UK Government outlines digital plans following Wachter review


Regulatory Associate, Hilary Jones was quoted in eHealth Law & Policy in relation to the launch of a library of NHS-assessed apps.
The UK Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt announced on 7 September 2016 at the Health and Care Expo in Manchester a number of digital technology measures for use by NHS patients, including the launch of a library of NHS-assessed apps by NHS England; the announcement follows a report, ‘Making IT work: harnessing the power of health information technology to improve care in England,’ (‘Report’) published on 7 September 2016 by the National Advisory Group on Health Information Technology in England, chaired by Professor Robert Wachter.
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