Digital Health editor-in-chief, Jon Hoeksma, reports on the key digital health and wellness trends on display at CES 2020.
A total of $7.5bn was invested into a range of digital health start-ups in the US health sector in 2019 making it the second highest in terms of investment.
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Around 170,000 people are expected to attend CES 2020 in Las Vegas this week with digital health and wellness likely to feature heavily.
A poll carried out on the Discourse community platform has suggested that support is building for the certification of digital leadership roles.
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Professor Julia Riley, a consultant in palliative care at the Royal Marsden and co-founder of Coordinate My Care, will be speaking at Rewired 2020.
Tim Kelsey has left his role as CEO of Australia’s federal health IT agency to join HIMSS in an international analytics position.
Speaking a conference in York on 7 November, Rob Parker also spoke about the new digital plans integrated care systems (ICSs) will be expected to draw up.
Kinnear said the picture at the centre was already confused with multiple organisations, with the addition of NHSX muddling this further.
Joe McDonald said key lessons from NPfIT had not been learned and it remained difficult for local NHS IT leaders to have honest conversations with the centre.
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The partnership will see techUK join the programme group for Rewired 2020, contribute top-class speakers to the programme and share its expertise.