Poor quality data is partly to blame for the failure to shift care out of hospitals and into the community. But simple steps can make data an enabler of change, writes The King’s Fund’s Danielle Jefferies.
As AI systems become ‘pervasive’, the risks and opportunities increase. Digital leaders must put people first at all stages of design and implementation, writes Simon Noel
Junior doctor Matt Farrier sometimes asks advice on medical matters from his consultant paediatrician father Martin. Like ‘every doctor in the country’ they use WhatsApp – and don’t want to stop
Expecting paramedics to wade through shared care records is unsafe and inefficient. In an emergency, access to essential information has to be easy and fast, writes Claire Jones from NHS England South West.
Sub-postmasters falsely accused of theft are closer to justice, thanks to the furore around the TV drama Mr Bates vs the Post Office. But the disastrous consequences of the flawed Fujitsu Horizon system should make digital leaders in the NHS vow to do better, says CCIO Martin Farrier.
The NHS is a tough environment for all suppliers at the moment – but for Mizaic CEO Jon Pickering, 2024 is full of exciting possibilities. By Jennifer Trueland.
Santa was buckling under the strain – until Mrs Claus came up with a plan. Could this festive tale hold a lesson for the NHS? By Joe McDonald.
John Mitchell, a speaker on the integrated care stage at next year’s Rewired, tells Digital Health News he has high hopes for the Federated Data Platform.
Greater use of digital solutions could relieve the enormous pressure on cancer services, improve outcomes and personalise care, says consultant oncologist Penny Kechagioglou
If we want to deliver an effective, connected health and care system we must get the basics right – and that means adopting standards consistently. By Lorraine Foley from the Professional Record Standards Body.