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Navigating the post-COVID world: how digital health solutions can help

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As the health service responds to the various backlogs that have developed as a result of the ongoing pandemic, Chris Hudson provides a brief overview of Roche digital solutions and how they facilitate better patient care.

The NHS is now facing the challenge of managing the considerable backlog of patients awaiting diagnosis and treatment, including for cancer, which has built up while COVID-19 has been the priority. Forward-planning, consistency and collaboration across the healthcare systems is going to be more important than ever, and patient-centred care will have a powerful role to play. Now is the time when the adoption of new solutions and different ways of working can and should come into their own and drive even more efficient, pragmatic and innovative approaches to delivering the very best care to patients.

Digital solutions are already the norm in so many areas of our lives and in healthcare settings the benefits are far-reaching and potentially life-saving. We must embrace the lessons of the pandemic, support our health service to move towards a digital-first approach to patient care and aspire to do now what patients need next.

Read more in the August issue of Pathology in Practice.

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