women and Digital Health Project, a qualitative study involving a total of 66 women around Australia, ranging in age from 21 to 74.

ICT strategic planning in the health sector

Information and communications technology (ICT) is a critical enabler and transformative agent in the delivery of government services. This audit examined the effectiveness of ICT strategic planning in the public health sector.