From pagers and paper to AI and IoT: Can the NHS' technology transformation plan really succeed?

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In 1948, the height of computing technology was a computer named Baby, housed at the University of Manchester. This technological marvel was the first machine to run a computer program: a feat of engineering 17 lines long. In the same year, another innovation came into being: the National Health Service, an organisation designed to give healthcare to anyone who needed it, entirely free. 

Now, 70 years later, both computing and the NHS have moved on more than their original developers could ever have imagined. Today, can tech give the NHS the jump start it needs?

This year has already seen the release of two key reports that will guide the NHS’ tech strategy for years to come: the

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