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.