Cambridge University Hospitals today confirmed Zafar Chaudry has stepped down from his role as chief information officer.
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Carewatch provides high-quality home care to thousands of people throughout the UK, supporting its service users with everything from personal care and household chores to trips out and vital companionship. But slow, outdated paper-based systems and processes were having a serious impact on their services, affecting everything from staff efficiency to scheduling and the time it took to receive payments from local authorities.
With unusual fictional choice in dinner guests, Zafar Chaudry also tells Digital Health about his previous career as a used car salesman.
Run by Genomics England, the 100,000 Genomes Project is the largest national sequencing project of its kind in the world. It aims to create a genomic medicine service within the NHS, and to kick-start a UK genomics industry. De-identified data is securely stored on the UKCloud platform, where authorised researchers have access to it.
In late April 2017 UKCloud Health commissioned an extensive survey with ComRes into the general public’s stance on data protection, surveying over 2,000 British adults.
Richard Corbridge has resigned at CIO of the Irish Health Service Executive to take up a new role as Chief Digital and Information officer of Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, one of the largest trusts in the UK.
Imperial College, Edinburgh University and Salford Royal NHS FT, together with Harvard University have been chose to deliver the £4m NHS Digital Academy.
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David Walliker, CIO at Royal Liverpool, tells us about who inspired him to become a CIO, the new Royal hospital and which action hero would play him.
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Philippa Graves, CIO at Luton and Dunstable Hospital Foundation Trust, one of the 16 hospital GDEs, explains why understanding business goals is so important, why allied health professionals need more recognition, and admits she can’t resist a vanilla latte.
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