26 Feb 2016 City Deal: Will personalised treatment plans be the future of healthcare in Swansea Bay City Region?
YOU need the right tools for complicated jobs, particularly in the world of healthcare. But you might not think of computers as having a leading role.
That perception could change under the new City Deal, put forward by Swansea Bay City Region chairman Sir Terry Matthews this week, and a complementary project called Arch.
One of the City Deal's three target subjects is health and wellbeing and, helpfully, Arch — comprising the region's two health boards and Swansea University — is aiming to address that by creating a healthcare system fit for the 21st Century.
So what can the City Deal do to help drive Arch forward?