The report defines the digital health information that should be shared, by consulting widely with people who use services, health and care professionals. The consultation was conducted across the four nations, because the information needed to provide safe, high quality care should follow the person...
As the NHS explores the potential impact of AI on healthcare provision we should be wary of the revolving door between Big Tech companies and the NHS, says Paul Tiffin.
The purpose of this document is to provide an update on the development of government policy to:establish guiding principles and a framework to help the NHS realise benefits for patients and the public where the NHS shares data with researchers establish a National...
This paper proposes a new centre of innovation and research excellence to equip Nesta with the knowledge necessary to improve the social, behavioural and environmental determinants of health.
Despite having accessed healthcare services for their injury, migrants (compared with non‐migrants) had higher risks of disability at least in the first three months post‐injury. This article argues that interventions should be focused during this critical period on identified key predictors to promote faster recovery...
This strategy collection describes how the NHS will continuously aim to improve patient safety, building on the foundations of a safer culture and safer systems.
A fresh drive to improve patient safety across the NHS will see patients able to log concerns about their care via a new digital service accessible through their smartphone.
This report and the initiatives it recommends for countries and partners, including the G20, aim to identify specific unmet needs to which the G20 Finance Track can contribute, consistent with the guidance on health financing for Universal Health Coverage.
The Center for Data Innovations Senior Policy Analyst Eline Chivot responds to a report from the Artificial Intelligence (AI) High Level Expert Group on policy and investment recommendations.
The latest report from from Deloitte's Centre for Health Solutions, examines the current challenges facing the healthcare system in realising the policy ambition of a digital first NHS, and some of the solutions to overcome them.
A value-based approach to health care provides a patient-centric way to design and manage health systems. This briefig paper considers Australia’s alignment with a value-based approach and identifies important enablers that are already present, but outside a coordinated national strategy.
This policy brief outlines some of the gender-specific dimensions of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) that universal health coverage (UHC) must address, and presents a number of recommendations to improve the health and wellbeing of girls and women.
In this report, the Rathenau Instituut investigates examples of digital services that enable patients and healthy people to share data with a view to improving their health.
From regulators to white-hat hackers, ethicists to engineers, and clinicians to citizen scientists, the recently launched Digital Health Society (DiMe) invites participation from all sectors to ensure that digital medicine realizes its full potential to improve human health.
In a report released last week, the independent health think tank Nuffield Trust stated that while current policy approach was useful in achieving wide spread digitization, national bodies often set “unrealistic timeframes” without understanding the supplier market or local NHS organisations.
Creating a digital NHS is a national policy priority. It promises to improve the quality of care, reduce duplication, drive efficiencies, empower patients and support joined-up services. This report has a number of suggestions for national bodies.
Medical data has long been available for uses beyond immediate treatment, but its value and issues of ownership are being re-examined in an age of intelligent machines.
The hype around Artificial Intelligence makes it seem like health care is on the cusp of an “AI revolution,” one that will finally result in high-value care. This paper explores the authors' concerns that a narrow focus on data and analytics may distract the health...
This survey, developed by the AMA Council of Rural Doctors, sought input from rural doctors to identify policy initiatives that they believed would help improve rural health care delivery.
For digital health solutions to have greater impact, quality and value must be easier to distinguish. To that end, this paper reviews the existing landscape and gaps, attempts to highlight the evolving responses and approaches, and details a pragmatic framework that addresses the current limitations...