Tech in healthcare: Can the Topol Review succeed?
From the use of smartphone Apps, telephone or video appointments, the automation of diagnostic imaging via artificial intelligence, and robot-augmented surgery, digital technologies have the potential to transform the provision of healthcare.
The recently published Topol Review- an independent report commissioned by the government- was focused centrally on this topic, and outlined a bold, ambitious, and optimistic vision of the positive ways in which these technologies have the potential to positively transform the delivery of healthcare in the UK.
However, to make this vision a reality is by no means straightforward, and will involve facing, and overcoming many challenges.
Its successful implementation requires support and investment…