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Co-production helps ensure that new technology succeeds

BMJ 2019; 366 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.l4833 (Published 25 July 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;366:l4833
  1. Juliet Dobson, digital content editor
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Digital technology is a fact of modern life. With the NHS Long Term Plan embracing innovation and technology as a way to improve access to services, doctors will have to adapt to new ways of working. But while we all undergo the digital revolution we must not assume that new technology will work for everyone.

Martin Roland is cautious (doi:10.1136/bmj.l4713). Babylon’s digital service, GP at Hand, provides medical care on a smartphone. A recent evaluation found that …

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