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A healthier tomorrow?

Bringing occupational health into the digital age

Summary:

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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