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Building the NHS Organisations of the future starts with the citizen

The NHS Five Year Forward View fired the starting gun for a new generation of integrated care systems. And NHS England chief executive Simon Stevens has made clear that if your organisation wants in, there is one thing you absolutely must have in your kit bag: the ability to connect patients with doctors and nurses […]

A digital healthcare model can take the heat off primary care

It’s a startling fact that since 1989, 40% of banks and building societies on Britain’s high streets have closed. While on the face of it this is seems like a stark reduction, for the most part it is simply the outcome of our migration towards phone and online services over the past decades. Changing consumer […]

DLS welcomes Nesta report on the role of entrepreneurs and technology in care

Digital healthcare company Digital Life Sciences welcomes a recent report by Nesta Impact Investments that identifies the role entrepreneurs and technology can play in improving care. The report by the fund that invests in innovation for social change outlines ways in which social entrepreneurs can play a key role in meeting the challenges of our […]

Robin Vickers to speak at Digital World 2014

Robin Vickers will be speaking on the place of data in creating integrated digital healthcare at Digital World 2014. Organised by Science Capital, the conference at Millennium Point, Birmingham on Tuesday 6 May, is on the theme of Doing Business with Data. The Digital World speakers will show how big and open data can be […]

DLS teams up with creative Europeans to find healthcare solutions

Digital Life Sciences is linking up with SMEs from other European cities to develop new ways of delivering healthcare. Robin Vickers, Executive Founder, was invited to the Innovation Interface conference in Berlin on Monday, 24 March 2014, a networking event for innovative SMEs from 11 European cities. Robin  contributed to a workshop on health and […]

Robin Vickers to speak at DISCOVER UK Forum

Robin Vickers, executive director and founder of Digital Life Sciences, will be speaking at the DISCOVER UK Forum on delivering digital health in primary care. Organised by Digital Birmingham the DISCOVER UK Forum: Technologies for care – the imperative for change will be held on Tuesday, 18 March 2014 at Conference Aston, Birmingham. The event, aimed […]

Robin Vickers delivers the RSM’s Medical Innovation Briefing

Robin Vickers, executive director and founder of Digital Life Sciences, was a guest speaker at the Royal Society of Medicine’s Medical Innovation Briefing. Robin, spoke on the opportunity to transform healthcare using digital technologies at the event held in London on Wednesday, 5 March 2014. He said: “We have the opportunity to disrupt three common interactions: […]

The future of digital healthcare: Patient experience based online education & learning

This is the sixth part of a series about the future of digital healthcare. To view part 1, please click here. The vast majority of both staff and patient education delivered by healthcare providers is delivered through traditional means – or indeed not delivered at all as there aren’t the physical resources to focus on education and learning. […]

The future of digital healthcare: Remote delivery of expert clinical services

This is the fifth part of a series about the future of digital healthcare. To view part 1, please click here. At the moment, the majority of healthcare is provided in face-to-face settings, where you meet an expert in a bricks and mortar establishment. This is expensive and time consuming, and whilst we ‘like’ our care […]

The future of digital healthcare: Supported health & lifestyle self-management

This is the fourth part of a series about the future of digital healthcare. To view part 1, please click here. For people to engage with healthcare long-term, seeing a GP when a problem arises isn’t enough. It is important for people to take control of their own care and plan for their long-term future with […]

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