The use of digital technology across NHS Wales has accelerated over the last couple of months as a result of the pandemic, as healthcare providers work to ensure that people are still able to access advice and services from their homes.
The way that the NHS has responded to the coronavirus crisis could pave the way for a rise in the adoption of telemedicine, with technology being used increasingly to help healthcare professionals manage the pandemic.
Picture archiving and communications systems (PACS) help clinicians to make the best possible decisions for patients by giving them quick access to high-quality images.
Optical imaging is used extensively within many biomedical applications, however, it poses a challenge when imaging tissues at the centimetre depth with optic only systems.
The government aims to include the NHS in the digital revolution by introducing new technologies to the health service
Wearable technology has been around for a while now and more and more people are using gadgets like Fitbits and Apple Watches in their daily lives. As well as wearable tech, there’s also hearable tech – items like hearing aids and earbuds.
The use of remote access and communications platforms, also known as telemedicine, has been named as one of the three top areas for investment in the UK healthcare sector for a successful digital transformation.
There are many developments that are changing the way in which medical imaging is used and improving the impact it can have on medical professionals and patients alike.
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