We couldn’t have been more delighted for all of our members north of the border when we were pointed to Paul Gray’s Annual Report for NHS Scotland.
Technology Enabled Care is clearly up front and centre in Scotland and to be fair, it has been for some time. However healthcare professionals and patients in Scotland are now enjoying the benefits that come from hard won knowledge and experience of knowing what works, what doesn’t and whats likely to work in the field of Technology Enabled Care within their integrated healthcare environment. Cutting through commercial hype and seeing through slick sales pitches, the Scottish world of TECs is powering ahead clearly focussed on scale, pace and most importantly what TECs can do to address real, tangible, and recognised healthcare problems.
Check out Paul Gray’s report here and click on GRAHAM for the section on Flo.
The original story was reported here on this site …….. and readers might also be interested in this excellent article on a Scottish RCT with kit based telehealth with COPD patients. McKinstry et al. BMJ 2013;347:f6070