Could a greater impact on the health of a nation actually come from looking firstly at primary care or even pre-primary care and the impact of digital solutions? asks Mindy Daeschner, Chief Commercial Strategy & Marketing Officer of DoctorLink.
Every two years leaders from the world of healthcare gather in Qatar to discuss issues of global importance at WISH – the World Innovation Summit for Health. Supported by the Qatar Foundation, WISH’s intent is to build a healthier world through global collaboration, focusing on innovation.
Since 2014, a key priority for Punjab was improving immunisation coverage. For the most part, Punjab had the staff, vaccines and equipment to immunise every child. However, the government had to ensure that a health worker actually visited every community, every month, to immunise children.
A digitally-enabled NHS with patients owning their own healthcare information and clinical practice supported by artificial intelligence, machine learning and data analytics is a vision that few would disagree with. But how does this apply to non-clinical services?
As the health needs of the population continue to grow China must provide additional resource and apply significant innovation and creativity to meet these demands, says Healthcare Consultant Dr Harriet Leyland
Vaccination programmes save the lives of over 2.5m children globally every year. But despite the obvious benefits of effective immunisation programs, 19m children across the globe are not fully vaccinated and three million infant deaths are caused by unnecessary outbreaks.