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December/January 2016/2017 (vol. 13/4)

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A healthier tomorrow?

Bringing occupational health into the digital age

Occupational physician Steve Boorman believes occupational health needs to adopt new and developing technologies to meet the OH demands of the modern UK workforce 

In 2012 the thought-leading American cardiologist Eric Topol criticised the medical profession for taking too long to accept change – declaring the lag in adopting new thinking unacceptable. I feel we need to heed the warning: radical change is needed if occupational health (OH) is to meet the needs of the UK workforce in 2017 and beyond. Under the occupational physician John Harrison’s leadership, a working group under the auspices of the Council for Work

Dr Steven Boorman CBE is director of employee health at Empactis

Author: Boorman S

Occupational Health at Work December/January 2016/2017 (vol. 13/4) pp34-36

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