Simon Stevens also said artificial intelligence will play a larger rols in the NHS, singling out DeepMind’s recent research with Moorfields Eye Hospital.
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Speaking later today at NHS Expo in Manchester, Matt Hancock is also expected to announce the NHS App will be piloted across England from October.
It is hoped that the exchange of referral information from GPs to hospital consultants will be improved once the new standards are implemented.
A total of 47 acute hospital trusts and 2,479 GP practices have now switched, almost five weeks ahead of the deadline, NHS Digital has confirmed.
The partnership will allow the sharing of health records of up to 1.5 million people across the boroughs of Barnet, Camden, Enfield, Haringey and Islington.
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Matt Hancock shadowed front-line staff during an overnight shift at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and said he was stuck by the lack of technology.
Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board is the first board in Wales to offer access to the Patients Know Best (PKB) portal, which gives patients instant access to their medical records.
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Our latest mobile health and apps roundup includes a partnership between TotalMobile and a London mental health trust, and word of a AI Google health coach.
A prospectus for the £412.5 million Health System Led Investment (HSLI) programme was issued on 10 August to all STP leaders, but while spending plans will be developed across a local health economy, funding will go to individual providers.