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Innovation in health and social care practice
Innovation in health and social care practice

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This free course was written by Lucy Rai.

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Figure 1: Adapted from Connected health, How digital technology is transforming health and social care, Figure 6, Deloitte Centre for Health Solutions analysis, 2015


Activity 2 reading: Reproduced from Wanted: a WhatsApp alternative for clinicians. Kim Thomas. (2018). With permission from BMJ Publishing Group Ltd.

Activity 3 reading: Fairbrother, P et al. Telemonitoring for chronic heart failure: the views of patients and healthcare professionals - a qualitative study. Wiley Online Library

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