With sexual health screening services across the country facing significant budget cuts, Idox Health has reviewed the likely impact of reduced funding and published its views in a new paper which reinforces how a digital approach may be the antidote to the problem.
Following recent reports detailing that certain sexually transmitted infections (STIs) continue to be on the rise, much of the progress that has been made in delivering more accessible, effective and efficient sexual health care is at risk of being undone. Budget cuts are likely to exacerbate the issue further, leaving clinics faced with the challenge of delivering the same level of care, the same availability and the same outputs with less money.
So, how can clinics survive?
In its latest paper, Idox Health explores how clinics can bridge the gap between decreasing funds and increasing numbers of STIs, highlighting the technology options available for accelerating the patient journey, improving patient safety and sustaining a service that has become vital for stemming the onward spread of infection.
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