Translating digital health technologies from academia into the NHS


The 2023 evaluation on the digitisation of the NHS by the Health and Social Care Committee’s Expert Panel highlights inadequate progress across the DHSC’s commitments around digitisation of the NHS.

CF has extrapolated the research from their recent report on Sustainable Translation of Digital Health Technologies and identified three barriers which, if addressed, could significantly improve translation of digital health technologies into the NHS:

1. Manage the gap between NHS priorities and academic innovation

2. Ensure technology and trials are designed in alignment with clinical workflows

3. Agree common data and interoperability standards to facilitate technology implementation

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