Technology enabled care is already transforming the way we deliver health, care and support services in Scotland, providing us with exciting opportunities to care in new ways and help manage rising costs and demand.
Benefits to date include:
Scotland is currently recognised as a world leader in technology enabled care, with the Scottish Centre for Telehealth and Telecare (SCTT) at the forefront of supporting service redesign, delivering digital solutions and better outcomes for our citizens.
SCTT will support the wider NHS Scotland and Social Care services through the promotion and facilitation of scalable technology enabled services and will develop a robust pipeline of emerging digital opportunities. Focus for the next 5 years will be on the expansion and embedding of the following programmes: