With the NHS waiting list crisis steadily worsening, digital health solutions can help solve the issue, but they need to be implemented nationally and fast. As the waiting list lengthens to over 8 million by the summer of 20241, combining technology and healthcare becomes increasingly crucial. In this article, let us delve into some innovative digital health strategies which could be implemented to alleviate the strain on healthcare resources and improve care for patients waiting for surgery.
Although the state of healthcare has always been a true reflection of how advanced (or primitive) a nation’s economy is, the ongoing pandemic has put the healthcare of global economies under immense strain. With doctors and healthcare professionals still struggling to deal with surging death rates and new strains of the Coronavirus, it has been a long and unending battle for the frontline warriors.
"I believe that digital health products will play a key role in meeting the 2030 SDG of ending the AIDS epidemic. Today our plethora of digital health products for PLHIV are people at risk are increasing the rates of diagnosis, streamlining access to care and increasing compliance.
These help us get closer to the interim goal of having 90% of PLHIV and people at risk being linked to people centred and context specific integrated services. On World AIDS Day we are recommitting to supporting the world in ending the AIDS epidemic." Dr Nayan Kalnad, CEO and Co-Founder of Avegen