Investing in new technology will create a new era of patient power

By harnessing the new technologies of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, Britain can put patients at the heart of a digital-first NHS, writes Alan Mak MP for ConservativeHome, Tuesday 1 May.

Figures included in Powerful Patients, Paperless Systems – the new report by Alan Mak published today by the Centre for Policy Studies – outline the benefits of moving away from a paper-based system. For example, simply printing – not posting – outpatient appointments costs the NHS £200 million a year.

Click here to read the full piece on the ConHome website.

Alan Mak’s report, Powerful Patients, Paperless Systems, is available to download from the CPS website

Date Added: Tuesday 1st May 2018