Regional record sharing project the Great North Care Record (GNCR) has launched a new regional network to encourage greater information sharing across the North East and North Cumbria. Digital Health editor Jon Hoeksma reports.
Ed Tucker, CIO at DP Governance, speaks to Digital Health about the need to remove the complexity from the GDPR debate and bring the issue back to basics.
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Health Education England’s online workshop on digital readiness is currently underway and some of the early messages emerging from the discussions point towards the need for a joined-up IT system and more recognition for informatics professionals.
David Walliker, chief information officer at Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals Trust, recalls his first hack event and how it turned out to be more exciting than watching Spurs play at Wembley Stadium.
I have read with interest the recent blog post by Ewan Davies where he describes the meaning of open platform. Some people are viewing this now as EMR 2.0, quoting Gartner as saying that there has been too much reliance on single vendor closed proprietary systems.
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Pete Thomond and Jon Hoeksma tell Digital Health readers why Health Education England’s online workshop is a real opportunity for informatics professionals to ensure their voices are heard.
Chief information officer at London North West Healthcare NHS Trust, Sonia Patel, has only just begun her role but already wants to redefine the electronic patient record. The dream person to play her in the movie of her life is a Games of Thrones A-lister.
The value of a Plan B during a sailing trip beset by bad weather makes our CCIO columnist Dr Joe McDonald wonder whether the NHS should be taking a similar approach.
Health Education England is launching an online workshop to gather views on improving the digital readiness of health and social care workforce in England.