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Technology is changing the way we live: can it also transform the way we deliver adult social care?

Voluntary Organisations Disability Group

This report looks at how social care providers are embracing technology to improve services and argues that commissioning practices must keep pace with technological change to support quality improvement. 25 more words

Health Informatics

Effectiveness of an integrated telehealth service for patients with depression

Salisbury, C . et al. The Lancet Psychiatry. Volume 3, No. 6, p515–525, June 2016

Background: Many countries are exploring the potential of telehealth interventions to manage the rising number of people with chronic disorders.

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Mental Health

Map of technology and data in health care

Kings Fund

Our interactive map brings together case studies from across England and the rest of world, highlighting some of the places that are experimenting with and implementing new technologies to achieve better health outcomes or more efficient care. 48 more words

Innovation And Improvement Tools And Techniques

The Rise of Healthcare IT

The healthcare industry has welcomed a significant shift in its operations through “health informatics.” This is the multidisciplinary approach that combines healthcare, information technology, and business, all three of which had revolutionized the industry. 237 more words

Systematic review of patients' participation in and experiences of technology-based monitoring of mental health symptoms in the community

Walsh, S. et al. BMJ Open. 2016. 6:e008362

Objectives: To review systematically the literature on patients’ experiences of, and participation in, technology-based monitoring of mental health symptoms.

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Mental Health

Each Baby Counts

June 2016

Each year in the UK, the number of babies born at term who die or are left severely brain-damaged  has been estimated at 500 to 800. 136 more words

Early Neonatal Death