Writing in Open Access Government, DHC Director, Graham Kendall outlines what has worked in response to Covid, and what needs to change. He highlights the need to: focus on integrating solutions that prioritise the user experience support and empower local users to choose solutions that work for them spend wisely, and avoid duplicating expenditure work… Read More Lessons from COVID-19: How can healthcare change for the better?
DHC Director, Graham Kendall, analyses the latest GP appointment data and notices those CCGs that use DHC members for video consultations are at the forefront of resuming services. The latest GP appointment data runs up to the end of June 2020. While the volume of GP appointments is still down by 11.5% year-on-year across the… Read More Online providers lead the recovery
Writing in Digital Health News, DHC Director, Graham Kendall, outlines what’s worked, and what needs to change, identifying five key lessons: Focus on integrating solutions Support and empower local users to choose solutions that work for them. Avoid spending money twice – if a local service wants, and is willing to pay for, a more… Read More Lessons from Covid
The latest Digital Health Unplugged podcast explores how to break the Covid-19 backlog. DHC Director, Graham Kendall, joins host Andrea Downey and Tom Whicher, founder of DrDoctor to discuss. During the podcast, Graham highlights the importance of: developing integrated digital solutions that prioritise and enhance the user experience, rather than bulk buying commoditised siloes supporting… Read More Breaking the Covid-19 backlog
All DHC members are working across the UK and internationally to tackle coronavirus. The case studies below highlight four excellent examples of innovative working to speed access to care and increase front-line capacity: Ada’s dedicated Covid-19 assessment and screener Credentially and the Covid-19 Clinical Assessment Team: Getting GPs compliant to work in a new role… Read More DHC members tackling coronavirus
To support the global effort to tackle the coronavirus pandemic, Ada Health launched a free Covid-19 screener that would help people identify Covid-19 symptoms and guide them on appropriate next steps. Ada Health’s Covid-19 screener is a free web app, complementary to Ada’s main assessment, and can also be easily embedded by partners, health systems… Read More Ada Health’s dedicated Covid-19 assessment and screener
As anyone who employs healthcare professionals knows, it can take up to six months to complete compliance checks. So, when the Covid-19 pandemic arrived, and thousands of GPs, pharmacists and paramedics were needed to help take the pressure of front-line services, the NHS faced an immense challenge. Credentially stepped in to support the issue by… Read More Credentially and the Covid-19 Clinical Assessment Team: Getting GPs compliant to work in a new role in just a few days
With the Covid-19 pandemic putting unprecedented pressure on the NHS, Omnicell is supporting Trusts to increase capacity by rapidly supplying products and services to help frontline workers to meet the increasing demand. Omnicell has fast-tracked production and deployment of their XT Automated Dispensing Cabinets to help increase capacity wherever needed. The organisation has removed all… Read More Omnicell helps increase capacity in ICU at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Trust
Early in 2020, Visiba Care partnered with Livewell Southwest to launch a virtual clinic to support their health and social care services across Devon and Cornwall. With the rapid spread of Covid-19 across the UK, the demand for online consultations has risen sharply, and Livewell Southwest has promptly scaled up their digital operations and provision… Read More Visiba Care partners with Livewell Southwest: Accelerating digital care provision in response to Covid-19
DHC Director, Graham Kendall, is quoted in the New York Times, discussing the UK’s response to coronavirus.