After a somewhat brief absence – our profile series is back with a bang. First up, we have Andy Webster, the CCIO at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust.
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Since introducing Vitals e-obs software, Barnsley Hospital has seen immediate improvements in recognising and treating sepsis, and is now among the best performers. Length of stay in ICU for patients who contract sepsis has been cut by 1.5 days.
The conference was opened by Anne-Marie Cunningham with speakers including Ijeoma Azodo, who is part of the Shuri Network, and FCI chair, John Williams.
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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Following on from being crowned CNIO of the Year at the Digital Health Awards 2019, Natasha Phillips discusses her health informatics career.
CNIO of the Year 2019 Natasha Phillips speaks to Digital Health reporter Owen Hughes about the work – and the people – who won her the award.
Speaking at NHS Expo, CCIO Ayesha Rahim said it was easy to get caught up in new technology, but getting the basics right was more important.
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In his first column as the new chair of the CCIO Network, James Reed looks ahead to the coming challenges and next phase of development for the profession.
Fiona McDonald, who was recently elected to the CCIO Advisory Panel, talks about the challenges of working in a man’s world and a number of other topics.
David Rhew, who had the same position at Samsung, joins a growing health team at Microsoft which includes Google Cloud’s former health lead, Greg Moore.