Benefits of Telepsychiatry

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benefits of telepsychiatry

Today is World Mental Health Day 2018, this years focus being on young people and mental health in a changing world. According to MHFA England, only a quarter of young people with a diagnosable mental health issue get access to the treatment and care they need. An article by the Daily Star revealed that 75% of young people with a mental health … Read More

Belfast’s Royal Victoria Hospital (Case Study)

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royal belfast victoria hospital

Faced with a medical emergency at 1:30am in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland, where would you expect a radiologist to contact a consultant neurologist? In Belfast, perhaps? London, maybe? How about Brisbane in Australia? Impossible, you may think; but not with video conferencing. This is not a scenario invented to promote the benefits of videoconferencing, but an actual event quoted by Dr. … Read More

Telemedicine & Questmark: NHS Discipline

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NHS Digital Discipline

Teleconsultation solutions are being utilised more and more frequently as healthcare professionals become increasingly aware of their benefits. Whether the systems are used for outpatient check-ups, remotely supporting patients with physiotherapy, consultations, a multi-disciplinary team meeting, or a cross site trust meeting, video can enhance your communication and collaboration abilities. At Questmark, we’ve already been a part of and experienced the … Read More

Digital transformation of the NHS as it turns 70

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NHS turns 70 doctor using tablet

Today the UK celebrates the 70th anniversary of the founding of the National Health Service (NHS), the largest publicly funded healthcare service in the world. However, the debate on whether the NHS can survive in it’s current form continue, given the stress from an ageing population, struggle for staff, increase in demand on services, increase in costs, and the advances … Read More