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Urgent action is a moral imperative – Tim Kelsey

Patients are put at risk where paper is the currency of clinical practice.

The evidence is clear that electronic prescribing systems which support clinicians ensure the right medicine is provided to the right person in the right quantity halve medication errors, yet only 14% of NHS hospital trusts currently deploy these systems.

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Digital Technologies

Health and Social Care – Internet delivers mixed messages for older people

by Geoff Ellis for LSE health and Social Care Blog

How will the internet impact on older people’s ability to maintain social networks in coming decades?

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Digital Technologies

The debate over digital technology and young people | The BMJ

BMJ 2015; 351

Susan Greenfield, a senior research fellow at Lincoln College, Oxford, has promoted the idea that internet use and computer games can have harmful effects on the brain, emotions, and behaviour, and she draws a parallel between the effects of digital technology and climate change.

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A MOOC about Integrating Education Technology

This morning I was perusing the weekly updates from various resources I follow and I came across this article on EdTech Researcher. The article introduces a free new massive open online course (or MOOC for short) being offered at MIT called… 154 more words

Digital Technologies

Those who lead must BOTH speak and listen!

As a group, teachers are highly skilled communicators. We have to be! I mean, we could hardly stand in front of a couple of dozen children, all day, every day, without saying anything could we? 423 more words

Academic Rigour

Will digital revolution spell the end of divide

We are delivering everything digitally, including this post. Governments are trying to outsmart neighbouring countries in claiming advancements and making progress in the digital world. 344 more words

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