New Models of Health

*Chris Whittle

NHS England Clinical Entrepreneur Fellow, London, UK.
*Correspondence to chris.whittle@mymedhealthcare.com

Disclosure: Chris Whittle is a director at MyMed, a company making online primary care both on demand and free to access.
Received: 06.09.16 Accepted: 23.11.16
Citation: EMJ Innov. 2017;1[1]:35-38.

Abstract

Last year in England alone there were approximately 57 million failed attempts to book general practitioner appointments. The following article outlines the spectrum of solutions being proposed and championed by National Health Service (NHS) organisations with a view to providing new models of care in a cost-effective fashion. The intricacies and peculiarities of technology as an enabler in healthcare are explored, with reference in particular to agile iteration as a key methodology in this space.

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