The changing face of healthcare delivery – reducing environmental impact within a complex regulatory framework

United Kingdom

Since 2020, and as a natural consequence of the Covid-19 pandemic, the face of healthcare delivery has changed with the development of digital health and technology accelerating and the provision of remote healthcare and online prescribing expanding exponentially. Changes borne out of necessity during Covid-19 have had both a positive and negative impact on our environment globally. One such change was the rapid increase in remote healthcare delivery and use of healthcare software and apps. 

This article, part of our Healthy Horizons guide to doing business responsibly in Life Sciences & Healthcare, examines how the increased adoption of technology and the remote delivery of healthcare is impacting the environment and how the regulatory framework is adapting. 

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