Will technology improve health and health care?

Over the last nine months, I’ve been investigating the future of health and health care and the interplay with technology. Health care is not alone in looking to technology to improve the future – ...

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Tanuj  Aggarwal

Shaping our strategy to improve health

If you follow Health Foundation news you may have noticed a different flavour to some of our more recent publications. A focus on what is variably called public health, population health or health ...

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Jo Bibby

The economic case for preventing ill health

Potentially preventable physical and mental health conditions, including some cardiovascular disease, cancers, and type 2 diabetes, are the leading causes of ill health and death in the UK. The ...

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The Catch-22 of performance and penalties

It’s been over a month since the sobering news that the NHS provider deficit had reached £2.45bn at the end of the 2015/16 with 65% of all providers in the red. Having recently joined the Health...

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Anna Starling

Health cannot be improved by health care alone

Having spent the last 15 years with a focus on improving health care, the Health Foundation is embarking on a new strategy to influence the wider determinants of health. This week, as a first step,...

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Jo Bibby

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