Commonality between the UK and Japan exist, and a new whitepaper gives insights into the areas of data, digitisation and collaboration.
London, the United Kingdom (30 September 2019) – HIMSS today announced that it has published a report titled “Capitalising on Japan’s Digital Healthcare Economy during this Era of Ageing Societies,” authored by Professor Sudhesh Kumar, Dean of Warwick Medical School at the University of Warwick.
The report is about Japan’s recent efforts to transform its healthcare system by incorporating data and digital technology, suggesting partnership in this field by the two countries harnesses unprecedented potential to resolve some of big problems of today and leads a new digital healthcare economy during this era of ageing societies.
Key highlights include:
For the full report, please visit HIMSS Report page here: https://www.himss.eu/education/white-papers
About the author:
Professor Sudhesh Kumar is Dean of the Warwick Medical School and Director of the Institute of Digital Healthcare at University of Warwick. He is a clinical endocrinologist by background with 22 years experience as a Consultant Physician in the NHS. His research interest is obesity and its complications, particularly Type 2 diabetes. His interests include developing novel approaches to managing obesity and diabetes that has helped to transform and improve patient care and treatment. He has published over 240 papers and 6 books on these subjects.
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