This editorial is part of the Lancet Psychiatry's latest issue published in April 2021. The article discusses challenges to implementing new digital tools into existing clinical infrastructures; in particular how to overcome systemic inequalities by ensuring equitable access to digital solutions, and how to safeguard sensitive health data during the growth of 'big data'. 
 
 

Some key questions and messages are: 
 

"How will clinics strapped for cash and time afford to implement complex new technologies into their daily routine and infrastructure? And will they even want to? Can the all-important therapeutic alliance between clinicians...

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