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Future of Healthcare

Mar, 2015

Budget constraints and the demands of an ageing, sedentary population have placed unprecedented pressure on an ailing NHS, which may have now reached breaking point. But with potential annual savings of £4.4 billion if the NHS embraces digital technology, a cost-effective and innovation-lead healthcare system for the 21st century is within the UK's grasp. This report explores the hospitals of the future, software and smartphone apps set to revolutionise patient care, the top four non-communicable diseases facing the developed world, eight global innovations on the horizon, and cutting-edge research and development in the pharmaceutical and biotech sectors


Infographic charting key data on noncommunicable diseases, including leading diseases and who is at risk, top 10 causes of deaths by income group, and mortality rates for men and women in 2013 versus 2003