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The latest updates on our primary care research and teaching.

Technology should be used to boost empathy-based medicine

Technology should be used to boost empathy-based medicine

Patient experience Digital health & innovation Health behaviours

Existing digital technologies must be exploited to enable a paradigm shift in current healthcare delivery which focuses on tests, treatments and targets rather than the therapeutic benefits of empathy.

Industry partnership to deploy technology in the NHS

Industry partnership to deploy technology in the NHS

Digital health & innovation Cardiovascular & metabolic Clinical trials

A mobile-based intervention for COPD is one of three digital health technologies from Oxford in new collaboration with Drayson Technologies.

Digital health researcher selected to attend Global Young Scientists Summit 2017

Digital health researcher selected to attend Global Young Scientists Summit 2017

Digital health & innovation Awards & appointments

Dr Michelle Van Velthoven joins international gathering of bright young researchers from across the globe.

“Screen and treat” approach to prevent type 2 diabetes unlikely to have major impact

“Screen and treat” approach to prevent type 2 diabetes unlikely to have major impact

Cardiovascular & metabolic Digital health & innovation Research methods & EBM

“Screen and treat” policies to preventing type 2 diabetes are unlikely to have substantial impact on this growing epidemic, concludes an Oxford-led study published by The BMJ today.

VC's public engagement award presented to Professor Trish Greenhalgh and IRIHS team

VC's public engagement award presented to Professor Trish Greenhalgh and IRIHS team

Public engagement Awards & appointments Digital health & innovation

A project developed by the IRIHS group to develop assisted-living technologies for older people with complex needs is one of five recognised from the Medical Sciences Division.

Text messages can help reduce blood pressure

Text messages can help reduce blood pressure

Cardiovascular & metabolic Digital health & innovation Global perspective

SMS text message reminders can help reduce people's blood pressure, finds a new study published in Circulation.