NHS workforce: Standards for a digital staff passport will help the NHS simplify and improve recruitment
In the first of a new series from the Professional Record Standards Body, Professor Bernard Crump explains why digitisation is ‘desperately’ needed in NHS recruitment.
Using Apple technology, combined with healthcare-specific apps and value-added services, Academia help deliver on some of the most important outcomes healthcare providers want to achieve, including better patient experiences and reduced staff workloads.
Curiosity and the desire to make a difference have always been guiding forces for Esther Gathogo. At Oracle Health, she is digitising pathways to standardise care and transform information into something meaningful, a process that has huge potential to improve health outcomes.
Enhancing one of the oldest shared care records: the Care and Health Information Exchange extends into care homes
Covid-19 gave new urgency to the need for fast, secure access to medical records across health and social care boundaries. Keycloak, an open source identity and access management solution by Orion Health, means care home staff in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight can use the shared care record, releasing time to care for residents.
The conversation on interoperability has shifted. It is no longer discussed as a technology problem, but rather as a complex change that depends upon relationships and culture. Jennifer Trueland investigates the new willingness to face up to the challenges and barriers that stand in its way.
How a population data set and predictive risk analytics underpinned Wirral’s social media health campaign
Healthy Wirral Partners used Oracle Cerner’s vast population data set and predictive risk capabilities to encourage vaccination uptake among people at higher risk from Covid-19 and influenza. The technology underpinned social media messaging by behavioural marketers at ICE around the principle of ‘social norming’, promoting vaccination as normal behaviour.
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North Lewisham Primary Care Network has developed an innovative programme which uses the power of data to focus resources towards people most at risk of health inequalities. The integrated dataset provided by Oracle Cerner is supporting more proactive health screening, identifying health conditions earlier
The way we deliver healthcare in the UK must change. Nearly one in eight people are awaiting NHS treatment. Increasingly, people own smart devices and expect to be able to use them to engage with the health service, ideally from the comfort of their own homes. Inhealthcare’s virtual wards enable patients to be cared for safely at home and support earlier discharge from hospital.
West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust harnessed the power of digital transformation with Pathpoint SurgiCare, an end-to-end clinical workflow solution, to manage their elective surgical backlog.
Getting the right medicine to the right patient at the right time has long been considered an area in which digital solutions can be a valuable aid. But with integrated care systems having become statutory bodies, what does effective medicines management now look like? Claire Read reports.