Using technology to manage the healthcare backlog 

Former NHS chief executive Simon Stevens once said that the only renewable source of energy in healthcare is patients. I think this is true. There are always going to be more patients. But as recent times have shown, there’s hardly ever going to be enough of everything else. The last two years has certainly exacerbated…Read more

Hospitals everywhere: The answer to accessible and equitable healthcare? 

My grandmother used to suffer from rheumatoid arthritis, and as such had very complex healthcare and social care needs. From sheltered housing to blue badges, wheelchairs and more, she required constant support and help. For most of her patient life, the burden of managing both worlds – healthcare and social care – fell on my…Read more

How to keep frontline healthcare workers connected with digital technology 

Previously in our healthcare series, we discussed how Microsoft Teams and Viva can boost team morale and improve frontline employee wellbeing. In this blog, we’re continuing the discussion, this time focussing on how connections are essential for building multi-disciplinary healthcare teams. Frontline workers have suffered ongoing disruption throughout the pandemic which has led to considerable exhaustion…Read more

How the healthcare sector is innovating 

Whenever we set up at a large conference – as we did at Giant Health in London last month – we’re almost always buoyed by the reaction we receive. When it comes to mixed reality seeing is certainly believing. So, it’s heartening to hear a steady chorus of “wows” and “blimeys” as we place HoloLens…Read more

How to improve frontline employee wellbeing in healthcare 

Healthcare worker productivity and wellbeing management is one of the biggest challenges the healthcare industry faces. Read on and follow our healthcare blogging series to learn how Microsoft Teams and Viva can boost team morale, improve connections within multi-disciplinary teams and attract and retain highly skilled healthcare workers. Over the last year, the average duration of mental…Read more