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From Life Sciences Hub Wales, Healthy Thinking is a podcast bringing new perspectives from leading thinkers in health and care innovation. We’ll hear from key innovators, leaders and influencers who demonstrate a commitment to transforming health and social care services through the implementation of innovative solutions.

From Life Sciences Hub Wales, Healthy Thinking is a podcast bringing new perspectives from leading thinkers in health and care innovation. We’ll hear from key innovators, leaders and influencers who demonstrate a commitment to transforming health and social care services through the implementation of innovative solutions.
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United Kingdom

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From Life Sciences Hub Wales, Healthy Thinking is a podcast bringing new perspectives from leading thinkers in health and care innovation. We’ll hear from key innovators, leaders and influencers who demonstrate a commitment to transforming health and social care services through the implementation of innovative solutions.

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@lshubwales

Language:

English


Episodes

Tackling Health Inequality with Sir Michael Marmot

6/4/2019
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In 2008, a Commission reporting to the World Health Organization on the social determinants of health put a bold claim on its front page: ‘Social injustice is killing on a grand scale.’ “It wasn't just a slogan” Professor Sir Michael Marmot, the chair of that WHO Commission, tells us: “that was based on the evidence and the urgency that I felt then and still feel”. Sir Michael is Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health at University College London. He has made it his life’s work to...

Duration:00:17:36

Can APIs Transform Healthcare?

5/21/2019
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You’d be forgiven for dismissing APIs as tech jargon, but the truth is we’d be lost without them. If you’ve ever booked a hotel online, ordered a food delivery or done your weekly supermarket shop on your laptop, you will have used an API (an Application Programming Interface). It’s the code that allows information to be passed from one user to another - and without it, the internet as we know it would struggle to exist. APIs are already being used in the NHS, but could they be used more to...

Duration:00:22:53

The Future Health of Wales with Mark Drakeford

5/14/2019
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In December 2018, Mark Drakeford became the new First Minister of Wales. In this podcast, he talks to Professor Sir Mansel Aylward about his agenda to inject innovation into the Welsh economy and embrace artificial intelligence: “If we deploy artificial intelligence in the way that we would want to deploy it, it will be a liberating experience. It will free people up to do many other jobs that only human beings can do. And, if we find the right way of doing this, we will find that artificial...

Duration:00:25:08

Social Prescribing with Sir Sam Everington

5/7/2019
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To launch this new series of podcasts from Life Sciences Hub Wales, we hear from Sir Sam Everington - an innovator in general practice and a leading expert of social prescribing. Social prescribing links patients in primary care with sources of support within their local community in order to improve their health and well being. Social prescribing also encourages patients to take greater control of their own health. “Probably over 70 per cent of people's health and well-being has a whole...

Duration:00:30:27

Welcome to Healthy Thinking

4/22/2019
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Welcome to Healthy Thinking from Life Sciences Hub Wales: a podcast bringing new perspectives from leading thinkers in health and care innovation. We’ll hear from key innovators, leaders and influencers who demonstrate a commitment to transforming health and social care services through the implementation of innovative solutions. Healthy Thinking launches in May 2019.

Duration:00:01:09