Digital format of the Heart Manual

​​​The Heart Manual Programme (NHS Lothian) is the UK's leading home based supported self management programme for individuals recovering from acute Myocardial Infarction and/or Revascularisation.  The programme has evolved through updated​ editions, reprints, accumulated evidence and international publications to its most recent development, the Digital Format in both the Post MI and Revascularisation editions.

The Digital Heart Manual won 1st prize at the 2014 NHS Scotland eHealth awards, at the Health Informatics Scotland conference in EdinburghThe conference included  keynotes from the Cabinet Secretary for Health, Shona Robison MSP, members of the Scottish government eHealth department, as well as prominent academics and industryThe award was presented by Mr Eddie Turnbull, Head of eHealth at the Scottish Government who commended the resource for its collaborative and iterative approach.  

Patients, clinicians and eHealth experts from around Scotland inputted to the Heart Manual digital format which was an integral to its development. 

The fact that commissioners and clinicians now have a choice to use the Heart Manual in book or digital format with patients has been extremely well received in the UK and further afield.

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