In its latest report, BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, makes the case for a ‘clinical satnav’

Operating in the dark: Casting light on digital surgery

Alistair Fleming argues that digitising surgery offers the potential to improve outcomes and enhance the reach of surgery

Nothing routine about routine operations

Bernard Ross discusses how MedTech is uniquely placed to support healthcare systems by offering faster and more cost-effective solutions to recovery

The care backlog and addressing regional disparities

The Elective Care backlog plan must address regional inequalities if it is to be effective, writes Barbara Harpham, chair of the Medical Technology Group

Digital services and the Covid-19 pandemic

Melissa Ruscoe, Programme Head at NHS Digital, discusses the benefits of online healthcare through NHS services during the Covid-19 pandemic

MedTech leaders and the shift from hospital to home

James Feindt, Marck Aghnatios and Alistair Fleming look at the opportunities of migrating care from hospital to the home environment, as well as the challenges it creates

Need NHS treatment? You’re better off up North!

Analysis of NHS England data by the Medical Technology Group reveals huge regional variation in patients receiving treatment

Diagnostics taking centre stage

PA Consulting's Valerie Phillips outlines the opportunities for new ways of delivering care and improved health outcomes

Technology has proven its worth, let’s now give it a chance

Barbara Harpham looks at how technology holds the key to a new, more efficient, post-pandemic healthcare system

The innovation buck stops with you, Mr Hancock

Barbara Harpham considers the mechanisms designed to promote the adoption of innovation by the NHS, and assesses progress

How and why the NHS adopts innovation

Dr Amanda Begley discusses the ways healthcare professionals and innovators can work together to improve how the NHS adopts innovation

Base clinical decisions on patients’ needs, not postcodes

Barbara Harpham argues for equal access to medical technology and says that treatment should be based on their clinical needs

Integrating technology in care is the future

Sinead Mac Manus and Christina Cornwell discuss why we must make sure people are involved in how the integration of technology is shaped in the NHS

Inclusive environments for patients with hearing loss

Andrew Thomas looks at why NHS trusts should assess their hearing loop provision and the potential costs of not listening to those who can’t hear

Link healthcare spending to patient outcomes

Barbara Harpham argues for a thorough review of healthcare spending on medical technology, linking it to tangible outcomes for patients

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Event Diary

Join us from 27 to 28 September 2022 at Edgbaston Stadium in Birmingham for the inaugural Infection 360 Conference, where renowned speakers within infection prevention discuss technology and its part in combatting new and existing pathogens.