Prof Greg Savage combines clinical and research perspectives on cognitive assessment

Elise Roberts
Apr 9, 2018 · 4 min read
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1. There’s an inertia in the industry that’s preventing progress in cognitive assessment.

2. We need more affordable and accessible means of testing people for cognitive disorders.

3. App-based tests have huge advantages over paper-based tests.

4. Current apps are an improvement but there’s much more that can be done.

5. App-based tests tailored to the first signs of Alzheimer’s disease would be a major step towards earlier, more accurate diagnosis.

6. The way forward is to facilitate the combined use of newer, more flexible tests alongside traditional tests.

7. A data sharing framework would mean rapid advances in research and treatment.

8. The power of longitudinal data is enormous.

9. Confidentiality is not a showstopper.

10. It will be vital to incorporate both clinical and research perspectives into Frankl.

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