The new national CCIO, Dr Simon Eccles, revealed on Twitter that his main priority for IT in the NHS was to let patients “view records and care plan”.
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Most clinicians will tell you about the benefits of using instant messaging to co-ordinate care and self-organise as a team. Recently though, the NHS has been trying to rein-in the use of WhatsApp and other consumer messaging apps.
As initially reported by Digital Health News, Dr Simon Eccles has been confirmed as the new NHS national CCIO, replacing Prof Keith McNeil.
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Richard Corbridge, CDIO at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, looks at how the role of CCIO has evolved in healthcare. He also thinks it’s a bit like pasta – picking the right one is dependent on the digital ‘dish’ you are creating.
Amanda Claeys, chief nursing information officer at East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust, explains why she’s not too appy about apps and reveals who she would most like to portray her on the big screen.
January’s movers and shakers notes appointments from a number of NHS trusts and healthcare organisations, including South Tees and Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust, Now Healthcare and Great Ormond Street Hospital.
As the NHS grapples with a winter crisis, can technology help in alleviating some of the pressures? In this first article of two-part series, we look at how some of the global digital exemplars are using digital to address the demands on the health service.
Today we are talking to Dr Toral Thomas, chief clinical information officer at Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation trust where he works as a consultant forensic psychiatrist.
Yvonne Goff, CCIO at Health Service Executive reveals the most significant digital achievement of the next 12 months during her CCIO interview.
This month’s Movers and Shakers round-up includes the formation of the first advisory board for HIMMS UK and new appointments in NHS England.