No corner of industry or society is sheltered from the increasing shift towards embracing digital technology. This is certainly true of Healthcare, which is seeing more and more input and reliance on digital infrastructure and connectivity to the internet. Just last week North Lincolnshire NHS Trust had to cancel a series of operations and outpatient appointments after a virus shut down the NHS computer system.
So while there are many positives and great results being produced in the field of Digital Health, it is worth remembering some of the ethical and other potential difficulties facing Healthcare as it transitions towards digital technology. Read the full article by Mark Jennings below: