NHS Confederation, March 2019
This report looks at what the UK can learn about making better use of digital technology to deliver mental health services from the healthcare systems in Australia and the United States of America.
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Mental Health Foundation, February 2019
This guide provides advice to parents, carers and teachers on how to talk to children about internet use to help minimise the negative impact on children, while encouraging healthy internet use to maximise the benefits.
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Royal College of Nursing, July 2018
Royal College of Nursing report on its survey of nurses on the implementation and adoption of informatics. It highlights good practice, identifies barriers to technological adoption and is yet another report identifying the importance of staff engagement with the adoption of any technology or change.
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The Nuffield Trust, June 2018
Report that considers the potential impact of the following technologies to improve health care.:
- Genomics and precision medicine can target treatment interventions at specific sub-groups of patients, potentially making them more effective and opening up new therapeutic possibilities.
- Remote care can improve access to health care services, enabling patient needs to be addressed as early as possible and potentially making systems more efficient.
- Technology-supported self-management can help to empower patients to better manage and understand their condition, supporting improved behavioural and clinical outcomes.
- Data can provide new ways for the NHS to learn, improve and generate new research – alongside artificial intelligence (AI), which is providing new analytical capacity for diagnosing patients, effective triage and logistics.
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BMJ, 7 September 2016
If you search online for “apps for depression” you’ll get more than a million hits. “People are starting to assume you can get therapy on a smartphone and we won’t need CBT to be provided by health services anymore,” explained Rona Moss-Morris, King’s College London professor of psychology as applied to medicine, at a media update on cognitive behavioural therapy this week. But most people, when asked, choose therapy from a person rather than an app, she said.
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BMC Medicine 2015, 13:205
Authors: Paul Wicks and Emil Chiauzzi
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Department of Health, July 2015
The aim of this study was to identify and gain insight into international examples of best practice where the use of new drugs, devices and diagnostics were already being accelerated. The study explored systems across the world through which drugs, devices and diagnostics pass rapidly, identifying what works both in theory and in practice.
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