COVER STORY: How new social care technology will transform care management

Ric Thompson, managing director of Advanced Health and Care, explains how new technology is set to revolutionise the delivery of residential care

The adoption of new technology by healthcare providers accelerated dramatically in the aftermath of the pandemic, with some commentators estimating that digital transformation leapt forward by seven years in the space of two. Innovative health tech emerged at an unprecedented speed and scale, encompassing new innovations in clinical equipment, online GP software, and NHS mobile phone apps. 

Regrettably the same cannot be said for social care technology. The care industry has lagged far behind the healthcare industry when it comes to the development and uptake of software solutions. However, the UK care industry is on the cusp of a digital transformation with the emergence of revolutionary new tech solutions

What challenges are faced by social care providers in terms of digital technology?

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