Will Smart struck a sanguine tone at the Digital Health Summer Schools as he reflected on his past three years as NHS England’s chief information officer.
The awards, now in their second year, aim to recognise and celebrate the achievements of the leaders making the biggest contributions to UK healthcare IT.
The Digital Health Summer Schools 2019 has kicked off with international keynotes from Nick Adkins, John Halamka and Margunn Aenestad.
Tara Donnelly confirmed that no patient will be shared with Amazon following an initiative to make healthcare data accessible via Amazon Alexa.
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The Public Accounts Committee continues to ladle out criticism of an ongoing project to update communications systems for emergency services.
NHS prescription reminder and tracking app Echo has been acquired by the owner of LloydsPharmacy.
According to the information released by NHS Digital, the NHSmail system blocked a total of 11.35m email attacks between since 2016.
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Six NHS trusts in the North and North East had signed a three-year licensing contract with digital health and remote monitoring firm, Inhealthcare.
South West London Pathology has contracted CliniSys to deliver a new, integrated cross-network laboratory information management system.
Patients in the north-east London borough will be able to book video consultations with a GP via the Patient Access application and eventually the NHS app.