The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has created a collection of case studies which explore innovative uses of new technologies in the provision, monitoring and quality improvement of various health and care services.
“We are determined that regulation does not stand in the way of digital developments. Yet using technology and innovation must never come at the expense of high-quality, person-centered care”.
Driving improvement through technology. [Online]: Care Quality Commission (CQC), July 16th 2019.
Gerhold, M. (2019). Technology in care: we shine light on the importance of innovation in new resource. [Online]: Care Quality Commission (CQC), July 16th 2019.
Health Information Technology Support in the COVID-19 Crisis
A trade review covers the role of health technology companies in supporting the NHS organisations, patients and staff in coping with the COVID-19 / Coranovirus crisis:
Feature: How tech is supporting the COVID-19 crisis. [Online]: HTN: Health Tech Newspaper, March 24th 2020.
Feature Part Two: How tech is supporting the COVID-19 crisis. [Online]: HTN: Health Tech Newspaper, March 26th 2020.
Online Consultations: Frameworks, Funding and Technologies
Online video tools are available for GP practices to offer online consultations, funded via the emergency Dynamic Procurement System (DPS) framework and the GP IT Futures framework.
30 online consultation tools now centrally funded. [Online]: HTN: Health Tech Newspaper, March 27th 2020.