David R HoggProfessional Profile

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Introduction New cloud-based services enable delivery of high quality care whether in the field or in a well-equipped city-centre hospital. Health workers can use a range of mobile devices, to suit the situation and enable flexibility. In this new ICT-enabled healthcare it is possible to reach high levels of operating efficiency without sacrificing standards of […]

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Background In Scotland 20% of the population live in a remote or rural area spread across 94% of the land mass that is defined as remote and rural. The Scottish Government has, in its Quality Strategy outlined the need for equitable access to high quality healthcare services for all patients regardless of personal characteristics including […]

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Publication type: Oral Presentation

The challenge of providing rural healthcare is exacerbated by inequalities that are often subtle and indirect. Complexity is the result of intrinsic and extrinsic factors, which can be more explicit when faced with provision of healthcare within the domain of generalist and isolated practice. These pressures often result in ‘inevitable innovation’ and rural practice continues […]

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